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“Good for snorkeling, but very crowded and loud”
Review of Yal-ku Lagoon

Yal-ku Lagoon
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US$95.00*
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Caribbean Sea and Cenote Snorkeling Adventure from Tulum
Ranked #6 of 27 things to do in Akumal
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Owner description: Although the brackish water in this lagoon makes visibility difficult, there are still lots of fish and underwater caverns to explore by snorkeling or diving.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
Moscow, Russia
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59 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Good for snorkeling, but very crowded and loud”
Reviewed 22 June 2014

We visited Akumal in June, when it was heavily raining. Waves were high and there was almost no fish in the sea, so instead of swimming in Caribbean sea we decided to go snorkeling to Yal-ku lagoon. We arrived at 9:30am, and it was really nice there: quiet, lots of fish... In 30min, crowds of other visitors arrived and honestly they were so disturbing! they were laughing and talking loudly... good that it almost did not influence the fish. But it became really uncomfortable to swim around

Visited June 2014
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“Family Fun”
Reviewed 22 June 2014

This is the place to bring children and those who are not experienced snorkelers.....a fun place to observe various types of sea live.....

Visited January 2014
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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“Great fun for kids and adults”
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Our family of 5 had never snorkeled before, and this was a perfect intro. The water is cool and calm and the setting so beautiful. We rented a palapa, which came with your own steps into the water, which was nice. Our young teens loved this experience, and so did the adults!

Visited June 2014
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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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“Beautiful grounds”
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Loved the area surrounding the lagoon, mayan statues throughout the area, wonderful rock formations in the lagoon, great place to snorkel for first time.

Visited June 2014
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“Best lagoon in Yucatan ”
Reviewed 17 June 2014 via mobile

Lagoon is not that kind of "Disney resort" like Xel-Ha. Nature is amazing! Saw more fishes than in two other snorkeling day trips. Very nice and calm place to relax. 14$ entrance fee- it is worth!!!

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