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“An exciting place with a good cuisine and wonderful seaview”

La Buena Vida Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 38 Restaurants in Akumal
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $24
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Good for: Scenic view, Bar scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Delivery, Reservations, Takeout
Description: 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.
Reviewed November 9, 2012

La Buena Vida is indeed an exciting place recommended for its good cuisine and wonderful seaview. It is conveniently located right in the middle of Playa Akumal between its northern and southern parts. We enjoyed the Wednesday's live music show, the happy hours and, particularly, the wild party on November 2, which was a surreal mixture of the Yucatecan Hanal Pixan and the American Haloween.

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Reviewed November 5, 2012

If you are ever in Akumal - make sure to stop at this restaurant! Great food and one of the nicest settings on the coast.

Thank Mexicohays
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

I haven't eaten at LBV this trip, but I have stopped by for a couple of drinks, and I always come for the Halloween party because it's such a great time! I also like to enjoy the view from the crow's nest. Prices are fair, and the view and ambience of the bar are worth it. I should mention it's an outdoor bar, with a mix of swings and stools, plus tables. Service has always been good, even at the super busy party. They also have music and comedians some nights, so if you're visiting Akumal look for flyers to see what's going on.

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Thank sandsunsurf72
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

Third year we have eaten at La Buena Vida and we are never disappointed. Cold drinks, beer and sodas. The atmosphere is perfect. Try to get a table next to the water - great breezes. Their stuffed chicken dinner is wonderful and I loved the penne pasta and shrimp dish. Ask for the Habenaro salsa with your chips. Hot and good. Check the sign for happy hour. There are 4 shops that have been built across the street since our last visit. The vendors love to dicker over the price of items. Find the baby swinging crib - beautiful work.

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Thank Janie R
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Reviewed November 5, 2012

...enjoy the bar scene, skip the food. When tourists are there it can be a happening place.
The food does not compare to any other restaurant nearby-blah.

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Thank C H E
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