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Yal-ku Lagoon, Akumal

(3.7/5 based on 2,200+ reviews on the web)
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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  • The laguna is a wonderful place for snorkeling! Simply gorgeous! The laguna is a blend of freshwater and saltwater (which gives the water an oily appearance), and it contains some gorgeous tropical fi...  more »
  • This place is pretty amazing for the variety of fish you can see snorkeling. I found the admission prices a little pricey. I do recommend it though if you would like to see a lot of different kinds of...  more »
  • This is a great place to snorkel, guaranteed to see lots of different fish but need to figure out when the tour companies aren't there. Some say that the tours have increased because the access to the...  more »