An Ultimate Tulum Travel Guide

Tulum, Mexico, offers you white sand beaches with blue water, some of the best jungle cenotes of Riviera Maya, hotels with all the amenities you can dream of, a jump to the past with the multiple Mayan ruins just outside the city center, delicious Mexican restaurants, bars with incredible cocktails, yoga and spiritual retreats to resource yourself, in a nutshell: Tulum is definitely the perfect destination for your next vacation.

Tulum, Mexico: all you need to know for your vacation

Scared of getting bored of Tulum? Don’t worry, if you rent a car you will have plenty of day trips from Tulum. In fact, Yucatan, Playa del Carmen and Cancun are located just a few hours away. Moreover, in Yucatan you'll be able to swim in incredible cenotes and discover ancient Mayan ruins.

Here you'll find all the answers to your questions to organize your next trip to Tulum: check them out!

Discover the best hotels and resorts of Tulum

Most probably you've already read many things about the best hotels of Tulum. Tulum is a small town and you'll be able to visit it in a week or so, but a stay in one of its hotels will definitely relax your senses. La Veleta, Aldea Zama, Centro and the Beach Zone will be your next favorite places to hang out and there’s exactly where the best hotels are located! We created here a list of the best hotels and the best resorts in Tulum to make you discover the best places for your trip!

Taste Mexican Cuisine in Tulum Best Restaurants

Don’t think only about tacos and burritos, but imagine a whole new world with fine Mexican food! We made a guide of the best restaurants from where you can eat in Tulum, and it's even digital nomad friendly if you have to do some business during your lunch break. Tulum has every kind of food you can dream of: from Typical Mexican which you can afford with a few pesos, to more expensive restaurants in hotels or clubs on the beach. In any case, we bet you won't be disappointed!

The Best Yoga Retreats in Tulum

Are you searching for a resourcing vacation? Tulum has what you need. In fact, what's better than a yoga session at sunset to relax your mind and body? Tulum is the perfect place for that! We usually practice yoga in the morning to start our day at best, but here you can actually find many different sessions at every time and in every location depending on where you are staying. A lot of hotels on the beach are offering yoga sessions as well as many Mayan spiritual ceremonies.

Swim in beautiful Cenotes and Beaches around Tulum

If you have never been to Mexico, then you most probably never swam in a cenote before. A cenote is a mix between a lake and the sea, in fact it has freshwater and it's usually located in a cave with a hole on the top. We love to free dive and snorkel in cenotes: it's a funny activity and if you are not up for swimming, you can always enjoy the environment around the cenote. Most of the time, a Maya ruin is located close to a cenote, so check out the map to have some nice surprises. Check out our list of our favorite cenotes in Yucatan and around Tulum!

What about Tulum beaches? Playa Las Palmas and Playa Paraiso, with their beautiful waters, are one of the meeting points of Tulum. The South of Tulum beach zone is pretty natural, and boarding with Sian Ka’an Reserve. The upper part close to the city has some of the most beautiful hotels in Tulum: Papaya Playa, Kanan, Nomade and Casa Malca are just a few of them. Check out here the list of our favorite secret beaches in Tulum!

Tulum’s full of amazing activities: reach them by renting a car

For sure in Tulum you will never get bored. But what about the area surrounding Tulum, Mexico? If you already experienced all the parties, the many different sports, the relaxing yoga sessions, artistic classes and so on, it’s time to rent a car and leave for your next adventure in Yucatan or Riviera Maya. Check out here the top 10 activities to do in Tulum and the safest rental car in Tulum to avoid scam and assure yourself with a brand new car, a full insurance and no need to leave a deposit on your credit card!

Discover Mayan ruins close to Tulum

Being in this part of Mexico and not visiting Chichen Itza it's almost a crime! One of the New Seven Wonders of the World, located only 2 hours by car from the center of Tulum, it must be on your list of things to visit around Tulum! Moreover you will be able to know more about Mayans culture, try great local food and swim in cenotes along the road. Check out here everything about Chichen Itza, Coba and Mayan ruins here!

Mayan ruins, hotels, all inclusive resorts, beaches and cenotes, increible restaurants, the old pueblo of Tulum, yoga retreats, top DJs and parties: discover all this and more in Tulum!