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Address: Mex-307, Akumal, Mexico
Activities: Snorkeling
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Akumal Bay Sea Turtle and Snorkel Adventure from Cozumel

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Beautiful Beach!

Loved the beach - spread out enough for all to enjoy. Very nice food options around the beach. Easy use of rental snorkel equipment and guides available as well. You see... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Loved the beach - spread out enough for all to enjoy. Very nice food options around the beach. Easy use of rental snorkel equipment and guides available as well. You see amazing turtles while snorkeling - really cool!

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Spokane, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Much quieter beach scene about 30 miles from Playa, this small town doesnt have all the mega hotels in town. So nice quiet spot with good sandy beaches. Beach palapa food and drinks available

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Lyons, Colorado
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

Beautiful white sand, sea turtles, parrot fish, barracudas... It would be helpful if there were signs in the beach area with simple instructions on how to protect the reef and sea turtles.

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Northfield, Minnesota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

After many visits to this area, we are saddened by the pollution in the bay, and hordes of snorkelers arriving daily, who are not given instructions on safely viewing the sea life. The turtles are being severely stressed by constant harassment & the waters in the bay are being increasingly polluted with human waste and harmful suntan lotions. There is... More 

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essex
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

We saw turtles and Barracuda while just snorkling off of this beautiful beach, it was just a short taxi ride from our hotel and very well looked after with all snorkelers required to wear flotation jackets to ensure the coral is not damaged

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Winnipeg, Canada
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

My husband likes to snorkel so we traveled to Akumal beach for the day while staying at a nearby resort. This year was particularly bad for seaweed so that may have contributed to the poor visibility but my husband still thought it was good snorkeling as he saw turtles and stingrays. He didn't bother with a tour as there is... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Since the hurricane in 2005 the hotels have been rebuilt and extended, so the beach is now more crowded and does not appear as wide

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Loved swimming with the turtles, clear water and you don't have to go far out into deep water. A life jacket is a must but don't be pushed into buying an hour hire with a group from the guys greeting you as you get to the beach... there is a diving shop on the beach that rents equipment for the... More 

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Lethbridge, Canada
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

We had been on an all day tour and we came to this beach on our final stop to snorkel with the turtles. It was a great time my wife loves turtles and we saw many Loggerheads just doing what turtles do it was awesome. Turtles,Stingrays, many fish of all sorts not to far from shore it was great, we... More 

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Oregon
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Too many people for me, but it was still pretty nice. If you really want to get out and see the turtles you'll need to get away from the crowds.

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