Akumal Beach, Akumal

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Swim with adorable sea turtles at Akumal Beach, located in a small town that serves as a welcome relief from the overcrowded Cancun and Playa del Carmen. Home to just over 1,000 residents, the town provides plenty of tourist-oriented amenities, while several outfits operating on the beach itself offer snorkeling gear for rent and guided experiences for novice turtle enthusiasts. Simple shacks scattered across the long beach sell snacks, fish specialties, and cold drinks. The optimal time to see the beach's reptilian residents is between May and November, when the turtles come ashore and lay their eggs. Plan to see Akumal Beach and other attractions that appeal to you using our Akumal trip maker app .
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  • You should visit necessarily akumal mexico! Beautiful beach, people and ideal for children! See Snörchen and turtles up close
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  • Akumal is a well known to locals, sea turtles swim snorkeling points could do Grand ... From here the beaches are 30 minutes away in the Royal-Ku, sea fish and snorkel. PL. del Carmen: rental car was before the entrance to move to the right in the case of parking tickets, the parking lot is built the sign E day 50 in pesos. What is a car, not knowing that there was at the beginning of the entrance into the age of sunny are on the left side of the public parking Akumal. 20 pesos an hour! At Akumal was playing four hours if you stay longer than 2 hours, 1 day as parking is cheaper. As soon as we look at the beach information center in borrowed equipment. Bay tour is $20: lockers, shower, snorkel equipment (hydroponic + life jackets), tour guide as a group we're going to find the turtle ... by lang and nowhere bout the rest of the $30: $20 Grand the same additional boat ride to the Yalta agreement, Cruz Beach and. .. It's the water offering up 2 hours and 30 minutes long. .. Not only is the $15 rental guide wearing a snorkel equipment and lockers are available (small locker for $5, $10 for a large locker) we would borrow, but also write a Cenote rigs in South Korea to take a life jacket is Playa del Carmen 299 pesos to buy one at Wal-Mart I've been to Turtle snorkeling where you can see the place is limited. So that you buoy where I went to the boat without risky safety agent paper. Snorkeling is possible and not-so-big up 1 hour snorkeling areas. This was at the end of November-December cojjeum ocean view-so it wasn't a clean section. Diving Center says that it can take weeks of sight was clear on December 1st. Please refer minutes go ㅎ ㅎ
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  • We caught a taxi from Playa del Carmen, Akumal collectivo (costs 45 pesos per person). The beach is easily accessible by walk through a trail in 5 minutes. At the entrance are offered guided tours to see the reef and the turtles, otherwise admission is free according to the extent of approximately 25 meters from shore recommended by buoys. Despite having refused to buy the hike, we were very lucky to spot a turtle a few meters from the shore. Turquoise sea and white sand are the perfect setting for this real paradise on Earth. Present private bar service and parasols.
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Where to stay in Akumal

For comfortable beachfront options near the town itself, look to Half Moon Bay, whose curving coastline serves as the hub of diving and other beach activities in the region. Budget options can be difficult to find in Akumal and in the neighboring coastal towns--expect to pay the same, if not more, per night in the nearby town of Puerto Aventuras.
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