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:

Villa Fantasea

Villa Fantasea, Akumal rental home, Punta Sur, Riviera Maya
40% Discount on Christmas Week! The newly-built oceanfront Villa Fantasea comes with a private elevator, a lap pool and 6 suites with balconies, A/C and WiFi. Nestled 2 km from Akumal, it boasts...
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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 Dos Palmas

Akumal Homes: Casa Dos Palmas vacation rental home,Mexico
This 3,200 sq.ft. vacation villa in north Akumal has 4 bedrooms w/ AC, swimming pool w/ Jacuzzi, 2 sun decks, a rooftop ocean view deck, full kitchen, dining room & bedroom Caribbean view...
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U Nah Kin Condominiums

U Nah Kin Aventuras Akumal condominiums, vacation rentals, Riviera Maya
Fall 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 beach....
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Casa de Cielo

This 5,000 sq. ft. luxury beach front villa has central air conditioning, 4 bedrooms, an ocean side swimming pool, Satellite TV/ VCR, full kitchen, living room, BBQ grill, a sandy beach in front and...
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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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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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Las Casitas

Las Casitas, Akumal condos, vacation rentals, Akumal bay Riviera Maya
Welcome to the ONLY beachfront condos on Akumal Bay. They have been here for years, excellently maintained, each with 2 bedrooms, sea side/garden courtyard patios and private beach area on the north...
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