What's Located Around Akumal Beach Resort

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.

Nearby Beaches

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.

Nearby Areas

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:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Xpu Ha, Mexico 6.6 NE
Puerto Aventuras, Mexico 9.6 NE
La Gloria, Mexico 10.0 NE
Tulum, Mexico 15.5 SW
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

Nearby Attractions

Aktun Chen Cave System

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, X'Cacel Turtle Conservation Area, 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.

Attractions Near VI Akumal
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Jungle Place Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve -- -- 4.4 mi. South West of Akumal
X'Cacel Turtle Conservation Area 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
Yaxmul Cenote 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
Manati Cenote Park 10.0 SSW 5.8 mi. Northeast of Tulum
Vaca Ha Tortugas Cenote Park 13.2 SW 3.6 mi. North of Tulum
Main Entrance To Tulum Ruins Historical Site 14.2 SW 2.1 mi. East of Tulum
House Of The Cenote 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
Temple Of The Pinturas 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.

Nearby Accommodations

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.

Accommodations near VI Akumal
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
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
Vista del Mar Hotel 0.9 NE 0.6 mi. East-Northeast of Akumal, Mexico
La Bahia Condominiums 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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