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:

Villa Margarita

Nestled on the white coral sand of Jade Bay, this luxurious four bedroom beach home is the perfect getaway for large families or several couples traveling together. This villa has over 3,000 sq....
Take Me


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,...
Take Me

Casa del Sol Naciente

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...
Take Me

Villa los Primos

It’s elegant. It’s uncluttered. And it’s truly grand, featuring over 5,000 square feet of living space, 5 lovely air conditioned bedrooms and unparalleled views of South Akumal beach. Enjoy...
Take Me

Akumal Bay Beach & Wellness Resort

This family-oriented Akumal Bay Beach is now the Akumal Bay Beach & Wellness Resort offers 234 junior suites with private balconies, jacuzzis and great ocean views. All-inclusive amenities...
Take Me

Villa Nicte Ha

This beautiful oceanfront villa has a sea side pool, 3 bedrooms with air conditioning, patios, sunken living room, full kitchen & dining area. Plus a rooftop sundeck for entertaining. Featured...
Take Me

Esprit del Mar

Esprit del Mar, Akumal rental home, Punta Sur, Riviera Maya
Villa Esprit del Mar with its 5 bedrooms, 5.5 bathrooms, private oceanfront pool, Jacuzzi, and an interior décor belonging on a magazine cover, makes a chic getaway for up to 17 people. Add prime...
Take Me

Casa del Sol

Casa del Sol, Akumal vacation rental house, Yal Ku lagoon
Right on lovely Yalku Lagoon with 5 air conditioned bedrooms, pool, large furnished patio and 2nd floor living room w/ balcony, 2 kitchens. Perfect for large families and groups. Pavilion on the...
Take Me
See All Properties

Explore Your Next Trip...

I Want...

Departing from

Going to

Start Date

Return Date

Who's Going...

Give Me the Details