A beautiful area focused on conservation and protection of the reef living and growing right below the surface.
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We had arrived at this beach by local transport. Firstly you can’t use flippers and you MUST wear a life vest in the water. This is to help preserve the coral reef and the sea life. The beach is beautiful. I suggest getting here first...More
We went there to just go snorkeling from the beach. After paying for parking we were told we needed to book a tour (expensive!), wear life jackets and only snorkel in a restricted area (a short half a circle). Not sure what to believe from...More
Wonderfully protected are of the reef to see all sorts of sea creatures and especially turtles feeding on the sea grass. A note those who snorkel...short fins only cause long ones can cause damage to the coral and such.
Easy to get parking, 50 pesos. Ignore the guys chatting with you about requirements for life vests. You don’t need them, we had them. Entrance to the beach is free, it seemed like a guy trying to sell stuff when we walked over but was...More
Me and my boyfriend visited Akumal beach during our recent visit to Mexico. Prior to arrival I’d already done a bit of research as to what to see and do around the area and for an inexpensive day out this was the place. Initially coming...More
Wonderful beach. Soft white sand and patrolled by lifeguards. Hotel security on hand. Scuba diving and snorkelling on the doorstep.
The beaches here in Akumel are beautiful. Sandy, yes. Littered with shards of broken coral, yes! Bring your water shoes. This is the only way to enjoy the beach. Also, the beach is very shallow for meters. Useless swimming area. Do not know why there's...More