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Centro Ecologico Akumal

Km 104 Carretera Puerto Juarez-Tulum, Akumal 77730, Mexico
52 984 875 9095
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Ranked #10 of 14 Attractions in Akumal
Type: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Calgary, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This place should be a 5star rating - Excellent, not the originally rating sf 2 starts. We went to Akumal about twenty years ago when my son was very young. The best educational lesson for him......... watching the baby turtles hatched out from their shell, how the turtle buried their eggs in the sand etc. what a great work that... More

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Saint Clair, Missouri
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7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Go and see the work being done at CEA....take time to the displays and learn about the turltles in the bay and other sea creatures...you will enjoy it....

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Kiefer, Oklahoma, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The ecological center provides a video about the bay and the turtles and other sea life that live in it that is worth watching before you venture out into the water. The main goal is preservation and we fully support that. The video doesn't take long at all. It explains the different zones of the bay and what the different... More

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Germantown, Tennessee
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32 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Love to stop in each time we visit Akumal. If you inquire in the office, they often have t-shirts they sell and the proceeds go to the turtle conservation. Would love to see them have a little more shirts and things to sell to go toward this conservation. Watch the video of the turtles and then go out and snorkel... More

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Nova Scotia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

If you are in Akumal you will want to stop in here and see all the great work these people do for Akumal and the bay. Even after 7 years of visiting this area I still continue to learn.

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Martinez, California
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Actually visited in November 2012. Here's a group that reminds the rest of us that enjoying a slice of paradise comes with a bit of responsibility for all of us. From not standing on the reefs, to resisting your urge to hug a sea turtle; organizations like the Centro Ecologico de Akumal exist to educate and remind us of what... More

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loomis ca
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72 attraction reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

Sorely need of updating. A few exhibits, movie on small tv. Lots of tourists wandering through on their way to the beach. Go early am outside of busy hours

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Nebraska
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Fun walk and loved the mural inside. Also fun to see the five kinds of turtles there in the area. Worth a stop in.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

We did a cruise excursion here and was alittle taken aback with security. They wanted all to leave their bags on a chaise lounge with no security whats so ever. I stayed back with my daughter on the beach while my husband took my son. The pictures he captured were great but he said one trip there was enough. For... More

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Edmonton
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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

We stayed right in Akumal away from the crowds in Cancun. This center is within walking distance. Love it here...I will come back to Akumal anytime. Quiet and friendly place. Great place for r&r. If you are looking a place to party - Cancun. A place just to do R&R, Akumal!!! Lots of water activities.

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