All About Akumal
Akumal, Mexico is located on the coastline of the Yucatan Peninsula. It has been a long kept secret gem in the beautiful Mexican Caribbean. Akumal means "place of the turtles" in the Mayan language, and you'll see plenty of turtles during your visit.
Vacationers fly into Cancun and drive just a short 1 hour and 10 minutes south down the coastline. Akumal is a small village dotted with swaying palms and white sandy beaches. Akumal is recognized as an ecologically minded community. They are very proud about their sea turtle protection program. There is so much to see in Akumal.
Akumal, Mexico offers visitors pristine snorkeling in one it's 3 protected bays. The more adventurous can scuba dive and snorkel beautiful clear coral reefs. Bask in the sun on the white sandy beach at one of the many resorts, hotels or condos. It's a tropical paradise unspoiled.
Akumal's village has modern amenities such as, grocery stores, gift shops, dive shops, beach side, bars and local Akumal crafts. It doesn't get anymore authentic than Akumal, Mexico.
Getting to Akumal is easy. There are several direct flights with major airlines from the United States to Cancun. Car rental, taxis and bus service is available.
From hotels to vacation rentals and beach resorts, your Akumal vacation will be an incredible journey full of memories.
Come see Mexico's best kept secret. The unspoiled beauty will keep you coming back over again.