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 Salvaje

Casa Salvaje, Aventuras Akumal rental house, Riviera Maya vacation
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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Casa Kukulcan

Inspired by Mayan architecture, this 5-bedroom oceanfront villa is located just a mile from Akumal. Tall ceilings, chic decor, a 50-foot lap pool, climate-controlled suites, a gourmet kitchen - are...
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Cannon House

This 2nd floor ocean front suite is one of few accommodations actually on Akumal Bay. It has 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, living room, kitchen and AC! Central Akumal's services and magnificent Akumal Bay...
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Ah Villa

Ah Villa: Beach front villa, South Akumal, Riviera Maya, Mexico
Ah Villa is a perfect vacation rental for those who seek casual elegance and all the modern conveniences of home. Enjoy a large pool with built-in jacuzzi, 4 ocean-side bedrooms, and the sandiest...
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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,...
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Villa Turquesa

15% off all 2015 dates. On the north end of South Akumal beach, Villa Turquesa is a duplex beach villa with 5 main house bedrooms, 3 optional guest house bedrooms, central air conditioning, swimming...
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Blue Tang

Blue Tang: Akumal condominium, Yal ku lagoon, Riviera Maya, Mexico
10% discount for returning guests. Excellent for adults traveling together, Blue Tang is actually 2 side-by-side fully equipped condos right on Yal ku lagoon. Each condo has 2 bedrooms and 2.5...
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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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