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Address: Akumal, Mexico
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Turtles, Snorkeling, and Cenotes Adventure in Akumal

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The beach was very nice. Not to long, not to small. Very beautiful and the big plus was being able to snorkel with sea turtles naturally.

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Junction City, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The beach was very nice. Not to long, not to small. Very beautiful and the big plus was being able to snorkel with sea turtles naturally.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Akumal harbour is famous for its turtles. To try and protect the turtles from inconsiderate tourists, they have implemented a requirement that you wear a life jacket. I think that this is to stop people from diving down at the turtles.

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Edmonton, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

they want to protect turtles, then they need to have less tours in a day , you can't use flippers anymore and must wear a life jacket, which we just rented for 5 dollars at the dive shop on the beach , I don't mind the rules, just wish the locals also had to follow them

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Swimming with the turtles at Akumal Bay was the highlight of our holiday! All of the info below applied when we visited on 13th Jan 2017. Do I need a guide? No! Ignore anyone trying to sell you a tour, you are not required to go on a tour and can still see the turtles without going on a tour.... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We rented life jackets and went out with our own snorkel gear. Lots of turtles and stingrays. Beauty

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

White, sandy beach with a sea full of turtles, barracudas and Rays. The beach immediately next to Akumal village has bars, shops and a dive center close by. As you walk down the beach (south) you come across several all inclusive hotels but the beach (as all beaches in Mexico) is fully accessible to the public. Seaweed is cleared early... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were there for two weeks in September at a hotel ten mins drive away we visited Akumal beach few times,it's a beautiful beach with amazing snorkelling we took a lilo to lie on as there's no sunloungers recommend doing that plenty of places to eat and a few shops would love to go back maybe one day absolutely beautiful

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went almost everyday alot of fish clean and no public visitors realy which was nice not to be harrassed by vendors.!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Clean beach with blue, turquoise, crystal clear water. Swim out to snorkel over the Metro American Reef. Turtles, stingray and barracuda are among fish to be seen.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ignore the people yelling at you on the road and the people in the dive shop that say you have to pay a tour operator. We snorkeled twice and didn't use one either time. Early or late in the day is best for less people. Enjoyed seeing turtles and a sting ray in the grassy areas and lots of fish... More 

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