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Travel Blogs from Tulum
... the modest Mayan structures. Tulum is one of the smallest of the Mayan sites, though the physical beauty more than makes up for this.
The heat was so intense and sweat kept gettin' in my eyes, darn it. I saw many iguanas, some of which were without tails, a reddish orange monkey, crows, some Mexican seagulls, which looked more like ancient unidentified birds and colourful butterflies. I bought a history of the mayas book, and ...
... to slip into pura vida
An hour later and we are settled into comfortable rooms, within a small arrangement of beach side cabanas dubbed 'Suenos Tulum'. Sipping a cold beer with sand between our toes, turquoise waves crashing in front of us, and that kind of sunset which evokes a deep calming awe, it was hard to describe our first port of call as ...
... the apartment and start walking, hoping to hail a taxi. Thankfully one soon arrives and I am on my way for just £1.75. I arrive near the bus stop where they have already set up and make my apologies, fifteen minutes late, oops. They have the new society issued carts here which are quite nifty compared to the ones we had at home. This location has been chosen because a lot of the buses going to the hotel zone pass by, so English speakers who work in the hotels will see ...
... wake up to some sunshine.
Day 11: Thursday 9 January
All three of us woke to the sound of torrential rain :( It was beginning to feel like this bad weather was following us. Given that the bad weather was going to hamper our activity choices somewhat we decided to have a bit of a chill out day. We hung around the hostel for most of the day and got a good few admin tasks done such as laundry and trip planning. We grabbed lunch with Conrad the Canadian ...
... water watching for a meal, the pelicans would dive bomb the water at full speed. It was entertaining to watch.
- sleeping on the beach watching the waves crash on the shore (tick)
- Ordering Margaritas and Beer from a beach lounger (tick)
- Eating fish tacos (tick)
- Lying around some more (tick)
- quick trip into ...
Other places to stay in Tulum
Crucero Zona Arqueologica km 131, Tulum | Hotelfrom $72
Calle Luna Sur 5, Tulum | Hotelfrom $55
- Great hotel with very friendly owner.
- Mixed feelings ....
- Perfect jumping off point
Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila, Tulum | 2 star hotelfrom $173
- Paradise on the beach and in the wallet
- Exactly as it sounds
- Tale e quale come ci aspettavamo
Km. 8.5, Tulum | Hotelfrom $90
- Just what we wanted
- Serenity, Beauty, Simplicity, a true safe haven
- Posto fantastico ed isolato
Carr. Tulum - Boca Paila km. 6.5, Tulum | Hotelfrom $100
Carretera a Boca Paila Km 7, Tulum beach zone., Tulum | Hotelfrom $294
Carretera Tulum Boca Paila Km 7, Tulum | 4 star hotelfrom $353
- Relaxed elegance at Ana y Jose
- Gets better with each visit!!
- Now we know...
Kukulkan Norte, Tulum | 3 star hotelfrom $96
Carretera Tulum Boca Paila Km 8, Tulum | 1 star hotelfrom $143
Carretera Tulum a Boca Paila Km 6.4, Tulum | Hotelfrom $190
Carretera Tulum Ruinas, Tulum | 3 star hotelfrom $105
- Over our best espectations!!!
- Piedra Escondida
- Not a good time
Km 1 Carretera de Las Ruinas de Tulum, Tulum | Hotelfrom $141
- Fantastic place, don't be put off by the hot tempered Italians!
- Une cabana sur pilotis
- I'll be back!
Carretera Tulum Boca Paila S/N, Tulum | 3 star hotelfrom $109
- Wonderful cabana experience in Tulum
- Best location if u need air conditioning
- Lovely Place
Andromeda (between Orion and Beta sur), Tulum | Hotelfrom $56
Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila, Tulum | Hotelfrom $207
- Amazing beach, but....
- Pretentious, rude staff but great beach
- Beautiful beach, yet over-priced and unfriendly!
Carretera Tulum-Boca Palia Km 6, Tulum | Hotelfrom $137
- Drop out of Society
- Fabulous setting
- In the elements !
Km. 9 Carr. Ruinas Tulum-Boca Paila, Tulum | Hotelfrom $74
Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila, Tulum | Hotelfrom $13
Km. 3.5 Carrertera Tulum Ruinas - Boca Paila, Tulum | 4 star hotelfrom $105
Osiris sur mz 42 lote 2, Tulum | 2 star hotelfrom $63
KM 5.5, Tulum | Hotelfrom $102
Crtra. Tulum-Coba km.0,200, Tulum | Hotelfrom $47
Calle Mercurio Poniente, 21, Tulum | 1 star hotelfrom $48
# 86 Av. Tulum, Tulum | Hotelfrom $34