Akumal Beach


Akumal, the place of the Turtles and Fly Fishing home base!

Akumal is a quiet residential beach community about an hour and 15 minutes south of Cancun. Its location half way between Playa del Carmen and Tulum is a perfect place to base a family holiday with fly fishing as a nearby option.




This small residential beach community has a wide variety of accommodations from one bedroom studio condos, quaint small hotels and luxury vacation villas. Additionally, Akumal has a wonderful array of restaurants to choose from. Akumal has everything you would ask for in one special place without being limited by an all-inclusive venue.



Akumal Villas is our recommendation for all your travel needs!

Akumal Villas has been the leader in vacation rental villas for more than 15 years. The staff at Akumal Villas can help you plan the perfect family holiday and can also arrange your transportation needs, as well as helping you plan your family activities such as Mayan ruin and Cenote tours.

Akumal Beach

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Akumal is at the center of it all!

Located half way between Playa del Carmen and Tulum, Akumal is the perfect place to base yourself for a wonderful family holiday!

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