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Great friendly location away from the crowds

Love Akumal and especially Half Moon Bay. Beautiful beach, good snorkeling and safe, freindly... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Vancouver, Canada
Tons of Seaweed this year

Stayed in HMB for 2 weeks and unfortunately this was not the place to be as far as the seaweed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Love Akumal and especially Half Moon Bay. Beautiful beach, good snorkeling and safe, freindly location. You have access to good restaurants and shops, but are away from the crowds found farther up the coast toward Cancun. Highly recommend one of the condos here for families...More

Thank RugbyGuy1087
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was staying in Akumal and walked over to try half-moon bay. I would not recommend it based on my trip. 1. The walk is not far but it is very precarious. Lots of sharp rocks. I didn't see an easy paved or dirt path...More

1  Thank gvfarns
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in HMB for 2 weeks and unfortunately this was not the place to be as far as the seaweed situation this year. We were right in the middle of the bay and we would’ve had a beautiful view of the water, but it was...More

Thank pjulib
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a 7 day trip to HMB. Also stayed there 13 years ago, so would like to share my experiences with fellow travelers. First, the grass is bad in many, many places along the YP. The intensity seems to vary - based on...More

Thank MurrayKY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There was lots of work to clear the seaweed, but it was still bad and stank. The beach is thin and not great for swimming from

Thank RachelLB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Look past the seaweed and the bay is beautiful. Just a short walk from Akumal beach but so much better now. Plenty of places to eat,stunning views and no hassle from locals trying to charge you to look at the sea!(Akumal beach) We couldn't swim...More

2  Thank The_Gilpins
Reviewed 20 June 2018

We stayed at Nahil condos which is located on the north end of Half Moon Bay. It was like having your own private beach.

1  Thank jjsweney
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We had our wedding at La Buena Vida on Half Moon Bay on June 10th 2018. It turned out beautiful but we were not able to have the ceremony on the beach as planned due to the huge amount of seaweed. There really was a...More

1  Thank Scubaloversaz
Reviewed 4 June 2018

There are lots of cool creatures in this bay including cuttlefish, rays, and colorful fish and coral, but make sure to wear water shoes as the sea urchins are plentiful!

Thank tkdkag
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Beautiful place but this year all spoiled by sea weed which is in water for the 3-5 meters from shore and impossible to get in / swim for those who like to see where they step in. Weed is being cleared but slowly and thus...More

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Marg T
30 March 2018|
Response from Babaloumi |
when looking at pictures of half moon bay, make sure you look at date taken. We just got back and housing was great beach and waters edge was terrible and getting worse sorry
Marg T
30 March 2018|
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Response from TravelTalkDeborah | Reviewed this property |
There are 2 bays in Akumal plus the lagoon. I highly recommend taking children to the lagoon. It's clear, no waves, fish near the entrance of the lagoon where the water is brackish, etc. Our kids loved it and we have gone... More
Deborah S
10 March 2018|
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Response from MargaretNicole | Reviewed this property |
The Tulum beach area seemed like a huge hassle to me because when we drove to the gates of Sian Kaan Park, you had to drive through a huge and lengthy traffic jam. Also, that area had plenty of restaurants etc, but no real... More