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Address: , Akumal, Mexico
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Activities: Snorkeling
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Turtles, Snorkeling and Cenotes Adventure in Akumal

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Great beach for snorkelling

We went by collectivo from the grand sirenis which costs 20 pesos each. It's 5 minutes away and then a short walk. Ignore people who try telling you they are marine biologists... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
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Westminster, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

I were there to swim with turtles, I saw just two of those and the water was terrible dirty. I will not recommended this beach. :(

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Somerset
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

We went by collectivo from the grand sirenis which costs 20 pesos each. It's 5 minutes away and then a short walk. Ignore people who try telling you they are marine biologists, federal turtle guides etc.. On the beach there are guides who for about £40 for a family of 4 will look after your stuff in a "locker" aka... More 

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Liphook, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Lovely, good food nearby. Buy your own snorkel equipment , the dive shop is the best place and reasonable.

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Calgary
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112 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We stopped at Akumal beach as part of a full day tour booked through BD tours at our resort. We did see more turtles than anywhere else I've snorkelled. So many people though that it was a bit of a downer. Felt like the turtles were being overwhelmed with people. Beautiful beach !!!

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West Haven, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Akumal beach by far is one of the best beaches I've been to for snorkeling. You simply walk into the water, snorkel out around 100 meters, then look down. Most likely you'll see some friendly sea turtles saying hello.

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Dover, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Hired snorkeling equipment and a guide, he showed and helped us to find the turtles, ray and fantastic coral reef with all the magnificent fish. Very special and amazing.

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

An amazing beach,well worth a visit,especially if you are travelling with children who enjoy snorkelling as you are able to see some turtles,as well as Rays

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

great, beauriful white sand, turtles, rays, coral, amazing waters, clean. perfect for spending the day with friends and family

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Pereira, Colombia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

This place is fantastic. Beach and water is clean and it an astounding experience to swim around with large turtles just some 100 meters from the shore. Some small sharks too, but they were really awesome. The beach itself is quiet and there is all necessary service for the sun bather, the swimmer, the snorkeler etc. Beach sales offers are... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

You have to visit this beach. Swimming with turtles was amazing. Worth getting a guide for the price. This included all the snorkelling gear plus a chap to follow to all the best spots to see the turtles, stingrays, squid, and fish. Afterwards We went to the shop up the road, got some beers and food and relaxed on the... More 

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