Tulum Archeological Site
Tulum holds the honor of being the most picturesque archaeological site in the Riviera Maya and the only one to have been built overlooking the ocean. The most iconic of its structures, the Castillo, is perched on the edge of a cliff overlooking the clear turquoise blue waters of the Caribbean. The cliff-top Castillo, with its beachfront location and lush green landscape, is the image most often associated with the Mayan Riviera.
Walking: 60 minutes
Biking: 20 minutes
Car: 10 minutes
Silky white sands front placid clear turquoise waters, a heavenly spot for sunbathing, paddle boarding, snorkeling and kite surfing. The beaches of Tulum are listed as one of the best in the Caribbean Sea and the world.
Walking: 30 minutes
Biking: 15 minutes
Car: 5 minutes
Restaurants & Shops
Tulum is dotted with delicious and memorable culinary experiences. Some of the best restaurants in the area are found both off the beach and in Tulum Pueblo. From food stands to upscale fine dinning, Tulum restaurants offer great atmospheres and a delightful food fare. Being a destination that combines beach and jungle, it's cuisine features traditional dishes based on fresh seafood and tropical fruits.
There are two places to go shopping in Tulum, one is Tulum Pueblo and the other is the beach road, what you’ll find is a great mix of eclectic boutiques and local handicraft shops.
Cenotes are fresh water sinkholes created by a vast underground river system. They are some of the most unique geological features in Mexico and there are thousands of them located throughout the Riviera Maya. The ancient Maya believed that these sites were sacred.
The surface of the cenotes is formed by fossilized coral and limestone. Natural sunlight filters into the sinkholes and reflects off the clear turquoise water and natural mineral formations giving the cenotes a magical, otherworldly feel, a perfect spot for snorkeling or scuba diving.
Grand Cenote: 15 minutes driving
El Manatí: 20 minutes driving
Dos Ojos: 25 minutes driving
Yoga & Selfrealization
Massage and Yoga classes are a must here in Tulum and if you have an urge to detox and work on your self- realization there are numerous beautiful areas in which to get guidance, like a Temezcal (a curative ceremony used as a cleansing of mind, body and spirit).
Tulum is full of exciting and memorable outdoor activites, specially, if you are interested in Mayan culture and History.
Spend time outdoors where the ancient Mayans did at Tulum archaeological site, explore the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, with more than a million acres of protected land, or swimming with sea turtles in Akumal.