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Yal-ku Lagoon, Akumal

Categories: Reefs, Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
3.8/5 based on 1,900+ 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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  • Really lovely experience. Water quality was different due to the mixture of fresh and sea water. Lots of brilliantly colored fish. Lots of crevices and cracks to explore. The grounds are lovely too. 
  • We snorkelled in early September and the water was rough. Therefore, the visibility was low and unfortunately we were not able to go too far. However, it is a great place for snorkelling. I snorkelled...  read more »
  • I was already a few weeks ago and the truth was amazing, to rent a bicycle down the pedestrian bridge and arrived much more quickly, and as Council if you have your own snorkeling equipment better take it because there the income if it is a little expensive, there are many colorful fish, is not so big and there are rocks in half making it easy to find the fish: D very good truth! Read in others comments that the vest is mandatory but when I went not it use and not us said nothing and the most of the people walked without vest and had people of all the ages.
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