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 vacation spots:

Las Casitas

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Welcome to the ONLY beachfront condos on Akumal Bay. They have been here for years, excellently maintained, each with 2 bedrooms, sea side/garden courtyard patios and private beach area on the north...
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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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Casa de los Suenos

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Located on the ocean inlet to Yalku Lagoon this lovely villa has a great view, with 3 air conditioned bedrooms, an ocean side swimming pool, living room, dining area, kitchen, pool patio w/ grill and...
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Akumal Beach Resort

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All of the Akumal Beach Resort rooms are air-conditioned. Each features an en-suite bathroom, a king-size bed (or 2 double beds), cable TV, a ceiling fan, a safe deposit box and a private terrace....
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Villa Ka Kuxta

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This 5,000 sq. ft. deluxe Spanish colonial style beach front villa with guest house has central AC, swimming pool, 4 bedrooms , 2 full kitchens, 2 living rooms, TV/DVD, stereo, rooftop deck w/ wet...
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Casa de las Conchas

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Here's a luxury beach house with central AC, pool, 4 bedrooms (2 which have their own kitchen & living room) master bedroom with Jacuzzi in master bath, full kitchen, living room, TV, VCR, CD,...
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Casa Balam Ek

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This oceanfront house has pool and AC plus a guesthouse for larger groups if needed. It faces Half Moon Bay from its south shore and is convenient to both central and north Akumal. The main house...
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Casa Salvaje

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This beach house is a great value with 4 air conditioned bedrooms, 2 guest house casitas, beach pool, fantastic location on Aventuras Akumal beach, cookout area with gas grill, full kitchen, living...
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