Ixchel Playa & Cabanas
Travel Blogs from Tulum
Tulum was the perfect place to end our journey. We ended up picking a place right at the end of the strip of hotels. There are actually a lot of private residences around us, which makes it nice and quiet. We strung up our hammocks right in front of our little veranda, and once we got settled really didn't move too much from our beach.
We rented bikes for the day and visited the Tulum ruins, an amazing location with a great beach and crystal clear blue water. Later we cycled up to Gran Cenote, not as impressive as Cenote Ikil near Chichen Itza but a much needed refreshing swim from the heat. There wasn't much else to do in town and it was very quiet so looked forward to moving onto Playa del ...
... fraction of it. It's not as jungly (not a word, I know) in the beginning where we entered, but there were many palm trees, birds, and an open expanse of beach that was pretty much totally isolated--we had the place to ourselves! We spent all day relaxing, swimming, and listening to our own thoughts. After the ride back, we limped into the hostel with sore butts and sandy feet to take an evening to relax and drink coco locos with a mexicano that works at the hostel. ...
... d been booked on a bus (by the tour operators that we had to buy into) to leave Mexico after double the length of stay we'd intended.
Just when we thought we were finally safely leaving the country, of course there was a last-minute twist. The bus company's computer system was down, meaning they couldn't print our tickets and wouldn't let us on the bus. As it dawned on us that we may be doomed to never leave, the bus driver, in the first and last act ...
... live up to its billing as the best in mexico. Having been ruined out i skipped the ruins here after hearing reports of wall to wall tour groups.
Montazuma finaly got his revenge on me here after some dodgy tasting tacos i felt a little under the weather so wasnt all that enthused with doing too much. Made plans to strike off on my own again down to Belize so next stop Chetumal and time to run the ...
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