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

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Great snorkeling with turtles

As others have said, you don't need. Guide to snorkel nor is there any fee you need to pay to enter the water. We walked past the hecklers and continued to the water. Five minutes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
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Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

As others have said, you don't need. Guide to snorkel nor is there any fee you need to pay to enter the water. We walked past the hecklers and continued to the water. Five minutes later we were viewing turtles. Saw at least seven in 30 minutes.

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

Nice bight beach with a guaranteed view of the turtles !! But OMG was it HOT !!! Be sure to use lots of BIODEGRADABLE sun lotion.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We came here on a collectivo (use the collectivos! SO much cheaper than taxis) on our 2nd day. We took the tour with the snorkelling group (around 20 USD, and some of that goes towards preserving the marine life) and were given complete set of fins, mask and snorkel. The instructor took photos for us using our camera (didn't ask... More 

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Philly
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

We we went to Akumal to snorkel with the sea turtles and see other marine life. We had a private guide for the day that also took us to some Cenotes and our first stop was Akumal. He said that the beach and water were not as crowded as they normally are but I still thought it was very crowded.... More 

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Staines, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

When we arrived we were greeted by some locals getting out the cab, they asked if we had been before and then proceeded to say there was rules for the beach and they must be followed otherwise we could go no further. This was a load of bull, it is a public beach and they have no rules. One of... More 

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Redding, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Nice beach, but crowded. A couple of decent restaurants. The snorkeling is only so-so, but the big draw is that there are lots of turtles there. We also saw some rays, 2 squid, and a few fish. We took the collective van from Playa del Carmen so it was cheap ($2) but you have a hot 1/2 mile walk to... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

you dont have to go on an expensive tour to swim with huge sea turtles, just go to akumal beach, put down your towel walk in the water and enjoy the wonders the sea has to offer! you will see rays, squid, clown fish and so much more! bring your own snorkel gear or rent it rite there on the... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

A lot of sea kelp and rocks, but peaceful on shore. The folks at Akumal Bay Beach and Wellness worked many hours a day to clean up on the massive amounts of kelp (good for the turtles) and great snorkeling!

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Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Amazing and well worth a visit clean everyone is very frendly do not use the toilets hear but it was a great day

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Clackmannan, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW via mobile

The staff that work on the beach, work really hard. The bar staff come to your sun lounger with nice cool drinks . you don't need to visit the bar. And the staff on the beach are constantly clearing seaweed, they work all day doing this. Lovely relaxing area.

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