Akumal Beach

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Address:Akumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico
‘Akumal’ stands for ‘place for turtles’. Akumal is located on the Riviera Maya, between Playa del Carmen and Tulum, around 60 miles south of Cancun.

Sea turtles come ashore in every summer season to lay eggs in the white sand beachfront and four sparklng bays, which is three miles wide. The offshore is an enchanting reef system ideal for snorkelers who wish to experience the underwater beauty of the area. The bays offer shallow and warm water along with beautiful sand and clear water. Today the Akumal beaches are in great demand by the local residents and visitors because of its breath taking view and beauty.

Akumal beach, located on the world’s second largest barrier reef, is a great diving point. Akumal beach has splendid warm blue-green water, white sand beach, calming atmosphere and loggerhead turtles. Chasing or touching sea turtles isn’t allowed while deep sea diving, because their existence is protected and respected here.


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