Akumal

Mexico: The Details

If you’ve been following along thus far, you know we had a great time exploring the Yucatan Peninsula a few weeks ago.  True to form, I couldn’t just have fun…I had to get home and analyze the entire trip.  But let’s be honest, this is part of the fun for me anyway. (more…)

Mexico: Akumal

A trip to the Riviera Maya wouldn’t be complete without stopping by the little beachside town of Akumal.  Travelers make their way to Akumal for those very same beaches, not to mention the turtles.  I’m happy to report that we weren’t disappointed with either.

Akumal is about a  30 minute ride north of Tulum on highway 307.  The entrance on the south side of 307 leads you straight down to Akumal Bay.   Akumal is really made up of three parts:  Akumal Bay, Half Moon Bay, and the Akumal Pueblo.

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