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Tulum
Mayan ruins tower over the sea in Tulum. The formerly walled city was one of the last to be built by the Mayans, and its archaeological sites are incredibly well preserved. Take a break from the beach to visit El Castillo, the Temple of the Frescoes, and the Temple of the Descending God. Explore an underground river under a canopy of stalactites in the sacred caverns of LabnaHa Eco Park, or dive into Cenote Dos Ojos to snorkel inside of caves in the middle of a forest.

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Mayan Ruins of Tulum
Mayan Ruins of Tulum
Owner description: Tulum (Spanish pronunciation: [tu'lum], Yucatec: Tulu'um) is the site of a Pre-Columbian Maya walled city serving as a major port for Coba.[1] The ruins are situated on 12-meter... more Owner description: Tulum (Spanish pronunciation: [tu'lum], Yucatec: Tulu'um) is the site of a Pre-Columbian Maya walled city serving as a major port for Coba.[1] The ruins are situated on 12-meter (39 ft) tall cliffs, along the east coast of the Yucatan Peninsula on the Caribbean Sea in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico.[1] Tulum was one of the last cities built and inhabited by the Maya; it was at its height between the 13th and 15th centuries and managed to survive about 70 years after the Spanish began occupying Mexico. Old World diseases brought by the Spanish settlers appear to have resulted in very high fatalities, disrupting the society and eventually causing the city to be abandoned.[citation needed] One of the best-preserved coastal Maya sites, Tulum is today a popular site for tourists.[1] less
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Ancient Ruins
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Cenotes Dos Ojos
Cenotes Dos Ojos
Attraction type: Reefs; Caverns & Caves; Scuba & Snorkeling
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Sac Actun
Sac Actun
Owner description: Underground water paradise in the Riviera Maya, this visit will certainly be a unique experience like no other, mystical and extreme, you can snorkel or dive in the cavern full of... more Owner description: Underground water paradise in the Riviera Maya, this visit will certainly be a unique experience like no other, mystical and extreme, you can snorkel or dive in the cavern full of formations. less
Attraction type: Caverns & Caves
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LabnaHa Cenotes & Eco Park
LabnaHa Cenotes & Eco Park
Owner description: Labnaha’s Eco Park called the Magic Mayan World is exclusively open for a few visitors daily. This Park offers different activities surrounded by an exuberant jungle and a... more Owner description: Labnaha’s Eco Park called the Magic Mayan World is exclusively open for a few visitors daily. This Park offers different activities surrounded by an exuberant jungle and a subterranean world known as magical and sacred in the Mayan culture.Experience a unforgettable descend on a zip line into the entrance of a fascinating Sacred Lakes which leads to into most spectacular Kayac traverse in the area. Refresh yourself afterwards in the Cenotes on a once a life time snorkel tour. Labnaha operates only with small groups and counts with a visitor limit per day to avoid mass tourism and the negative impact on the Eco system which allows you to enjoy without being surrounded by hundreds of people. Labnaha makes a big effort trying to teach how to enjoy this Magic Mayan World in full terms without destroying it.All activities are conducted with highly qualified and professionally trained guides. The three visited Cenotes are connected by Eco paths guided through theme paths with explanations and names of the local flora and fauna in the park. The entrance fees are used to protect a great variety of animals and trees in danger of extinction because of the ecological changes in the Riviera Maya caused by extensive constructions in the area.We are located just 35 minutes from Playa del Carmen or 10 from Tulum which makes it perfect to plan a last minute tour without having to travel hundreds of kilometres on the highway and sitting for hours in a vehicle or moving from one activity to a other one by car since all three activities are located inside the Magic Mayan Park. Age is not a limiting factor since the activities adapt depending on the exigencies and possibilities of the visitor.Included in the tour.Transportation Zip Line at the Sacred Lakes Snorkel tour in Cenote Labnaha Professional Zip Line EquipmentKayac TourOpen Cenote swimming. Snorkel equipment and live jackets Professional multilingual guide.We do not have customers we have explorers, and later...friends!!!! less
Attraction type: Nature & Wildlife Areas
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Playa Paraiso
Playa Paraiso
Attraction type: Beaches
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Zine Food & Films
Zine Food & Films
Ranked #1 of 333 Restaurants in Tulum
Price: $10 - $23
Cuisines: Mexican, Vegetarian, International
Good for: Romantic, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Manglar Pizzeria
Manglar Pizzeria
Ranked #2 of 333 Restaurants in Tulum
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Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Kitchen Table
Kitchen Table
Ranked #3 of 333 Restaurants in Tulum
Price: $9 - $25
Cuisines: Mexican, Portuguese, Latin, Seafood, Grill
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Cash Only, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff
La Coqueta
La Coqueta
Ranked #4 of 333 Restaurants in Tulum
Price: $5 - $16
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin, Seafood, Central American, South American
Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Antojitos La Chiapaneca
Antojitos La Chiapaneca
Ranked #5 of 333 Restaurants in Tulum
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin, Fast Food, Central American
Good for: Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Mama's Home
Mama's Home
$17 - $51
Ranked #1 of 109 Specialty Lodging in Tulum
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Ahau Tulum
4.0 of 5
Ahau Tulum
$59 - $427
Ranked #10 of 90 Hotels in Tulum
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Mango Tulum Hotel
Mango Tulum Hotel
$31 - $59
Ranked #3 of 85 Tulum B&B and Inns
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Nueva Vida de Ramiro
Nueva Vida de Ramiro
$131 - $177
Ranked #9 of 90 Hotels in Tulum
Las Palmas Maya
Las Palmas Maya
$99 - $220
Ranked #12 of 90 Hotels in Tulum
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Posada Yum Kin
3.0 of 5
Posada Yum Kin
$64 - $243
Ranked #13 of 90 Hotels in Tulum
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Luxury

El Pez
4.0 of 5
El Pez
$295 - $561
Ranked #3 of 90 Hotels in Tulum
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Be Tulum Hotel
4.0 of 5
Be Tulum Hotel
$518 - $746
Ranked #14 of 90 Hotels in Tulum
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Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa
4.5 of 5
Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa
$249 - $669
Ranked #17 of 90 Hotels in Tulum
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Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.