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Beautiful bay

We love walking Akumal North and visiting Half Moon Bay. So many beautiful homes and condos on the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Youngstown, Ohio
excellent beach

Beautiful not crowded beach my condo sat right in the middle and I loved it. A turtle nesting area... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2018
Susan H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love walking Akumal North and visiting Half Moon Bay. So many beautiful homes and condos on the bay, and we love sitting at La Buena Vida sipping Tequilla while overlooking Half Moon Bay.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

Beautiful not crowded beach my condo sat right in the middle and I loved it. A turtle nesting area so many turtle nests were marked

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Susan H
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Love Akumal and especially Half Moon Bay. Beautiful beach, good snorkeling and safe, freindly location. You have access to good restaurants and shops, but are away from the crowds found farther up the coast toward Cancun. Highly recommend one of the condos here for families...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank RugbyGuy1087
Reviewed August 9, 2018

I was staying in Akumal and walked over to try half-moon bay. I would not recommend it based on my trip. 1. The walk is not far but it is very precarious. Lots of sharp rocks. I didn't see an easy paved or dirt path...More

Date of experience: August 2018
4  Thank gvfarns
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Stayed in HMB for 2 weeks and unfortunately this was not the place to be as far as the seaweed situation this year. We were right in the middle of the bay and we would’ve had a beautiful view of the water, but it was...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

Just returned from a 7 day trip to HMB. Also stayed there 13 years ago, so would like to share my experiences with fellow travelers. First, the grass is bad in many, many places along the YP. The intensity seems to vary - based on...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank MurrayKY
Reviewed July 20, 2018

There was lots of work to clear the seaweed, but it was still bad and stank. The beach is thin and not great for swimming from

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank RachelLB
Reviewed July 19, 2018

Look past the seaweed and the bay is beautiful. Just a short walk from Akumal beach but so much better now. Plenty of places to eat,stunning views and no hassle from locals trying to charge you to look at the sea!(Akumal beach) We couldn't swim...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank The_Gilpins
Reviewed June 20, 2018

We stayed at Nahil condos which is located on the north end of Half Moon Bay. It was like having your own private beach.

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank jjsweney
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

We had our wedding at La Buena Vida on Half Moon Bay on June 10th 2018. It turned out beautiful but we were not able to have the ceremony on the beach as planned due to the huge amount of seaweed. There really was a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Scubaloversaz
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Marg T
March 29, 2018|
Response from Babaloumi |
when looking at pictures of half moon bay, make sure you look at date taken. We just got back and housing was great beach and waters edge was terrible and getting worse sorry
Marg T
March 29, 2018|
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Response from TravelTalkDeborah | Reviewed this property |
There are 2 bays in Akumal plus the lagoon. I highly recommend taking children to the lagoon. It's clear, no waves, fish near the entrance of the lagoon where the water is brackish, etc. Our kids loved it and we have gone... More
Deborah S
March 9, 2018|
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Response from MargaretNicole | Reviewed this property |
The Tulum beach area seemed like a huge hassle to me because when we drove to the gates of Sian Kaan Park, you had to drive through a huge and lengthy traffic jam. Also, that area had plenty of restaurants etc, but no real... More