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Address: Akumal, Mexico
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Turtles, Snorkeling, and Cenotes Adventure in Akumal

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We always go here to swim with the sea turtles while we are here, the place used to be very quiet but now it is super busy and people all around telling you you must pay for... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Hempstead, United Kingdom
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Hempstead, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We always go here to swim with the sea turtles while we are here, the place used to be very quiet but now it is super busy and people all around telling you you must pay for snorkel stuff etc. If you want to go, go as simply swimming with the turtles is absolutely amazing. Take your own snorkel,you cannot... More 

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Thank Kirkham9
Lee's Summit, Missouri
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The turtle snorkeling is closed due to turtle protection! Don't go if that's what you are looking to do.

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Thank Angiebaby142
Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had included visiting here weeks before we arrived for our holiday and taken advise from Tripadvisor reviewer's to avoid the touts selling trips to the reef. Unfortunately other people had not. Due to this the reef where the turtles feed was shut, due to these touts allowing tourist to touch the coral and disturb the turtles. No one was... More 

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Thank GraceJSH21
Guelph, Canada
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

All I can say is go! It's absolutely beautiful and so laid back. Restaurants on the beach and turtles in the ocean. Shop in town and spend the day.

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Thank sandavmar
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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56 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Seeing the turtles was great. We brought our own snorkeling gear and rented life jackets for $5 each. The local turtle guides and cashiers at the swim shops were obnoxious, pushy, and rude. We saw at least 8 turtles and snorkeled the coral reefs for hours. A great time overall!

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Thank Shannon G
montreal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What a beautiful beach , sand is like cotton and you can walk into the ocean that is so clear and if you are hungry our want a little something to drink they have nice little places on the beach you can have lunch and a cold drink...

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Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The turtles were amazing! Worth going for without doubt. The people and staff on and around the beach however are rude

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Thank Charlotte F
Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

nice private beach adults only, they just need a little mot=re long chairs, other then that great, staff very nice and efficient, very clean beach

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Thank lianniciello
Woking, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was such an amazing place, went snorkelling to see the turtle and was amazed at the sight of such a beautiful creature. Had a bonus to see a Ray and swam into the reef. Totally amazing.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very easy to access from the PDC-Tulum road. Not so expensive parking. One before the beach area and one directly after. Absolutely no need for any guide. just walk a bit rights kn the beach. Waolk out in the water approx 100 meters to the first safety rope. After that the area with grass bottom starts. We were there two... More 

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