In Tulum you can enjoy exciting and entertaining activities in unique natural places such as cenotes, beaches and of course in the incredible Caribbean Sea. Choose the one you like!
With beautiful white sand beaches and palm trees, turquoise blue sea, spectacular lagoons, cenotes, rivers and underwater caverns as well as imposing archeological sites that make it a unique destination in the Mexican Caribbean.
If you want to disconnect, in Tulum there is a wide variety of spas by the sea, in the middle of nature, which involves all the senses to get a unique wellness experience. Mayan treatments that use natural ingredients for environmental conservation. Activities such as Yoga, are excellent to do in the morning on the beach.
Tulum is a destination of unique gastronomic experiences that are enjoyed in spectacular settings. It offers exquisite international and regional cuisine in restaurants with a concept where nature is the main element.
The lodging options in Tulum are characterized by being small and cozy, many of them highlight the touches of nature in its decoration. The amazing boutique hotels that are perfectly wrapped in the environment of the jungle and the sea stand out
If there is one thing Tulum has, it is that everything is absolutely photographable. In general the concept of architecture is eco, where the buildings seem to integrate perfectly with nature itself. You can’t miss its sculptures, murals and signs.
Sources from the XVI century designate the site as “Zamá”, which in Maya means “morning” or “dawn”. The name Tulum is relatively recent, and translates as “wall” or “palisade”, in allusion to the wall that is preserved here.
Tulum is the most emblematic site of the coast of Quintana Roo, due to its privileged location and the excellent conservation of its buildings and mural paintings. It is well known for its wall, which delimits the main complex on its north, south and west sides, since the eastern sector faces the Caribbean Sea; it has five entrances and two watchtowers.
The site is presided over by El Castillo, the highest foundation of Tulum, which preserves a temple with three accesses ornamented with serpentine columns and two zoomorphic masks in the corners. In front of the Castillo there is a platform for dances and to the southwest is the Temple of the Initial Series, where the earliest documented date in Tulum was found: 564 AD.
It is located south of Cancun, next to the town of Tulum, within the Tulum National Park.
It is located 128 kilometers south of Cancun and is easily accessible via Federal Highway 370, a modern four-lane road on the Cancun – Playa del Carmen section, and two wide lanes on the Playa del Carmen – Tulum section.
Monday to Sunday from 8:00 to 16:00 hrs. Last entry 15:30. Maximum capacity 2000 people per day.
Tulum is the most powerful walled city on the coast, with some of the best preserved mural paintings in the Mayan area. Its monuments exemplify the particular style of the East Coast, where the ancient pointed arch gave way to flat roofs supported by columns. It is the most representative and famous site of the coast of Quintana Roo.
The buildings that can be seen in Tulum today are from the Middle and Late Postclassic (1250-1550). Archeological studies have consistently shown that Tulum was one of the principal Mayan cities from the thirteenth to fourteenth centuries.