Where to stay around Akumal?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 840 holiday lettings near Akumal. From 381 condos to 180 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Akumal for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Akumal?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Akumal:

  • Villas Tulum: 51 holiday homes
  • Aldea Zama: 256 holiday homes
  • La Veleta: 229 holiday homes
  • Ejidal: 1,625 holiday homes
  • Campestre: 110 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Akumal?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Akumal. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Akumal Beach: 1,366 holiday lettings
  • Half Moon Bay: 1,467 holiday lettings
  • Akumal Ecological Center: 1,390 holiday lettings
  • Yal-ku Lagoon: 1,494 holiday lettings
  • Aktun Chen: 1,370 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Akumal listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent condos in Akumal?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 381 condos in Akumal. Our other popular types of Akumal holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 180 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 99 self catering accommodations
  • Houses: 99 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Akumal?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 694 holiday homes with pool available in Akumal. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental house or beach villa in Akumal, Mexico your home away from home

    Akumal is a beach resort on the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico. This stunning seaside town does not like to advertise itself too much as it has long been a secret getaway, where the stunning natural surroundings, diverse nature and magnificent beaches create a tropical haven where you can truly let it all go and relax. Akumal beach resort originated in the 1950’s as an exclusive resort for scuba divers, especially due to the turtle populations which favour the bays along the Yucatan Peninsula.

    Things to do on holiday in Akumal, Mexico

    Akumal holiday rentals are loved so much partially due to the fantastic white sand beaches that stretch out in front of them. Backed by palm trees and surrounded by breathtaking scenery, the beaches make the ideal place to lie back and relax, before taking a dip in the blissfully warm waters of the Caribbean. The coral reefs of the three bays upon which the Akumal beach resort lays, Half Moon Bay, Aventuras Akumal Bay and Greater Akumal Bay, are perfect for snorkelling and scuba diving at anytime of year.

    The further you travel along the coast, the more secluded the beaches become, although even during the height of the summer, there are never crowds anywhere in the town. There is an array of fine restaurants, shops, dive centres and fun beach bars in the town, so you shall want for nothing whilst staying in your luxury Akumal holiday rental villa.

    The stunning countryside surrounding Akumal is the ideal location for bike rides and jungle walks, exploring the wonderful variety of plants and animals lucky enough to call this part of the world home. The Yucatan peninsula is adorned with many beautiful and mysterious Mayan Ruins. The best known in the area are the fascinating Chichen Itza, (it is advisable you take a guided tour to understand some of the incredible findings here), Coba and Tulum. However, as you walk or cycle through the jungle, or even half way through a round of golf, you will most likely stumble across something!

    Places to holiday in Akumal, Mexico

    There are some magnificent day trips available from the self catering Akumal holiday rentals. Visiting the cenotes (fresh water sinkholes) is a great way to spend an afternoon, perfect for swimming, diving and snorkelling.

    Playa del Carmen is a bustling little town, day and night. There are many bars and restaurants to explore, and boat trips leave from the marina, going out to the party island of Cozumel.

    Weather in Akumal, Mexico

    Akumal is blessed with an almost constant climate. Annual average temperatures are over 25°C, with daily temperatures reaching 30°C on the vast majority of days.

    Flights to Akumal, Mexico

    Cancun Airport (CUN) is just over an hour away from the Akumal beach resort, Mexico. Flights to Cancun no longer come direct from the UK, but with a change in Miami Airport (MIA), you can still reach Cancun without too much hassle. Flights are remarkably cheap too, and for some of the best deals, try American Airlines.

    Activities and attractions in and around Akumal

    Do you want to discover attractions to visit in the city? Travellers enjoy Akumal for its snorkelling, swimming and scuba diving. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Akumal a fun spot to go on holiday. Here are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Xel-Ha Water Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
    • Xcaret Eco Theme Park (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)
    • Aktun Chen (2.5 mi / 4 km)
    • Riviera Maya Golf Club (2.5 mi / 4 km)
    • Akumal Ecological Center (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
    • Jungle Place (3.6 mi / 5.9 km)

    Seasonal weather averages in Akumal

    Travellers speak highly of Akumal for its snorkelling. If warm-weather activities are high on your list, August, July, September and April are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Akumal

    Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Akumal is a great place to spend some time outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Akumal Beach (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
    • Xpu-ha Beach (7.9 mi / 12.6 km)
    • Tulum National Park (13.9 mi / 22.4 km)
    • Xcaret Eco Theme Park (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)
    • Half Moon Bay (2.8 mi / 4.6 km)
    • Yal-ku Lagoon (3.1 mi / 5 km)