Posada Los Mapaches
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We flew into Cancun from Mexico City and again i was blow away by the size of mexico city seen from the plane. But the flight was smooth and i got some sleep. We landed in Cancun and easily caught a bus to Playa del Carmen then caught another onto Tulum. We foud our hostel even after the bus driver was confused where he was. It was a really cool …
Today we had planned to get up early and go to see the tulum ruins but we slept in.Me till 9.30 and Chels till 11 I managed to get up in time to catch breakfast, which was massive a big plate of I fruit and then pancakes. But the meal from yesterday was getting to me and I had to make several trips took the toilet through the day. Later we rode in …
... onto the sand.
We ended up spending three nights in the cabin and spent a lot of our time on the beach or in the perfectly clear sea. We also managed to visit the Mayan ruins in Tulum, which are located right on the coast and used to be an important port for the Mayans. The ruins can be seen in an hour and then you have the chance to go for a dip in the sea from the beach at the ruins. The whole site was quite interesting, half of it looks like ...
... an attraction and an education for guests when they hatch.
One night after watching a turtle lay eggs and make her way back laboriously to the sea, a patrol of turtle volunteers riding up and down the beach on a quad bike, handed us some small hatchlings to release on the wet sand. A very moving moment knowing only one in a thousand make it to adulthood and the ones that do make it will return back to the very same place to lay their eggs. ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPosada Los Mapaches Tulum
Very nice place. Cool bungalows, delicious breakfast and friendly staff. The only down side to the stay was the highway is very close and you do hear cars screech o a stop to the speed bump out the front of the hostel. But you get free bike hire to go into town and the ruins/beach and the ammenities are clean with constant gas heated hot water. I would stay their again. Biggest down side would be very limited and bad restaurants near by. Go to town for a decent meal for lunch and dinner.
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