Very clean beach in a quaint beach town with reef at your fingertips. A variety of marine life and many sea turtles.
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Lovely beach, huge turtles, lovely to see. I'd recommend going early and avoiding the people trying to sell you things. You don't need a guide to see the turtles, they are about half way down the beach in a morning, near the turtle grass. On...More
This is a great beach but this year was the first time we did not see any turtles- the govt is trying to regulate use of the beach and protect the turtles, so you are only allowed to snorkel with a life vest on- it...More
Visited beach via a snorkeling excursion, so we only have the diving club's beach as a reference point. Turtles! Barracudas! Stingrays!
Akumal Beach is sheltered by a reef, which means the water is calm and clear. Sea turtles graze on the bottom of the bay, and the many species of fish don't seem at all afraid of snorkelers. It's gorgeous, particularly in the mornings, but gets...More
We were traveling with 2 grandparents, 2 parents, and two kids under 2. The palm trees on the beach were excellent shade cover for the kids and the water was nice and calm so they could go in (with help, of course). Fish were easily...More
Quite a bit busier than we were expecting. Not a lot of swimming areas due to the boat traffic lanes.
Take the Colectivo from your resort and visit this wonderful little town. Go to Yal Ku and snorkel, eat in the local restaurants and enjoy the turtles after all the larger tours have left. Lol-Ha has an excellent selection of Tequilas and Mezcal to sample...More