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Recent Akumal reviews
Grandchildren are a blessing!
"Our stay was beyond our expectations! Our adventures included diving and snorkelling with our grandchildren and their parents. The golf cart was a true bonus. The accommodations are remarkable, six people can enjoy a lot of personal space. The pool was a hit!
The view was outstanding, sunrise was beautiful and we saw ocean activity from the pool area (boats and even a whale).
Marie and Luis were outstanding and treated us exceptionally well. Maria prepared a most enjoyable meal, yummy!
Restaurants are within walking distance and we enjoyed BBQing!
Monica (Property Mgr) was available for all questions. She recommended restaurants, stores, transportation etc.
Booking through Kelly was made easy by her willingness to make things right. She provided all the information we would need to have a memorable holiday.
Thank you Solymar, love to return in future."
Guest: jDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: May 6, 2015
"I stayed at this condo last year and just love how secluded it is and off the beaten path. You are only a few steps from the ocean and it has all the amenities you could possibly want for a stay. I was there for a week and you can walk to restaurants that are close by, Ya-Kul Lagoon which is 1 block away and the bird and animal watching early in the morning is phenomenal. Deb and Mike send you all the information you could possibly want to make your stay as easy as possible. The kitchen has everything you need and the refrigerator is a full size one. You can snorkel right in front of the condo building or walk around to the middle of Half-Moon Bay. You could get by without a car but it's nice to have it for those side trips. I so enjoyed the staff - Hector, Victor, Luis and Andrea were so very helpful. If you run out of items, the Corner store is a few blocks away."
Guest: moneymooDate of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 9, 2015
"We ended up booking this day before we were supposed to leave due to last minute problem with condo we had booked months earlier. Martin called within five minutes of sending inquiry and was so great to deal with. First impression walking into condo was WOW, simply amazing. Floor to ceiling windows in living room with breathtaking views. Unit was so spacious with everything you could possibly need. It was amazing opening all the windows and feel the incredible cross breezes and waking up to the sound of the waves. I'm a Texas gal and used to sleeping with AC - did not need it or miss it! Beds were very comfortable. Most days we had beach and pool to ourselves, so quiet and relaxing. Location was one of few spots not plagued by seaweed problem, seemed to be very bad everywhere else. We had rental car which made it much easier to get around. Walked to YalKu lagoon. Got up early to snorkel in Akumal Bay at 6:30 AM before all tour groups and crowds arrived. We saw at least 6 turtles each time and a couple of them surfaced within inches of me. Definitely a highlight of the trip! Other things we did - climbed pyramid in Coba (got there at 9 AM before crowds), visited a couple cenotes (Gran Cenote and Casa Cenote), snorkeled with Wet Set in Puerto Morelos. Another magical find was Xcacel Beach, one of the best beaches I have ever been on and completely undeveloped/unspoiled. The beach umbrella and ice chest provided in condo was quite useful for visiting because no shade ( cost was only 20 pesos). Didn't do a lot of cooking because so many great options for eating and reasonable cost. Loved having this flexibility and not tied to all inclusive resort. Favorites were Turtle Bay Bakery, Lucy's Ice Cream, and La Palapa in Chemuyil (don't miss this one - great food and SO inexpensive). Loved walking around town of Chemuyil and Akumal Pueblo.
One example of Martin's responsiveness I wanted to acknowledge - I sent an email while we were out and asked about hammock for porch and mentioned problem with WiFi connectivity. By the time we got back in the evening hammock was set up on the back porch and detailed instructions on how to connect to internet were provided. Definitely above and beyond responsiveness and concern to make sure everything was perfect. I normally like to visit different places but this is one exception I would make - I would love to come back and stay at La Iguana and Martin's condo again. Can't recommend highly enough!!!"
Guest: NancyBDate of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 2, 2015
"We have rented this condo 5 times from the Flake's over the last 10 years and have never been disappointed. Our son was 9 on our first vacation and wouldn't miss out on a trip here, even at 19! This year our friends rented the condos on either side of us and we had a fantastic 10 days.
The staff are great from Augustin who manages everything to the maids and security guard Jose who will wake you at night if there are turtles hatching or laying.
We have eaten at every restaurant in Half Moon bay and Akumal and our favorite for breakfast is Turtle Bay Cafe, dinner La Lunita, Que Onda for pasta, La Cueva Del Pescador for fish, La Buena Vida for happy hour, LoHa for pizza and drinks on the beach. The best is Teresa's "hole in the wall" across the street from Playa Caribe, she made us Ceviche and fish tacos with the barracuda and Mahi Mahi we caught when we went fishing and it was fantastic.
We BBQ when we don't eat out and do our grocery shopping at the Chedraui in Puerto Morelos which is 30 mins drive towards Playa Del Carmen.
Over the years we have visited all the theme parks and this year went to XPLOR which was a lot of fun, get there early to do the Zip Lines first before the crowds arrive.
The snorkeling in Half Moon Bay is like swimming in an aquarium, we also love snorkeling in Akumal and watching the turtles feed off the grass on the sea bed.
Akumal town is within walking distance and very safe to walk at night. We always rent a car so we can travel to different beaches but it's not absolutely necessary.
Joyce Flack has been a wonderful resource over the years and given us so much advice and information on where to go and the rules and regulations when visiting Mexico.
We will be back and I'm sure our friends will be joining us again."
Guest: Gillian v.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 7, 2015