Akumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Akumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico

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Where to stay around Akumal?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 786 vacation rentals near Akumal. From 357 condos to 187 villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Akumal for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Akumal?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Akumal. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Akumal Beach: 1,200 vacation rentals
  • Half Moon Bay: 1,291 vacation rentals
  • Yal-ku Lagoon: 1,315 vacation rentals
  • Riviera Maya Golf Club: 1,227 vacation rentals
  • Akumal Ecological Center: 1,226 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Akumal listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent condos in Akumal?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 357 condos in Akumal. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Akumal include:

  • Villas: 187 rentals available
  • Houses: 92 rentals available
  • Apartments: 88 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including studios and more.

Can I rent golf rentals in Akumal?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 601 golf rentals in Akumal. You have also many other possibilities in Akumal area, including:

  • Near the ocean rentals: 421 rentals
  • Beach rentals: 345 rentals
  • Waterfront rentals: 311 rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Akumal?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 633 vacation rentals with pool available in Akumal. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Visit Akumal - a turtle-y tropical place

    The name Akumal translates as the Land of the Turtles, and it's easy to see why. Home to hundreds of these cute underwater critters, Akumal is a charming beach resort which has been popular with the scuba diving set for decades. If deep sea diving is a little out of reach, book an Akumal vacation rental right on the beach and try your hand at snorkeling. By day, take a sailing trip or swim with green sea turtles, and by night, kick back with margaritas and barbecued lobster in one of the many beach bars overlooking the ocean.

    Get down and divey on Akumal Beach

    One of the Yucatan Peninsula's oldest resorts, Akumal's sugary white sands and turquoise seas are like a picture postcard. It's popular with divers and snorkelers who come to explore the rich marine life that lies just under the surface. Swim through an array of colorful tropical fish, but watch out for the resident stingray and barracuda! If you don't fancy getting wet, why not book a catamaran sailing trip or a dolphin-spotting boat excursion? Book an Akumal vacation rental between Akumal Bay and Half Moon Bay, and meet the resort's most famous resident, the endangered green turtle.

    Swim with the turtles and discover ancient Mayan ruins

    Akumal Bay is where the turtles come to lay their eggs from May to November. For a more intense and up close experience, drop into the Centro Ecologico Akumal (CEA), which protects the reef and turtle nesting area. For a few pesos you can also book a private guided tour of the reef and swim with the turtles. One of Quintana Roo's famous sunken pools, Cenote Chikin Ha, is 9 miles north of the resort. Or embrace Mexico's ancient heritage with a visit to the ancient Mayan ruins of Tulum, a 20-minute drive south.

    Akumal promises year-round fun in the sun

    Akumal, and the entire coast of Quintana Roo, are blessed with consistent year-round sun. During spring and fall, temperatures are generally in the high 70s and 80s, and during the peak summer months the mercury can hit 100 degrees fahrenheit. It's rainy season between June and December, but the showers are usually short and sharp, and you'll be dry within moments. Even in winter, the region is pleasant to visit, with temperatures sitting around 60 degrees. The crowds have dispersed and you can get the best pick of Akumal vacation rentals.

    Loving life on the Mayan Riviera

    Overlooking the Caribbean Sea on Mexico's famous Mayan Riviera, Akumal is one of the coast's oldest resorts. A mile or so north of the resort is Cenote Yal-ku, a natural lagoon and nature reserve that is popular with locals. This sheltered rocky inlet is surrounded by palm trees and a sculpture park, and is a home to sea turtles, manta rays, and rainbows of tropical fish. There is an entry charge of a few pesos, which goes towards preserving the lagoon. As well as palapas (cabins) for hire, there are changing rooms, lockers, and a snack bar.