Akumal, meaning “place of turtles” in Mayan, will leave you speechless with its stunning turquoise waters, lush jungle, and white sand beaches.
Akumal is a small town that offers an authentic and laid-back experience, perfect for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. The town is located just 20 minutes south of Playa del Carmen and 30 minutes north of Tulum, making it an easily accessible location for anyone visiting the region.
One of the main attractions in Akumal is the opportunity to Snorkel with sea turtles in their natural habitat. The clear waters of Akumal Bay are home to these gentle creatures, making it the perfect spot to snorkel or dive alongside them. The bay is also filled with colorful fish and coral, providing an underwater paradise for nature enthusiasts.
Akumal is home to Yalku and ocean inlet with amazing rock and coral formations characterized by its quiet and stillness. Home to colorful marine life. Spring waters coming from underground rivers and open cenotes mix with ocean water. You may come across amazing creatures like parrot fish, trunk fish, goatfish, different kind of snappers, blueheads, occasionally ocean turtles and many species more. Experience our Mayan Adventure featuring the two sides of the magic under water world as we will swim in a cavern cenote.
If you’re looking for a bit of adventure, Akumal offers a wide range of activities such as kayaking, paddle boarding, and surfing. The calm waters of Half Moon Bay are perfect for these water activities, making it a great spot for families or beginners.
Akumal also boasts some of the best beachfront restaurants in the region, serving fresh seafood and authentic Mexican cuisine. Don’t miss the opportunity to try the local delicacies, such as ceviche, tacos, and guacamole, all while enjoying stunning ocean views.
For those interested in history and culture, Akumal is surrounded by ancient Mayan ruins, such as Tulum and Coba. These archaeological sites are just a short drive away and offer a glimpse into the fascinating history of the region.
If you’re looking for relaxation and pampering, Akumal has you covered. The town is home to some of the most luxurious resorts and spas in the area, offering everything from yoga classes to beachfront massages. Treat yourself to a day of relaxation and rejuvenation, surrounded by the natural beauty of Akumal.
Overall, Akumal is a paradise that offers something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for adventure, relaxation, or a bit of both, Akumal is the perfect destination to escape and unwind. Come visit us and experience the magic of Akumal for yourself!