About Barbara A
Lives in Playa del Carmen, Mexico
Since Apr 2015
18-24 year old female
In love with travelling, enjoying the very essence of wherever ago and discover everything about the culture, folklore and traditions there may be. The caribbean has my heart, but home is wherever mother nature and us are.
Fishing Charters & Tours, Boat Tours, Scuba & Snorkeling
Bodies of Water, Reefs
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bodies of Water, Beaches
Caverns & Caves, Bodies of Water
Caverns & Caves
Other Outdoor Activities
Other Outdoor Activities
Swim with Dolphins
Every staff member at Akumal Dive Shop is incredibly professional, prepared, patient, and ready to make you feel safe and happy on any adventure — whether you're diving in caves and caverns, or among shipwrecks. In addition to diving excursions, the shop offers a variety of activities such as fishing, sailing, snorkeling, and visits to archaeological sites.
Yal-ku Lagoon is a nice spot for some snorkeling. Whether you rent the equipment by the bay or bring your own, you can explore the area at your own pace and for as long as you want!
Akumal is known for the majestic sea turtles that inhabit the area, and a turtle snorkeling trip is a great way to learn about and see them. A variety of tour companies offer excursions, and all offer knowledgeable guides and specialists who will share tons of information. Then, you can snorkel along with these incredible creatures, following their feeding routes.
Snorkeling in Half Moon Bay, you might see stingrays, different varieties of fish, and, of course, Akumal's famous turtles swimming among the beautiful coral.
Exploring the beautiful caves and cenotes (sinkholes) of Aktun Chenwill help you understand why these wonders are so important to the culture and folklore of the region. Enjoy the display of rock formations and the cool crystal waters that are characteristic of these gorgeous places.
Let this beautiful cavern take your breath away. Each rock formation, each echo, mixed with the silence and the cool water make this natural nook the perfect surreal escape.
You can spend all day at Akumal Bay and never tire of that lovely sea view! There are different places to purchase activities, or you can just wander around until you find a spot to set down your towel, have a nice cold drink, and watch the world go by.
Xunaan-Ha might be small, but it still has a charm of its own that lures visitors into its peaceful water. It's a nice spot for swimming and listening to the sounds of the area's fauna — a very lovely way to be in touch with nature.
It is best to come to Akumal Beach during low season. Then, you'll have most of he beach to yourself and you can hear more clearly that gorgeous lullaby that the waves sing so well. Even if you visit during high season, though, this beach is a stunner.
Dolphins are such wonderful creatures, and being able to interact with them is something quite unique. at Dolphin Discovery, you'll learn about and interact with these incredible animals.