Yal-ku Lagoon, Akumal

3.7
Water Body · Nature / Park
Snorkel clear calm waters in search of incredible marine life at Yal-ku Lagoon. Explore a beautiful coastal environment with an unusual underwater topography, showcasing exciting small caves and canyons that could harbor seemingly anything, from sea turtles to parrotfish. If you're new to snorkeling or have younger children, this makes the a perfect environment to learn, thanks to calm waters and depths not exceeding 4.5 m (15 ft). Be sure to bring your own snorkel, water, snacks and sun block, as you won't find any amenities onsite. A visit to Yal-ku Lagoon represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Akumal attractions planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Great snorkeling with tons of colorful fish. For the adventurous, you can swim out to the ocean and see larger marine life  more »
  • The fresh water of an open cenote feeding into salt water created a unique lagoon experience. The water is brackish(unclear) in spots but the protected lagoon created a neat atmosphere.  more »

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