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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
 
Boat Trip to Sian Ka'an and Muyil Ruins Tour
"Sian Ka'an Biosphere reserve The protected wildlife-rich area over 5000 sq km of tropical jungle marsh mangroves and islands on Quintana Roo’s coast have been set aside by the Mexican government as a large biosphere reserve. Sian Ka’an (Where the Sky Begins) is home to howler monkeys anteaters foxes
From $159.00

More Tourist Traps in Tulum

Entrance tickets not here!

In the parking area for Tulum, the lots are lined with vendor offering "free" information. Yes the information is free but they have a hard sell for tours and they give you the impression it is...
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blueskyjohn
Apr 21, 2014

Roadside souvenir stands

Honestly, all that we went to seemed overpriced, especially for silver. We found that we could buy the same things at the gift shop and jewelry store at our resort for less, and superior quality. You...
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icsgirl28
Jul 15, 2006

The ruins

OK, I almost put this in "things to do" but really, it takes just a few moments in this place to realize that you can see what there is to see so quickly. And the people--it is crazy! I guess you...
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1Sharla
Mar 17, 2006

Lapis Jewelry Company...if you are a millionaire

Upon leaving our Resort, to do a shopping day trip into Playa del Carmen, you are told, as you are getting onto the bus, that it will be stopping at a jewelry factory on the way to PDC, to see how...
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cherylll
Jan 25, 2006

Voladores

Flyrs are what people call "voladores". they are the ultimate tourist attraction (or trap( just outside the Tulum ruins. It's five costumed men recreating a ceremonial ritual by the Totonac indians....
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call_me_rhia
Jan 07, 2006

Sunscape Resort Time Shares

I only have one complaint about the Sunscape Resort: they employ people, very nice, local people to mingle among the guests and convince them to take a "tour" of their new time share facilities. After...
peach93
Aug 10, 2004
 
 
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Voladores

This may not be a bonafide tourist trap as we didn't stay around to watch the performance. If you try to take a picture, even before the performance starts, there will be someone chasing you down...
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Dabs
Dec 11, 2003

Too crowded

Tulum is always very crowded. Buses full of tourists and guides arrive every minute. And guides always say that those shops by the parking space are the best - i don't agree! They seem to be more...
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micas_pt
Oct 29, 2003

very hot!!

Around 11.00am is gointg to be very hot. Take a water with you. There is a nice beach over there so dont forget a swim suit.
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Alicja1
Mar 12, 2004

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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Carretera Tulum Ruinas, Boca Paila, km 3.5, 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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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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