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 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 Solymar

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40% off weekly rental. Inquire Now! Casa Solymar’s 3 spacious bedrooms and faces the turquoise water of North Akumal. All of the bedroom suites are air-conditioned and come with private sitting...
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Villa Las Vigas

Las Vigas: Akumal vacation rental house, Yal-Ku lagoon
Las Vigas is a lovely oceanfront villa on Yal-ku lagoon inlet. Enjoy 2 bedrooms w/ AC, 2 bathrooms, kitchen, living/dining rooms and spectacular views. Very romantic! Lots of handcarved wood and...
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Casa Caribe

Casa Caribe: North Akumal villas,rental, Akumal Mexico
25% off all stays for all of 2015. This 2 story oceanfront villa in Akumal has 3 air conditioned bedrooms, living room, dining room, full kitchen, two patios. Enclosed grassy yard great for your...
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Casa Serenidad

Casa Serenidad, Akumal condo vacation rental, Yal ku, Riviera Maya
Enjoy this great 2nd floor condo between Yal ku lagoon and Half Moon Bay in North Akumal, Mexico. You will delight in the economical price, gracious hospitality, rooftop view and spacious...
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Organic Yoga

Organic Yoga, Rancho San Martin, Akumal bungalows casitas
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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Playa Blanca Casitas

Playa Blanca, Akumal condos, Half Moon bay, Riviera Maya Mexico
These two studio casitas are really nestled just 100 meters off the white sandy beach of Half Moon Bay. They offer the privacy and all the conveniences of your own home. And they ARE a real money...
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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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