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Half Moon Bay

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Address: Akumal, Mexico

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Visit La Bueno Vida

Wonderful restaurant on the beach at half moon bay. The collectivo takes you to Akumal beach for a couple of dollars. We pay them a visit every time, great food on the beach. They... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
stephenfinn06
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Ayr, United Kingdom
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Ayr, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful restaurant on the beach at half moon bay. The collectivo takes you to Akumal beach for a couple of dollars. We pay them a visit every time, great food on the beach. They have hammocks and little tree houses you can climb up and they put your beers in a bucket on a rope and you just pull them... More 

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Groton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in a 2 bedroom 2 bath condo on the ground floor literally 60 feet from the ocean. Located in the middle of the Half Moon Bay, close to 2 very nice restaurants " La Lunita and La Buena Vida" (both with .25 of mile). Many more restaurants with in 1 mile, along with many small stores (with beer,wine,booze,... More 

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Laredo, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed sitting watching the snorkelers on the reef and the waves gently rolling in on this beautiful beach. We spent three nights at La Buena Vida restaurant on this bay and it was lovely.

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British Columbia, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 2 wks in a condo here and loved the uncrowded beaches, restaurants, and snorkelling. Water shoes are recommended but not necessary on calm days. Water is shallow and there is so much to see beneath the surface. Great variety of fish and interesting coral gardens. Close to all the action, but far enough away to feel like you've... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must see place. Swam with turtles and rays up close and personal. Be sure to bring a waterproof camera!!!

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Alma, Nebraska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went diving with a guide, saw fish, turtles and stingrays, had children with us adults. they keep up easily and had a great time snorkeling,, very touristy

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Edson, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just got back from a 2 week vacation on Half Moon Bay. We had a large group and stayed in a house and condo. The house was just south of La Buena Vida, and pretty much at the end of the beach. We didn't have much of a beach at our house but it was only a hop skip... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Half Moon Bay is a quiet, beautiful beach north of Akumal Beach. The bay is great for snorkeling - note that water shoes are necessary to protect feet from the coral/rocks. The water is shallow, the sand is white and fine, and the crowds are non-existent. This is a peaceful, quiet spot with very few people sharing the beach and... More 

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Wasilla, Alaska
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We seen a lot of corals plant life and fish. Be careful if the wind is blowing outward, you can get caught in some current. Nothing we were not able to swim out of. It is a bit shallow to enter I would recommend a rashgaurd shirt because of this.

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Wheaton Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Half Moon Bay is a lovely area to relax and read books on the beach. The surf was rough and it is rocky when you enter the water so you need water shoes if your feet are tender. We did not attempt to snorkel here as the surf was rough and we did not want to get pushed onto rocks... More 

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