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.
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.
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.
|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|
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, , 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.
|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 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.
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.
|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|
|0.9||NE||0.6 mi. East-Northeast of Akumal, Mexico|
|Casa Blanca Lodge||1.0||NE||0.7 mi. 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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