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 Iguana

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Actually 2 houses, not 1, great for families and groups. There's 2 air conditioned bedrooms in each house plus additional bedding, oceanfront swimming pool, shade palapa, exterior patios/terraces,...
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Villa Palmilla

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20% Discount on 7 day rental! For those who appreciate the fine things, enjoy this spectacular beach front villa with 3 luxurious bedrooms suites. Take in the million-dollar ocean view that opens up...
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Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca, Akumal condos, vacation rentals, Half Moon Bay
The smart layout of these 1, 2 and three bedroom air conditioned condominiums at Playa Blanca makes the maximum out of stunning sea views. It’s truly a bargain to stay at this beautiful beach...
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Zen del Mar

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This villa offers a long list of luxuries. The owners have thought of every detail in creating this amazing custom-built luxury vacation home!, with 5 intimate bedrooms, soaring ceilings, central AC,...
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Organic Yoga

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Organic Yoga is a rustic ecological resort near Akumal, Mexico. Their primary focus is yoga, organic food, reconnecting with your peaceful self, and nature. 4 comfortable air conditioned jungle...
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La Bahia

La Bahia, Akumal condos, Half Moon bay, Riviera Maya
Enjoy middle of the beach nirvana on Half Moon Bay with all air conditioned condos on 3 levels. Each has a ocean terrace or beach patio. 1 or 2 bedrooms available. Near beach bar/restaurants, 3...
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Casa Balam Ek

Casa Balam Ek: Akumal vacation rental home, 4 bedroom, Riviera Maya, Mexico
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 Texoma

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Only $3900 per week - April 20 to June 6, 2015. This deluxe beach villa has 4 air conditioned bedrooms, private terraces, 3.5 bathrooms, 2 kitchens, 2 living rooms, lots of furnished spaces inside...
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