Akumal Snorkeling with Turtles

Snorkeling in Akumal Bay can get other worldly with the famous Akumal sea turtles joining the fray, the turtles are plentiful and they’re used to the presence of humans.

The turtles allow swimmers to close to them as they sail through the water and also see them from above as they breach for air.

Akumal bay can get really crowded, often with inexperienced snorkelers which may not only frustrate enthusiasts, but also significantly cut visibility under water due to the fine sand at the bottom being stirred up. In order to avoid these issues, get there early and with plenty of options on the dining and lounging around front you can take it easy for the rest of the day.

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