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Address: Km 104 Carretera Puerto Juarez-Tulum, Akumal 77730, Mexico
Phone Number: 52 984 875 9095
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After we done swimming with the dolphins in Cuba it was time to swim with turtles, which was incredible. The only thing it was a day with some clouds, therefore they did not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Saint Peters, Missouri
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183 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been coming to Akumal for years. I know the area...I know the rules. We struck out from our resort to go into town. On our return, as we approached the beach, a CEA member stopped us and asked us if we were going snorkeling. Well...not just then, but later in the day we were. He told us that the... More 

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5 Thank DU1975
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After we done swimming with the dolphins in Cuba it was time to swim with turtles, which was incredible. The only thing it was a day with some clouds, therefore they did not wanted to come out that easy, can't change the weather.

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1 Thank Susi178
West New York, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was so moving. Gentle creatures in their own habitat that we got an opportunity to view up close.

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Thank Iris L
Saint Louis, Missouri
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29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

This is an environmentally savvy organization that is attempting to asset with the turtles. The person we spoke with was very knowledgable and a delight to visit EVEN off season.

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Thank MJK636
Swindon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

better than overrated swimming with dolphins, not advertised much but a great day, easy to get to, great memories. you see lots of turtles but also squid, ray, star fish, etc

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Thank Preet C
Ohio
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

They do a good job trying to educate the public about the importance of the sea turtles in the area. Worth the visit!

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Grandview, Texas
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22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Turtles are another amazing creation of God. Here they are studied and cared for. Eggs are protected from predators Swimming with the turtles was easy and safe.

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Thank JackandDiane2013
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

you must have a cold shower before you go into the sea.You have to wear a life jacket,no matter if you can swim or not,,thats the law there.

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Thank 715andy
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015 via mobile

Went to Akumal with 3 friends and paid 350 pesos to go through the ecological centre to snorkel with the turtles! Our guide was amazing and we saw about 5 adult turtles. Going through the Eco centre benefits the reef as the money we paid goes back into the centre unlike other tour guides. Also the bakery in Akumal is... More 

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3 Thank gracewilko
Oregon
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

This place was really cool. Very different type of snorkeling than I am used to, but I loved it! The water was so clear and fresh. They don't allow regular sunscreen, so heads up that you'll need to get special sunscreen. They sell it there, or just about anywhere in Akumal. Highly recommend!

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