About Enrique A
Lives in Playa del Carmen
Since Jul 2009
35-49 year old male
Hi there, as you have already noticed I am based at the Mexican Caribbean a beautifull place full of color and life, wonderfull landscapes, beaches and the extraordinary blue caribbean sea, such a paradise... I was born in Mexico City , i used to live in downtown, pretty close to the place in wich the archaeologist Eduardo Matos Moctezuma, found the ruins of the Main Temple of the Aztec Civilization. I am a Story Teller, i always knew it, and when someone listen to my words i feel so glad, because i can bring back to the life the magic of the aztecs, the mayas, the ancient cities that grew up in the middle of the jungle, and i can stil hear the roar of the jaguar, the song of the quetzal and i give a new dimention to the motives of the heroes that created our country and left a legacy that now we call History.
Caverns & Caves
Bodies of Water, Reefs
Bodies of Water, Beaches
Zipline & Aerial Adventure Parks
Gift & Speciality Shops, Art Galleries
Fishing Charters & Tours, Boat Tours, Scuba & Snorkeling
Other Outdoor Activities
Spas, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Gift & Speciality Shops
Café Te Latte is a great choice for a morning coffee and delicious breakfast. Enjoy a delicious affogato and a healthy bowl of fresh fruit while you gaze out at the sea. The prices are great here given the excellent quality, great service, large portions, and beach views.
After breakfast, grab a colectivo or a cab and head to Santa Cruz, where a beautiful, lush jungle awaits you. The sounds of nature echo through the caves and caverns while you swim in the cool, crystal clear waters. Cenotes (or natural pools in caves) are an important aspect of local folklore and the balance of nature — one glimpse at Santa Cruz and you'll understand why!
Heading back to Akumal, stop for a break at this gorgeous beach, where you can relax on the sand or explore the warm waters. There are several dive shops around where you can rent snorkeling equipment, take a diving tour, or even rent a kayak.
After a day in the sun, a nice meal is in order. La Cueva del Pescador serves up excellent food, from delicious guacamole to fresh ceviche
Yal-ku is a great place to spend a lazy afternoon after a delicious lunch. Take a walk around, dip your feet in the lagoon, or take a little swim. Later, you can enjoy a drink or two at the restaurant.
After a swim at Yal-ku, Half Moon Bay is a stunning place to enjoy a beautiful sunset over the sea. Take a stroll along the beach and then settle in to watch the show!
Situated on Half Moon Bay, La Lunita is a perfect place to close your first day. The petite, cozy restaurant offers an excellent vibe, incredible views, amazing food, and great service.
Mornings at Turtle Bay are a marvelous thing. You can enjoy tasty chilaquiles or pancakes with fresh banana just a few steps from the beach.
With incredible caverns and lush jungle, Aktun Chen is a stunning natural park. Here, you can get the adrenaline pumping with a morning zipline adventure and then relaze in the cool, crystal clear waters of the cenote.
If you're in need of some pampering, Budha Gardens Spa is just the place for you. The peaceful oasis offers a wonderful array of treatments and massages along with a Zen atmosphere that will put you completely at ease.
Galeria Lamanai sells a variety of souvenirs, artwork, and handmade jewelry, all with a distinctive Mexican folk style. Take a piece of the Caribbean away to impress everyone back home.
El Comal is a must if you want a taste of local cuisine. It's hard to beat the restaurant's 'antojitos' (snacks) such as turkey tamales, cochinita pibil tortas (slow-roasted pork sandwiches), and quesadillas with requesón cheese and chorizo — all perfect flavors and spice up your morning!
Right after breakfast, visit the Akumal Dive Shop, where expert divers wait to take you on an adventure. You can take a certification course, rent diving equipment, or head out on an organized dive.
If you feel like exploring a bit more of your surroundings, Xunaan-Ha is a great spot to do so. Surrounded by lush jungle and the beautiful sounds of nature, you can take a swim in fresh waters and then relax in the sun.
For lunch at Lol-Ha, you'll find a wide variety of dishes along with tasty beers and margaritas. The beautiful sea views complete the scene.
At TAO Wellness Center, you can choose from various classes, treatments, and activities to make your evening a very pleasant one. Since it is your last day in this beautiful place, why not take a meditation class, followed by some time in the temazcal, and then wrap it up with a delicious body treatment and extensive massage?
After all that pampering is over, head to this unique boutique, where you'll find a great selection of precious items, including lovely souvenirs to take back home and fine clothing to dress up for tonight's dinner.
At Buena Vida you'll find a great vibe and top cuisine, with a gorgeous views to make everything more special. There are lots of dishes to choose from, and a delicious cocktail while you watch the sunset is a wonderful way to wrap up your stay in Akumal.