Akumal – The Place of the Turtles

A Secret Getaway

Akumal is only discovered by those in search of adventure. After your first visit you will find that you will return again and again. Why? Akumal has “Magic”,what we refer to as tropical therapy for the soul! Akumal is off the beaten track enough to provide quiet beaches yet a social experience where you can swap stories with other vacationers. We call it home, vistors think of it as home.

The town of Akumal and Akumal beaches

Akumal is a small community with sandy white beaches, swaying palms, sun, surf, and a feeling of paradise. This gem of the Caribbean has 3 beautiful bays—Half Moon Bay, greater Akumal Bay and Aventuras Akumal Bay. All of the bays are great for snorkeling, kayaking and swimming. Yal-ku Lagoon is where a fresh water system leads out to the ocean, mixing fresh and salt water. The calm waters of Yal-ku Lagoon provides more great snorkeling. The beaches are wide, the waters are calm and people are friendly. To round off the vacation experience in Akumal, you will find many services that make your stay easier. Restaurants, gift shops, dive shops, grocery stores, fun beach bars at the Lol-ha and La Buena Vida, and much more make your stay fun, social and complete.

Just south of Akumal..

Jade Beach, South Akumal, and Aventuras Akumal are just a few minutes south from the town center and main beaches in Akumal. These areas are considered part of the greater Akumal area. Combined, Akumal offers vacationers a variety of beautiful beaches and tourist services, plus a selection of beach front hotels, condos and luxury villas for your full dose of paradise on the Caribbean.

LocoGringo suggests these great Akumal vacation rentals:

Casa de Cielo

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This 5,000 sq. ft. luxury beach front villa has central air conditioning, 4 bedrooms, an ocean side swimming pool, Satellite TV/ VCR, full kitchen, living room, BBQ grill, a sandy beach in front and...
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Ah Villa

Ah Villa: Beach front villa, South Akumal, Riviera Maya, Mexico
Ah Villa is a perfect vacation rental for those who seek casual elegance and all the modern conveniences of home. Enjoy a large pool with built-in jacuzzi, 4 ocean-side bedrooms, and the sandiest...
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Casa del Sol Naciente

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This beach front house has 7 air conditioned king bedrooms, swimming pool and 4,200 sq. ft. of space. Enjoy a great rooftop deck, beach shade palapa, 2 kayaks, BBQ grill & shaded beach side...
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Playa Blanca Casitas

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These two studio casitas are really nestled just 100 meters off the white sandy beach of Half Moon Bay. They offer the privacy and all the conveniences of your own home. And they ARE a real money...
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La Joya

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Right on Half Moon Bay beach, these condos are a great value. Take your choice of either 1 or 2 bedrooms w/ AC, kitchen, living room, etc. Each condo has a view of the sea from a patio or balcony. 3...
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Valhalla

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Villa Valhalla is a perfect choice for large families who like to vacation together. This 6,900 sq. ft. villa has 6 master bedrooms and plenty of space inside and out for dining, pool sessions,...
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Casitas Tranquilidad

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Two economical casita/apartments on the 2nd and 3rd levels between Yal ku lagoon and Half Moon Bay. Each of these apartments has AC, full kitchen, bedroom with 1 double bed, WiFi Internet. Each...
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Casa Coral

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Deluxe 2 & 3 bedroom condominiums on Jade bay! Just completed in 2012, these condos are luxurious with awesome Caribbean views, Jacuzzis, private swimming pools, top notch interiors, kayaks for...
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