Have you been to a little heaven called Akumal? If not, you have to consider this charming little village as your next vacation spot. Akumal, name that means “Place Of The Turtles” in the Mayan Language is situated between the towns of Playa del Carmen and Tulum, in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico.
Next, we share some fascinating attractions and things to do. You’ll also find some interesting trends for this interesting places as well as great lodging options.
Staying at a Akumal vacation rental is a great idea especially if you are vacationing with your family or a large group. Akumal vacation rentals not only offer more space but also more privacy. At a Akumal condo you will feel just like at home, but with a variety of amenities that will make your Riviera Maya vacation an unforgettable experience.
Nearly all people chose Akumal vacation rentals simply for the beaches and the sunsets, which are unobstructed and absolutely exceptional. Keep reading and explore the possibilities.
Fans of the beach and aquatic amusement will find Akumal a true paradise. This exotic location is full of swaying palms and white sandy beaches that offer excellent snorkeling, scuba diving and stress-free atmosphere. Tourists can enjoy the area’s three bays, Half Moon Bay, greater Akumal Bay and Aventuras Akumal Bay.
One of the main attractions in this little eden called Akumal is the chance to see part of the history of the area through the amazing Mayan ruins. This spectacular place is situated just 6 km from the little town of Xphil. You’ll find great temples and pyramids among many other constructions.
Those who come to Akumal with kids will have a blast visiting Xcaret, a unique eco-park. This fun-filled place features snorkeling in the underground river, an aquarium, butterfly exhibit, sea turtles and dolphin swims. Mayan village with ruins and the beach are also available.
One of the Akumal’s natural treasures, Aktun Chen is a dry cave and a jungle tour. It is located only four kilometers past Akumal and in the Mayan language it means “cave with an underground river inside”. Tourists can admire a number of stunning stalactites and natural sculptures, some formed here five million years ago.
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Akumal Vacation Villa: Enjoy panoramic views of the Mexican Caribbean. This house offers constant breezes and the same gorgeous view inside and outside. The infinity pool, overlooking the water, lets you feel like your floating in the clear, blue waters of the Caribbean without ever leaving your patio.
The property is located very close to downtown’ Akumal, making the beach, most of the restaurants and shops within walking distance. It’s a large property, set back from the road and therefore offers extra privacy.
The house consists of two parts connected by a covered patio where you can while away your hours, lounging in one of many hammocks. The main part of the house consists of the living room, kitchen, bedroom with queen size bed and bathroom. The other part of the house has two more bedrooms and bathrooms. One bedroom has a king size bed and the other has three twin-size beds. Between the two bedrooms is a sitting room that has a TV/VCR and a large video library.
Akumal itself is a small, quiet town with much to offer. It is located on the second longest coral reef in the world, making it a principal dive destination. If you don’t scuba dive, don’t worry because the area’s cenotes, bays and lagoons offer a variety of great snorkeling as well. Akumal Bay is one of the prettiest bays in the area. It has lots of palm trees to provide shade while you enjoy the great views and beautiful waters of the Mexican Caribbean. You will be amazed by the diversity of fish and coral life you will see in these calm, shallow waters, including plenty of young sea turtles as they graze in the turtle grass.. For more information and photos, please visit rentalo.com, property ID#5349.