Akumal Beach, Akumal

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#1 of 1,122 in Parks in Mexico
Swim with adorable sea turtles at Akumal Beach, located in a small town that serves as a welcome relief from the overcrowded Cancun and Playa del Carmen. Home to just over 1,000 residents, the town provides plenty of tourist-oriented amenities, while several outfits operating on the beach itself offer snorkeling gear for rent and guided experiences for novice turtle enthusiasts. Simple shacks scattered across the long beach sell snacks, fish specialties, and cold drinks. The optimal time to see the beach's reptilian residents is between May and November, when the turtles come ashore and lay their eggs. Plan to see Akumal Beach and other attractions that appeal to you using our Akumal trip maker app .
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  • They Create various difficulties to enter without paying, absurd. A pity even as the beaches should always have a public access
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  • Snorkeling is good, loads of fish to see in shallow water. Easily accessible, very little weeds and fairly clear water in some areas. Family friendly,  more »
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