2 days in Akumal & Playa del Carmen Itinerary

2 days in Akumal & Playa del Carmen Itinerary

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2 days in Akumal & Playa del Carmen Itinerary

Start: Tulum
Drive:  30​min
1
Akumal
— Few hours
bus:  45​min
2
Playa del Carmen
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
End: Isla Mujeres

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Akumal

Akumal ©
The heart of Mexico's Riviera Maya, small but busy beach town of Akumal represents one of the world's premier diving locations.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take in the exciting artwork at Galeria Lamanai and then stroll through Akumal Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Akumal route planning site .

Tulum to Akumal is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus. August in Akumal sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Playa del Carmen.

Things to do in Akumal

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Akumal Beach ©
Akumal Beach
Galeria Lamanai ©
Galeria Lamanai

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Playa del Carmen

The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): stop by El Jaguar Dorado and then explore the world behind art at 3D Museum of Wonders.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Playa del Carmen vacation maker website .

Traveling by car from Akumal to Playa del Carmen takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Playa del Carmen can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Shark Diving
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Shark Diving
Chikin Ha ©
Chikin Ha
3D Museum of Wonders ©
3D Museum of Wonders

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