Dive in Akumal

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    Las Redes Akumal, Mexico

    This site was named by the original explorers of the Akumal reef for the giant commercial fishing net that was found blanketing it. Now, the net has been removed, but the marine life still abounds. Las Redes is known for the abundant marine life, schooling fish, barracudas, stingrays, lobsters and…

    Dick's Reef Akumal, Mexico

    This site was named after Old Dick, the now retired former owner of The Original Akumal Dive Shop. This is the most topographically diverse dive site in Akumal with coral structures that reach 20 feet (6m) from the bottom to interspersed islands of coral in the sand.For you brave divers, ask any of…

    Motorcycle Reef Akumal, Mexico

    At the shallow end of this dive site, lying in the sand, is a 15 year old, coral overgrown motorcycle where you can always find schools of feeding fish, arrow crabs, and southern rays. This reef is laced with a large variety of soft corals, which makes it a good spot to see feeding turtles.

    Yal-Ku Lagoon Akumal, Mexico

    Situated directly in front of Yal-ku Lagoon, this shallow dive site (20′-50′) is the most famous feeding site around, due to its constant flow of nutrients in and out of the lagoon. Under the extensive and climbing Elkhorn coral structures, there are various tunnels to swim through.…

    Xaak Akumal, Mexico

    This 60-90 ft. dive site, located about 15 minutes north, is a very special dive. Reef fingers reach up to 30 feet from the sea floor. Turtles, nurse sharks, rays, and a bright spectrum of fish are common sightings here.

    Gonzalo'z Reef Akumal, Mexico

    This site is decorated by large, vivid reef fingers. You are guaranteed to see Hawksbill, Green, and Loggerhead turtles here feeding, playing, and checking out the visiting divers.