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Akumal Bay Beach & Wellness Resort

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Was very pleased with this resort, everyone was out to make our stay the best possible.The food was great, and the service even better. Especially liked the "snack bar" it's open 24 hours and they would make you a snack any time you asked . Service started before daylight with the crew cleaning the beach of seaweed from the night...

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Caledonia, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a lovely small casual resort that is suitable for everyone but mostly adults over 30. It is not a party place although they have excellent bands for entertainment. I went with 5 other girls and we danced our brains out most nights. The music stops at around 10 and it then gets very quiet. Lots of Europeans there...

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3Thank SweetiePumpkin2016
ABBWR, Guest Relations Manager at Akumal Bay Beach & Wellness Resort, responded to this review

Dear SweetiePumpkin2016, Thank you for taking the time of sharing your feedback about Akumal Bay - Beach & Wellness Resort. It is always a pleasure to know our friends opinion in order to continue to provide them with the best service possible. We are looking forward to welcoming you back anytime soon. Best regards, Emanuele B. I'NA YANA KIN (my...

Shanghai, China
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This resort has it all - a fabulous beach, great food, and beautiful rooms! While it is a smaller resort than some of the others, that is what gives it its charm. The beach has sand that is really soft and there are tons of deck chairs available. The food is fantastic! Whether you choose the buffet or the specialty...

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ABBWR, Guest Relations Manager at Akumal Bay Beach & Wellness Resort, responded to this review

Dear KLC_13, We would like to express our gratitude for the time you spent to send us your review, we are glad to read you had a wonderful time in Akumal Bay - Beach & Wellness Resort. We also greatly appreciate you mentioned the staff, they are hard working friends always with a smile to make you feel like at...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

our room was kept very clean. The food was very nice and the buffet was the nicest one ive ever had. the pool area was always clean and there was always enough sunbeds for the pool or beach. towels were refreshed every couple of hours so you never were without towels

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ABBWR, Guest Relations Manager at Akumal Bay Beach & Wellness Resort, responded to this review

Dear _meggan_coleby, Thank you for taking the time of sharing your feedback about Akumal Bay - Beach & Wellness Resort. It is always a pleasure to know our friends opinion in order to continue to provide them with the best service possible. We are looking forward to welcoming you back anytime soon. Best regards, Emanuele B. I'NA YANA KIN (my...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The resort itself has lots to do right on site, so you could easily spend your whole time there without leaving the resort. Excellent snorkeling right off the beach, paddleboarding lessons, yoga classes, tequila tasting events just to name a few. Staff are extremely friendly and helpful. Facilities are very clean, beds are comfortable, and the food is decent. All...

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ABBWR, Guest Relations Manager at Akumal Bay Beach & Wellness Resort, responded to this review

Dear colin_vancouver, We would like to thank you for the kind comments, we are glad you have enjoyed your stay with us and hope you found in Akumal Bay - Beach & Wellness Resort the perfect spot for your next vacation, we are “your home under the sun”. Looking forward to seeing you again anytime soon. Best regards, Emanuele B....

Vancouver BC Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Read most of the recent reviews and they are quite accurate. Thus we knew exactly what we were getting in for. We are by no means Mexican Resort experts as this was only our 3rd time having tried two other resorts in the general area, all south of Playa. What I can say about this resort. - compared to others...

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ABBWR, Guest Relations Manager at Akumal Bay Beach & Wellness Resort, responded to this review

Dear bear1675, It is an honor to receive such detailled compliments regarding your experience in Akumal Bay – Beach & Wellness Resort. It is always a pleasure to know our friends opinion in order to continue to provide them with the best service possible. We are looking forward to welcoming you back anytime soon. Best regards, Emanuele B. I'NA YANA...

Owen Sound, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Abraham kept our room very clean. Walter was an excellent ,his attention detail made our vacation extra special! Abel orchestra man was entertaining on the beach. Staff were all excellent, food was excellent, it was a fabulous vacation. Loved this resort!

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ABBWR, Guest Relations Manager at Akumal Bay Beach & Wellness Resort, responded to this review

Dear sherry242, We would like to thank you for the kind comments, we are glad you have enjoyed your stay with us and hope you found in Akumal Bay - Beach & Wellness Resort the perfect spot for your next vacation, we are “your home under the sun”. Looking forward to seeing you again anytime soon. Best regards, Emanuele B....

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

See you next year! We enjoyed our stay and appreciate the care ❤️that the staff lends to each guest. Food was great and location is beautiful. Room was clean and had a great view. Guests should tip generously at all Riviera Maya resorts, I hope everyone has a wonderful stay and is sufficiently grateful!

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ABBWR, Guest Relations Manager at Akumal Bay Beach & Wellness Resort, responded to this review

Dear Nicole R, We would like to express our gratitude for the time you spent to send us your review, we are glad to read you had a wonderful time in Akumal Bay - Beach & Wellness Resort. We also greatly appreciate you mentioned the staff, they are hard working friends always with a smile to make you feel like...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a great place to relax and swim in a beautiful warm sea. The staff are great and service is excellent. The facilities are very nice, clean and comfortable, we really enjoyed the nights at the lobby with live music every night. The private beach and restaurants are also great.

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ABBWR, Guest Relations Manager at Akumal Bay Beach & Wellness Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ana T, Thank you for taking the time of sharing your feedback about Akumal Bay - Beach & Wellness Resort. It is always a pleasure to know our friends opinion in order to continue to provide them with the best service possible. We are looking forward to welcoming you back anytime soon. Best regards, Emanuele B. I'NA YANA KIN...

North Bay, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I arrived November 12 for 7 days. Check-in was so smooth and we were given our room in Building 3 as requested. Our room 3212 was spotless and had a great view. We had no issues with our room. The closet had lots of shelves for our clothing and more than enough hangers. We are beach people...

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ABBWR, Guest Relations Manager at Akumal Bay Beach & Wellness Resort, responded to this review

Dear BURU2323, We would like to thank you for the kind comments, we are glad you have enjoyed your stay with us and hope you found in Akumal Bay - Beach & Wellness Resort the perfect spot for your next vacation, we are “your home under the sun”. Looking forward to seeing you again anytime soon. Best regards, Emanuele B....

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Airport Transportation
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the ancient language of the Mayas, long before Cancun, there was a magic place called Akumal "Place of Turtles". Between Playa del Carmen and Tulum, Akumal Bay - Beach & Wellness Resort offers one of the best beaches anywhere, with almost a mile of white sandy powder beach, world-class snorkeling with sea turtles and top diving with a great variety of life that thrives within the live coral reef just steps from our guest room. The relaxed atmosphere in Akumal captivates the spirit of a laid back Mayan Riviera beachside town. Akumal Bay - Beach & Wellness Resort offers a truly unique experience for guests seeking the best possible beach vacation. All guest rooms are located in 4 buildings within steps of the ocean and feature breathtaking views of Akumal Bay. With the convenience of an All-Inclusive, we provide our guests with a sophisticated simplicity and friendly service in the intimate atmosphere of a small resort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Akumal Bay Beach & Wellness Resort

Address: Km. 104 Carretera Federal Cancun-Chetumal, Akumal 77760, Mexico (Formerly Akumal Beach Resort)
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Akumal
Price Range: €208 - €415 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Akumal Bay Beach & Wellness Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 310
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Also Known As:
Akumal Beach Hotel Akumal
Beach Resort Akumal
Akumal Beach Resort Mexico
Akumal Bay Beach & Wellness Resort Riviera Maya, Mexico
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#1 Family Hotel in Akumal
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Akumal
#1 Luxury Hotel in Akumal
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Akumal
#1 Spa Hotel in Akumal
#3 Romantic Hotel in Akumal
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“Every room has an ocean view. All are close to facilities and activities.”
 of 5 bubbles SweetiePumpkin2016, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are close to everything.”
  • Our arrival. King size with pillow top.
  • B3212uilding # 3. Room #
  • Great ocean view.
 of 5 bubbles BURU2323, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Building 4 is furthest away from restaurants and pool, is quiet and close to yoga studio. Bldgs 1 and 2 are closer to pool.”
 of 5 bubbles Lorraine2546, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Dont go for the Penthouse rooms I heard they leak/flood during heavy rain.All rooms have an ocean view. Building 1 is my preference”
 of 5 bubbles matthewhP5247MC, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Bldg 4 quieter. Swimming between bldgs 3 and 2.(Rocks in front of buildings 3 & 4) Kids stay mostly at Bldgs 1&2. All rooms:view of the sea!”
  • I loved the hot tub on the balcony. All balconies have them, & all rooms have the view of the se
 of 5 bubbles 13gis_ler, 1 Dec 2016 | Read review
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