Things to See and Do While Staying at Hotel La Tortuga

With so many attractions and vendors vying for your attention, choices throughout Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean can be overwhelming. The Hotel La Tortuga will provide numerous ways to enjoy their active beachfront location. This vacation spot provides a wide variety of recreational opportunities, ensuring you will have no shortage of interesting activities to pick from during your trip.

Hotel La Tortuga does have a swimming pool, so during your spare time you won't need to go far to cool off or soak up some sun. Also consider that this property is found right on the water, so there will be more than one way to stay refreshed under the sun when you stay here. There is also a whirlpool, which can be a calming, adult alternative to the pool.


This resort is an excellent choice for tennis enthusiasts, because visitors staying here can break a sweat at the on-site tennis facilities.

Where else can you stay and play on-site tennis? You might want to check out other popular accommodations that offer this activity, like Grand Palladium White Sand Resort and Spa All Inclusive and Grand Palladium Colonial Resort & Spa.


Although Hotel La Tortuga doesn't have a golf course on the property, it's possible that you could make arrangements to play a round or two during your stay. The closest golf course is Riviera Maya Golf Club, which you'll find just a quick distance away from the property, so it won't be troublesome to plan going over for some rounds on the links. There are 18 holes at this course. The course has a total length of 6691 yards, and it has been rated as a par 72. For golfers who want to learn more, the course can be reached at (984) 875-5048.


Visitors who want a variety of watersports will have a great experience during their visit Hotel La Tortuga. The following list shows the water activities that the property has.

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Hotel La Tortuga welcomes families, despite the fact that you may not come across a good deal of activities specifically intended for children. If you want a hotel to lodge at with more features that help make your vacation even more family-centric, you might want to consider .

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of the greatest perks of staying at this location is seeing their live entertainment, which proves that staying in for the evening can be as satisfying as an expensive night out.

Also, there's one bar on the property — the best place to unwind before heading out to your next activity.

Nearby accommodations offering a broader (though not necessarily highly rated) range of nightlife options are listed in the following table:

Accommodations near the Hotel La Tortuga with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
La Bahia Condominiums Central Akumal -- --
Vista del Mar Hotel Central Akumal -- --
Casa Luna Central Akumal -- --
Las Casitas Akumal Central Akumal -- --
Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya Central Akumal 6 --
Hotel Akumal Caribe Central Akumal -- --
Akumal Beach Resort Central Akumal 3 check
Grand Sirenis Mayan Beach 2.3 mi. Northeast of Central Akumal 3 --
Grand Sirenis Riviera Maya 2.4 mi. Northeast of Central Akumal 7 check
Grand Palladium Riviera Resort & Spa 3.2 mi. Northeast of Central Akumal 26 check
Oasis Akumal 1.8 mi. South of Central Akumal 4 check
Hotel Be Live Grand Riviera Maya 1.8 mi. South of Central Akumal 4 check


Not every property in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean has spa facilities, but Hotel La Tortuga is one such tranquil gem that can provide its visitors an unbeatable way to forget their vacation stresses and unwind. The following list provides some of the available services:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Spa Facility
  • Whirlpool


The staff can also arrange horseback riding. This activity is popular among guests, so contact the front desk if you're interested in giving it a try.

Besides the activities found right on-location, travelers hoping to explore will appreciate the many interesting recreational possibilities in Mexico. Regardless of whether you would rather relax at the beach or play a round or two on the golf course, you will encounter plenty of other chances for recreation in the immediate surroundings. Check out these articles to read more concerning sightseeing, riding a scooter or bicycle, fishing, scuba diving, shopping, going snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


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