Things to see in Tulum

Tips from real travelers about attractions and what to see in Tulum.
  • Hotels Tulum
Searching hotels...
  • These Mayan ruins overlooking the Caribbean Sea make up one of the many archaeological sites scattered throughout the Yucatan peninsula (and much of Central America). They are not largest or best preserved Mayan ruins in Mexico, but...
  • Inside the Tulum ruins there's access to a small beach if you go down a ladder. It's super cute and has a good view of the ruins, but unfortunately we didn't get to go down there because we'd heard of Paradise Beach which is emergin...
  • The Biosphere Reserve Sian Ka'an (Mayan meaning: Gate of Heaven, A place where the sky is born) is a protected natural area located on the coastal Caribbean state of Quintana Roo (Mexico), between Tulum and Punta Allen. It was decla...
  • Situated about two hours away from Tulum you'll find another famous archaeological site that's in the Riviera Maya. It's the town of "Javier Rojo Gomez", more commonly known as Punta Allen. Punta Allen is part of the Sian Kan ecolog...
  • With its spectacular position on a cliff top, Tulum is a Mayan site that had its heyday from 1200 until the arrival of the Spanish invaders. The name, meaning "enclosure" or "wall" is probably of modern origin. It is thought that th...
  • I think this is the best beach in the world. It's a small beach inside the ruins of Tulum, but it's not well-known, so there aren't many people. However, because it's a turtle nesting area, entry is prohibited. On one had, it's a sh...
  • This is cottage complex where one comes to relax and enjoy tranquility. We stayed 5 nights in cottage 17 (10-15 November 2012). The service is very friendly and helpful, the grounds are well-kept, the food is quite tasty and the bea...
  • This is a small inlet of the sea between the rocks, used as a port by the Mayans. It is now closed to visitors as it is dedicated to the conservation of sea turtle nesting. Between June and October, the white loggerhead turtles come...
  • This is a great beach and the sea is very quiet so you can snorkel on the nearby reef. It's also not as crowded as the beach of Playa del Carmen, which is about 3 km south. There is a small restaurant in the area where you can drin...
  • The Cenote Crystal and Escondido (Blu Maya) are actually a set of two or three wells and is located a few kilometers from the city of Tulum. There is a lake with green and turquoise, surrounded by tropical vegetation. This lake comm...
  • After visiting all the archaeological area, a swim comes in handy. Honestly, this would be a beautiful beach if it wasn't for all the people. It makes sense that it's crowded because many people hire an excursion to the ruins and th...
  • This Mayan village is in Quintana Roo, in the heart of the jungle. We were able to visit it thanks to a company that set up an excursion to Coba, a truly hidden paradise. We voyaged through the jungle where we could enjoy activities...
  • Mayan ruins sitting right on top of clear waters with golden sand
  • Hi, everybody. Two years ago I had the opportunity to participate in the Ruta Quetzal program. We traveled to different countries on this trip. One of the places we went was Mexico. This photo was taken right in Punta Soliman. Every...
  • http://goo.gl/LLU9Yx Quintana Roo is a paradise and one of the most beautiful species visit us, "Whale Shark" (Rhincodon typus)it feeds primarily on phytoplankton, nekton, macro algae, krill, but sometimes it does crustaceans such ...
  • Uxmal, a Mayan city located on the Yucatan peninsula, is one of the spots on the tourist circuit and I was really surprised by the beauty and grandeur of this place. The Mayan monuments are well-preserved, the surrounding tropical e...
  • Curious way of warning how to use what is available.
See gallery with 1.020
photos of Tulum
See gallery with 6
videos of Tulum
Create your personalized PDF Guide to print out or use on your smartphone or tablet