What's Located Around Akumal Beach Resort

Quite often, guests make plans to spend their vacations in Mexico in anticipation of seeing the amazing beaches that the island is so proud of. Many guests are excited to learn that Akumal Beach Resort is right on the water and sand, so you won't need to go very far to see what makes the area so special. No matter the time of year, there are crowds of people who enjoy this popular section of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, setting up a lively beach atmosphere; however, this means it can get a bit crowded at times.

Nearby Beaches

Naturally, since Akumal Beach Resort is positioned directly on Playa Akumal, laying out in the sun is popular with guests staying 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 closest one 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

Paying a visit to the towns or communities located closest to your hotel can help you learn even more about Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean, no matter if it's for a quick family outing, or simply experiencing some of the local culture while on your trip. Akumal Beach Resort is located in the heart of Akumal.

The areas found closest to Akumal Beach Resort are listed 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

Tourists who want to learn about local culture and have some fun outdoors while vacationing in Mexico will find that Akumal Beach Resort makes an exceptional starting point for their daily excursions. You will soon notice that this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, including Jungle Place, X'Cacel Turtle Conservation Area, and Aktun Chen Cave System. Of the three nearby attractions, the closest is Jungle Place.

For even more attractions to add to your agenda, find several of the nearest listed in the following table.

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 on the lookout for somewhere interesting to go, Jungle Place could be just what the doctor ordered. 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

Getting information about nearby booking possibilities is sometimes a good way to get a better feel for the area. You'll find lots of other places to learn about before making a decision, as this part of Mexico offers vacationers an excellent selection of resorts and hotels to pick from. See the following table to find a full list of booking options you can find close-by.

Accommodations near VI Akumal
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Hotel Akumal Caribe 0.3 NE 0.4 mi. South-Southeast 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
Casa Blanca Lodge 1.0 NE 0.7 mi. 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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