Akumal Beach, Akumal

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#1 of 1,113 in Parks in Mexico
Swim with adorable sea turtles at Akumal Beach, located in a small town that serves as a welcome relief from the overcrowded Cancun and Playa del Carmen. Home to just over 1,000 residents, the town provides plenty of tourist-oriented amenities, while several outfits operating on the beach itself offer snorkeling gear for rent and guided experiences for novice turtle enthusiasts. Simple shacks scattered across the long beach sell snacks, fish specialties, and cold drinks. The optimal time to see the beach's reptilian residents is between May and November, when the turtles come ashore and lay their eggs. Plan to see Akumal Beach and other attractions that appeal to you using our Akumal trip maker app .
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  • Stunning beach. Beautiful wildlife and very relaxing. But please be aware of the 'tour guides' you pay to enter the beach but ignore the rest. I don't like the sea (scared of it) but was happy to sit ...  more »
  • Please read the reviews beford going into this tourist trap. Not worth to pay the 500 pesos or even the 100 pesos. This is the type of scams that will keep me and my friends away of Yucatán.  more »
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