If you’re looking for an exotic and amazing place to travel, Tulum should be at the top of your list. This Mayan town is located on Mexico’s Caribbean Coast, and it’s home to stunning beaches, ancient ruins, and lush jungle. Whether you’re looking for a quiet getaway or an adventure-filled trip, Tulum has something for everyone. Here are some of the best places to check out while visiting.
Laguna Kaan Luum
One of the most popular tourist spots in Tulum is Laguna Kaan Luum. It is a beautiful lagoon with shallow water for swimming but gets incredibly deep once you venture out beyond the shores. It is a cheap location because of the access and activities you can enjoy, such as scuba diving. You can also consider Laguna Kaan Luum when researching Tulum accommodation as it is close to town. With fantastic places to stay nearby at great prices, which most tourists appreciate.
Laguna Kaan Luum might have the most famous cenotes in Tulum, but there are plenty of cenotes in the area. Cenotes are essentially massive sinkholes or caves in the jungle filled with cool and clear groundwater or rainwater that accumulates over time. The sinkholes are typically in limestone rock which is easily eroded, leading to the massive water collection areas. There are approximately over a billion cenotes to choose from in Mexico. You can enjoy hundreds of thousands of them when visiting the region.
The cenotes are so appealing you will be unable to resist taking a dip in their cold, rejuvenating waters. You can visit a popular cenote where you find a reasonable number of tourists, or you can go deep into the jungle to find hidden cenotes that will provide seclusion and unbelievable pleasure. Swimming in cenotes is something you want to do while in Tulum.
Tulum is a Mexican town with a vibrant history. One of the historical sites in the city you should visit is the Tulum Ruins. The ruins offer insight into the ancient Mayan civilization and its incredible architecture and structures. The main attraction is the Mayan City, where you can hire bikes and go for a tour of the ruins. The Mayan ruins are great observation points for the sights around if you are willing to climb them. They offer spectacular views of the surrounding jungle and towns that will leave you in awe of the ancient culture.
If you like the great outdoors and are not afraid to get your hands dirty, you should tour the jungles in Tulum. It starts right at the beach and extends for hundreds of miles inwards. There is breathtaking wildlife in the wilderness, which you can witness if you can brave it. Some parts of the jungle need a guide if you don’t want to end up as a meal for a wild animal. Moreover, once you are in the jungle, you are already on your way to seeing some of the best cenotes Tulum has to offer. If you prefer, you can find a hut in a village in the jungle where you can stay for a few nights. Falling asleep to the sounds of the jungle will not only be exhilarating, but it will provide you with a connection to the outdoors that you have never had in your life.
Due to its Mayan heritage, the architecture in Tulum is like none other anywhere on the planet. You will have a blast exploring the town’s architecture, especially if you are a fan of ancient architecture. The architecture in Tulum is primarily inspired by the jungle, which will be clear when you visit the ancient Mayan ruins. The modern architecture tries to merge Mayan architectural principles with a minimalist modern flair. Azulik Hotel, in particular, is a spot you will want to visit for the architecture.
It wouldn’t feel right to visit Mexico and not go to the beach, and you will want to see the beaches in this region. Tulum is well known for its beaches, and they are one of the reasons why the town is such a popular tourist attraction. Many have called the beaches in Tulum’ hippie heaven.’ That name is because the beach itself and the people there have such a welcoming and relaxed atmosphere that most people instantly feel at home at the beach. It does not get much better than a sunny day enjoying the sands, the water, and the people at the beaches in Tulum.
Tulum is a fantastic destination for travelers of all ages. Whether you are looking to relax on the beach, explore the jungle or take in some beautiful architecture and history, there is something here for everyone.