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“Probably one of the best places for seaside leisure” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Half Moon Bay

Ranked #10 of 25 things to do in Akumal
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Klaipeda, Lithuania
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51 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Probably one of the best places for seaside leisure”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2012

Half Moon Bay has everything what is needed for leisure in a tropical paradise: attractive underwater life, including charismatic species like turtles, white sandy beaches, shaded areas, as well as good catering and shopping facilities in the background.

Visited November 2012
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Houston, TX
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40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Great place, just rocky”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2012

We love staying in Akumal, Half Moon Bay. Excellent snorkeling and perfect atmosphere. Just bring water shoes as the water entry is rocky but it is fantastic. You see turtles and all kinds of sea life right off the beach. We bring floats so rocks are not an issue or us. Also, if you go to Akumal beach, there are no rocks, water is crystal blue and a great spot to hang out.

Visited November 2011
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Norman, Oklahoma
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Magical”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2012

Half moon bay is one of the the most beautiful places we have ever been. Turtles laying and hatching. Amazing sunsets, quiet, snorkeling off the beach. Paradise. Bring your water shoes, the entry into the water is rocky.

Visited September 2012
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Iowa
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175 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“Paradise, alone...”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2012

I spent 1/2 day on Half Moon Bay. Sun, sand, water and shade, perfect.
I saw a turtle while snorkeling, a quick shot of rain and only 5 people on the beach
the whole time. This was paradise, beautiful beach and no other people.
There are now more rocks on entry to the sea at north end (due to Ernesto).
Still worth the while. Lots of turtle nests, be careful.

Visited August 2012
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Hawkhurst, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Great little beach”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2012

Well worth a visit, swam with turtles. You can get a taxi (they are safe - just agree a price before you get in).

Visited August 2012
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