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Yal-ku Lagoon, 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. Use our Akumal tour planner to add Yal-ku Lagoon and other attractions to your Akumal vacation plans.
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  • Thus is a must see place. We visit when the ocean waters are too choppy to snorkel. The fee is minimal, you can bring a cooler, there are many places to sit and relax when not to n the water. There ar...  more »
  • So surprised that this was within a short walking distance from our hotel (Del Sol Beachfront). We had our own snorkeling gear so the only additional costs to the entry fee were (a) locker rental and ...  more »
  • My husband, two kids (3 and 5) and myself, spent 3.5 hours there. We rented a palapa ($20 USD extra) which includes a private entry stairway to the lagoon and 2 hammocks along with table and chairs. M...  more »