Places to visit in Tulum

Top Things to Do in Tulum, Mexico

Places to Visit in Tulum

Here, history meets adventure. Go scuba diving at Cenotes Dos Ojos, see ancient ruins at the Tulum Archaeological Site, and end the day at the pristine Mayan Beach.

Book these experiences for a close-up look at Tulum.


Top Attractions in Tulum

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What travellers are saying

  • naturalkid
    48 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    The view is amazing. However, the sun is quite strong, so you need Physical Strength . Also, there are no main ruins like Chichen Itza, so I think it's better to enjoy the historical atmosphere of Mayan civilization rather than a big impression. Don't forget to stay hydrated!
    Written 25 May 2024
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  • Whitney W
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    If I could give this place 6 stars I would. A bucket list experience worth every single peso. We were a group of 5, 3 adults and 2 kids and a mix of Spanish and English speakers. Our bilingual guide, Johnny (Bravo) was amazing!! One of the children was scared of the cave and Johnny set her up as his “co-pilot” with a life preserver that he did not let go of while the adults were exploring the cave. And the cave, whoa! The bats are so cute!!! The water is refreshing bordering on chilly and they offer wetsuits for thems that want ‘em. Johnny’s sense of humor had us cracking up, and he was great about warning us to watch our knees sand heads at tricky parts. Would do it again in a heartbeat!
    Written 22 May 2024
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  • Emily F
    16 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We had a great experience. The drive to the cenote was a long dirt road. Once we got there the staff was excellent. Our gear was clean and the guide was very knowledgeable. It was a beautiful experience!
    Written 25 May 2024
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  • Pamela Brewer
    San Diego, CA30 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Playa Paraíso near Tulum is stunning. With white sands and clear turquoise water, it's perfect for swimming and relaxing. My friends and I loved lounging under palm trees and enjoying the beach clubs' food and drinks. We also visited the nearby Tulum ruins, adding some culture to our day. Despite its popularity, the beach felt peaceful, especially early in the morning or late afternoon. Watching the sunrise and sunset was magical. Playa Paraíso truly is a paradise and made for an unforgettable trip with friends.
    Written 20 May 2024
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  • russellbrown181
    Hednesford, UK585 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    £28 to get in which includes your life vest & snorkel & mask (bring ID as without it you have to oay £1.50 to hire) lockers will cost you £1.50. It’s amazing swimming with the turtles & fishes & seeing the bats flying around in the caves. The water is pretty chilly but certainly cools you off after a hot day. Definitely worth visiting, the reason for my 4* review is that once you’ve swam around a bit & chilled you’re done in a couple of hours so it’s expensive really.
    Written 1 April 2024
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  • Culture495833
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Ivan was an amazing waiter. Very attentive and nice. He was helpful. Definitely would come back here again. The view was awesome right next to the beach.
    Written 28 May 2024
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  • Rob G
    Red Deer, Canada211 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    We drove independently to Punta Laguna and spent a nice couple of hours.

    We paid only for admission to the national park - not the zip-lining, etc.
    We just wanted to do the jungle walk to see the monkeys and other nature.

    We opted for a guide and got Alfredo - a friendly, knowledgeable young man with good English. Alfredo is Maya and he brought some interesting insights.

    We saw both the howler monkeys - from a distance as they're pretty shy or cautious - and also the spider monkeys, who don't seem habituated to human contact, just curious, coy, playful (with one another) and trusting.
    We didn't try to approach them, taking an "observe only" approach, but the young ones came within just a few metres of us - swinging, climbing, jumping, roughhousing, and generally being kids. The adults were at a distance up in the trees and when it was time for the group to move on and settle in for the evening, they called to the youngsters and they (slowly - reluctantly?) followed.

    We enjoyed our time. It was worth the drive out from Tulum.
    Written 17 April 2024
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  • German A
    Guadalajara, Mexico7 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Great relaxing experience. We spent a couple of hours just swimming and taking some nice pictures. You cannot apply sunscreen on site so be careful about sunburn. There are no dinning options, just some sodas, beer and coconuts.
    Written 16 March 2024
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  • frostbite61
    Denver, CO2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    this was fun, even my wife had fun. she doesn't swim. we put life jacket on her and i pulled her thought. she really enjoyed it.
    Written 1 April 2022
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  • Rosanna Mendez
    Bronx, NY14 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    The park is very cute, clean. I will recommended. You can swim and take cute pictures. The lockers you can rent them and they give you the $5 back when you return the key. So make sure you have change. The staff is friendly and helpful.
    Written 17 March 2024
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  • Davidrosenthal00
    3 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Very nice views from the top of the tower !!! You can seethe ruins as well as the ocean and the jungle
    Written 20 November 2020
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