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Yal-ku Lagoon

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Calle Acceso Etapa H, Akumal 77776, Mexico
+52 984 875 9065
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  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
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Calle Acceso Etapa H, Akumal 77776, Mexico
+52 984 875 9065
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This place is great for snorkeling for people of any age. The lagoon is slightly off of the ocean and the water is pretty calm. However,some parts are closer to the ocean, so be mindful of the current. Snorkeling here is what it would be...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lagoon was a disappointment to me. The water was "oily" which made everything blurry and there wasn't much to see to begin with. The current was quite strong when I was there and thankfully I'm a good swimmer. There were a few members of...More

Thank kramersmom03
Reviewed 1 week ago

Safe easy snorkeling in beautiful setting. All sorts of fish life. Pay a small charge to the locals maintaining it and enjoy.

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago

The access to Yal-Ku Lagoon was pretty easy, after you just keep driving to the spot where you see the actual parking lot of the lagoon, there are several vendors along the way trying to stop you to offer you their yours, we just kept...More

Thank Alexsander77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The place felt a bit sketchy. You walk across a rickety bridge to get to a set of stairs that you step down into the water. Just two wooden benches to sit on to put on snorkel gear. No shade, no real sense of being...More

Thank teresaa40
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I snorkelled in this lagoon as part of a trip. We were given all equipment necessary. Just before we got in we came across a blue crab in the jungle which we were told was very rare. Whilst we snorkelled we saw a variable punt...More

1  Thank denise h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had fun here but the water was not very clear and it was hard to see all the fish. We ended up staying right around to were the spring water fed into the ocean as it was clearer. But overall nice stay, just don't...More

Thank Lauren S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's not the snorkelling itself that gets the low rating (we didn't even get in the water), it's the company. Having been there before, we thought we had access to other areas with seating and shade by the water. We were told that if we...More

Thank ReneeInMelbourne
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a great couple of hours here before the rain and lightning, the price is up from last year $14 US but they have remodeled the restrooms and have a restaurant also more statues and paths make snorkeling here a must do on your trip,...More

Thank Shaun N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Yal-Ku Lagoon as part of a snorkel tour. I had heard a lot about it over the years but it did not meet my expectations. We snorkeled first to the left of where we entered the water. There were some pretty fish and...More

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Jeannie D
20 July 2017|
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Response from BerZero | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It closes at 5 pm
13 July 2017|
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Response from Patrice G | Reviewed this property |
The other cenote we visited was at Ek Balam outside of Vallodolid which I can recommend as well. Be sure the visit these ruins!! Beautiful and not crowded!!
28 May 2017|
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Response from Lisa P | Reviewed this property |
We went during the last week in April and it was a Wednesday. It was not busy at all!