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:

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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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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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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Casa Maya

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Economical 1 bedroom beach cottage bungalow on Half Moon Bay's north rim. Ocean view master bedroom w/ AC, 1 king. Full kitchen, beach front patio, grill. Living room with sofa bed (double). Sleeps 3...
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Akumal Breakers

Akumal Breakers: South Akumal vacation rental home, Riviera Maya, Mexico
Enjoy this luxurious beach home in tranquil South Akumal, with 4 air conditioned bedrooms, a beach front pool, Satellite TV, Vonage line, WiFi Internet, 2 kayaks and much more. Great for families...
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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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U Nah Kin Condominiums

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Summer Special!!! Enjoy these 1 & 2 beach front bedroom condos with AC, full kitchens, spacious living rooms, Sat TV, DVD & Wifi. All units have king beds and patios or balconies on the...
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Casa Aurora

Casa Aurora: Akumal vacation rental home, Yal ku lagoon, Riviera Maya, Mexico
Enjoy spectacular sun rises and sea views from this 3200 sq.ft. oceanfront house on Yal ku lagoon inlet w/ pool, central AC and guest house. 3 bedrooms are in the main house and 1 in the guesthouse,...
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