Akumal is located in the best vacation destination in Mexico, the Mayan Riviera. And there are many things to do in Akumal. Lots of beaches, cenotes, and Mayan Ruins to visit. But also, there are many wonderful things to do in Akumal that most visitors aren't aware of. Our best 97 things to do in Akumal include, Adventure and Theme Parks, Beaches, Festivals, Cenotes, Eco Adventures, Mayan Ruins, Sports, Eating & Drinking, Exercise, Night Time Activities, Arts & Culture, Shopping, Romance, & Water Activities. If you're a seasoned visitor, I'm sure there are several of the 97 you haven't done yet. And if you've never been here before, why not? You have got a lot of catch-up to do! Learn more about what you might be missing out on.
What's the best vacation destination in Mexico? According to many sources, including Travel Weekly, USA News, TripAdvisor, and Travelers Choice Awards, to mention only a few, there is only one answer. The best vacation destination in Mexico is clearly the Riviera Maya. It's not even remotely close. And over 25 million visitors a year agree. But what makes it the best destination in Mexico and is regularly cited as the best vacation destination in the world?
Xpu Há beach is still the best secret in the Riviera Maya. The coastline along the Riviera Maya runs for nearly 100 km, with many fabulous beaches. And Xpu Há beach is the best of the best. It has a spectacular beach made up of incredibly soft white sand. And the warm crystal-clear Caribbean ocean is to die for. And amazingly, although the Riviera Maya has 25 million visitors a year, Playa Xpu Há is still an un-spoilt oasis.
Read on and find out more.
The Chichen Itza Mayan Ruins are Mexico's #1 visited archeological site and a UNESCO World Heritage site. And in 2007, it was voted one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Each year 2.6 M people visit; can they and UNESCO be wrong? Probably not. But if you are going to visit, you need to be prepared to make the most of your visit. Fortunately, we've done all the work for you with our comprehensive guide to Chichen Itza! Find out why the Chichen Itza Mayan Ruins are the most famous site in Mexico and how you can make the most of your visit. And, receive your essential Chichen Itza infographic free to help you along the way. Find out all you need to know about these magnificent Mayan ruins.
Swimming with whale sharks, the largest fish in the ocean weighing in at 50,000 lbs, is the ultimate adventure. Adventurous scuba divers around the world have this at the top of their bucket list. But swimming with whale sharks is an incredible experience that anyone can have. Find out about these fantastic creatures, and swim with whale sharks in an eco-tourist manner. And read my first-hand experiences of swimming with whale sharks in Mexico.
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Discover Why Mayan Riviera Scuba Diving Is Such An Awesome Experience April 2021 Updated
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Coronavirus Update For Travellers - Special Edition March 2020
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