How I Spend 24 Hours in Akumal

How I Spend 24 Hours in Akumal, Akumal, Mexico (B)

Akumal is a small beach town located between Playa del Carmen and Tulum and is 60 miles south of the Cancun International Airport. Most people either choose to lodge in Akumal or visit from one of the neighboring cities. No matter where you stay, Akumal is a popular day trip destination. With so much to do and see, here is how to spend a day (or 24 hours) in Akumal. 

Depending on the time of year, you can expect the sun to rise between 7 to 7:30am during the peak tourist season (winter). If the sky is clear the sunrise is less impressive, but none the less it is a beautiful sight to see the sun rise over the trees. 

If you love flying solo, at sunrise you may be the only person on the beach. Enjoy the quiet atmosphere, the beach gets crowded by mid-morning. 

Unless you have a kitchen and plan on making your own breakfast, head to the Turtle Bay Cafe, Lucy's Kitchen or La Buena Vida. La Buena Vida now serves breakfast from 8-11am daily. Here you'll find the traditional breakfast options, but with excellent views of the ocean.  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: How I Spend 24 Hours in Akumal
Guide Location: Mexico » Akumal
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Elizabeth Kovar
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Turtle Bay Cafe
  • La Buena Vida
  • MexicArte
  • El Ultimo Maya