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Akumal Beach

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“beautiful beach” (617 reviews)
“sea turtles” (894 reviews)
“public beach” (201 reviews)
Akumal, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

After reading other reviews we decided that early was best. We were staying at the Hard Rock hotel so booked a taxi for 7am and 15-20 minutes later we arrived at this beautiful beach. Hardly anyone else there and no other snorkellers. We turned right...More

Thank Chris V
Reviewed yesterday

This is a bucket lister that we are so glad we crossed off! It is truly magical with all the hustle and bustle, the stories of yesterday and all the tourists and locals coming out in one tremendous beach. Turtles! This is a no brainer....More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is lovely beach. The water isn't as clear as I thought it would be but still nice. We drove ourselves here and took some advice from another reviewer to pass the two parking lots on the right and go to the one on the...More

1  Thank TamaramaSydney
Reviewed 4 days ago

Hire a vest jacket (100 pesos), and enjoy the sea turtles experience on the nearby hotel beach. Go early as possible, ideally for 8:30am to increases chance to see turtles.

1  Thank Bartek-Papierz
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Amazing beach and loved the private adukts only area for guest of the Luxury Bahia Principe Sian Ka'an. Spent most of our time here, so relaxing and a piece of paradise with lots of happy memories of our Honeymoon.

Thank Cerijg123
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful turquoise water! No seaweed! It was crowded but no too crowded. I would definitely recommend it to anyone in Mexico

1  Thank kdenson93
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful beach! Water is beautiful. Sand is nice, no rocks. A must see beach. Loved it and definitely will be visiting again in the future

2  Thank Tina H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Snorkelling in the sea with the fish and relaxing on the white sandy beaches and drinking cocktails by the beach bar perfect holiday

2  Thank jb103robinson
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean, back to nature area. Water is a turquoise color, sand is cool on your feet. Fish is swimming around you, great for snorkling.

1  Thank rgracia2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

This area is getting overrun and the staff in the roped area basically harass you in the water based on the recommended protections. They are not staff of the parks system. When you enter walk past all the sales people and head south down the...More

2  Thank honest_pen
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28 August 2017|
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Response from J Brian I | Reviewed this property |
Yes if you can make your way back to Akumal Bay (you may have to pay for parking), but yes you can rent palapa's and/or beach chairs & towels, which comes with bracelets to show you belong for the day on the private beach... More
14 July 2017|
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Response from Wbgb | Reviewed this property |
Collectivo runs up and down the highway one would have about 1/2 mile walk to the beach
12 July 2017|
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Response from jakeshep90 | Reviewed this property |
We went there about midday and we found loads and we got told when we was there that only spend about 2-3 minutes watching 1 turtle as they need to surface 😀