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Soliman Bay, Casa Tortuga ???

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Soliman Bay, Casa Tortuga ???

We've been to Mexico many times before, but always stayed in a hotel in a "touristy" areas. This is our first time renting a vacation home and a fist time to Soliman Bay.

We booked Casa Tortuga through Akumal Direct web. Had anyone stayed there? Any input?

Recommendations for local dive shops and cool places to visit?

Thanks in advance

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1. Re: Soliman Bay, Casa Tortuga ???

We stayed at a different place in Soliman Bay which shared caretakers with Casa Tortuga (2006). Luis told us Casa Tortuga was nice - the place we stayed was not! Anyway, we are snorkelers and the reef at Soliman is great. We even saw a small shark during a rain storm there. For diving, there are a couple of shops up the road in Akumal. We went on a boat trip with one to some great reefs and saw lots of turtles on the way out in the bay. There are also lots of restaurants there. Yal Ku lagoon there is also cool.

Tulum is not to be missed. Hidden Worlds is really cool. There are lots of neat cenotes to explore. We went sport fishing in Puerto Aventuras. We did not do the "theme parks" like Xel Ha, but lots of people like those. I thought Playa del Carmen was overrated. You can ferry over to Cozumel from Playa, which as you probably know, has great diving and snorkeling. We have gone with Eagle Ray divers several times.

We will be going back this summer and can't wait. Hope you have a great trip.

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