Thins to do in Tulum

  • Visit the Archaeological Zone of Cobá

47 km from the municipal head of Tulum, nailed in the quintanarroense jungle, is this archaeological deposit in which the Pyramid of Nohoch Mul stands out, that with 42 meters of height, is the prehispanic construction more high of the Peninsula of Yucatan.

The Pyramid of Nohoch Mul has 120 steps and from its peak there are spectacular views of the immense green carpet of the jungle, adorned by the blue of the lagoons Some architectural details of Cobá suggest that it maintained close relations with other pre-Columbian peoples of the central region of Mexico, particularly with Teotihuacán.

  • Dive in the Great Mayan Reef

This immense coral barrier of about one thousand kilometers covers the coasts of Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and Honduras, being the second largest in the world, after the Great Barrier Reef in Oceania.

Due to its size and rich marine biodiversity, the Great Mayan Reef or Mesoamerican Reef System is one of the world sanctuaries for the sport of diving. Through the clear and warm waters and between more than 65 types of stony coral that form the reef, divers admire barracudas, sea turtles, rays, moray eels and a great variety of species In Tulum you have a wide range of possibilities to practice your favorite sport of sea or land, in the most spectacular scenarios and with all the guarantees of security.

  • Enjoy the parties of Tulum

The carnival has become a very attractive celebration in the Riviera Maya, excelling those of Cozumel, Playa del Carmen and Tulum In March the Alborada Maya takes place, a celebration with religious, musical, cultural and sporting events, whose purpose is to offer thanks to God for good harvests.

The celebration of the Talking Cross takes place in Tulum during the month of July, mixing pagan and Christian traditions. This festivity commemorates the discovery of a mahogany cross in a cenote of the Quintana Roo community of Chan Santa Cruz An event much appreciated by ecologists is the Sea Turtle Festival, which has the participation of the environmental communities of Cancun and the Riviera Maya. On the beach of Xcacel, 16 km from Tulum, an emotional ceremony of liberation of hundreds of baby turtles is organized.

  • Visit Akumal

The coast of Akumal is formed by coves and caves in which the corals have a particular morphology, creating wonderful environments for diving and snorkeling.

The area of Akumal is also dotted with cenotes of great beauty, such as Azul and El Edén, while archaeological tourists can admire a Mayan shrine located in the cove of Xaac.

 

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