The water was warm and lovely. We went with local friends and relaxed with a couple of beers. It was a nice relaxing day!
I loved this place when I came just a few years ago, but its being overused and losing fish quickly - The coral is also looking signs of being depleted. Its a money grab- the people are using suntan cream thats harmful to the fish ( they sell some bio-friendly at the office-but no one is monitoring the misuse of... More
Lots of fish...some I've never seen before. Water was a bit murky, but over all decent snorkeling. $15 dollars US to get in ...was a bit steep IMHO
Several of the dive shops in PDC recommended Yal-ku for its snorkelling. Unfortunately our timing was not so great, as the lagoon was full of algae and although there were tons of fish - everything just looked grey with low visibility. I heard visitors around us mention that last year it was gorgeous crystal clear water and teeming with tropical... More
This unique lagoon provides a lovely day or afternoon snorkeling experience with paths that wind through a beautiful sculpture garden with really beautiful sculptures of women mostly in many different styles. The snorkeling is easy to assess down steps into the water. We saw the largest school of fish I've ever seen anywhere -it was magnificent! We arrived later in... More
We were brought here from Downtown Playa del Carmen by a taxi driver that was told to take us to Akumal beach for snorkeling with the sea turtles. After a cab ride that was supposed to be 250 pesos, he charged us 360. We then paid the admission of $14.00 each not realizing we had been taken to the incorrect... More
We recently visited Yal-Ku in Akumal at the end of March. We brought our own snorkel gear for 3 of us and rented gear for my husband and life jackets for each of us. We didn't have biodegradable sunscreen so we bought a bottle there, think we paid $9 US for the bottle but we have it for future visits.... More
the prices! and wish theyd take better care of the wildlife. i still see people going in with non organic sunscreen. check their bags!!!!
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