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Akumal Beach

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Firstly there are incorrect reviews on here from people mistaking Akumal beach for the Akumal section of beach at Gran Bahia Principe hotel's bay. I'm so disappointed in our recent trip to this beach we promised the family a great experience swimming with turtles and...More

Thank Cary201282
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went to beach as well up from coba beach. Think 18 only but hey. We saw some kids think it's the beds not allowed on but unsure.

Thank Shaz V
Reviewed 3 days ago

We swam with turtles, tropical fish and stingrays! A real tropical experience and gorgeous sandy beach. Highly recommend but walk down the beach away from the main entrance where the boats are moored.

1  Thank Dnky1
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stayed in Half Moon Bay, just to the north of Akumal bay for a couple of weeks June-July. The bay was covered in seaweed except for in front of the Secrets resort where they had many workers out cleaning. Upon entering Akumal, you will be...More

1  Thank pjulib
Reviewed 5 days ago

Awesome 100% keep up the good work we have just come back from our 2nd visit in 2 years and we r just trying to sort out our 3 rd visit this place will spoil you

Thank Vincent P
Reviewed 5 days ago

The beach is stunning. White sands and tropical waters. Just what you would expect. Certain areas of the sea are restricted conservation areas that you cannot enter without a tour guide - these are manned and you will be removed or asked to leave if...More

Thank 0rachel333
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful beach white sand there is some seaweed issues at the minute and near the dive centre it was rotting and smelt really bad

Thank moomoo196
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The beach is so lovely and clean the sand is constantly being turned to cleaned of any litter that could of been dropped if there is any. They have limits so the waves don’t go to far which is great for people with kids as...More

Thank elisha110702
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful beach with white sand and clear water. We had the pleasure of seeing, among all the fish, a sea turtle and a barracuda up close. What a rush! As we brought our own snorkelling equipment, I cannot speak to the quality of the dive...More

Thank Stephanie_y2c
Reviewed 1 week ago

i have been taken trips 2-3 times a year and stayed numerous hotels/resorts all over the world in last 2 decades. This is The TOP ONE in my mindthat I ever been exprienced. Hotel has nothing but hospitalities top to bottom, cleaness, staffs. restaurants and...More

Thank dankimrealty
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7 May 2018|
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Response from Jesus D | Reviewed this property |
Its private beach now and you have to pay to enter beach. $5 USD per person
Michele H
18 March 2018|
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.
18 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.