Akumal, Mexico

In the start of my Central America trip I visited a beach in Akumal, Mexico. Akumal was founded in 1958 as a place for scuba diving and has today more than 1000 inhabitants. The city name “Akumal” means “place of the turtles” which is a very good description of this place which you will notice if you go snorkeling here.

Akumal, Mexico

Akumal beach

Turtles

Sea turtles in Mexico

Turtles in Mexico

Akumal Messico

Turtles have been around on this earth for about 200 million years, can get more than 2 meters long and weight over 900 kg.

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