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Avenida Tulum

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Address: Cancun, Mexico
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Good place to learn the cultural heritage of Mayans!! Beware of snakes in the inside the Tulum Area!!!

My trip was worth to Tulum. I rented a taxi from Cancun, its about a 1 hr 30 mins drive. On the entrance of Tulum you have numerous shops selling drinks, food and also all the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 16, 2015
Rajesh D
Irving, TX, United States

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Avenida Tulum means "Tulum Avenue" and it's basically a small shopping center just outside of the hotel zone. There are several shops in this area that are frequented by locals. It's definitely less "touristy" than down by the hotels, but some of the staff does not speak english. You can ride the bus right from the hotels for all of... More 

Thank Nick B
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in one of the hotels on Avenida Tulum for a week so walked it quite a few times. We ate and drank in a few local eateries but these were few and far between! This is a busy street with loads of traffic so if you expect a leisurely stroll think again, there are several side streets to... More 

Thank DDNB
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

The only Mayan ruins on the coast, a definite must if you're interested in Mayan ruins. There is a lovely small beach there as well. I recommend taking a tour

Thank Gary150769
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Avenida Tulum is one of the main streets in Cancun. You can, quite literally, find anything you want here. Need a shared van to Playa del Carmen - or a bus to the Zone - no problem. Looking to book excursions or buy some milk and eggs - again, no problem. Lunch, dinner, dancing, pubs, shopping, they are all available!... More 

Thank Deborah R
Sao Paulo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

A beautiful mayan culture experience. You can experience all mayan culture and at the same time enjoy an uniques beaches.

Thank Leo P
Irving, TX, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

My trip was worth to Tulum. I rented a taxi from Cancun, its about a 1 hr 30 mins drive. On the entrance of Tulum you have numerous shops selling drinks, food and also all the handmade stuffs. My suggestion please buy anything on the way back. prices are reasonable but you have to bargain. We took the tram train... More 

2 Thank Rajesh D
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I went to Visit Tulum because this place looks beautiful (Yes on Pictures) This place was nothing like any of the pictures! I was hoping to find the beautiful blue water and the clear sand beaches oh was I wrong it was the most disgusting beach I have ever seen apparently its not the correct season for the water to... More 

Thank Jennifer D
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We drove to Tulum from Cancun. The trip was smooth and took much faster than expected. We missed the last tour for the day but someone offered us a ride on a speedboat to see the ruins from the sea. It was actually better since we were treated to a view of the ruins from a different perspective, It cost... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

But nothing particularly outstanding about it. The bus service is prompt and there are numerous supermarkets to buy reasonably priced food.

Thank paul d
Council Bluffs, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

This trip is a Day trip you need to take the time to see this natural beauty if you have seen Chichen Itza you will still love these ruins on the water.

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