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Recent Akumal reviews
A little piece of heaven
"We stayed at Mike and Peggy's condo in Akumal from 12/27/14- 01/03/15. We have rented several times through VRBO and have always had great luck, but Peggy was the most thorough owner we have ever rented through. She provides such wonderful information, we really had a good idea of what we wanted to do and see before we even arrived. The snorkeling off the beach in half moon bay was incredible. My 14 year old son met another 14 year old from Sweden and they spent endless hours snorkeling the reef and playing in the pools. We went to Yal- Ku lagoon too, but we really didn't need to. My 12 year old love "hanging out" on the hammock by the pool. We snorkeled in Akumal Bay and saw numerous sea turtles. That was an amazing experience. The condo was beautiful and clean. There is a TV but only for videos, which was only an issue for my 12 year old who tends to like some down time out of the sun. There are so many great things to do in the area you don't need a TV. The condo is located at the far end of the road which is very bumpy and has lots of Topes (speed bumps) which was a little rough with our rental car but I liked the secluded/private spot. It felt very safe and the property management people and Silvia were extremely helpful and flexible with our schedules. The weather was beautiful and we hope to return to this little piece of heaven."
Guest: BDate of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: January 15, 2015
"Our stay at Casa Caribe was relaxing/peaceful; house has all the advertised features plus some. Christina is a doll, and took awesome care of us, including special requests & dinner (a 'must-do'...do early in the week for leftovers). She communicated with us in spite of our broken Spanish.
Didn't see/notice Luis; didn't see Rhett until part way thru week; didn't matter as house was ready and set for us. House has everything you need for the stay; nothing else we felt we needed. Owner and Christina were very responsive to requests (extra towels, etc.), and owner responded promptly to any questions. The pool was perfect for cool-off dips, especially since it was toasty warm during our stay (AC required for a comfy night's sleep). House is spacious, and we never felt crowded with 6 of us. Main floor bedrooms are good size (limited closet space in one) and each has attached bath (one with second door to hallway for convenience). The upstairs master is amazing, with a large tub, gorgeous deck and ocean views from bedroom and shower. Television area was comfy (used mainly for slide shows of pics taken; TV has extra HDMI connection) with TV being a bit small (~25 or 32 inch). The Wi-Fi worked fine during our stay.
Location is easy walk to La Buena Vida (restaurant/entry spot for snorkeling in half-moon bay [HMB]) and reasonable walk to Akumal & bay. Elderly folks (~80) with us, so needed car shuttle for those journeys with them.
We snorkeled at HMB, Yal-ku and with turtles at Akumal bay...all were great. Yal-ku charges $14 if you enter through land (free via long snorkel from HMB). Most literature at house regarding sites, etc. is a bit outdated - prices have gone up, and some places changed or gone. Update would be good for future visitors.
Ocean behind house was too rough to enter directly for snorkeling; not sure if ever calm enough due to the rocks (tempting tho). Not an issue with Buena Vida and HMB beach only a 5 minute walk away.
Location was excellent base for visits to Mayan Ruins and Cenotes. Definitely recommend rental car if sightseeing. Also recommend visit to Akumal Pueblo across highway for authentic Mexican flavor w/ variety of restaurants/food vendors for the adventurous. Grocery shop at Playa & convert some $ to pesos. Local exchange rates highly variable and no credit cards for gas.
Overall, I would love to return to Akumal, and would not hesitate to stay at Casa Caribe again."
Guest: BillDate of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 6, 2015
"Nido de Amor was everything we’d hoped for and more for our family vacation. Our group of seven fit perfectly, with with plenty of room in each of the bedrooms. The amenities were perfect and met our every need. The fantastic outdoor space is what initially drew us to this home. The entire coast is having trouble with varying amounts of seaweed. The gardener and his team work early each day to make our access easy and enjoyable. Someday were less of an issue than others but still we enjoyed long walks on the beach, kayaking, and snorkeling in the clear water. We throughly enjoyed the pool as well. Hours were spent playing games, perfecting jumps off the diving board, and relaxing. The shade of the palm trees gave respite from the sun and the gentle swing of the hammock was just wonderful. The most appreciated part of staying at your home was Guille. We’ve stayed in several VRBO homes and we’ve never had the unique treat of someone on site to assure that every part of our stay was comfortable. She greeted us with such kindness and worked with her team for the duration of our stay with great care. She is a wonderful cook and we were treated to exceptional Mexican breakfasts each day. She provided excellent tips for our daily excursions that were most appreciated. We all left Lido de Amor with hopes of returning soon to once again enjoy family, friends, the beauty of Akumal, and the comfort of your home."
Guest: C.M.T.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 14, 2015
"This is the third time my husband and I have stayed at this property. I can only say that it is wonderful in so many ways. Comments made in other reviews are still true. This visit we did more snorkeling in Half Moon Bay and saw some incredible schools of fish. You can rent snorkeling equipment at the office. You definitely will enjoy your stay here. The office staff speak good English if you need anything. The housekeeping staff clean every day and leave everything spotless. There is a big jug of water to use and it is replenished when needed. We always look forward to our stay here. If you are looking for a place to really relax this is it. Comments made by other reviewers are accurate."
Guest: Sharon H.Date of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: February 15, 2015