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Akumal Beach

Address: Mex-307, Akumal, Mexico
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Akumal Bay Sea Turtle and Snorkel Adventure from...
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Ranked #5 of 25 Activities in Akumal
Type: Beaches, Reefs, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
Activities: Snorkeling
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Type: Beaches, Reefs, Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks
Activities: Snorkeling
Useful Information: Activities for older children
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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Very nice trip and I recommend it to everyone. Very pleasant place. Good food. Lovely sea life to see.

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Crooks, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

The sand was so white, you would have thought it was bleached. Vendors on the beach. There were beautiful articles for sale. Everyone was so kind. Just laying watching the waves & getting out of the South Dakota winter! A 24 hour snack shop on the beach. Had absolutely wonderful nachos!

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calgary, AB
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32 reviews 32 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

too many guys approaching to sell..water is nuts to snorkel..counted 300 plus people in the water in a small area....it is a real gong show.

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Malibu, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

I have always heard that the diving was awesome in Akumal, but as I had 6 kids with me we could only snorkel. This ended up being better than most dive trips I've ever had. We paid 20 each and that included the usual mask/fins/snorkel/life vest and also included a guide. Which ended up making the kids feel safer and... More 

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Duluth, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

White sand, sea turtles, cheap beer, good food and shopping. Water can be a little choppy which makes the water not as clear as you would think for the Carribean

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

The place was awesome however it had it's ups and downs the view and snorkeling was beautiful however its a public beach and the guys try to get you to buy a tour which was outrageous because they do not show you anything you couldn't see on your own. We saw 4 big turtles and 3 sting rays which one... More 

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Newmarket, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Just completed a guided tour of Akumal Bay with Piratas de Akumal. Leo, our tour guide was fabulous. We were a small group, 4, and he really took the time to point out all the interesting life in the ocean. We saw many turtles, huge, sting rays (3) moray eels (2) and a wonderful tour of the coral reef. We... More 

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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Went in 2011 for a small price. Akumal is very close to the Sirenis hotel and you can take the collectivo to get there or you negiciate a price with taxi and you will have a very fun day. Swim with the turtles for cheap. Dont pay excursion just go on your own. you can also give a few dollars... More 

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york pa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

We have been to akumal beach for several years now enjoying the turtles and rays, but the mega resorts are now building, so we see the natural area ready to go down hill fast...glad we were there when we were and got to see what we saw there...

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Windsor, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

Snorkeling with the turtles on akumal beach was amazing! Our guide was awesome and we seen everything from sea turtles, stingrays, barracuda and of course many different fish

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