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Travel Blogs from Tulum
... Ruins are small in comparison to what we´ve seen in other countries, however you can dip in an amazing Carribean Ocean while you are checking out the ruins - can´t beat that! Have I mentioned that it is HOT here? Local food is amazing! The smaller the establishment, the better it gets. Last night we had fantastic tacos and sopes for 86 pesos, about 7$.... We spent a day at the beach chilling in the shade of a palm ...
... had to take a taxi to the ruins as we were tired from walking so far. But it was totally worth it!
We entered into the ruins with about an hour and half left before they closed. This is the most amazing scenery ever. Tulum was one of the last cities inhabited and built by the Mayans, it
was at its height between the 13th and 15th centuries and managed to
survive about 70 years after the Spanish ...
... aqua green which reflects into the pool below. You have to wash before entering the pools to retain the cleanliness of the water. The water is so clean and cool that it feels like one of the most refreshing swims i have ever had! I can understand why the cenotes are a major attraction within this region.
I return to Tulum to plan the next leg of my journey. Next stop Chiapas, via a 18 hour bus journey!
... grand as Chichen Itza but with the backdrop being the turquoise Caribbean sea they are pretty spectacular even on an overcast day, which it was. The photos don't really do it justice.
By the time I leave at 9am truckloads of tourists are arriving. It was good to see the ruins nearly vacant of tourists. The sky looks ominous by the time I get back to our hotel. We laze about indoors due to rain. So much ...
The opening to the cave measured about 50m by 20m with a shear drop to the water of about 4m. Access was via a wooden stairs to a platform directly over the water. The recesses of the cave went underneath the rock but then rapidly dropped below the water. It was at time a little scary as I would swim under the over-hang of the rock into the dim light with nothing but blackness beneath me. If you were braver still and used a mask to look ...
Other places to stay in Tulum
Km 4-5 Carr Tulum-Boca Paila, Tulum | 2 star hotelfrom $62
Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila Km. 4,5, Tulum | Hotel
- Perfect place to stay
- Valentine Romance - non better
- LOVED Posada Margherita
Km 8.5, Tulum | Hotelfrom $177
Km. 1.5 Carr. Tulum Ruinas, Tulum | Hotelfrom $80
Av. Tulum entre Beta y Orion, Tulum | Hotelfrom $45
9.5km south from Tulum on the road to Boca Paila, Tulum | Hotelfrom $200
Calle Alfa Norte esquina con Calle Sagitario, Tulum | 3 star hotelfrom $49
Carretera Bocapaila km. 10, Tulum | Hotelfrom $124
Calle Coba Lote 4, Tulum | 9 star hotelfrom $49
calle 6 sur entre calle 9 sur y calle 11 sur, Tulum | 2 star hotelfrom $37