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2-Tank Cenote Certified Dive in Tulum
"Cenote diving is a very special experience. On this tour you will get to visit 2 different cenotes and experience their natural beauty from up close. The clarity of the water and the amazing landscapes will give you the sensation of floating in space. The tour takes place in Tulum where there are dozens of cen formations and ecosystems. The cenotes you visit will be chosen depending on your preference and experience and may include Cenote Dos Ojos Casa Cenote Gran Cenote Cenote Crystal and Calavera. Each dive will be about 40 minutes and you will have a break in between the two dives to enjoy snacks and refreshments. You will be in a small-group tour of a maximum of 4 people so you will enjoy personalized experience. Don’t miss the opportunity to witness these unique places filled with natural beauty by enjoying a wonderful dive experience."
From $125.00
 
Private Tour: Jungle Adventure at Punta Laguna Nature Reserve
"Your private jungle adventure tour begins with pickup from your hotel in Cancun or Riviera Maya. Board a vehicle and head to the natural reserve of Punta Laguna in Tulum. This is a unique adventure tour in the jungle as you will enjoy incredible outdoor activities and learn all about the spider monkey. Your first activity is a kayak ride through the lagoon. Admire the natural surrounding and then it's ti ziplining. Get your gear on and zoom across the jungle on a thrilling ride. Afterwards you will enjoy a light lunch and be part of an ancient Mayan ritual.Then it is time to start your guided hiking adventure to see the spider monkey! You will immerse yourself in the jungle and see the spider monkey and other beautiful species such as birds little reptiles and much more.After a day full of fun you will have some snacks and then be taken back to your hotel."
From $608.00
 
Sian Ka'an Deluxe Private Tour from Playa del Carmen
"Sian Kaan is the place where heaven starts. A real paradise on earth. On this private tour you'll get to visit it and have an unforgettable time. First you will board a Chevrolet Suburban through a dirt trail that separates the Caribbean Sea from the lagoon and the mangroves of the Sian Kaan Reserve. You'll arrive to the pier and board a private boat. Halfway there you will stop at the Boca Paila bridge where you will be able to watch the crocodiles in an area where the sea and the lagoon meet. Coconut trees mangroves and the Caribbean coast will be the scenery during the tour through the strip of land to access Punta Allen. The second part of the tour is a 4-hour boat ride around Ascension Bay. In these 3 hours of sea crossing you will be able to watch dolphins
From $600.00

More Off The Beaten Path in Tulum

Watch out for the Iguana's!

This scaly lizards roam free and wild all over the grounds in Tulum so keep a sharp eye out for them. They loiter on the paths and in the bushes near the paths as well. They mind their own business...
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wilocrek
Jan 17, 2008

Groceries ...

If you’re on a low budget trip… staying in the town of Tulum (not by the beach), anything you need to buy… is cheaper off the main avenue. Just walk two or three blocks down both directions and you’ll...
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rafgys
May 29, 2007

Break the law!!

In case you're gonna stay for a while in Tulum... probably the first thing you'll want to see are the Mayan ruins. Once you get there, you'll have to pay like anyone else… and you’ll fall in love with...
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rafgys
May 29, 2007

a GREAT restaurant in an out-of-the-way place

My first-ever trip with my brand new pasaporte (from my boyfriend/partner) took me to the beaches of Tulum, Mexico, about 500 meters south of the ruins. We stayed @ the Santa Fe, on the beach, in...
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newmexicomtngirl
Feb 25, 2007

Sian Ka'an Biosphere

We went on a short day trip with a tour guide which involved a drive to Sian Ka'an Biosphere just south of Tulum, a walk through the forest to see some ancient Mayan ruins, a climb up to an old...
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kirstylm
Sep 29, 2006

Playa del Carmen

Playa del Carmen off the beaten track? If you are staying in Tulum it is (normally its the other way round!). Much more developed than Tulum, with a number of bars, clubs, restaurants, it has become...
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leffe3
Mar 30, 2006
 
 
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Mayan Goddess for a Day.

For 40US my boyfriend and I took a trip to Tulum. The only Mayan Ruins built on the ocean. They were amazing. The guide provided us with a lot of information concerning the history of the culture and...
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CatInEurope
Mar 11, 2006

Coba Ruins, Deep Within the Jungle

Sure, you've seen the ruins at Tulum, but you can't get enough of those whacky Mayans. The sprawling archeological site at Coba is a completely different experience. The ruins are bigger, badder, and...
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lxine
Oct 26, 2005

CESIAK

Within the Sian Kaan Biosphere Reserve is a government-affiliated lodge. It is immersed in palm forest between a lake and the sea. The accomodations are tents with shared baths. I went snorkeling off...
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oomlaka
May 24, 2005

Las cabañas

One of the most beautiful beaches I've ever been to. One of the most beautiful blues I've seen in the Caribbean.Most tourists usually remain in Tulum ruins and the beach beside it which is also pretty...
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caribe_utopico
Apr 27, 2005

Gran Cenote

The only road westbound out of Tulum leads you to the Gran Cenote. It is less than five minutes west of Tulum. It cost of around $2 -$3 per person to get into the cenote. The water was warm, perhaps...
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twoinluv
Sep 25, 2004

Cenote dive. We drove out...

Cenote dive. We drove out into the jungle to do a cavern dive at the Ponderosa cenote. It was such a cool experience as you are completely underground at times. The pic shows the entrance to the...
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hayward68
Jan 18, 2003

Coba. This is Maya for 'water...

Coba. This is Maya for 'water stirred by the wind.' These ruins are a 35 min. drive northwest of Tulum out in the jungle, so bring your bug spray. In it's heyday from AD 800 - Ad 1100 there were as...
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hayward68
Dec 15, 2002

Go looking for spider monkeys....

Go looking for spider monkeys. Our tour also included a jungle walk to look for them. This one was rescued as a baby because her mother had died and now is a pet. Our guide Jorge is holding her and...
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hayward68
Aug 25, 2002

Top Hotels in Tulum

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Riviera Maya Km 234, Quintana Roo, (formerly Sunscape Tulum), Tulum, Quintana Roo, 77780, Mexico
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Km. 8.5, Carretera, Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico
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Carretera Cancun Chetumal Km. 264.5 (Ex. Copacabana Beach & Spa), Xpuha, Riviera Maya 77790, Mexico
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Kukulkan Norte, Tulum, Quintana Roo, 77780, Mexico
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Carr. Tulum Ruinas Km. 5.5, Tulum Hotel Zone, Tulum, Yucatan Peninsula, 77780, Mexico
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Km 4-5 Carr Tulum-Boca Paila, Tulum, Yucatan Peninsula, 77780, Mexico
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Top Things to Do in Tulum

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Tulum Ruins

After visiting other ruins around Yucantan we were disappointed with Tulum. The ruins were pretty average. The entrance cost $65 pesos for adults (kids free) but they only had one ticket booth open...
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Beaches

When visiting the Tulum ruins, there are two beaches. A small to the north of El Castillo and a larger one to the south of El Castillo. The small beach to the north was the only access to the ocean...
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Tulum Town

I gained so much Spanish during my classes at Meztli in Tulum, Mexico. The program was well thought out and the instruction better than any other language school I've attended. The location in the...
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Gran Cenote

This is an amazing cenote and well worth the cost. Our guide Julio did a great job keeping us safe and together. They provide everything you need .. just take bathing suit and cash to buy the pic's...
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Snorkeling

Many tourists will go to X-Caret (www.xcaret.com) for snorkelling, the underground river being one of the most interesting places I did snorkeling. They also have a little beach and other places to...
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Coba Pyramids

Tulum has a great set of ruins that you should definitely visit. However, just 45 minutes away on bus (1st class ADO) is another set of ruins that are amazing as well. I definitely recommend visiting...
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Waalewiener

"The Ruins and the Cove of Tulum & Caribbean..."
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Maria_75

"TULUM - maya ruins, white beaches and turquise sea"
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peach93

"Ahhhhh. The Yucatan"
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LoriPori

"TULUM ---- ESTADO DE QUINTANA ROO"
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Kaspian

"Tulum"
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