Riviera Maya and Yucatan, relaxation & history
Discover the mangroves and beaches on the coast of the Caribbean Sea, with soft sand and minimal surf.
Explore the ancient Mayan ruins of Tulum, which sit atop cliffs overlooking the sea or the impressive Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza, another remarkable UNESCO World Heritage Site and less visited ones such as Coba or Ek Balam.
Visit the UNESCO-listed Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve: the largest protected area in the Mexican Caribbean. It is located in the east coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, and is home to a vast biodiversity, especially bird and marine species, in its tropical forests, mangroves, marshes and barrier reefs.
Swim in a cenote (sinkhole): it is like being in a fairy land grotto and the loveliest natural swimming pools.
Explore spectacular cave system
Shop at local boutiques: you will find a variety of goods including jewelry, sundresses, local textiles, and beautiful bags and wallets made from the recycled leather of saddles used for horseback riding in the region.
Visit the « tree gallery » IK LAB, a contemporary art gallery suspended in the jungle – a pure aesthetic experience where art and nature are one.
Discover the Punta Laguna reserve
The reserve is home to over 600 spider and howler monkeys. For over 40 years, scientists from around the world have been using Punta Laguna as a primate observation center. The research carried out here is the most extensive continuing scientific study of spider monkeys ever done because researchers are able to get up close and personal to watch these animals in their natural habitat. At the entrance of the reserve, there is a small museum that documents the growing monkey family and tells the history of this very special community.
Take a traditional Mayan cuisine cooking class
Use the methods of a mystical culture, discover emotions through smells and tastes that date back centuries.
Walk into the center of the earth
The Aktun Chen cavern is in the top 10 best underground walks of the world, by National Geographic.
Dive in an underground river
Diving is amazing, but diving in the longest underground river of the world, is something else.
For the fans of Narcos, stay at Pablo Escobar’s Tulum Home
The 24-room mansion located in the Mexican resort town was recently renovated by renowned art dealer Lio Lamca, who has turned the empty residence into Casa Malca.
Swim with Turtles at Akumal Beach
Akumal Beach is one of the best places in the world to go snorkelling with sea turtles.
RECOMMENDED HOTELS BOHO-CHICS
Hotel La Valise*****
Tulum’s Best Boutique Hotel on the Beach – La Valise is the perfect beach and jungle getaway with its beautiful rooms and stunning beachfront views it makes for the most picturesque stay on the beach in Tulum. Heated infinity pool overlooking the jungle on one end and breathtaking views of the Caribbean ocean on the other side. Beds directly on the beach for lounging in the day or laying beneath the stars at night.
All rooms have handcrafted furnishings, free Wi-Fi, safes, and tea and coffee making facilities. Rustic jungle bungalows have open-air showers, and terraces with jungle views. Airy seafront rooms include en-suite bathrooms and hammocks. Room service is available and daily breakfast is included for all guests.
Casa Malca is located on an unspoiled beach in Tulum, on the edge of the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve. It offers a bar-restaurant, tropical gardens and stylish accommodation with air conditioning.
Each room and suite at Casa Malca is decorated in elegant white and has views of the gardens or the Caribbean Sea. The private bathrooms come with free toiletries and towels.
Tulum town and the beautiful Mayan ruins of Tulum are both around 10 km from the property, while Cancún International Airport is 125 km away. Free parking is available on site
Situated in Tulum in the Quintana Roo Region, 3.5 km from Tulum Archeological Site, Habitas Tulum boasts a year-rond outdoor pool and a private beach area. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Habitas Tulum is an Eco-resort hotel.
For your comfort, you will find bathrobes and free toiletries. Habitas Tulum features free WiFi throughout the property.
You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property.
Parque Nacional Tulum is 400 m from Habitas Tulum, while Tulum Bus station is 3.5 km from the property. The nearest airport is Cozumel International Airport, 65 km from Habitas Tulum..
Offering direct access to Xpu-Ha Beach, Hotel Esencia offers beautiful rooms and suites with terraces set amongst attractive gardens. It features a spa, 2 large outdoor swimming pools and an à la carte restaurant.
All air-conditioned accommodation has bright, attractive décor. Each suite and room has a flat-screen TV and an iPod docking station.
The Garden Restaurant serves a selection of regional and international cuisine. The hotel also offers Mexican cookery classes.
The Esencia’s spa features a plunge pool, sauna and hot tub. Treatments include massage and facials.
Offering an outdoor pool and spa centre, Mukan Resort South of Tulum is situated in Punta Allen in the Quintana Roo Region, 26 km from Sian Ka´an Biosphere Reserve. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free WiFi is offered throughout the property and free private parking is available on site.
Every room has a TV. Some rooms have views of the sea or garden. Rooms include a private bathroom.
There is free round trip shuttle service from Cancun International Airport to the property upon reserving an All Inclusive rate plan.
The area is popular for snorkelling and diving. The nearest airport is Cozumel International Airport, 90 km from Mukan Resort South of Tulum..
Located in Tulum, 10.5 km from Tulum Archeological Site, Nomade Tulum features a spa centre and a private beach area. Guests can enjoy a meal at the restaurant and free private parking is available on site.
Some units have views of the sea or garden. All rooms include a private bathroom. Nomade Tulum features free WiFi throughout the property.
There is concierge service at the property.
Cesiak is 1.7 km from Nomade Tulum, while Parque Nacional Tulum is 5 km from the property. The nearest airport is Cancún International Airport about 90 minutes’ drive.
Hotel Sanará Tulum****
Offering a spa and wellness centre, a beach-side yoga studio and a restaurant, Sanara Tulum is located in Tulum. Free WiFi access is available in each room.
Featuring a shower, the private bathroom with an indoor shower and a bath outside, with free toiletries. Extras include a safety deposit box, bed linen and a fan. There is air conditioning is in every room and some rooms feature a small pool and kitchenettes.
Sanara Tulum Hotel features a garden and a bar. An array of activities can be enjoyed on site or in the surroundings, including diving, windsurfing and snorkelling. The property offers free parking.
Be Tulum Beach & Spa Resort*****
This hotel in Tulum Mexico offers 64 elegant suites. The hotel features 3 on-site restaurants, one bar and two outdoor swimming pools.
Children from 13 and above are welcomed on this property.
Be Tulum offers easy access to the Caribbean Sea and many recreational activities. Guests can go swimming with dolphins, snorkeling and fishing near the hotel. There are also many theme parks nearby, including Xcaret and Xel-Ha.
Guest suites at the Be Tulum feature iPod docking stations and private balconies. Some suites are also equipped with private pools or hot tubs.
The Beach Tulum*****
The adults-only The Beach Tulum Hotel offers a beautiful setting on Tulum Beach within 7 km of its famous Mayan Ruins. It features beach-front rooms with terraces and lounge area, an outdoor pool, beach club and a restaurant. Onsite Spa and onsite shop.
Each luxurious, beach-front room has stylish, minimalist décor. Each air-conditioned accommodation includes free WiFi and a seating area.
Guests can enjoy full breakfast either in the Ziggy’s restaurant or Fresco’s. Ziggy’s Beach Club serves drinks and snacks from 09:00 until sunset.
Tulum National Park is less than 4 km from the hotel, while the town centre is 10 minutes’ drive away. Cancún is within 140 km away and Playa del Carmen is within 60 km away.
Located in Tulum, 6 km from Tulum Archeological Site, Hotel Bardo provides accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool and a bar. With a garden, the 5-star hotel has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a private bathroom. The accommodation offers room service, a concierge service and organising tours for guests.
All units are equipped with a fridge, oven, a coffee machine, a shower, a hairdryer and a wardrobe. At the hotel every room is equipped with a seating area.
Hotel Bardo offers a terrace. The area is popular for fishing, and car hire is available at the accommodation
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