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Akumal Beach

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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (671 reviews)
“sea turtles” (912 reviews)
“fish” (1,190 reviews)
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Akumal, Mexico
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"beautiful beach"
in 671 reviews
"sea turtles"
in 912 reviews
"fish"
in 1,190 reviews
"public beach"
in 213 reviews
"snorkel gear"
in 299 reviews
"white sand"
in 159 reviews
"life jackets"
in 271 reviews
"dive shop"
in 325 reviews
"huge turtles"
in 74 reviews
"great snorkeling"
in 107 reviews
"sting ray"
in 144 reviews
"clear water"
in 86 reviews
"playa del carmen"
in 191 reviews
"collectivo"
in 385 reviews
"buoys"
in 104 reviews
"pesos"
in 403 reviews
"shore"
in 293 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday

The beautiful beach could easily get 5 stars as could the turtles I saw in the water, the people who "run" this place are a disgrace. All they seem to do is put each other's businesses down and not work to promote tourism as all....More

Thank nzfoodlover
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We didn’t pay for access to the beach as we had a fishing trip booked through Akumal Dive Shop so we entered from there after our trip. They gave us wristbands and allowed us to use a locker while we were snorkeling. We chose not...More

Thank Trinda J
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Reviewed yesterday

You need to purchase tickets to come to this beach, which means that it's quiet and well-maintained. Relax or go snorkeling. Either way you can't lose!

Thank mikeh141
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Parking fees and now an entrance fee to the beach?? Really? Dirty lots of seaweed and big fire ants all over. What made it worse is the corrupt city’s public servers and Akumal Caribe hotel buying beach access. In Mexico ALL BEACHES are a patrimony...More

Thank JaviDastager
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We have been to Akumal many times and the Akumal beach area has always been a great place to hang for the day. Not any more! It’s now fenced off so if you are staying in one of the vacation homes you must hike in...More

Thank ColoradoCarolyn
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited Akumel Bay Beach and Wellness Resort and while there we were entertained on the beach by Abel the Orchestra Man! Carrying a one-man-band musical show he entertained with fun rhythmic Mexican music as he moved among us all! Bring a little tip along and...More

Thank Tracey S
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It's a beach, nothing much to say about it. It's nice sand, white, soft, maybe you could find somebody to rent you a sailboat since the hotel wouldn't.

Thank dweissmedic
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came here only to chill on the beach in the afternoon, before entering we wanted to see the beach first but they don’t let it. We payed the entrance and inside it was totally terrible. Dirty shore, awful restaurant and no seabeds, no parking...More

1  Thank Yosun Ö
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I went some years ago when it was a real paradise. Now there are ugly buildings at a few meters from the beach... why did they allow this? The beach is stil beautiful and you can still see turtles but I bet they will find...More

2  Thank Auretta84
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful beach with wonderful vibes. I did 2 separate tours last year. One with a local and one with a large tour group. Both were great. I don’t recommend small children doing the snorkelling, you go out pretty far.

Thank Kimberly P
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Michele H
17 March 2018|
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Response from maureen B | Reviewed this property |
If you are talking about at the beach then I guess anything at your own risk. Some resorts have lifeguards. If you are talking about hotel pools I guess every hotel has its own rules.
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noel22_10
17 March 2018|
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Response from philp246 | Reviewed this property |
Zoetry does focus on these subjects and will be your best choice. Secrets Akumal has yoga but no meditation. Both resorts are great. If you go to Secrets Akumal ask to meet Erik Rodriquez the Sous Chef a wonderful person.
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Colin J
16 March 2018|
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Response from WingWomanAdventures | Reviewed this property |
If we had listened to the guys at the main gate, it was 700 pesos (they claimed you HAD to have a guide and a life jacket which is an untruth and just a scam). At the beach they have official entrance gates where you need to... More
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