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Yal-ku Lagoon

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Calle Acceso Etapa H, Akumal 77776, Mexico
+52 984 875 9065
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Calle Acceso Etapa H, Akumal 77776, Mexico
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+52 984 875 9065
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"fish"
in 1,022 reviews
"like swimming in an aquarium"
in 30 reviews
"great place to snorkel"
in 39 reviews
"salt water"
in 71 reviews
"sea water"
in 43 reviews
"calm waters"
in 28 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 63 reviews
"snorkeling experience"
in 43 reviews
"half moon bay"
in 28 reviews
"open ocean"
in 20 reviews
"rock formations"
in 35 reviews
"snorkel gear"
in 64 reviews
"biodegradable sunscreen"
in 26 reviews
"sea life"
in 38 reviews
"life vests"
in 28 reviews
"playa del carmen"
in 24 reviews
"palapa"
in 104 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our family had a great afternoon swimming and snorkeling at the Lagoon. It was a bit of a trek to find it, but definitely a good day.

Thank LedbetterLodge
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Reviewed 3 days ago

In the area close to the entry point from the park, its safe. But visibility is limited due to the mixing of salt water from the ocean and freshwater from the underground springs. For the adventuresome, you swim out of the rocky calm area towards...More

Thank Spaintravell14
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We go to Yal Ku for snorkeling whenever we visit Cancun. It is worth the trip down there. This year we brought our grandchildren and they loved it. For those with little snorkeling experience, it provides and non threatening, easy place to snorkel while seeing...More

1  Thank lindabf
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Yal-Ku was short walk from our hotel and was very enjoyable. Water was crystal clear and cooler than the surrounding beaches as a result of the cenote and protected bay. Good variety of colorful fish but pretty crowded while we were there. Bring cash for...More

Thank Jonathan W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Not really worth the money to go - in my opinion. If you go - make sure to select the entrance were they do NOT force you to swim (and also rent) with at lifejacket. It seems very silly that there are different entrances with...More

Thank LiseErichsen
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a really nice place to spend a whole day snorkeling and swimming. They rent all the equipment. There are so many fish!

Thank stevebrauning
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is what I was expecting to see in Riviera Maya! Almost untouched by humans, a lagoon of salty water full of fish and gets better, it’s connected to the ocean! Just a dream. Bring goggles and towel, no sunblock is permitted. Enjoy!

Thank yumi0rtiz
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great morning snorkelling among the fish with our 7 yr old daughter. We had hired a car so drove to the lagoon and stopped at the first company, logo has a snorkel and mask on it. The guy there was lovely, no hard...More

1  Thank J072
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We LOVED snorkelling through the lagoon. Our tour guide was great and we saw so many amazing fish. We did the “xtreme” tour with the zip wire after. We would have been happy to just do the snorkelling and miss the zip wire but it...More

Thank kate77085
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The lagoon is about 1/2 an hour drive from Tulum. It is a very beautiful place to swim but ther is no beach. The place is very well kept and orgenized. You can get there everything you need for snorkeling. The lagoon itself is a...More

2  Thank Itzhak Z
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RobT70
July 19, 2018|
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Response from Sandra R | Reviewed this property |
There was no seaweed when we were there. The water was clear and we had great views. We really enjoyed the experience.
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Paris B
June 18, 2018|
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Response from wendy1967kayla | Reviewed this property |
Yes it's a lagoon 😁
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Lora B
May 31, 2018|
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Response from Carsten L | Reviewed this property |
Hey Lora, yes you Can go snorkeling there without a tour! And yes, it cost money to get in. If you have snorkel gear and life jacket by your own, you have only to pay 14 Dollar entry. Otherwise you have to rent a life... More
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