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Akumal Beach Resort

4.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Km. 104 Carretera Federal Cancun-Chetumal, Akumal 77760, Mexico
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A great stay for the money! Saw turtles snorkeling, saw a baby turtle born and saw a momma turtle make her nest and birth her eggs! The food was good and the room was clean and a nice size. The pool was nice too. All the staff was very friendly and nice. Especially Wilbur, Timmy, Clemente and Felipe at the... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

10 consecutive years. Don't even think of going anywhere else. Gorgeous beach! Fantastic snorkeling on reef with numerous fish, turtles, rays etc. Hotel staff of waiters, bar tenders, animation team, reception, sales, marketing, bell boys, reservations --- all the friendliest and most helpful, and therapeutic, in the world. Love all of them. Have become friends over the years,. (Carmen)

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Rockville, Maryland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Returned home after another week at ABR with my family and miss it so much already! This place is an absolutely amazing slice of paradise! The water is clear, the color can be described as postcard perfect! Snorkeling with many species of fish and of course sea turtles, a life changing experience for sure! The sand is soft and powder... More

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Calgary, AB, Canada
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent a week at the Akumal Beach Resort a couple of weeks ago and it was a lovely experience. It's about an hour or so from Cancun Airport depending on how many other stops the bus needs to make. The beach is absolutely stunning and the resort is clean, serviceable and has a lovely ambiance. We... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I visited this resort August 3-10, 2014. We picked this resort based on the amazing price from a discount travel website and the reviews/pictures of sea life. We stayed in building 6 which left a little to be desired. It appeared that the rooms had been renovated (ie nice tiled shower, frosted glass shower door, nice tiled... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hi, me ad my husband just returned from a 14 nights holiday at Akumal,Riviera Maya. If you want to go to paradise, this is the right place. It is gorgeous, the most beautiful views that we ever had, very difficult to find another place so beautiful like this on the same money. Services amazing. Cleanness spotless. Stuff always there to... More

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Two Rivers, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a week at resort with my parents, five siblings and their spouses. We had a fabulous time. The rooms are sparse and musty. We had no water pressure in the shower and the beds are ridiculously hard. BUT NONE OF THAT MATTERS! Our rooms were steps from beach with amazing views of the bay. The food and staff... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had 5 nights here with our 3 teenage boys. A great stay with wonderful snorkelling- seeing the turtles was a real highlight. The boys loved the all inclusive option and overall the food is very good. Wonderful beachfront and a very nice pool. We asked to move room from building 5 to building 6 after the first night as... More

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Presho, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted to return to Akumal Beach Resort before all the changes so we went August 10-18. For our second visit, we brought another couple with us who loved it as much as we did. We snorkeled every day and with so much to see – turtles, rays, fish and coral – we never felt the need to do other... More

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St. Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I, along with our 4 children spent the first week of our vacation at Akumal Beach Resort. We had 2 rooms in building 6, 3rd floor with a beautiful sea view! I loved getting up early every morning to watch the sunrise from the balcony - heaven! What we loved: Wilbur at the palapa bar is my... More

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Address: Km. 104 Carretera Federal Cancun-Chetumal, Akumal 77760, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Akumal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Akumal Beach Resort 4*
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Akumal Beach Hotel Akumal
Beach Resort Akumal
Akumal Beach Resort Mexico
Akumal Beach Resort Riviera Maya, Mexico

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In the ancient language of the Mayas, long before Cancun, there was a magic place called Akumal "Place of Turtles"Between Playa del Carmen and Tulum, Akumal Beach Resort offers one of the best beaches anywhere, with over a mile of white sandy powder beach, world-class snorkeling with sea turtles and top diving with a great variety of life that thrives within the live coral reef just steps from our guest room.The relaxed atmosphere in Akumal captivates the spirit of a laid back Mayan Riviera beachside town. Akumal Beach Resort offers a truly unique experience for guests seeking the best possible beach vacation. All guest rooms are located in buildings within steps of the ocean and feature breathtaking views of Akumal Bay. With the convenience of an All-Inclusive, we provide our guests with a sophisticated simplicity and friendly service in the intimate atmosphere of a small resort. ... more   less 
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