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AMANECER AKUMAL Spacious, Sunlit 2 BR/2 BA Condo - Full AC - WiFi & Pool

Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Condo #3, 2 Bedrooms + 2 Full Baths, AC & fans TV, WiFI linens and maid service

Condo # 3 has a large Living room and Dining room with lots of light and Mexican tile and Mahogany wood accents. Large sofas with tiled end tables, and a large wooden dining room table and chairs and large curtained windws flood the room with light and give warmth to the spacious living area. There is a fully equipped kitchen with blender, juicer, microwave, toaster and wood cabinets and tiled countertops.Down a sunlit large hall, you will find two bathrooms, one with a large shower and the other, in the Master bedroom area, has a tiled tub and shower. There are two bedrooms, the master with a king bed and en suite bath, and the second which has twin beds that can be joined. Large custom wood cabinets and drawers are in both bedrooms. A security cabinet can be found in the master bedroom. The unit is fully air conditioned and has fans overhead plus TV and Wifi. Amanecer Condo #4, which is next to and identical to Condo #3, may be available for larger groups, upon request. Balconies of all condos overlook the crystal clear plunge pool which has stools in the water for a drink after hours. Amanecer also has a smaller and less expensive Roof Top Studio with ocean views available which is ideal for couples.You may ask about this in your message or search for the Amanecer Akumal webpage for more information and photos.

Come and enjoy one of Akumal’s brightest and most spacious 2 BR, 2 BA condos. Amanecer Akumal #3 is on the second floor with dedicated balconies front and rear, setting the stage for a relaxing getaway. Abundant light and fully air conditioned rooms accented by beautiful mahogany doors and furniture and Mexican hand-painted tiles will lift your spirits. Everything you could want, right down to the electric juicer to make fresh lime margaritas, has been provided, since the owners have preparred the condo for themselves. After a “busy” day at the beach, relax with your drink at our private courtyard pool, enjoying the lush gardens and attractive Mexican architecture. Later, enjoy unbelievable sunsets and millions of stars on our rooftop terrace. Amanecer is only a few minutes walk from many of Akumal’s favorite destinations, such as Yal Ku Lagoon for fabulous snorkeling, and the white sand Half Moon Bay Beach. La Lunita and La Buena Vida are a brief walk away for excellent food and drink on the beach.

Our property manager, Pio, speaks English and will happily assist you with special requests, ranging from a professional masseuse to a private fishing or diving expedition. He has lived with his family in Akumal for over 20 years, and has been an excellent resource for all of the area’s highlights for our guests.

Akumal is a quiet, residential beachside community located about 60 miles south of the Cancun Airport, just over an hour’s drive straight south on a modern divided highway. Amanecer Akumal is a perfect retreat for couples or families, offering many activities, including some of the best snorkeling & diving on the Mayan Riviera, as well as ecological trips to nearby cenotes and jungles. The white sand beaches are dotted with palapas and beach bars. All the local restaurants in Akumal treat their water, making the dining completely safe, and they all use fresh local ingredients. Our location in Half Moon Bay is just a five minute walk to the famous preserved Yal Ku Lagoon with its calm, clear water, perfect for protected snorkeling. Also within walking distance is one of the area’s best restaurants, La Lunita, where you can enjoy candlelit dining on the beach. Akumal, which means “place of the turtle” in Mayan, has a large ecocenter, which teaches about the community’s commitment to the environment. Visit the ecocenter to learn how they preserve the surrounding reefs and particularly the sea turtles that come to the beaches to lay their eggs every summer. You will also find in Akumal two dive centers offering PADI-certified instructors that offer organized trips for reef and cavern dives, as well as fishing trips and jungle tours guided by local Mayans. The tranquility of Akumal, coupled with the comforts of our condo, will refresh your spirit and beckon your return, year after year.

Keywords: Condo, Condominiums, Beach Villa, Casita, Relaxing Getaway, Rental, Rental unit

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Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About The Owner

I am a retired physician who has vacationed in Akumal with my wife for over twenty years. Together with two American friends and a Mexican friend from Akumal, we built Amanecer and continue to own it in a partnership.

My wife and I love to travel to many regions of Italy and France,usually in the spring and fall. We would consider exchange time there.

In the summer, I am an avid sailor at Barnegat Bay, NJ.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2007

Why The Owner chose Akumal

We are located on a quiet street, where walking and biking are common pastimes. To the left as you leave, we are a five minute walk to the famous snorkeling lagoon called Yal ku. Calm clear water with thousands of fish await you there. There is a restaurant there, and another a block away, called Que Onda. To the right as you leave, back towards the town and Akumal Bay Beach, you are a about a five minute walk to the beach restaurant called La Lunita, which is excellent. A little farther down the road you will find La Buena Vida, known for nightlife and a great breakfast on Half Moon Bay.

What makes this condo unique

Akumal Mexico is a beautiful and relaxing place to stay. The gorgeous beaches, great attractions, a laid-back atmosphere, and the amazing local cuisine of Akumal will make you wish you never had to leave! Owners Sam and Marian, Anthony and Joan, and Kathy fell in love with the area and vacationed there for over 20 years. Together with their local friend and eventual partner Pio, they choose to build Amanecer Akumal. We personally chose every tile and the woodwork of a local carpenter to get the warmth you will feel as you enter the Condo unit.

In Akumal, you will find many supermarkets, convenience stores, an open-air market, a taxi stand, and a variety small shops. There is also a gym which offers yoga classes. Scuba lessons and spectacular dives are available from three local shops. The ruins of Tulum and Coba are also just a short drive (20-40 minutes) away.

Guest access

Guests are free to use the pool area, always mindful that there are no guards. Please use only plastic cups there and respect the other guests regarding noise and time of day.

Additionally, guests may use the table and chairs, lounges and shade on the rooftop terrace. The stars are incredible on clear evenings.


Akumal Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Ocean View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Lounges at courtyard pool & rooftop deck affording amazing views of the sea and stars, Daily Maid Service,• Fully equipped kitchen with microwave, blender, juicer etc, Satellite TV (CNN, HBO) and wireless internet,• Ceiling Fans & Central A/C throughout, Custom cabinets, closets & woodwork, Locking security cabinet, Master bedroom with king bed, full bath with deep tiled tub,• Second bedroom with 2 twin beds (easily convertible to king); additional full bathroom with walk in shower


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AMANECER AKUMAL Spacious, Sunlit 2 BR/2 BA Condo - Full AC - WiFi & Pool
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews

Very Nice & Clean

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay. The condo was clean, and the staff were fantastic. And the small pool in the courtyard was a hit with my kids.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you had a good time. I am sorry that the weather wasn't better, but I am glad that your family enjoyed Amanecer. The beaches are usually spectacular, so I hope you return and mention your recent stay. Thank you, regards, Anthony and Staff
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Cosy studio apartment with terrace and view

  • 4 of 5

Through this site we luckily found Amenecer in Akumal. The well-equipped studio apartment with the big sunny terrace and the great view suited us perfectly. Also we were spoiled with an assortment of perfect beaches, and became quite addicted to our daily Marguerita! To top it all off, we met some wonderful people...hopefully we will be able to return!

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed meeting you and look forward to your return! Best wishes to both of you, Anthony
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Beautiful, spacious and comfy

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully decorated and furnished, this condo was spacious and clean. I would recommend renting a car if you are more than 2 people, so that you can comfortably travel up and down the road, enjoying local beaches, restaurants and shops. We rented bikes one day and really enjoyed thoroughly touring the area. This was our first stop on a whirlwind tour of the Mayan Riviera and we were lucky to have great advice from the Manager. He was helpful and easy with booking arrangements and ironing out any kinks that came up. We felt very safe and cared for.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Me and the hubby rented this place at the end of July 2015. The staff is magnificent, the location is spectacular and the locals are extremely nice. The condo is well equipped with everything you can imagine from beach towels to kitchen essentials. The condo is immaculate and very spacious. Its a tranquil place to stay and has many restaurants within the community that are inexpensive and the food is amazing. Security guards are closely monitoring the community and everything is within walking distance. Would highly reccomend this property for all your vacation needs.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Manitou Spings, CO, USA

Enjoy the Best Value in Akumal

  • 5 of 5

This was our first Mexican vacation that wasn't in a resort. It was spring break with our 18 year old son, my lovely wife and his brother, whom we kidnapped from Iowa.

Amanecer Akumal proved a delightful, freeing experience for us. It felt not only more authentic but like you were living there for a moment instead of just vacationing.

The unit itself is loaded with Mexican charm: serious dark hard wood doors and accents, amazing tile work, a soaking tub in the master bedroom that's a hot tub sans jets, a well-equipped kitchen and a spacious dining/living room area.

But we especially enjoyed the common areas: a small pool (which has the kind of built-in stools you find in swim-up bars) on a downstairs patio, and a table with chairs on the rooftop patios, where we spent nights drinking Sols, watching the stars and getting to know our fascinating neighbors from Portland, Ore., Nick and Gail.

You don't need to rent a car. You can spend a week walking to Yal-Kul, Half Moon Bay or Akumal Bay (or renting bikes for $8 nearby) for the epic snorkeling. But I'm such an activities director (if it's Wednesday, it Chiichan Itza), a car proved invaluable.

Fernando (our groundskeeper and maintenance

guy) and Martha (our maid) couldn't have been more friendly and helpful.

We may be done with the mega resorts. Better to really feel the experience of Mexico instead of being insulated from it.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Close to Yal-Kul, and Akumal's Half Moon Bay Beach

  • 5 of 5

The condo worked out great for us. We didn't plan our trip out very far in advance, and so we got lucky and landed this great spot. The layout is great for a small family, or two couples. The location is right next to the Yal-Kul lagoon, and very close to the Akumal beaches.

I wouldn't recommend this place if you don't have a car, as it can be long walks to get to the many restaurants in the main area of Akumal.

The listing was very appropriate and accurate, and the communication with the manager was easy and professional. I'd highly recommend staying here, and I plan to again in the future.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2014
  • Stayed: February 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $50

Additional Bed and Breakfast available at $10 per person per night, must be booked in advance.

Fishing Tours and Airport transport can be arranged at an additional charge.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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