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Address: Akumal, Mexico

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LOVE THIS BAY!

I've stayed on Half Moon day for the 2nd year this year and just love it. It's away from crowded Akumal and there are so many places to just sit and watch the people and the bay... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Just returned from two weeks in Akumal. We originally booked with Loco Gringo to stay in Playa Caribe condos right in the middle of Half Moon Bay. We arrived and the condos were beautiful and just what we had searched for in our scouting this trip. Unfortunately as soon as we opened the car door at the condo the most... More 

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colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I've stayed on Half Moon day for the 2nd year this year and just love it. It's away from crowded Akumal and there are so many places to just sit and watch the people and the bay. I saw a few turtles surface this year for air. It's also nice to go see how many turtle nests there are. There... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I stayed at La Bahia while here. Nice quiet bay with good snorkeling. Its a bit rocky so wear water shoes. Have seen turtles rays and many different fish. Its a bit rough on windy days i would wear a snorkel vest. A good place for R & R since there are only condos and no resorts on the bay.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is just excellent beach, but difficult to access, unless you stay in one of the rentals located directly on the beach. There is very nice reef more/less on the centre of the bay with quite shallow water - so this place is excellent for snorkelling even for inexperienced swimmers. We have seen there many corals, fishes and turtles just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I really really hate to tell everyone about how wonderful it is here because the more that know the more that go. It's beautiful and amazing. (Just let it be our little secret, okay)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Lovely beach, lovely water color and temperature, lovely sand and fantastic atmosphere. I did not go snorkling, but my friends did and loved it. But the place is a beauty by itself, whatever you do.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Snorkled out to the reef about 200 yards out. Good reef fish, but no turtles here. Best view of the Bay is from the beach restaurants La Buena Vida and La Lunita.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Another jewel that is well preseved although is on the side of Akumal's public beach. A good Spot for scuba diving.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Beautiful bay, great restaurants, wonderful snorkeling. Go on your own, don't book a tour. The bay is calm and clear. Lots of fish and turtles.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Sea Turtles, yes, we saw lots! Beautiful afternoon at Akumal. We had the luxury of swimming at Half Moon Bay where we saw lots of sea turtles. Water is quite calm so fun for the whole family (2 adults and 3 pre-teens).

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Address: Akumal, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Akumal

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