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Address: Km 104 Carretera Puerto Juarez-Tulum, Akumal 77730, Mexico
Phone Number: 52 984 875 9095
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Akumal Paradise on Earth

I have been traveling to Akumal every year since 1979, and although it has changed through the years it is still paradise.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Abilene, Texas
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St. George, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Can't tell you how disappointed I was to go back to one of our favorite beaches in all of the Yucatan.. Akumal. The "Centro Ecologico Akumal has decided that it is too dangerous to have tourist snorkeling in this beautiful bay without escorts and life vests... Now when you enter the area you are surrounded by supposed "guides" that want... More 

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Abilene, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I have been traveling to Akumal every year since 1979, and although it has changed through the years it is still paradise.

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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

absolutely fantastic again worth every penny it was so tranquil swimming with the turtles and again the guide was brilliant would recommend this to anyone

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Quebec City, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is nothing interesting . Kind of abandonned. No body seems to take care of that place . Banniers on the floor . No washroom

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Blaine, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Cannot say enough good about the efforts being made by Centro Ecológico Akumal and its staff on the conservation of and educational activities concerning Sea Turtles. Last evening, our family group of eight adults and one young boy, was treated to an educational presentation followed by a guided beach walk wherein we observed five Green Sea Turtles in various stages... More 

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Williams Lake, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Hhis is such a great facility. I think everyone that has booked a tour to go our and see the turtles should have to read all the information in there and maybe people would be more understanding and appreciative of the amazing turtles and what is still alive on that reef. We saw people go down and touch the turtles... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Nice place to shop and drink coconut milk and mangoes. Pestty street vendors, who claimed to know me from back home.

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Oshawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

If you are hiring a guide, head to the Eco center and go with them! They know the area and where to find the turtles. Ignore the people on the road who say they work there....they don`t!

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Bay Head, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Akumal Beach used to be a haven for turtles, it is definitely worth seeing. However, CEA deserves a deeper look because of the corruption within the board. If you learn who is in charge of the 'ecological organization' you'll find that they own resort properties and have conflicting interests when it comes to protecting the bay. There is a lot... More 

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Lyons, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Great exhibits and education on how to protect the reef and sea turtles. It would be great if they would produce an educational pamphlet to be given to area hotel guests.

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Address: Km 104 Carretera Puerto Juarez-Tulum, Akumal 77730, Mexico
Phone Number: 52 984 875 9095
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Akumal

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