How to Tip in Akumal, Mexico?

Answer Mexico's beach city Akumal, located about one hour south of Cancun on the Yucatan Peninsula, brings travelers to its sandy white beaches and small communities year-round. Tipping in Akumal is volun... Read More »

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Where is Akumal?

The ocean-side resort town of Akumal is located on Mexico's Riviera Maya, a section of the Yucatan Peninsula located about 68 miles south of Cancun. Akumal is known for its excellent snorkeling and... Read More »

How far is Akumal from the Cancun Airport?

Akumal, Mexico, is about 58 miles from the Cancun International Airport. The average time to travel this distance by car is approximately one hour and 18 minutes. Akumal is a small beach town in th... Read More »

How long does it take to get from Mexico City, Mexico to the Mayan ruins?

According to, there are over 20 sites where you can view Mayan Ruins. The closest one to Mexico City is the site at Palenque. The trip from Mexico City to Palenque will take approxim... Read More »

How are American blacks treated in Mexico- I am a student considering going to Mexico to teach abroad. I am half black and white but can look Cuban Dominican etc. to some. Will I be denied a job?

Black people is much less common in Mexico than in the United States: you can expect more attention as you are of "exotic nature" and most Mexicans are very puzzled when they find out there is an A... Read More »