5 must-see places in Tulum

Tulum is one of the most acclaimed destinations in the world, in a very short time it has become a favorite spot for all types of travelers, those looking to disconnect and connect with nature, those looking for unique culinary experiences or days of partying by the beach. 

No matter what you’re looking for Tulum has something for everyone, we share with you some attractions to make your trip an unforgettable experience.


 

Cenotes

Tulum is home to several cenotes, these water wells are unique to Mexico, meaning you won't find anything similar anywhere else in the world. Cenotes are open, closed, semi-open and with different shapes. Near Tulum you will find several such as Gran Cenote, Cenote Carwash, Cenote Calavera, Cenote Azul and Dos Ojos, among many others. 

Look for the ideal one for you depending on what you are looking for, an adventurous  experience, relaxing, diving in its depths, taking pictures, etc.

 

The archaeological site

Tulum is the third most visited archaeological site in Mexico after Teotihuacan and Chichen Itza, with more than 2 million visitors a year.

It’s said that Tulum was a Mayan city dedicated to astronomy due to its proximity to the sea, the location and orientation were key to the splendor of this city. 

It’s a true architectural gem, an ancient walled city worth visiting on your next visit to the Mexican Caribbean.

 

Gastronomy

Tulum is the fascination for foodies and different cuisines of the world. In the hotel zone you will find great gastronomic options with local and international chefs. The food in Tulum is characterized by the use of natural ingredients, local vegetables, fresh fish and seafood, lots of wood-fired cooking and artisanal techniques. 

 

We recommend you visit RosaNegra, Tora, Taboo, Funky Geisha, Parole, Mamazzita and of course Tantra Beach Club, a beach club in Tulum where you can enjoy dishes inspired and influenced by Indonesia, a true delight for the senses.   

 

The Beaches

Tulum's beaches are world famous for their turquoise tones and majestic palm trees. There are many bars, restaurants and beach clubs by Tulum’s sea. Options for all kinds of experiences, we recommend spending a day of partying and fun at Tantra Tulum, the best restaurant in Tulum to eat exquisite dishes and drink signature cocktails in front of the incredible beaches.  

 

Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve

Sian Ka'an has an incredible biodiversity: red, black, white and gray mangroves where many marine and terrestrial species live. Here you can take tours and explore the jungle and enjoy landscapes that you will not find in other places in the world. 


Here are several options if you’re wondering what to do in Tulum on your next vacation.