Tulum

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A complete guide to planning your trip to Tulum. Write down the tips and enjoy a lot!

Tulum, considered a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, is a small town on the Yucatan Peninsula with beautiful beaches, Mayan ruins and natural destinations that are enchanting more and more people. With beautiful landscapes, Tulum is the ideal destination to enjoy with all your family and friends.

Discover all the tips and everything you need to know about Tulum. Just scroll the screen:



Tulum Attractions

Tulum is the second most popular destination to discover the Mayan ruins in the region, second only to Chichén Itzá in Cancún. The ruins are located in the archaeological zone on a cliff facing the turquoise sea of ​​Mexico. Just below is Paraiso beach, considered one of the most beautiful in the Riviera Maya.

Another popular attraction in Tulum are the beautiful cenotes in the region. Cenotes are underground environments with caves, stalactites and blue and transparent fresh water that form beautiful landscapes interconnected with each other. Some of the main ones are Grand Cenote, Dos Ojos and Sac Actun.

It is worth visiting the Aktun Chen Natural Park, a nature reserve with several activities for all ages: zip lines, cenotes, trails, caves and much more! An ideal tour to enjoy with the family.

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Where to stay in Tulum – Our hotel recommendations

Tulum is divided by the city center and the hotel zone in the coastal region. There are several good accommodations spread out in both regions, the difference is in the location. The cheapest accommodation can be found in the city centre, while luxury hotels are more commonly found by the sea.


Read all our tips:

  • Best Hotels and B&Bs in Tulum

Find the best accommodation in Tulum on Booking.com

Click on the photo and make your reservation at Zenses Wellness and Yoga Resort

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Internet chip in Tulum

It is getting easier and cheaper to have unlimited internet throughout your trip in Tulum. Nowadays you can buy an international cell phone chip online while you're still here in España. We always use and love it!

You receive the sim card at your address and then just insert it into your cell phone to reach your destination with unlimited 4G internet working.

Also read more chip tips:

  • International Cell Phone Chip – Which is the Best and How Much Does It Cost?
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Want to have unlimited internet throughout your trip?
Compare prices and buy your international travel chip in advance at America Chip.


Tulum travel insurance

Buy travel insurance for Tulum it is essential. To have fun and enjoy the best of the country's attractions without worrying, the best thing to do is to buy travel insurance with good medical and hospital coverage. So you can relax to enjoy the destination.


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Car rental in Tulum

Renting a car in Tulum is a great idea. In addition to optimizing your time a lot, you will be able to enjoy it more without having to depend on public transport.


We really like Rent Cars to find the cars we use on our travels. It is the only one in Spain that compares the best rental companies in the world, but lets you pay in reais, without IOF. In addition, it is also the only one that lets you pay in 12 interest-free installments. It is worth it!

Haven't rented a car for your trip yet?
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Flights to Mexico

Looking for a good deal and flight prices? When buying tickets to Mexico, it is worth taking a look at the website Promo Tickets.

It is quite common to find cheaper and better flight options than on other sites. We always use and is it worth it?

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