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Akumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico

While I was living in Playa del Carmen, a group of my friends from back home rented a beautiful luxury home in Akumal for ten days and invited me over to visit.  Akumal is a small town about 30 minutes south of Playa del Carmen. It is known for its year-round population of several species of sea turtles and other marine life which inhabit a coral reef a short distance from the beach. It is an amazing place to snorkel as you are almost guaranteed to see a sea turtle, if not several, as they graze along the ocean floor where the sea grass grows. Continue reading Akumal, Quintana Roo, Mexico