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Centro Ecologico Akumal, Akumal
(4.1/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
Swim alongside two endangered species of sea turtle in their natural habitat with Centro Ecologico Akumal. The organization works to protect and conserve the coastal and marine ecosystems of the region, with particular focus on sea turtles. You can swim with the turtles on your own at the beach, which remains open at all times. That said, ensure you don't disturb the animals or disrupt their habitat. To learn more, go for a nighttime turtle walk with a guide to check on nests and nesting turtles, with the potential to see a female lay her eggs. See Centro Ecologico Akumal and all Akumal has to offer by arranging your trip with our Akumal itinerary builder.
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  • We stayed for 1 h swimming with a guide only for us 2. Henry said both the peculiarities of the turtles (we saw more than 6) and stripes (2). They are very attentive and emphasizes the affection and respect which are the fauna and flora. It would undoubtedly repeat. The beach is very nice but maybe somewhat crowded groups of snorkeling.
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  • This gorgeous, the sea, the animals, the food of them best of the zona.hicimos snorkel and mola much see them turtles.
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  • Firstly you will get stopped on the road into the beach .just say you are going to have lunch. Then pass through the large gates and park on the left cost 20 for an hour. Have your own snorkelling gea...  more »