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Address: Akumal, Mexico
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Turtles, Snorkeling, and Cenotes Adventure in Akumal

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Swimming with the turtles!

We took a taxi from the resort to the beach. Don't bother to pay someone to snorkel with the turtles because you can do it for free. The beach is public. We saw huge turtles... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
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St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took a taxi from the resort to the beach. Don't bother to pay someone to snorkel with the turtles because you can do it for free. The beach is public. We saw huge turtles. The kids had a blast. It was quite the experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We've stayed here about 5 times and the other 3 all since 2005. We are never disappointed and it feels like we return "home"! Great staff including the cleaning ladies who work hard! Great resort, food, room, etc. I would like the front desk of these 4 resorts be able to identify return customers when we check in for a... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I felt a very long review with pics under this heading. Great for couples, middle aged adults, those seeking a quiet relaxed Mexican holiday. 7th visit there Nov 2016

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Drive all the way into the Akumal dive shop to park and rent your snorkel gear and then get in the water and find the sea turtles!

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Thank mattcoats
Sandwich, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The beach itself is nice, but it seems the beach has been discovered. When we arrived at 9am we had the beach to ourselves. By 1:00 we were surrounded by hundreds of people. Blanket to blanket. People stepping over us to get to the water. Was not relaxing at all. If you want to relax not the place. If you... More 

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Thank codkids
Toronto
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The beaches in Akumal are weedy and very rocky. I wouldn't come back for this reason. Having said that and only 30 minutes away in Playa del Carmen I loved the beaches.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Yes the guides are very friendly and do inform you of the regulations. However they tell you that you must always wear a life vest and pay $50usd pp for a tour guide to swim out to where the turtles are. If you walk further along the beach (right side) where the resorts are, you are free to snorkel at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This beach is beautiful me and my family loved swimming in the sea the water is crystel clear and so warm

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

great beach to see sea turtles had restraunts and a lot of shops and venders to rent gear from to go out in the water. Bad thing is you have to rent or bring a life jacket to go out were the turtles are

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Clean with shallow waters and wave breakers! Deepest point just over your waistline. Everything is cleaned out and there is only sand on the ocean floor. I guess it would be good for kids.

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