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La Buena Vida Restaurant

Lote 35, Beach Road | North Akumal, Akumal 77710, Mexico
+52 984 875 9061
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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8:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
Mexican, American, Bar, Seafood, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lote 35, Beach Road | North Akumal, Akumal 77710, Mexico
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901 - 910 of 2,447 reviews

Reviewed February 9, 2016

Beautiful location, palm trees , views, great menu, great service, , great prices. We were in the area for a month and ate 90% of our suppers here, Say no more!!! Tough to leave.

Thank Alandjo1
Reviewed February 9, 2016

Located bang on the beech,friendly staff,good food great beer & cocktails. What a view. This place is a must

Thank Danny B
Reviewed February 9, 2016

Great beer, great view and location. Pelicans diving a few feet away! Lunch better than evening meal. Lovely walk along beach from Akumel centre.

Thank Jill P
Reviewed February 9, 2016

Was there for lobster night, great value. Very casual and friendly place. We sat at a table right on the beach. I had the lobster resotoe.

Thank nancy s
Reviewed February 8, 2016

What a great place for relaxing with a drink and a delicious meal. Looks like something you would see in a movie! So pretty and RIGHT ON the beach! Bar has many swings and dining area has a treehouse or two if you like to...More

1  Thank jozeejo
Reviewed February 8, 2016

La Buena Vida, love the place. Great food, great service, good time. My favorite part are the Bartenders, Aaron, Pumba, Sergio, Edwin, they keep you entertained and your glass full. Love the place.

1  Thank ZoAnne B
Reviewed February 8, 2016

Our resort (Sandos Playacar) recommended we stop here on our trip to Akumal. We really enjoyed this location right along the beach. We were able to eat while sitting on swings enjoying the beautiful view. Food was tasty. They have tree houses and what looked...More

1  Thank Kristy K
Reviewed February 7, 2016

This is a fun place; good for families, couples and people looking for some fun. It's right on the beach (on the sand). There are individual tables, long cafeteria style tables, swings at the bar and even a tree house type table available. They give...More

1  Thank kerin34
Reviewed February 7, 2016

We stayed at La Perla for a week and our Butler suggested La Buena Vida to us for one of our day trips. This was one of the highlights of our trip. Amazing ocean views with your feet in the sand and the ceviche was...More

1  Thank ChiTraveler312
Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

What a fun restaurant with a beautiful atmosphere. You can go for drinks and sip in a tree house. Such a fun concept. Or you can eat and drink with you toes in the sand overlooking the ocean. Really close to secrets Akumal. I felt...More

2  Thank alysone471
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Nearby Attractions
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.53 miles away
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.61 miles away
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416 reviews
.22 miles away
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April 20, 2017|
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Response from Lesley M | Reviewed this property |
It is within walking distance from Akumal Beach and is halfway between the beach and Yal Ku lagoon. If you aren't on Akumal beach you can get a taxi
February 26, 2017|
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February 22, 2017|
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Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
No problem. You can ask the staff and a cab will be called
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $24
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lote 35, Beach Road | North Akumal, Akumal 77710, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Akumal
  • Phone Number: +52 984 875 9061
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On the beautiful beachfront of Half Moon Bay in North Akumal is a one-of-a-kind restaurant and bar: La Buena Vida - The Good Life. La Buena Vida always has a festive atmosphere with great music, cold beer, scenic ocean views, and good fresh food. Meals are served on the beach under shady palapas with a casual atmosphere and an appetizing menu, ranging from fresh ceviche to tasty hamburgers. La Buena Vida is a popular restaurant venue for weddings. The rehearsal dinner, wedding ceremony, and reception can all be planned by the team at Akumal Weddings. Reservations Not Required! Reservations are accepted for groups of ten or more. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Pesos, and US Dollars.
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