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 ...
... this point it was canal float time. Life jackets were stepped into so legs went through the arm holes and everybody floated down the canal to observe the mangroves, plants and birds before getting back into the boat further down. There was an experienced bird watcher on the tour educating others of his travel group so it was fun to see him identifying birds and checking with the guide he was right. Once we got back in the boat on the same canal it passed though ...
... cycle from where we were staying...by god was the little bit of physical effort getting there worth it. The beach was fab. Gorgeous blue sea and golden sand as far as the eye could see. We chilled on the beach and caught a few rays for about an hour. Then we were back up on the bikes heading towards the Mayan Ruins in Tulum. The Tulum ruins are the only Mayan Ruins set along the coast on an impressive 45 foot Cliffside facing the Caribbean. The buildings that ...
... s almost free", we walked away laughing.
We caught a bus to Guatemala City and then onto Rio Dulce. Hopped off the bus and onto a water taxi and made our way up the magnificent Rio (river) Dulce passing through lush jungle and soaring canyons, past old Spanish forts, and small Mayan villages where the very simple homes sit dotted along the waters edge. We passed many Mayan locals in their dugout canoes fishing or paddling along ...
... go to the beaches rather than staying in town. We went to a place called Zazil kin which was hell! I'm being dramatic but when we arrived the weather was really bad and our rooms were cabins with no electricity until 9pm and the worlds worst fan. It did adjoin onto the most beautiful beach so we dumped out stuff and while Ross and Neils went to see the ruins we got some rum cokes on the beach and actually got quite drunk. We got a taxi into town and went out for a meal, just ...
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