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Apart from the archaeological site, there are a lot of reasons for which you should come to Tulum for your next vacation. Here, we will share the best reasons for you to explore deeply this dreamy place.

 

  1. Tulum is near nature and afar from the crowds.

One of the main characteristics of the hotels in Tulum is that they are not properly hotels, this means that they are mostly ecological cabins, but they have all the comfort and amenities as a hotel.

You’ll avoid making lines and you will enjoy a more personalized treatment in every cabin you choose to stay; because rather than being a destination for the masses, Tulum is for travellers who seek for an alternate way of vacationing.

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  1. Going out at night in Tulum is quite an experience.

Tulum also offers a nightlife for those who want to party. You will have the opportunity to savor your favorite drink in one of the bars next to the beach while you dance barefoot on the fresh sand. If you rather do something calm, there are also restaurants and bars that have a bohemian touch.

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  1. Tulum’s placement is enviable.

This place’s location makes it an excellent departure point to other destinations: it is located between Playa del Carmen (great place for shopping), and Valladolid, a lovely colonial city, in Yucatan. Also, Tulum is surrounded by a surprising amount of fresh-water sinkholes or cenotes, and it is located near Akumal, a place famous for its snorkeling with turtles tours.

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  1. Its archeological site has one of the best views of Mexico

The gorgeous view from the archeological site to the ocean is a reason itself to go to Tulum. Zamá, the original Mayan name for the city of Tulum, is the third archeological site in Mexico to welcome the most visitors annually.

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  1. Tulum is accessible for every budget.

There are places in Tulum that are at reach to every budget. There can be places you’ll have to spend a bit more for a drink or for accommodation, but also there are places that don’t stray too far from the bohemian and relaxed scene that you are after.

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Also, there is a broad variety of tours very near Tulum. Besides, there are a great deal of fresh-water sinkholes or cenotes that are available for a fair price. And finally, to walk on Tulum’s beaches, the most beautiful of all the Mexican Caribbean, is free!

 

Translation By:

Maffer Felguérez

Tulum is an ideal destination to visit for all the archeology lovers out there. It is not only one of the most beautiful archeological sites in the world, but it is also near other mayan ruins like Chichen Itza, Coba, Ek Balam and Muyil.

Chichen-Itza

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In Chichen Itza you can find one of the 7 New Wonders of the World: The great pyramid “The Castle” (El Castillo), the same one that presents the equinox show in March and September. Also in this archaeological site you can observe important structures such as  The thousand column patio (El Patio de las Mil Columnas), “The snail” (El Caracol), better known as The Observatory, and the Sacred Cenote that served for many mayan sacrifice rituals.

 

Coba

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In Cobá there is the tallest pyramid in all Quintana Roo: Nohoch Mul. It is 138 feet tall and one of the few pyramids where they allow you to climb all the way to the top. Also, in this archeological site the Mayan Stela that announced the end of an era (December 21st, 2012) can be found here.

 

Ek Balam

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A little more than an hour from Tulum is Ek Balam. It is worth to visit this archeological site

because it is yet allowed to be near and in contact with all its buildings and constructions. The most important site in Ek Balam is the Acropolis. It is a 525 foot long structure, considered to be one of the biggest in Yucatan.

 

Muyil

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Muyil is a relatively small archeological site, located in the natural reserve of Sian Ka’an. It is ideal for travellers that seek to be in touch with nature because, of all, this are the ruins with more rainforest density and also they are surrounded by two lagoons.
So get your most comfortable shoes, biodegradable sunscreen, and a cap ready to get to know all this archaeological sites on your next trip to Riviera Maya.

1. When visiting Cancun or the Riviera Maya, visiting at least a couple of cenotes is a must! In Aktun Chen Park you’ll visit a beautiful cavern-type cenote where you can snorkel the crystal-clear waters to admire the rocky formations and fish that make their home In this eco-system. You’re going to love Aktun Chen!

2. Aktun Chen has the honor of being named one of the “Top 10 Underground Walks in the World” by National Geographic. Imagine! You’ll be exploring one of the 10 most famous and fabulous caves in the WORLD!

3. A visit to Aktun Chen will absolutely make your trip complete. For zipline newbies, the 10 zipline circuit is such fun for a first timer. For the experts, we promise you’ll have a blast as you fly from tree to tree over the jungle canopy!

You can bet that the nightlife in Tulum doesn’t compare with anything you can find in Cancun or Playa del Carmen. Tulum has a more relaxed and nonchalant environment at any time of the day. The bars in the city, as the bars that are at the beach, will make you enjoy an unforgettable moment.

 

Girls, forget about high heels and formal dresses. Guys, take advantage of the destination to go out and have fun in shorts and sandals, Here it’s all about having a good time!

 

Tulum’s nightlife is different from others because in almost every bar and nightclub there’s live music. In the restaurants and bars that you can find in the city, the common thing are reggae, jazz, and salsa bands playing live. Nevertheless, it doesn’t limit to those genres, there are places for every taste, it’s just a matter that you walk around the principal avenue and decide which place you want to have fun in.

 

But if you are looking for a more bohemian experience, even romantic, then you must go to the bars in the Tulum Hotel Zone. There you will find the perfect scenario to enjoy a night of partying with friends or your significant other, having the beach, the waves, and the breeze as your special guests. And if you’re lucky, the moon can be the icing on the cake!

 

With any option you choose, we guarantee that you’ll have a night out in Tulum that you will not compare with anything else. The essence of this charming place will make you want to come back in your next vacation.

Translation by: Maffer Felguérez