Yal-ku Lagoon, Akumal

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#2 of 19 in Wildlife in Akumal
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Snorkel clear calm waters in search of incredible marine life at Yal-ku Lagoon. Explore a beautiful coastal environment with an unusual underwater topography, showcasing exciting small caves and canyons that could harbor seemingly anything, from sea turtles to parrotfish. If you're new to snorkeling or have younger children, this makes the a perfect environment to learn, thanks to calm waters and depths not exceeding 4.5 m (15 ft). Be sure to bring your own snorkel, water, snacks and sun block, as you won't find any amenities onsite. A visit to Yal-ku Lagoon represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Akumal attractions planner to plot your vacation.
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  • This place is magical. Full of clear, sometimes brackish water and so many exotic fish, it's an absolute must see. We loved swimming around the underwater rock formations and the cool water felt great...  more »
  • Fantastic place, well-kept and natural, reaching you realize how much you're close to the true paradise. The water is very clean, well cool, a relief with the heat than to, full of life everywhere... take your snorkel or rent it and enjoy the real paradise
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  • Go early in the morning (it opens at 9 am) to avoid crowds. They rent all the equipment for a reasonable price. You can swim in the lagoon, where most of the fish (and people) are, or swim out into th...  more »

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