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First Time help

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First Time help

Leaving for Riu Palace in the morning and this will be my first time in Mexico. Could anyone help me out in recommending good places that will take me to snorkel with the turtles, a fishing charter within reason, and any other tidbits would be a great help.

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1. Re: First Time help

Wow, nothing like waiting till the last moment for info.

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2. Re: First Time help

Just take a taxi to Akumal to snorkel with the turtles. Get their early to avoid the hordes of tour groups.

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3. Re: First Time help

Fishing in Akumal is also a great cheap activity

$180 for 3 hours total

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4. Re: First Time help

Any suggestions of which charter in Akumal

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5. Re: First Time help

There is a cooperative of local fisherman

You can pre-book with either Dive shop but most like to fish with Francisco or Luis

Some go through Cuervo Pescadors who will cook your catch but the other 2 nearby restaurants will do the same

Otherwise in Playa, Ivan is highly recommended.

see this thread

tripadvisor.ca/…56987657

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Take THERMO MUGS and high quality SUNSCREEN!

12-16 oz for coffee and 20-34 oz for beer!

Dont skimp on the sunscreen quality.

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