Often, finding a hotel close to the beach will guarantee that you get the full beach experience.
If you are looking forward to the beach more than anything, Akumal Beach Resort has what you need. This property is located right along the water and sand, so vacationers can spend all of their time in the sun if that is what they want to do. Every year, crowds of guests frequent this popular spot in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, setting up a lively atmosphere for people-watching and sun-bathing; keep in mind, though, this means it can get packed with people during the high season.
Naturally, since Akumal Beach Resort is positioned directly on Playa Akumal, relaxing on the sand is one of the main attractions here. 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.
The most obvious one to visit is Half Moon Bay Beach. A small protected inlet that keeps waters calm and supports a rich underwater marine habitat, Half Moon Bay Beach is a great spot for snorkeling, but it is quiet and relaxing enough that you can spend a day relaxing on the shore as well.
Visiting the town or local neighborhood nearest to your hotel can add to the enjoyment of your vacation, whether you'll be exploring the area's exciting nightlife, or experiencing the day in the life of a local. Akumal Beach Resort is located near the heart of Akumal.
The areas that are closest to Akumal Beach Resort are listed in the table below:
|Xpu Ha, Mexico||6.6||NE|
|Puerto Aventuras, Mexico||9.6||NE|
|La Gloria, Mexico||10.0||NE|
|Southern Cozumel, Cozumel||22.0||E|
|downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico||22.7||NE|
|Playa del Carmen, Mexico||23.4||NE|
|downtown San Miguel, Cozumel||25.0||ENE|
Travelers who want to enjoy plenty of activities while vacationing in Mexico will find that Akumal Beach Resort is in a great location for being active. You will find that this particular part of Akumal claims a number of exciting attractions, like Jungle Place, , and Aktun Chen Cave System. The nearest attraction of the three is Jungle Place.
These are just a few of your many options, more of which are listed in the table below.
|Jungle Place||Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve||--||--||4.4 mi. South West of Akumal|
|Zoo||4.3||SSW||4.7 mi. South-Southwest of Akumal|
|Aktun Chen Cave System||Cave||6.5||NW||6.2 mi. Northwest of Akumal|
|Xel Ha Ruins||Historical Site||5.9||SW||6.4 mi. South-Southwest of Akumal|
|Xunaan Ha Cenote||Park||--||--||6.5 mi. South West of Akumal|
|Tajmahal Cenote||Park||7.1||NNE||1.2 mi. Northwest of Xpu Ha|
|Kantun Chi Eco Park||Park||8.1||NE||The vicinity of La Gloria|
|Cristalino Maya Cenote||Cave||8.2||NE||The vicinity of La Gloria|
|Jardin Del Eden Cenote||Cave||8.2||NE||The vicinity of La Gloria|
|Park||8.4||SW||7.2 mi. Northeast of Tulum|
|Cedam Museum||Museum||9.4||NE||Puerto Aventuras|
|Dolphin Discovery||Zoo||9.5||NE||Puerto Aventuras|
|Park||10.0||SSW||5.8 mi. Northeast of Tulum|
|Park||13.2||SW||3.6 mi. North of Tulum|
|Historical Site||14.2||SW||2.1 mi. East of Tulum|
|Historical Site||14.2||SW||2.1 mi. East of Tulum|
|Casa del Cenote at Tulum Mayan Ruins||Historical Site||14.2||SW||2.1 mi. East of Tulum|
|Lookout Tower||Historical Site||14.2||SW||2.0 mi. East of Tulum|
|Temple Of The Wind||Historical Site||14.2||SW||2.1 mi. East of Tulum|
|The Grand Palace||Historical Site||14.2||SW||2.0 mi. East of Tulum|
|Temple Of The Descending God||Historical Site||14.3||SW||2.1 mi. East of Tulum|
|House Of The Columns||Historical Site||14.3||SW||2.0 mi. East of Tulum|
|Tulum Maya Ruins||Historical Site||14.3||SW||2.0 mi. East of Tulum|
|Historical Site||14.3||SW||2.0 mi. East of Tulum|
|House Of The Chultun||Historical Site||14.3||SW||2.0 mi. East of Tulum|
|Temple Of The Initial Series (Temple Of The Stellae)||Historical Site||14.3||SW||2.1 mi. East of Tulum|
|Tulum Outer Wall||Historical Site||14.3||SW||2.0 mi. East of Tulum|
|Temple Of The Sea||Historical Site||14.4||SSW||2.0 mi. East of Tulum|
|Tulum Lighthouse||Lighthouse||14.5||SSW||2.0 mi. East of Tulum|
If you're searching for a place where you can while away some free time, Jungle Place might be worth a visit. 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.
Finding information about nearby hotel booking possibilities is generally an excellent means of getting a better feel for the surrounding area. Readers will be able to find lots of other destinations to look at prior to reaching a decision, as this portion of Mexico has an exceptional variety of hotels and resorts to pick from. If you'd like to find more information on booking options available in the vicinity, see the following table.
|Hotel Akumal Caribe||0.3||NE||0.4 mi. South-Southeast of Akumal, Mexico|
|Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya||0.3||N||0.2 mi. South of Akumal, Mexico|
|Las Casitas Akumal||0.4||NE||0.4 mi. Southeast of Akumal, Mexico|
|Casa Luna||0.8||NE||0.6 mi. East of Akumal, Mexico|
|0.9||NE||0.6 mi. East-Northeast of Akumal, Mexico|
|1.1||NE||0.7 mi. Northeast of Akumal, Mexico|
|Hotel La Tortuga||1.2||NE||0.8 mi. Northeast of Akumal, Mexico|
|Oasis Akumal||1.3||SSW||1.8 mi. South of Akumal, Mexico|
|Hotel Be Live Grand Riviera Maya||1.4||SSW||1.8 mi. South of Akumal, Mexico|
|Grand Oasis Riviera Maya||1.4||SSW||1.9 mi. South-Southwest of Akumal, Mexico|
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