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Turtle Snorkeling in Akumal

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Discover the amazing experience of swimming and seeing the Green Turtles all year in Akumal, our environmental friendly tour is also for first timers, no previous experience needed, you just decide to come and we will assure you have one of the most...more
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Akumal 77730, Mexico
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pay to park, pay to enter beach, pay to snorkle to see turtles and the water is so murky from being kicked up by all the visitors you can barely see 20 feet and we saw no turtles. Beach is covered in seaweed that is...More

Thank makerr30196
Reviewed 1 week ago

Out in the ocean where the grass is you will see them , but please don’t feed don’t touch them. Beware Touching sea turtle is violatiimg Mexico federal law.

Thank Saigon4
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was here for a week in September 2018. The best area in the bay that has sea turtles, large fish, and big reefs is CLOSED for snorkeling. There are three RED sections next to each other that are roped off with buoys. Around the...More

2  Thank fryme3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing snorkling with the turtles. Im a bit of a scardy cat swimming in the sea but it was totally worth it.

Thank donna b
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Akumal bay and decided not to get a tour guide. Swam around for an hour and didn't see any turtles. There is a roped off area that you can only enter if you are with an official tour guide so we couldn't...More

Thank BAPPA D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Snorkling with turtle and great relaxing beach .You can see big turtle in clear water of akumal bay. Recommend

Thank Asekmasek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a well worth visit. We saw lots of turtles which came up to the serface. Book on the beach not through a travel agent it’s half the price

Thank catherine H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this trip with Tui wasn’t cheap cost £120 for me and my 7 Year old daughter . Firstly we visited a Cenote we were provided with wetsuits and snorkelling equipment . We did enjoy this however my daughter found the water a bit cold...More

Thank katie c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

1 of the best things me and my husband have ever done! Tulum was amazing and being able to swim in the sea with the turtles, sting rays and all the different types of fish was an absolute dream of mine and I’m so glad...More

Thank Tracey B
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

I totally understand the need to protect the turtles but with all the hoopla going on at Akumal beach, it’s hard for me to believe that is what is going on. It’s more about how much more money can we make off tourists in my...More

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Shelli M
25 May 2018|
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Response from Don H | Reviewed this property |
If you are staying at one of the resorts on this beach is free. If your coming on your own from another resort there is now a fee to access the beach from the public parking area.
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365JULIE
22 March 2018|
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Response from kim12016 | Reviewed this property |
We have done the tour, it was a wonderful experience for us and we had a excellent time I would suggest the tour as there is cluster of people on the beach at akumal wanting a environment fee. With the tour you will bypass... More
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Spencer L
23 January 2018|
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Response from MirkaH92 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. You can go to Akumal bay without paying. You can swim in some areas without paying, but if you want to go to restricted areas in sea and swim with turtles you have to pay for guide. I heard that a bit further from this... More
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