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Turtle Snorkeling in Akumal

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Address: Akumal 77730, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 984 155-2055
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Discover the amazing experience of swimming and seeing the Green Turtles...

Discover the amazing experience of swimming and seeing the Green Turtles all year in Akumal, our environmental friendly tour is also for first timers, no previous experience needed, you just decide to come and we will assure you have one of the most fascinating experiences ever!

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Yucatan Peninsula Full-Day Private Tour: Akumal...
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Turtles, Snorkeling and Cenotes Adventure in Akumal

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Went with local guide out of eco-building. Only 4 in our group, our guide, David, was fantastic. He pulled me on boogie board and pointed out turtles, stingrays, and fish... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Wellsville, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went with local guide out of eco-building. Only 4 in our group, our guide, David, was fantastic. He pulled me on boogie board and pointed out turtles, stingrays, and fish. Coral was magical. Gave us a good price of $20 each, included all gear.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I'd definitely recommend this. We took a cab there ourselves and hired a locker. It was much cheaper than a tour and if you get there early (around 9-10) the beach isn't too busy. I'd also recommend hiring or taking a life jacket if you're not a strong swimmer like me. We took our own snorkelling gear.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were in Mexico for about two weeks and went to a lot of different towns and beaches. Akumal was by far our favourite, the beach here was nicely groomed and there was no see weed, there was a marked off area on the beach for swimming only and several places to rent snorkels. We already had snorkels but we... More 

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Vaerloese, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice and cosy place with direct and public access to the beach and the turtles. I hope the places does not expand further. The vibe and people there was good, but the ongoing success depends on the visitors to stay relaxed and with a low key appereance. Please take care of this unique and tranquil beach.

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St. Marys, P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We did the turtle snorkeling as part of an excursion called Turtles and Cenotes. This is a beautiful beach. We were told the water was usually flat, unfortunately the day we went the wind caused more waves than usual which deterred my 6year old. My husband had to stay back with him while my 8 year old and I snorkeling... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

All of the tourists ruin the experience with their crazy guide...Remember to do this on your own and not with a guide,it's really easy whatever they try to tell you!'

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Went with a tour group to snorkel with turtles and then to swim in the cenote. We had an amazing time and the tour guides were both very knowledgeable. I cannot seem to remember their names but they were amazing and very helpful. They even took pictures of us swimming with my phone so I could have pictures in the... More 

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Sioux City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The turtles just hang around this bay and you can snorkel and see probably 10 to 20 in the bay. We had our own masks and fins, rented life jackets for $5 each. We went in and checked it out on our own. You can pay extra for a guide, however look for the crowds in the water that's were... More 

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Akumal is definitely a place to come if you want see these wonderful creatures and get as close a you can without disturbing them. The water is warm, shallow and clear, so you can just pootle along and take in the view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

tis was 1 of my favorite tours we snorkeled with the turtles and the reef about 3 hours for 50 us but was worth it I saw many turtles and a Baracoa and lots of colorful fish a sea worm that was bright orange the reef was beautiful and sad as well because of all the dead coral but still... More 

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