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Akumal Beach

Mex-307, Akumal, Mexico
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Ranked #2 of 13 Attractions in Akumal
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Type: Beaches, Reefs
Activities: Snorkeling
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

Myself & my children 1 son age of 20 & 1 daughter age of 12 had a fantastic time. It was my son's favorite out of Chichen Itza, Ek Balam, Ik Kil & Xplor Fuego. From Playa Del Carmen it took us about 30 min. & 11 US Dollars on Collectivo.Found Akumal Dive Shop & rented a life vest, snorkel... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

We got a taxi from Gran Bahia Principe Sian Ka'an hoping to swim/snorkel with turtles and we were not disappointed!! Not only did we see several turtles and lots of beautiful fish but we also saw a large stingray! Visiting this beach was a huge highlight to our holiday, we will definitely be returning to do this again, absolutely amazing... More

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Montreal, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

the water warm & clear but there are coral rocks ( have to wear beach shoes) You can see alot of different kinds of fish.

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, South Dakota, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

seeing this creatures in their natural habitat is awesome. We encountered small stingrays and got out to see a bit of the reef.

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Neosho, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Used private tour with USA Transfers, visited two ruins and then ended at Beach and swam with sea turtles.. We didn't know were were going to get private snorkel guide. Was very nice since he knew exactly where to go to see turtles, stingrays, octopus and the coral reef. Excellent beach. We were there Oct 2014 was not crowded. Beautiful... More

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Orcutt, California, United States
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

My husband and I decided to visit Akumal beach our last full day in paradise. We're soooo glad we did! It was the highlight of our vacation!! We took a taxi from Playa del Carmen, approx. 300 pesos each way, ($25 US dollars each way). It's possible to get there for less $$, however it was a last minute decision... More

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Livonia, Michigan, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

The beach is long and there are several dive shops offering competitive prices on the snorkel rentals. Very small town....

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

lovely beach, restaurants right on the front. Swim out and you can see the turtles. Great for families

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Workington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Nice, clean, warm, blue water with light golden sand, beautiful. wish i was there right now. Plenty of sun loungers and great for swimming with turtles

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Amazing day swimming with the sea turtles, another tick off my bucket list. Staff were excellent. Beach was clean, white sandy. Few bars around. Not happy charge for you to use the toilet.

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