Boca Paila Fishing Lodge
Travel Blogs from Tulum
... the place. It does make getting around easier. We stopped at the gas station to fill up the tank since it was only a quarter tank and we didn't know how much it would take for us to get to Tulum. I got out and started pumping gas... Next thing I know, about 3 other guys showed up and helped me pump the gas. Lol. Apparently, they have attendants that do those things and I'm taking away their job... Oops! It was 498 Pesos (about $38 CAD) to fill ...
... out all different things, like crystallized rocks, little insects that live down there and all sorts of things. Up ahead in the cave we could see this pool of water that was so green it was practically glowing, and we couldn't wait to get in it! It was even clearer than the last part, and there seemed to be even more catfish. This part was pretty deep, I could just about stand in it. So we started swimming again and Rob was pretty excited about what was coming up. It ...
... boat ride through some beautiful waterways. We then put on
our life jackets but wore them as diapers so that we could float down
the river. It was a great, relaxing time.
Next we took a drive
to have ...
... main temple. The climb up and down the temple was pretty hard, as the steps are very precarious; some people were climbing down on all fours.
We took our first collectivo to nearby Akumal. Collectivos are small vans that are the main form of transport between places. They generally operate shortish distances of around 1 to 2 hours drive and they depart as soon as they are full. We have either travelled too far for them or not far enough meaning a taxi is easier. Akumal is ...
Tuesday 22nd May 2012 Last stop hotel
As promised Raul was there to pick us up at 9am precisely and we sadly left the Hacienda Chichen Itza hotel after a great breakfast and a walk round the gardens. If we come back again we'd put this hotel on our list for a longer stay.
The drive to Tulum took about 2 ½ hours mainly on the motorways which are all alike long, straight and boring with the same fauna and flora ...
How has this ranch rated in the past?
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed