Akumal Beach Resort

In the ancient language of the Mayas, Long before Cancun, There was a magic place called Akumal “Place of Turtles”

Between Playa del Carmen and Tulum, Akumal Beach Resort offers one of the best beaches anywhere, with over a mile of white sandy powder, world-class snorkeling with Sea Turtles and top diving with a great variety of life that thrives within the live coral reef just steps from our guest rooms.

The relaxed atmosphere in Akumal captivates the spirit of a laid back Mayan Riviera Beachside town. Akumal Beach Resort offers a truly unique experience for guests seeking the best possible beach vacation. All 241 guest rooms are located in buildings within steps of the ocean and feature breathtaking views of Akumal Bay. With the convenience of an All-Inclusive, we provide our guests with a sophisticated simplicity and friendly service in the intimate atmosphere of a small resort.


  • Cancun Airport 55 minutes
  • Cancun downtown 1:10
  • Playa del Carmen 25 minutes
  • Tulum 20 minutes

Points of Interest:

  • Akumal Bay : snorkeling with Sea Turtle and diving to the coral reef,
  • Archeological sites (Tulum, Chichen Itza, Coba)
  • Parks & Natural reserves : Xcaret, Xel Ha, Sian Ka’an
  • Playa del Carmen town for shopping.


241 rooms divided into two categories:

  • Standard rooms featuring garden view or partial ocean view,
  • Ocean View rooms featuring partial or full ocean view,

All guest rooms offer the following :

  • King Size bed or two double beds,
  • Private balcony or terrace,
  • Air conditioning and ceiling fan,
  • Private bathroom with shower,
  • Hair-dryer,
  • Cable TV,
  • Telephone,
  • Free Safe deposit box.

Amenities with extra charge : Mini-bar, coffee maker (on request and subject to availability)

Check-in : 15h00 / Check-out : 12h00

Facilities and services

  • Outdoor pool,
  • Shuffleboard,
  • Gym,
  • Indoor theater,
  • Kids´ Club, Babysitting services*,
  • 3 restaurants,
  • 3 bars,
  • Excursions office *,
  • Photo Service*,
  • Taxis on site*,
  • Car rental *,
  • Boutique*, Native Arts & Crafts market*,
  • ATM Machine and Money Exchange *,
  • Medical Service* (on call),
  • Valet service*,
  • Internet Point & wifi*,
  • Telephone and fax services*, Conference room,
  • Scuba Diving and snorkeling equipment*,
  • ATV Jungle Tour*,
  • Massages*.

*Extra charge applies.

Kids ´Club

The Kids’ Club offers supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old. Activities are planned and supervised by our entertainment staff.

Hours: 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m./ 3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Supervised Kid´s Club Dinner 7:00 – 8.30 p.m. at main dining room.

All Inclusive Plan

  • Welcome cocktail,
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner in our main Buffet Restaurant, snacks,
  • A la Carte dinner (reservation required and limited, upon availability),
  • National and international drinks, water, House wine, beer and soft drinks in all bars and restaurants,
  • Daily activities : Beach Volley, stretching, yoga, aqua gym, archery, dance classes,
  • Night entertainment : live music alternating with weekly shows and contests in the main theater,
  • One free scuba diving lesson at the pool,
  • Kid´s Club (4-12 years),
  • Gym,
  • Beach towels, hammocks, lounge chairs and Palapas,
  • All taxes included.

Bars & Restaurants

  • Beachfront Buffet Our main restaurant serving a wide range of International cuisine, a Mexican station and a healthy and vegetarian food options. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, daily. Dress code : informal. Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Lunch: 12:00 p.m. – 03:00 p.m. Dinner: 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • A la Carte Restaurant Mexican specialty menu alternates with Italian in our A la Carte restaurant, serving the most popular dishes from each country´s extensive cuisine. Only open for dinner, reservation required and limited, Dress code : casual, closed on Sunday. 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
  • Beachfront Snack-bar Features fresh char-grilled, burgers, hot-dogs, guacamole, our famous pizza recipe made fresh to order and other snacks right on the beach. Daily, dress code : informal. 11:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m
  • Main bar Open daily. 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Pool bar / Snack bar Serves the beachfront snack-bar and the main pool area. 11:00 a.m. – 05:00 p.m.
  • Akumal Beach Club Part of the All Inclusive but also open to the public ($). Features swings and an unbeatable beach. 10:00 a.m. – until dusk.

Groups / Meetings & Weddings

Akumal Beach Resort represents an undeniable dream destination for weddings, honeymoon, groups, conventions, incentives, conferences and more.

We offer several options for private events, please contact our Sales Department for more information about packages and special fares.