Looking of hotels and residences at Akumal beach resort, the Mexican Akumal is the perfect tourist destination for those seeking quiet, beautiful natural places to diving or snorkling. The town is located in the Riviera Maya, near akumal beach cancun resort and Playa del Carmen.
The throne of paradise consists of white sand beaches, palm trees, sun galore, surfers and cool. Restaurants to Beira sea, craft fairs and guided tours are some of the main services provided in the city to ensure comfort during the stay of the visitors. Dive shops with scuba gear checklist are always available for you, as one of the points of the destination is the underwater strobe on the seabed. In the region is only allowed to use biodegradable sunscreen to prevent pollution of the Mexico dive sites.
Mayan origin, the word Akumal means “place of the turtles”. Not surprisingly, the sea friends are always visiting the waters of the place, giving chance for moderate nothing approach tourists. The protection of many species is guaranteed by the Ecological Center of Akumal, nonprofit institution that is also studying the marine life of the region.
Big and green, migrant turtles are found a few meters from the beach of Akumal Beach, so when they are not at the beach, laying eggs. One of the highlights of the region is precisely the possibility of diving among animals. Using snorkel can get without problem to the animals. There on the beach, including tour groups diving at scuba diving spots.
In the north of Akumal, is Yalku lagoon, the favorite destination of divers. With clear water and plenty of colorful fish, the pond is ideal for family fun and perfect for snorkeling. Already the northwest region is famous for its many cenotes, underwater access pools for those who enjoy diving or swimming.
Crystalline water of most of these cenotes have light turquoise tone and pleasant temperature only attracts even more fans of water sports. Explore the underground caves during swimming is a unique experience. The enigmatic tone of Akumal cenotes refers to tourists beliefs of the Mayan culture, in which the well is a miracle sent by the gods.
For those who want to explore the underwater rocky havens, just 4 km south of the city is beautiful Aktun Chén. This cave has three galleries and an inner cenote, where you do the feast of curious divers. The formations of stones, full of stalactites and stalagmites are impressive, as the water is fresh and clear.