Lots of beautiful beaches for swimming, plus many nearby cenotes.
Snorkel offshore on the great reef, or in the cenotes north and south of town.
Dive offshore on the great reef, or in the cenotes north and south of town.
A great place for bike riding (except for the heat). There's a bike path connecting the town to the beach and north to the archaeological site. You can ride through the hotel zone facing the beach; there's not much traffic.
Fishing boats can be hired for Caribbean sportsfishing.
Good place to walk, except during the heat of the day.
There are several high-class golf courses in the area.
At the south end of Tulum, Sian Ka'an is a kayaking paradise.
Lots of new, chic restaurants offer international food as well as more standard fare.
There are some hot spots for the party crowd.
Maya ruins at Tulum overlook the sparkling Caribbean Sea
If sighseeing includes water parks, cenote swimming, and other things to do, Tulum is a super star.
Small shops line the hotel zone; more shops in town.
Good opportunities for birdwatching in nearby Sian Ka'an.
Although it's grown exponentially in the last 20 years, Tulum is still relatively small, with a nice vibe.
Surrounded by nature! There are cenotes, gorgeous beaches, and Sian Ka'an nature preserve to the south.
A young, international crowd; plenty of opportunities to meet others at the beach, restaurants, clubs.
This is a very international place; English is the lingua franca.
An international airport is in the planning stages; for now, Cancún is the closest.
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