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Turtle Snorkeling in Akumal

Akumal 77730, Mexico
+52 984 155-2055
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Ranked #3 of 19 Activities in Akumal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Water sports
Owner description: Discover the amazing experience of swimming and seeing the Green Turtles all year in Akumal, our environmental friendly tour is also for first timers,... more » Owner description: 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! « less
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Chelmsford, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

The most beautiful beach with the most incredible creatures feet away from you in the water. Eagle Ray, sting rays and Turtles. the most beautiful and enigmatic creatures. I felt honoured to have swam with them. Feeling looked after and guided. A must do for anyones bucket list

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

The area is large and lots of fish and turtles to see. There's a restaurant just off the beach to grab food and drinks. Bring your own towel or beach chair. this is a must to do!!!!

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Cold Spring, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The Turtles on Akumal beach are breathtaking. I highly recommend visiting Akumal beach if possible. Getting a tour and equipment made it easy, however doing it on your own is very easy with the correct snorkel equipment.

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Lichfield
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Great day out with lots of info provided on enviroment and wildlife. Snorkelling and swimming with turtles an amazing experience .Overall a great day out.

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Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We have been there during summer and we saw turtles on a daily basis. Actually it is common to see several turtles at a time. They dwell around in the grass-meadows like 20 m off the beach. I recommend you bring your own snorkeling-equipemt and you can save a lot of Money. If you are a bit experienced as a... More

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The turtles are beautiful and we was lucky enough to see two stingrays two (one small and one fairly big) we saw a lot of turtles of different sizes. Unfortunately they had mixed the water with some from the cenote which made the water less clear but was still amazing! The beach is lovely, once you are pass the seaweed!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We travelled by colectivo from playa del carmen to akumal for 35 pesos pp. It's a short 10 minute walk from the drop off on the highway to the beach. We watched a short video at the ecological centre at the entrance to the beach on the turtles, and the dos and don'ts of snorkelling with them. We rented 2... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

booked a turtle snorkeling trip. We were only one's booking so it was like a private tour. This worked out great as we got to the beach early before anyone else. We saw turtles like crazy. Once others arrived it kind of scares the turtles away. They were also oblivious and would swim right in front of your or even... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We were picked up by rodolfo and gio and taken to akumal beach. Given a brief on what to do and what not to do. Bought the t shirt as you need it when in the water for an hour. Consider myself not to be a great swimmer so held on to life ring provided by gio. Saw turtles and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

In Sept 2014 my wife and I stayed at the Bahir Principe Tulum and decided to take a trip, swimming with Sea Turtles and Swimming at Cenotes. With was arranged through Thomas Cook and it was brilliant. We were collected from the hotel by Rodolfo, Gio and Zanti all very professional and pleasant. Firstly they took us to Akumal beach... More

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