Tulum Travel Guide
Tulum is a Mayan city that is part of the Riviera Maya and has become one of the most important tourist attractions in Mexico.
The hotels in Tulum with its jungle architecture, minimalist and spacious that allows to take advantage of the daylight, plays a very important role in tourism.
But also its beaches, its archaeological zone, its cenotes, its caverns… Tulum is really a place for adventure tourism and much more.
So surely you must be interested in visiting Tulum, right? Well, before you book your hotel, we’ll give you this little travel guide to Tulum. So let’s get started right away
Tulum Travel Guide
Visiting Tulum can be a beautiful experience or a bad one. It all depends on you and of course, if you read this small travel guide of recommendations to Tulum.
How to get to Tulum
Well, Tulum is located 130 km from Cancun and unfortunately the closest airport to Tulum is in Cancun. So, if you want to spend as little time as possible in the transfer, you will have to book a private transportation to Tulum.
This private service will be waiting for you at the airport and will take you to the city of Tulum. BUT it is not the only service, you can opt for something more economical like the ADO bus.
But this option will make you lose an hour of time at the airport.
The hotels in Tulum are incredible buildings that “seduce” us with their jungle designs, designs that make us imagine ourselves in a dream. But unfortunately these hotels are the most expensive.
Just to do the math, a night at the Azulik hotel can cost you 1000 MXN.
So, where can I stay? Well, if this cost is really nothing for you, then choose between the best hotels or, if you are looking for something more economical: The city has hostels and Airbnb where you can minimize costs up to 100 USD per night.
Look, if it’s about eating here you really have several ways to economize. You can buy your own supplies and not spend between 150 to 200 USD per meal in the local restaurants.
Unfortunately Tulum is very expensive, that includes the food and the restaurants are often “overpriced”. So even so, we advise you to ask the price before consuming in any place.
Okay, you booked your hotel, took the public shuttle service and brought your own food. That’s perfect, since you just saved about 500 USD.
This 500 USD you can use it for various activities… because very paradoxically the most economical thing in the city of Tulum are its attractions.
So, what activities can I do in Tulum? Well, among the list of activities you can..:
Visit the archaeological site,
Visit the cenote Casa Tortuga
Visit the Mistika Tulum museum
Visit the sculpture museum of the Ahua Tulum hotel.
Visit the exibicuin room of the Azulik Hotel
Tour the town of Tulum
Tour Tulum’s hotel zone
Spend a day at Xel Ha.
Of course, there are many other activities you can do near Tulum and within the city itself, such as visiting its many cenotes and caverns. And even go snorkeling in them.
Tulum is well known mainly for its “Yoga and healing retreats” which cost up to 1000 USD per person. This tells you that it is a very expensive place to visit. But if you don’t mind paying this, go ahead.
Of course, the city also has a variety of accommodations, activities and ways to visit it as a “Mochiolero” and not spend more than necessary.
There are ways and means to achieve this. So we hope this little travel guide is to your liking and of course, we invite you to read this post: https://news.wongcw.com/2023/02/06/cenotes-in-cancun/