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Recent Akumal reviews

  • Our Best Mexico Vacation Yet

    "After travelling to Playa del Carmen 4 times, we decided it was time for a change. Although, we enjoyed Playa, we would catch ourselves wondering if there might be a place that would combine what we love about Mexico (e.g.: clear turquoise water, white sand beaches, delicious Mexican and Mayan food, etc.) without sacrificing peace, natural beauty and authenticity of the destination. In other words, we were getting tired of 5th Ave with its pushy sales people, chain restaurants and most of all crowds and noise that are impossible to avoid in Playa. During one of our trips, we heard Akumal being mentioned as a great snorkeling spot. After doing some research, we thought: “Wow, maybe we finally found the perfect place!” And we were not disappointed, to say the least. Just one hour away from Cancun, Akumal is a hidden gem. Spectacular Half Moon Bay, amazing snorkeling, fascinating wildlife, relaxed friendly atmosphere make this peaceful and secluded destination magical. I could write a lot more about the charm of Akumal but I should get to the main reason for this review. What played the biggest role in turning our vacation into experience of a lifetime was the gorgeous condo that we stayed at. We loved everything about it! Whitney was a pleasure to work with. She made booking process seem easy, responded to all of our questions and even provided Welcome Packet filled with valuable tips and information. On the way to the condo, we stopped by Mega and stocked up on groceries. We cooked dinners in the condo every night and found the kitchen well equipped and even stocked with spices. Upon arrival to La Sirena, we were greeted by a staff member, who showed us to our condo, helped us with luggage and provided helpful information about the area, amenities, appliances, etc. Every day while we were out and about, the maid came by. Once low, drinking water was refilled right away. No matter who we talked to at La Sirena, they were always friendly and happy to help. For lunch, we usually went out. Seafood at La Cueva Del Pescador was amazing. La Buena Vida had a neat location, friendly atmosphere and a good selection of tasty food. Lol-Ha was right on the beach and my favorite spot for margaritas. We also spent a couple of days in Xel-Ha that had great buffets (included in price of admission ticket). For activities, we enjoyed snorkeling at Half Moon Bay, Xel-ha and Yal-ku lagoon. We had unforgettable time and are already counting down days to our next trip!"
    Guest: Anna and Ryan Donnelly Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: December 31, 2014
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  • Low Key Paradise

    "This was our 5th stay at Vista Del Mar and we have loved everyone. This year we had a 2 bedroom condo that was simply amazing. Beachfront is an understatement and the view is amazing. Half Moon Bay provides for amazing snorkeling and VDM is centrally located to make walking the entire Akumal/Akumal Pueblo/North Akumal area easy to do. If you are looking for wild party life this is not the place but if you want a low key place to relax, enjoy the beach and do some snorkeling then pack your bags. Forget the all inclusive and try out the local places not only to stay but also to eat. You will not regret it."
    Guest: AndyM Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 11, 2014
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  • Perfect Paradise

    "All ten of us had a wonderful time during our stay at Casa de Colores. Your home is perfect. So much attention is paid to details compared to other VBRO properties we have rented. Finding and booking your property made me look like a star to the couples in our group. Thank you, thank you. We were truly impressed with your staff. So nice and accommodating. Our group appreciated all the advance information you provided that made our planning easier. And Monica gave us many good ideas. Her brother guided us for a great day at the Biosphere."
    Guest: Nancy D. Date of Stay: January 2015 Review Submitted: February 12, 2015
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  • WOW; unbeatable

    "The pictures do not do this place justice and simply cannot, since a big part of the enjoyment is experiencing all the advantages of this home's location and the incredible people who support and service your stay. LOCATION< LOCATION< LOCATION. First and last rule of a great vacation for a large family. We had 84 year old grandpa; and family of 6, kids: 12, 10. 7, 4. There was still comfortably room for another family of 4-6 and no chance we would have gotten in each others way. The pool had depth, size, and convenience unlike any villa we have stayed in; not some miniature kidney bean, token pool, but a big, play a lot, cool down, family fun pool with diving board, bar stools and plenty of toys to keep everyone occupied. The beach is sandy underfoot and soft to walk onto and groomed daily and very private at the opposite end of the stretch that leads to Akumal town after a half hour stroll. Quiet, paved, guarded lane gets you to this impressive ro of villas and you feel more modern and secure than staying at Tankah and beaches further south, but without any loss of romance and paradise. Tulum is a 10 minute drive and everything natural (and not just touristy/commercial) is between the house and there, including the best cents, open lagoons, cave snorkeling/diving, jungle excursions and white, sugary powdery sand meet turquoise water seascapes. Of course its terrific for ruins at Coba, which are unhurried and uncrowded and immersed in jungle or the obligatory Tulum ruins (which one must hit early before the buses from Cancun overrun the place). Everything needed is there and whatever you suspect may not be then Guille, the house manager who lives in the adjacent casita and is always available on call, will ensure you have it immediately. She is a treasure and along with Moises, the groundskeeper and Ruth, the housekeeper, they work seamlessly in the background, almost unnoticeably to constantly ensuring the house is in royal condition and you feel like a royal family on your visit. We were so spoiled and in awe of just watching stars and sunrises/sunsets against the silhouette of enormous swaying palms and beautiful flora that surrounded the house. The consistent breeze kept us cool and windows open allowed us to fall asleep to the ocean gently lapping 50 yards from the villa. WOW."
    Guest: Andy K. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: December 1, 2014
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