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 vacation spots:

Casa Coral

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Deluxe 2 & 3 bedroom condominiums on Jade bay! Just completed in 2012, these condos are luxurious with awesome Caribbean views, Jacuzzis, private swimming pools, top notch interiors, kayaks for...
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Jade Moon Villas

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Enjoy a gem, Ruby Moon, 4 bedroom condo on Jade Bay, Akumal, with central AC, kitchen, living/dining room, etc. Terrace and balconies. Courtyard swimming pool with party palapa.
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Crystal Azul

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Economical 1 bedroom air conditioned condo with a king bed, sleeper sofa, full kitchen, partial ocean view. Located in North Akumal across the street from Half Moon Bay. Convenient to shopping,...
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Casa Iguana

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Actually 2 houses, not 1, great for families and groups. There's 2 air conditioned bedrooms in each house plus additional bedding, oceanfront swimming pool, shade palapa, exterior patios/terraces,...
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Yal Ku Cai

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Yal Ku Cai condos are on the north point of Akumal's Half Moon Bay, with a panoramic view of the Caribbean. Each condo has 2 air conditioned bedrooms, full kitchen, living room with ocean side...
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Villa Las Vigas

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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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Villa Dos Jaguares

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This is a contemporary beach villa, all in dazzling white with grey marble floors. Enjoy central AC, 5 spacious bedrooms, full kitchen, living room, garden courtyard, terraces, beach patio and...
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Casa Magica

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This deluxe 4 bedroom beach front villa does have magic! With warm earth tones, quality furnishings, a seaside pool, BBQ, lovely Caribbean view and a sandy beach. Enjoy central AC, Jacuzzi, Satellite...
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