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Akumal Snorkeling: 14 Insider Tips That Make For An Amazing Experience

Akumal snorkeling is the #1 reason why Akumal Beach is so famous. Reviewed by 13,000 people, Akumal Beach ranks #1 out of 725 outdoor activities in the Riviera Maya on TripAdvisor. So, it's popular! Now you can make it an experience of a lifetime with our 14 insider tips for Akumal snorkeling. Find out how to avoid paying parking and entrance fees. And avoid the crowds of tourists. As well as find out about the three species of sea turtles that make Akumal their home. And some of the dozens of reef fish you'll see.

Read on and find out more.

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Why You Want To See The Fascinating Ek Balam Ruins Now - Instead Of Tulum

Are you looking for which Mayan ruins to go and see during your visit to the Riviera Maya? Or you’ve seen Chichen-Itza and are wondering what else to see this time? Look no further than the fascinating Ek Balam ruins. They’re the undiscovered jewel in the crown of Mayan ruins. And at Ek Balam, you won’t have to compete with millions of other tourists, as you do at Tulum. In an authentic setting and with one of the largest pre-hispanic structures in all Mesoamerica, Ek Balam is the place to visit now. And end your visit with a relaxing and refreshing dip in the magnificent Ek Balam cenote. Find out all you need to know about these magnificent Mayan ruins.  

Cold Margaritas, White Sand Beaches, And Hot Sun: But Is Mexico Safe?

Mexico is the land of cold margaritas, white sand beaches, and hot sun. But is Mexico Safe? I spend quite a bit of time in Mexico, in particular in the Riviera Maya. Occasionally friends in Canada, the US, or the UK ask me if Mexico is safe. Or in particular, is the Mayan Riviera safe? My instinctive response was always “Yes, very. Why do you ask?” Turns out the media they hear paints a very different picture. So, I decided to investigate crime in Mexico. Looking to find the difference between my experience and what people were perceiving of Mexico. And to answer the question, ‘Is Mexico Safe?’ See what I found – it might surprise you, it certainly surprised me.

Recent Blog Posts

Akumal Snorkeling: 14 Insider Tips That Make For An Amazing Experience - Sept 2021

Why You Want To See The Fascinating Ek Balam Ruins Now - Instead Of Tulum - July 2021

Cold Margaritas, White Sand Beaches, And Hot Sun: But Is Mexico Safe? - June 2021

15 Effective Ways To Get More Out Of Being A Digital Nomad In Mexico - May 2021

Discover Why Mayan Riviera Scuba Diving Is Such An Awesome Experience April 2021 Updated

Absolutely the Best List of 113 Things To Do In The Riviera Maya - March 2021

21 Best Beaches in the Riviera Maya Now - February 2021

Learn How To Make The Best Italian Food – Taverna Akumal, The Inside Story - January 2021

Covid19 – Learn From My Experience Of Traveling To Mexico Now - December 2020

Sargassum Seaweed – What You Need To Know - November 2020

Weather in Akumal, Mexico: Discover What You Need to Know - October 2020

How to Prepare the Best Mexican Cocktails Direct from the Riviera Maya - Sept 2020

Xpu Há – Currently the Best Secret Beach in the Riviera Maya - August 2020

The 11 Proven Qualities of Monthly Rentals in Playa Del Carmen and the Riviera Maya, You Need If You Want An Experience of a Lifetime - July 2020

17 Fun Facts About Our Adorable Green Sea Turtles - June 2020

Traditional Mexican Food: Everything you and Tom Hanks ever wanted to know but were too afraid to ask - May 2020

Chichen Itza - The Ultimate Visitors Guide - April 2020

Coronavirus Update For Travellers - Special Edition March 2020

How Riviera Maya Fishing Can Keep You Out Of Trouble With Your Spouse! - February 2020

An Interview With A Real Estate Expert About Akumal Lodging Options - January 2020

Secrets of the 10 Best Mayan Riviera Restaurants Near Akumal - December 2019

Weather in the Riviera Maya: Everything You Need to Know - (November 2019) Updated Sept 2020

Mayan Ruins in Mexico - (July 2019) Updated August 2020

Why the Riviera Maya was Voted #1 Vacation Destination in Mexico - (May 2019) Updated May 2020

About Our Blog

Exploring The Riviera Maya is Ocean Breeze Akumal's Blog.  Here we explore the diversity of Mexico's best tourism destination to highlight the best beaches, cenotes, restaurants, attractions, Mayan ruins, etc., etc.  We provide information to help you explore this spectacular part of the world and give you tips and tricks that only the locals know.  Helping to give you the vacation experience of a lifetime.  

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