Akumal is a small, quiet community on Mexico's Caribbean coast, about an hour's drive south of Cancun airport. The condo is in a six-unit beach front building. It has two air conditioned bedrooms, two baths (one en-suite), a fully equipped kitchen, spacious living/dining area and huge balcony overlooking the beach. There is a pool on site, as well as a superb restaurant.
Attractions in the area: The Maya ruins of Tulum and Coba are within easy reach. Tulum is about a 15 minute drive, and Coba is 45 minutes or so beyond that. The major Maya ruins at Chichen Itza are a day trip. Several 'theme parks' featuring snorkelling, eco-tours and entertainment are quite close, and the natural underground caves of Aktun Chen are only five minutes away.
Snorkelling and scuba: There is superb snorkelling in Half-Moon Bay right in front of the condo building. Nearby Yal-Ku lagoon is also a popular snorkelling area. For scuba divers, two large dive shops are located in Akumal Bay.
Shopping and Restaurants: The renowned La Lunita restaurant - literally on our doorstep - is open daily from 11 am to 11 pm. You can have meals brought to you in the condo.
There are also several other restaurants in the area featuring local cuisine, as well as Italian or US specialities. A couple of small grocery stores have most things you may need, but if you prefer, there are several large supermarkets in Playa del Carmen.