Many times, picking accommodations within walking distance of a good beach can make your trip even more exciting.
Fortunately, Oasis Akumal is situated directly on the waterfront, so you won't have to go far to experience first hand what makes the area such a popular vacation destination. The thought of being able to lay a blanket out while avoiding groups of other visitors nearby is something to be valued. This beach provides that kind of benefit, since it's not located near Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean's busier areas.
Obviously, since Oasis Akumal is located directly on Playa Chacal, sun bathing is popular with guests staying here. Chacala is one of the most underdeveloped beaches along the coast. Aside from a resort property, the beach is void of any excess. Visitors who head to this shore are doing so in order to escape the pressures of daily life and enjoy a day of seclusion in a tropical paradise.
Playa Akumal is the closest to these accommodations. Playa Akumal is located in the town of Akumal between Playa del Carmen and Tulum. The beach is considered to be one of the best around, and features a number of facilities.
If you're interested in a more secluded spot of sand, Playa Chacal could be a better choice for you. Chacala is one of the most underdeveloped beaches along the coast. Aside from a resort property, the beach is void of any excess. Visitors who head to this shore are doing so in order to escape the pressures of daily life and enjoy a day of seclusion in a tropical paradise. It can be found only a quick hike off.
Vacationers who want to know a little bit more about what's in the surrounding area might want to know how many miles the closest town or city is from their location. Oasis Akumal is situated toward the center of Akumal.
Below are the names of some of the neighborhoods and towns located within a short distance of Oasis Akumal.
|Xpu Ha, Mexico||7.9||NE|
|Puerto Aventuras, Mexico||10.8||NE|
|La Gloria, Mexico||11.3||NE|
|Southern Cozumel, Cozumel||22.3||E|
|downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico||23.9||NE|
|Playa del Carmen, Mexico||24.6||NE|
|downtown San Miguel, Cozumel||25.9||ENE|
Oasis Akumal makes for an excellent spot for active visitors. There are a good amount of active pursuits to be discovered when exploring near this accommodation. You will soon notice that this section of Akumal has a lot of spots for vacationers to explore, such as Jungle Place, , and Aktun Chen Cave System. The closest of the three is Jungle Place.
With quite a few attractions near this vacation spot, you don't have to limit yourself; more of the nearest attractions are listed in the following table.
|Jungle Place||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||--||--||4.4 mi. South West of Akumal|
|Zoo||2.9||SSW||4.7 mi. South-Southwest of Akumal|
|Aktun Chen Cave System||Cave||7.1||NW||6.2 mi. Northwest of Akumal|
|Xel Ha Ruins||Historical Site||4.6||SW||6.4 mi. South-Southwest of Akumal|
|Xunaan Ha Cenote||Park||--||--||6.5 mi. South West of Akumal|
|Tajmahal Cenote||Park||8.4||NNE||1.2 mi. Northwest of Xpu Ha|
|Kantun Chi Eco Park||Park||9.4||NE||The vicinity of La Gloria|
|Cristalino Maya Cenote||Cave||9.5||NE||The vicinity of La Gloria|
|Jardin Del Eden Cenote||Cave||9.5||NE||The vicinity of La Gloria|
|Park||7.1||SW||7.2 mi. Northeast of Tulum|
|Cedam Museum||Museum||10.7||NE||Puerto Aventuras|
|Dolphin Discovery||Zoo||10.8||NE||Puerto Aventuras|
|Park||8.6||SSW||5.8 mi. Northeast of Tulum|
|Park||12.0||SW||3.6 mi. North of Tulum|
|Historical Site||12.8||SW||2.1 mi. East of Tulum|
|Historical Site||12.9||SW||2.1 mi. East of Tulum|
|Casa del Cenote at Tulum Mayan Ruins||Historical Site||12.9||SW||2.1 mi. East of Tulum|
|Lookout Tower||Historical Site||12.9||SW||2.0 mi. East of Tulum|
|Temple Of The Wind||Historical Site||12.9||SW||2.1 mi. East of Tulum|
|The Grand Palace||Historical Site||12.9||SW||2.0 mi. East of Tulum|
|Temple Of The Descending God||Historical Site||13.0||SW||2.1 mi. East of Tulum|
|House Of The Columns||Historical Site||13.0||SW||2.0 mi. East of Tulum|
|Tulum Maya Ruins||Historical Site||13.0||SW||2.0 mi. East of Tulum|
|Historical Site||13.0||SW||2.0 mi. East of Tulum|
|House Of The Chultun||Historical Site||13.0||SW||2.0 mi. East of Tulum|
|Temple Of The Initial Series (Temple Of The Stellae)||Historical Site||13.0||SW||2.1 mi. East of Tulum|
|Tulum Outer Wall||Historical Site||13.0||SW||2.0 mi. East of Tulum|
|Temple Of The Sea||Historical Site||13.1||SW||2.0 mi. East of Tulum|
|Tulum Lighthouse||Lighthouse||13.2||SW||2.0 mi. East of Tulum|
If you're looking for a chance to see something a little different, Jungle Place could be a good option. The Jungle Place is a sanctuary for endangered Spider Monkeys in the Mexican Caribbean, most of which have been rescued from life threatening situations. The owners care for these animals as if they were a part of a family, and on a rare basis, allow guests to come visit with the monkeys and explore the habitat.
When you're choosing a location to stay in, it can often be a good idea to find out about nearby accommodation options as a means to better understand the region. Readers will find lots of other destinations to look at in the vicinity, as this part of Mexico has an excellent range of resort and hotel options. See the table below to get complete details on the lodging possibilities you can find in the vicinity.
|Hotel Be Live Grand Riviera Maya||0.0||SW||1.8 mi. South of Akumal, Mexico|
|Grand Oasis Riviera Maya||0.1||WSW||1.9 mi. South-Southwest of Akumal, Mexico|
|Grand Bahia Principe Tulum||0.5||SW||2.3 mi. South-Southwest of Akumal, Mexico|
|Grand Bahia Principe Akumal||1.2||SW||3.0 mi. South-Southwest of Akumal, Mexico|
|Akumal Beach Resort||1.3||NNE||0.5 mi. South of Akumal, Mexico|
|Hotel Akumal Caribe||1.6||NNE||0.4 mi. South-Southeast of Akumal, Mexico|
|Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya||1.7||N||0.2 mi. South of Akumal, Mexico|
|Las Casitas Akumal||1.7||NNE||0.4 mi. Southeast of Akumal, Mexico|
|Casa Luna||2.1||NE||0.6 mi. East of Akumal, Mexico|
|2.2||NNE||0.6 mi. East-Northeast of Akumal, Mexico|
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