Tulum, whose meaning in Mayan is "wall" is located 128 km from the city of Cancun, it is believed that the original name is "Zama" which means "Dawn", since due to its geographical location the sunrise in a spectacular way.
Tulum is divided into three areas that are: the Mayan ruins of Tulum, the hotel zone of Tulum and the town of Tulum.
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Tulum Tourist Attractions
Tulum Mayan Ruins
The ancient Mayan city of Zama built next to a cliff is one of the most beautiful in the area, its main structure known as the castle served as a beacon for the Mayan navigators who were guided by it to avoid the coral reefs found in The Caribbean Sea.
Tulum Hotel Zone
Staying at the hotels in Tulum is a life experience, since most of them enjoy an excellent view of the beautiful blue Caribbean Sea, surrounded by nature and vegetation, as well as being built with materials from the region that give them a special touch. authentic Mayan.
Tulum Magic Town
Although it is relatively small, the town of Tulum has everything necessary for those traveling on a shorter budget, since it has cheaper hotels, restaurants, supermarkets, bus terminal, banks, craft shops and bicycle rentals..
In addition to its impressive beaches and archaeological zone, here you can find many cenotes that are within a radius of about 5 km around which you can reach on foot or by bicycle, such as Cenote Calavera, El Gran Cenote, Cenote Cristal, Cenote Escondido…
Muyil Mayan Ruins
This ancient Mayan city is located on the way to Felipe Carrillo Puerto in the Sian Ka'an reserve and although it is small, it is worth visiting and getting to know El Castillo, a 17-meter-high pyramid with a temple on top, you can also see the Pink Palace, Structure 7h3…,
Coba Mayan Ruins
Just one hour from Tulum, this archaeological zone is surrounded by lakes, the structures and temples are distributed in a wide area, so we recommend you take the bike tour until you reach the highest pyramid called Nohoch Mul.
Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve
Its name means "Where the Sky is Born" and it is an ecological reserve whose extension measures about 652 thousand 192 hectares inside there are about 23 archaeological zones, you can see various types of birds and there are tours that offer boat rides to float between the channels turquoise blue.
It is located between Laguna Muyil and the Caribbean Sea inside the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve. Here you can watch birds and crocodiles, fish, camp and spend the day enjoying one of the most beautiful natural pools in the Caribbean Sea. , to admire the sunset at the end of the day.
It is a small fishing village of just 400 inhabitants located in the heart of the Sian Ka'an nature reserve and ideal for camping and enjoying kilometers of virgin beaches that will be practically for you alone, accompanied by pelicans, cormorants, frigatebirds and fish. multicolored.
It is located about 20 minutes from the Z.A de Cobá and is a sanctuary for the Howler Monkey and Spider Monkey that you can see in the treetops, here you can go hiking or take a kayak ride through the Lagoon, there are also cenotes and you can admire the charming Toh Bird.
Its name means "Land of Turtles", it has beautiful white sand beaches, calm and transparent waters, a coral reef with abundant marine fauna, but its main attraction is swimming or diving with the turtles that come to spawn here in season.