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“best snorkeling”
Review of Akumal Beach

Akumal Beach
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Vancouver, Canada
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“best snorkeling”
Reviewed December 8, 2012

free Better snorkeling than Xel Ha. Our second visit, now there are some nice little bars on the beach.

Visited November 2012
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Livermore, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Swim with turtles”
Reviewed December 8, 2012

One of the most gorgeous beaches I have ever seen. White fine sand and you can snorkel right off the beach and see turtles, rays and tropical fish. Amazing beach!!!!!

Visited November 2012
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Cornwall UK
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“Just gorgeous”
Reviewed December 8, 2012

Just gorgeous, get there yourself on the bus, the bar on the front is a total rip of 45 pesos for one corona, and the fish and chips is disgusting.

Visited November 2012
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Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Excellent snorkeling with the turtles”
Reviewed December 8, 2012

Don't pay for the guide. Just go in the water and snorkel. The paid guides don't really do anything for you. Great experience to see the turtles in the wild!!

Visited December 2012
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British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
“Beyond special!”
Reviewed December 6, 2012

There is nothing like being able to swim with turtles, rays, barracudas etc, on their own terms in the wild! They aren't being forced to interact with you for food. They aren't living in a tiny pool, that is big enough for the authorities/regulations, but never big enough for the animals.Truly a magical morning spent in Akumal, it was so much better than I imagined!

No admission fee, no guide/excursion required. Just grab your snorkel and hit the water!

Visited November 2012
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