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Akumal Beach, Akumal

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Swim with adorable sea turtles at Akumal Beach, located in a small town that serves as a welcome relief from the overcrowded Cancun and Playa del Carmen. Home to just over 1,000 residents, the town provides plenty of tourist-oriented amenities, while several outfits operating on the beach itself offer snorkeling gear for rent and guided experiences for novice turtle enthusiasts. Simple shacks scattered across the long beach sell snacks, fish specialties, and cold drinks. The optimal time to see the beach's reptilian residents is between May and November, when the turtles come ashore and lay their eggs. Arrange to visit Akumal Beach and other attractions in Akumal using our Akumal itinerary builder.
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  • Went almost everyday alot of fish clean and no public visitors realy which was nice not to be harrassed by vendors.! 
  • Akumal totalmente decepcionante: una pena y una irresponsabilidad que dejen acosar a las tortugas marinas de esa forma. La playa está masificada y la zona donde las tortugas van a comer llena de gente...  more »
  • Прекрасная тихая бухта. Народу, конечно, много. Но зато можно увидеть черепашек прям в море!! возьмите с собой маску и ласты (или хотя бы обувь для хождения по камням и кораллам, т.к. водоросли на дне...  more »