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:

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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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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Casa Tranquilidad

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This 2 bedroom condo/house is tucked away in a peaceful garden courtyard setting between Yal ku lagoon and Half Moon Bay in North Akumal. Enjoy the splash pool, AC, WiFi Internet, satellite TV, etc....
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Casa Gauguin

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Amazing oceanfront 5 bedroom villa with 15 foot high ceiling to floor windows. Awesome views of Yal ku lagoon inlet and the Caribbean. Ocean/lagoon front swimming pool, deluxe kitchen, dining room....
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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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Casa Alux

Akumal rental homes: Casa Alux oceanfront rental house Mexico
This 3 bedroom oceanfront house with pool, a wide elevated view out to sea and spacious private grounds. 2 adjoining buildings house the living room, dining area, full kitchen and 3 bedrooms with a...
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Casa Delfin

Casa Delfin: Akumal Mexico home rental, Yal ku Lagoon, Mexico
10% discount for returning guests. Enjoy the luxury of this recently renovated villa with direct access to Yal-Ku lagoon in North Akumal. Designed to accommodate large groups, Casa Delfin provides...
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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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