Things to Do in Tulum
Wander through the walled city, explore the natural pools on the Cenote Route, swim with turtles, and feel the soft sand on its beaches.
Things to do in Tulum: Wander through the walled city, explore the natural pools on the Cenote Route, swim with turtles, and feel the soft sand on its beaches.
What to See in Tulum
The beaches are Tulum’s major attraction, with warm turquoise water and miles of powdery soft sand, ideal for sunbathing.
The Tulum archeological site is one of the last Mayan cities. Enjoy the rustic, laid-back atmosphere of the town of Tulum and take time to explore its markets and handicraft shops.
Activities in Tulum
At Labnaha Ecological Park, you can take the cenote route: swim, snorkel, or dive in the longest underground hydrological system on the planet. Explore the central town square or Cenote Azul for souvenir shops selling huipil blouses, weavings, and hammocks. Don’t miss your chance to participate in a cacao ceremony, a sensory journey accompanied by pre-Hispanic music and medicine.
Nightlife in Tulum
Tulum is famous for its electronic music parties, and Papaya Playa Project is a great place for them. For a different vibe, Caribe Swing and Pasito Tun Tun are excellent options. The latter offers Mexico’s best mescals. Naná, Curandero, Mint, and Xaman are other nightlife options.
Just 10 minutes from town, you’ll find Cenote Manatí, with its network of underground caves ideal for diving. Labnaha Ecological Park offers more cenotes and impressive caves to explore. To the south lies Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve, spanning over 650,000 hectares, made up of pristine beaches and spectacular landscapes. Cobá and Muyil archeological sites guard an ancient civilization’s secrets. Cobá boasts the tallest pyramid in the Yucatán Peninsula!
One of the best tours in Tulum is the Mayan Lands Expedition, featuring zip-lining, canoeing, hiking, and cenote pools. You can also take a guided tour of Tulum’s most Instagrammable spots. If you’re into cenotes, a tour of the best will scratch that itch.
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Tulum, Q.R., MéxicoSee map