The green turtle is one of the largest sea turtles and the only herbivore among the different species. Green turtles are in fact named for the greenish color of their cartilage and fat, not their shells
Akumal has been a gem of the Riviera Maya, known for its turtle. Akumal Bay is one of the best snorkeling experiences you can have in the Mayan Riviera. Snorkel with the giant turtles, look for sting rays, barracudas, sardine fish boils and tunas. The majority of the turtles are about 200 to 300 yards from the shore in Akumal Bay, they feed on the underwater long grass.
A simple guide on how to go swimming and snorkeling with sea turtles in Akumal, Mexico for FREE! No tour guide needed. One of the best activities to in the Yucatan. A quick and day trip from Cancun, Playa Del Carmen, Tulum or the Riviera Maya.
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