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 Texana

Casa Texana: South Akumal rental house, Mexico
This deluxe beach villa has 4 bedrooms w/ AC, a beach side pool & lots of space inside & out. A rooftop deck has an incredible Caribbean view and there's Satellite TV, CD/stereo, 2 kitchens...
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Casa Alma Rosa

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Casa Alma Rosa is a 4000 square foot villa on the beaches of Jade Bay in Akumal. This villa has a vast amount of indoor and outdoor spaces that makes it feel like a true Caribbean oasis that...
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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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Casa Salvaje

Casa Salvaje, Aventuras Akumal vacation rental home, Riviera Maya
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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Esprit del Mar

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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...
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Casa Cascadas

Casa Cascadas: Akumal rental villa, Akumal Mexico
This deluxe oceanfront villa has 4 air conditioned bedrooms, a swimming pool, full kitchen, living room, several decks and patios, gas grill, rooftop observation deck for stargazing/ sun tanning,...
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Casa Romero

Casa Romero: Akumal villa, Yal ku lagoon, Riviera Maya, Mexico
10% discount for returning guests. The Romero Estate is a historical house of Akumal, the 1st built on Yal ku lagoon, and it has been totally renovated to luxury class. Enjoy pool, AC throughout, 3...
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Casa de Colores

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Great for small or large groups! 3,200 sq.ft. Casa de Colores and its 600 sq.ft., 2-story casita (Casita de Colores) can accommodate, with 5 bedrooms, 5.5 bathroom, pool, AC, deluxe kitchen. Sleeps...
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