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The waters of this protected bay stay calm even on blustery days, and the enchanting beach ranks among Mexico's finest. A string of resorts has taken advantage of its enviable position—Maroma Secrets, Catalonia Playa Maroma, and the Maroma Resort & Spa, as well as the Blue Diamond Resort, halfway between Punta Bete and Punta Maroma. Access resorts through the security gate marked with a Peacock mural
just beyond the Burger Bar fast-food joint. Unfortunately, nonguests of the resorts will not be able to access the beach since the only entry point is through the main security gate.
In Mayan, Akumal (pronounced ah-koo- maal ) means "place of the turtle," and this stretch of coast is a storied nesting ground, especially at...
Founded in AD 435, Bacalar (pronounced baa -ka-lar) is one of Quintana Roo's oldest settlements. The mix of freshwater and salt water in the...