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“Dive” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Half Moon Bay

Ranked #10 of 25 things to do in Akumal
Certificate of Excellence
Virginia
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Dive”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2013

Do not fail to dive this! Awesome Dive. There are wonderful swim throughs (Cenotes) and plenty of color. It is an easy dive for a beginner and will give him/her plenty of confidence to take deeper dives.

Visited September 2013
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Provo, Utah
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43 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Condos galore”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2013

For the traveler that does not want to stay in a hotel, Half Moon Bay is home to hundreds of condos. The bay itself is not as calm as Akumal Bay. Would be a great place for an extended stay or just to have your own place with a kitchen and living room all to your self.

Visited September 2013
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San Diego, California
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A little bit of paradise”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2013

Love the solitude & family friendly vibe. Great snorkeling, wonderful beach. Lots of turtles nesting. There were many times that I had the entire beach/bay to myself when snorkeling or walking in the mornings. If you can, meet Elio and join him on some of his turtle monitoring walks. He is very knowledgeable and passionate about turtle conservation.

Visited August 2013
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2 Thank Sandy903
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Medford Lakes, New Jersey
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150 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
“Fun place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2013

Lots of condos, restaurants, beautiful private homes lining a reef protected, rocky beach. Decent snorkeling, very much like Akumal Bay, next door, but access is limited, and the rocks can be dangerous if you don't know the water.

Visited February 2013
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Houston, Texas
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26 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Nice place to swim and snorkel”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2013

I stayed at a condo so I had easy access to the beach. The beach is really nice to do some snorkeling. There are snorkeling spots to the right and the left of the bay looking from the beach. I was surprised though to see that the amount and variety of fish in the area is not as high as it should (my perception). This is a sand beach, but it consist mostly of rocks once you get into the water so take shoes and be careful.

Visited June 2013
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