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Yal-ku Lagoon

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Calle Acceso Etapa H, Akumal 77776, Mexico
+52 984 875 9065
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Calle Acceso Etapa H, Akumal 77776, Mexico
+52 984 875 9065
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Yal-ku is cool in part because it achieves both the still tranquility of a lagoon and the wildness of the ocean--the two bodies of water connect and you're free to swim around as you please! There are a ton of fish in the lagoon section...More

1  Thank Meghan B
Reviewed 9 September 2017

We went 7 years ago and it was much quieter. There were quite a few tour groups that weren't the most respectful but it is still fairly natural and low key with some limited parking.

Thank honest_pen
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Spent a couple hrs here with friends snorkling and loved it. $250peso to get in and if ya need it they rent all the gear. Had our own. Lots of fish. We swam all the way from the start to the ocean. One thing i...More

Thank masonjar62
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Our family got there at 1pm after lunch thinking there wasn't much to do. But when we got there it was a lot bigger than we thought. We swam with turtles and tons of fishes. We found the area closest to the inlet was the...More

Thank Mr_HLee
Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

We hired a driver & bus to take us around on the Mainland while staying in Cozumel. We rode the ferry from Cozumel to Playa del Carmen and then met our driver. We first went to Tulum ( separate review) and because we knew it...More

Thank JohnGlover481
Reviewed 4 September 2017

You'll feel like you've stepped back in time to a lost lagoon. Surrounded by lush landscape, this peaceful place is a spot where the ocean water meets fresh water. Perfect for snorkeling.

Thank Teresa W
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We loved the Lagoon! It was about MXP 500 for entry for the two of us, and they had good quality snorkel gear to rent. Staff were friendly, and although it was raining lightly we still went and enjoyed. Lovely fish, interesting to experience the...More

Thank NorthK1954
Reviewed 29 August 2017

I came here as part of a tour with a different company. When we arrived our tour guide asked one of the employees if it is safe to leave our clothes near the entrance of the lagoon and was told it would be fine. Me...More

2  Thank ekoshul
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We had a great afternoon here there were lots of fish to look. It was easy to find. It does get crowded with tours, earlier in the morning is better time. Definitely an experience not to be missed

Thank tpett
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful lagoon with lots of fish and knowledgeable tour guides. A strange thing to see the Oily Texter in the water of salt water and freshwater mixing together. The water was very cold in June. It was fun to get out and see something different....More

Thank Betsy M
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Jeannie D
19 July 2017|
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Response from BerZero | Reviewed this property |
Hi, It closes at 5 pm
12 July 2017|
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Response from Patrice G | Reviewed this property |
The other cenote we visited was at Ek Balam outside of Vallodolid which I can recommend as well. Be sure the visit these ruins!! Beautiful and not crowded!!
28 May 2017|
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Response from Lisa P | Reviewed this property |
We went during the last week in April and it was a Wednesday. It was not busy at all!