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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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  • In general good, can see turtles doing snorkel. The vendors harass a little. It is worth visiting. It is standard place to sea rent life vest
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  • Super beautiful beach area, the water is clear as in Cuba, it's beautiful. Bring your masks and fins to see the beauty of the water.
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  • This beach is the best beach in all akumal. I loved the snorkeling from the beach seeing sea turtles squid and sting ray  more »