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Turtle Snorkeling in Akumal

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Address: Akumal 77730, Mexico
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Discover the amazing experience of swimming and seeing the Green Turtles...

Discover the amazing experience of swimming and seeing the Green Turtles all year in Akumal, our environmental friendly tour is also for first timers, no previous experience needed, you just decide to come and we will assure you have one of the most fascinating experiences ever!

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$495.00*
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Private Tour: Akumal Marine Turtle Snorkeling from Cozumel
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Turtles, Snorkeling and Cenotes Adventure in Akumal

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Best day ever!!!

Firstly, do not go on a tour, it is a complete waste of money! We got a taxi from the hotel which dropped us right on the beach. It is a public beach and anyone is allowed on but... read more

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Firstly, do not go on a tour, it is a complete waste of money! We got a taxi from the hotel which dropped us right on the beach. It is a public beach and anyone is allowed on but be prepared for the scaremongering, there are ticket touts all along the walkway to the beach telling you you have to... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing experience and a must see we saw around 5 swimming with us and saw a sting ray also best experience by far if you love animals why not see them in their natural environment and our guide took us to the most amazing cenote after just our group of 6 back at hotel by 2 pm

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I love snorkeling so just had to visit here,really glad that I did.you can hire a guide and they will take you out into the sea and show you all the amazing fish and turtles,it's definitely worth paying for a guide as they know all the places to go and they supply flippers snorkel & mask if you haven't got... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This was the highlight of the holiday. When you arrive you will be guided down to the beach by a local, ignore this person and then go onto the beach. Ignore the people offering you guided tours promising you only the best views of the turtles if you pay with them! They charge £30 plus each and take you the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must go! If you want to see huge beautiful turtles go to Akumal Beach! GO! *Ask the locals for a guide named Madai he took us snorkeling and gave us the best experience of our lives!

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the main reasons to got to Akumal. Any snorkel will do, though flippers are not allowed in order to avoid disrupting the sea life, so leave those at home/at the resort. Seeing the turtles themselves is not difficult. If facing the ocean, make sure you are to the left of the Secrets Akumal, between that resort... More 

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only 20-30 feet from the beach of our resort (Secrets Akumal) we were able to swim with the turtles of Animal and watch them feed on sea grass. It was an amazing experience that I would recommend to anyone traveling to Akumal!

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here in 2015 (3rd visit since 2013). The beach is simply beautiful! White sands, clear blue sea, relaxed atmosphere with some lovely beach bar/restaurants. Things to be aware of. As soon as you enter the beach area you will be bombarded by representatives from the organized snorkeling companies that operate there asking you if you have visited before and... More 

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Akumal, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very nice beach with a beach bar/restaurant right on the beach. However, this is also a major attraction after about 9 AM. Lots of people and snorkeling tours show up around 9:30 or 10 AM. It's still a nice spot, but better when less crowded!

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Akumal, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing experience but be careful not to get too close or touch the turtles (it is bad for them), and wear a life vest so you won't step on the sea grass (their main food). The tour guides charge a bunch but all you have to do is get a life vest and snorkel from the dive shop (cheapest... More 

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