Travel Blogs from Tulum
... sleep while Hinesh bops away on his iPod.
We are instructed to line up all our luggage on the dock while we wait for the sniffer dog to do his thing. The dog makes a couple of rounds and we are then allowed to take our luggage to clear Mexican immigration. Again no one tells you (not even our bible Lonely Planet) that you need to pay an arrival tax of US27.50. Some people had to head out to the ATM to pay this tax. Its a long and slow queue. We chat to an Aussie ...
... toward the push, and I tend toward the pull. When I saw the hand-written sign on the road for the family-run cenotes, I had to stop for a swimming break. Dan wasn’t too keen to interrupt our forward momentum, but this stop was for me a highlight of the ride to Tulum. There were three cenotes, but my favourite one was a cave that I had all to myself—the water an amazing blue, crystal clear; above me the stalagmited roof with the light from the ...
... so didn’t spend too long shopping there! Quite amusingly though, they thought we were on honeymoon together, when in fact in reality it was a second date :P That one confused a few people…
Following that was unfortunately time to say bye to Rose after an amazing two weeks, and for myself to leave Mexico after nearly four months of being here. Took a bus to Playa Del Carmen where spent a few hours to walk round and see the sights but wasn’t really in the ...
... on every structure, the second half of the walk around the city was almost like a jungle hike, it had it all. This was our first real time spent in the wild and so you can imagine the shock when an avocado came flying from the sky and narrowly missed our head. This alerted us to the low hanging fruit available! We found a big twig and hooked a branch. After a couple of jumps it was obvious I was too much of a shortarse! Up stepped rob to snatch the elusive avocado, our first real ...
... then once we got into playa it started drizzling, we started to feel like the rain was following us and we are having some real poor luck with the weather. We got a taxi to the same hotel as we stayed in before Hotel Maya del Carmen. The nice receptionist lady was there to check us in this time we got a room on the ground floor, same room with all the same things as we enjoyed last time but this time the sliding door to ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Casa Real Tulum
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 Tulum Boca Paila Km 8, Tulum | 1 star hotelfrom $143
Kukulkan Norte, Tulum | 3 star hotelfrom $96
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...
Carretera a Boca Paila Km 7, Tulum beach zone., Tulum | Hotelfrom $294
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
Carretera Tulum a Boca Paila Km 6.4, Tulum | Hotelfrom $190
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!
Km. 9 Carr. Ruinas Tulum-Boca Paila, Tulum | Hotelfrom $74
Carretera Tulum-Boca Palia Km 6, Tulum | Hotelfrom $137
- Drop out of Society
- Fabulous setting
- In the elements !
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
# 86 Av. Tulum, Tulum | Hotelfrom $34
Calle Mercurio Poniente, 21, Tulum | 1 star hotelfrom $48
Crtra. Tulum-Coba km.0,200, Tulum | Hotelfrom $47