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Relaxing Akumal awaits: its snorkeling, beaches, ruins, and more!

Amazing beaches, ancient ruins, and top sights from Akumal Beach to Riviera Maya Golf Club—discover Akumal, a relaxing destination.

Top Hotels in Akumal

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Bahia Principe Luxury Akumal - All Inclusive
Bahia Principe Luxury Akumal - All Inclusive
4 out of 5
Carretera Chetumal - Cancún, Km 250, Akumal, QROO
The price is $166 per night

Nestled on the beach, this Akumal property is within 1 mi (2 km) of Aktun Chen and Riviera Maya Golf Club. Akumal Beach is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) away.

4.2/5Excellent! (628 reviews)

"clean , stuff is friendly. nice pools. overall is good hotel."…"

Reviewed on Aug 3, 2020

Bahia Principe Luxury Akumal - All Inclusive
Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya
Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya
4.5 out of 5
Carretera Federal 307, km 254 600, Pueblo de Akumal, Akumal, QROO
The price is $240 per night

Located in Akumal, this beachfront resort is next to a golf course and within 3 mi (5 km) of Akumal Beach, Yal-ku Lagoon, and Aktun Chen. Xel-Há Park and Dos ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (470 reviews)

"Amazing, didn’t want to leave. Everyone knows your name and orders by the end of your trip. Staff was awesome, everything was clean, they ensured your safety. Only negative thing is I wish there were more signs around the property to help navigation. Otherwise, best resort ever!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 30, 2020

Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya
Akumal Bay Beach & Wellness Resort - All Inclusive
Akumal Bay Beach & Wellness Resort - All Inclusive
4 out of 5
Km 104 Carr. Cancun-Chetumal, Akumal, QROO
The price is $350 per night

Nestled on the beach, this Akumal property is within 1 mi (2 km) of Hekab Be Biblioteca and Akumal Beach. Half Moon Bay and Riviera Maya Golf Club are also within ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (716 reviews)

"Overall it was a very nice stay. That being said, they have four buildings three of which have unobstructed views of the ocean. For some reason they decided not to use those for guests and instead put us in the one with limited views. My room had a big tree to look at. They did offer a room change ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Akumal Bay Beach & Wellness Resort - All Inclusive

Popular places to visit in Akumal

Akumal Beach
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Akumal Beach

4/5(1,049 reviews)

Drift away on the gentle currents with turtles and rays at one of the Riviera Maya’s most relaxing beaches.

Half Moon Bay
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Half Moon Bay

4.5/5(155 reviews)

Nothing says vacation like spending a lazy day at Half Moon Bay, a popular beach in Akumal. Stroll along the seaside or experience the entertainment choices in this relaxing area.

Xcaret Eco Theme Park
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Xcaret Eco Theme Park

4.5/5(1,373 reviews)

Commune with nature, explore ancient ruins and learn about Mayan culture at this popular theme park, home to a natural underground river.

Tulum Beach
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Tulum Beach

4.5/5(1,018 reviews)

Nothing says vacation like spending a lazy day at Tulum Beach, a popular beach in Tulum. Stroll along the seaside in this romantic area, or check out its top-notch restaurants.

Tulum Mayan Ruins
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Tulum Mayan Ruins

4.5/5(995 reviews)

Visit one of Yucatan’s most impressive Mayan ruins, perched high on cliffs overlooking the Caribbean Sea.

Playa Mia Grand Beach and Water Park
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Playa Mia Grand Beach and Water Park

4/5(145 reviews)

Have a fun-filled day at Playa Mia Grand Beach and Water Park and find out why this is a popular theme park in Cozumel. Amble around this relaxing area's beautiful beaches, or seek out the snorkeling spots.

Top things to do in Akumal

Mayan Adventure: Snorkeling in Cenotes + Yal Ku Lagoon
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Mayan Adventure: Snorkeling in Cenotes + Yal Ku Lagoon

$99
Per adult
92% of travellers recommend
Swim with Turtles + Cenote Cave Tour
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Swim with Turtles + Cenote Cave Tour

$99
Per adult
Snorkel As Never Before Private Tour
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Snorkel As Never Before Private Tour

$159
Per adult
Chichen Itza Early Birds Private Tour
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Chichen Itza Early Birds Private Tour

$219
Per adult
100% of travellers recommend
Akumal Turtle & Cenotes Snorkeling Eco-Tour
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Akumal Turtle & Cenotes Snorkeling Eco-Tour

$139
Per adult
76% of travellers recommend
Chichen Itza Private Tour with Sacred Cenote and Authentic Lunch
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Chichen Itza Private Tour with Sacred Cenote and Authentic Lunch

$236
Per adult

Reviews of Akumal

4.3

Top Destination

5 - Excellent
218
5 - Excellent 52.78450363196126%
4 - Good
131
4 - Good 31.71912832929782%
3 - Okay
46
3 - Okay 11.138014527845037%
2 - Disappointing
12
2 - Disappointing 2.9055690072639226%
1 - Terrible
6
1 - Terrible 1.4527845036319613%

5/5 - Excellent

Cindy

Mar 14, 2020

Recommend

5/5 - Excellent

Verified traveler

Feb 29, 2020

If you want to do excursions there are plenty to do very safe area

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Feb 25, 2020

Coba, Chichen Itza and diving the cenotes were all great experiences. Rent a car and explore!

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Feb 15, 2020

Taxi from Akumal to the resort was 250 pesos ( about $13 USD), for approximately 1 mile. Try to make a deal ahead of time. If taking the Collectivo, it will stop right in front at the entrance. This would be appropriate for traveling light)

3/5 - Okay

Verified traveler

Feb 11, 2020

So i am torn, access to the beach at hotel Caribe area is expensive in my opinion. Being charged to go to a beach is not a place i will visit again

4/5 - Good

Verified traveler

Feb 6, 2020

We did a day trip to Chichen Itza and Ik-Kil Cenote, great outing! We also snorkeled at Yal-ku cenote in Akumal.

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