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:

Villas Maya Bungalows

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Barefoot-luxury on a budget? Check out these air-conditioned rooms, equipped with full bathrooms, comfortable beds, ceiling fans, free Wi-Fi and compact refrigerators. Walk 2 minutes to the powdery...
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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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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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Villa Nicte Ha

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30% off Summer dates. This beautiful oceanfront villa has a sea side pool, 3 bedrooms with air conditioning, patios, sunken living room, full kitchen & dining area. Plus a rooftop sundeck for...
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Cannon House

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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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Club Akumal Caribe Hotel

Club Akumal Caribe Hotel, Riviera Maya vacation rentals
A Snorkeler’s and sun worshipper’s paradise, this Akumal hotel offers oceanfront hotel rooms and bungalows with AC, a private bathroom (great water pressure), a small fridge, a safe and either 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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La Joya

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Right on Half Moon Bay beach, these condos are a great value. Take your choice of either 1 or 2 bedrooms w/ AC, kitchen, living room, etc. Each condo has a view of the sea from a patio or balcony. 3...
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