Akumal Beach, Akumal

4.3
#1 of 236 in Beaches in Mexico
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. Plan to see Akumal Beach and other attractions that appeal to you using our Akumal trip maker app .
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  • Very nice to see the turtles and enjoy a beach with fish. Excellent place to stay with children. There are places to eat very rich. Don't mess to see turtles if there is a vest for your measurement. Don't risk an accident
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  • Amazing spectacular attention... Super recommended... Varieties in kitchen... Several drinks flavors limon.frutos red etc
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  • I went with my boyfriend to this beach and it is small, there is no any kind of attraction, good only on the list are the Bank's chinchorro but as we arrived late could not be done, they told us that is with reservation one day before, there are many restaurants and prices per dish are $120 pesos Mexican upward, we didn't much like but good taste is my opinion and everyone.
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