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What is there to do in Tulm?

Tulum is a coastal haven on the eastern edge of the Yucatan Peninsula that offers a unique blend of natural beauty, rich history, and modern charm. Whether you're a sunseeker, history buff, or adventure enthusiast, Tulum has something to offer for everyone.

Delve into the enigmatic world of the Mayans at Tulum Archaeological Site, an incredible excursion that shouldn't be missed during your visit. Perched on a cliff overlooking the Caribbean Sea, these well-preserved Mayan ruins offer a breathtaking backdrop for your exploration. Wander through the ancient temples, admire the panoramic views, and immerse yourself in the history and culture of the Mayan civilization.

Another thing to do in Tulum is to unveil a realm of natural wonders waiting to be discovered. This destination is surrounded by a network of cenotes, natural sinkholes filled with fresh, clear water. These cenotes offer a unique opportunity for diving and snorkeling. Explore the underwater caves and tunnels, revealing a world of stalactites, stalagmites, and stunning rock formations.

Experience even more excursions in Tulum with a visit to the Xcaret parks, including Xel-Ha, Xplor, and Xoximilco, this last one is where you can immerse yourself in a vibrant Mexican fiesta. Embark on thrilling ATV adventures, soar through the skies on ziplines, and discover a plethora of exciting activities awaiting you!

Tulum's charm lies in its ability to cater to various interests and desires. Whether you're seeking adventure, cultural exploration, or pure relaxation, Tulum has it all. So, pack your bags, and get ready to immerse yourself in the wonders of this Mexican paradise. Here are some of the best things to do in Tulum recommended by our experts:

Recommended excursions


This is a magnificent eco-park known throughout the world for providing a perfect balance between nature and culture. There are plenty of things to do in this Playa del Carmen park. Find an underground river, several animal exhibits, lovely beaches and inlets, plus performances highlighting Mexico’s rich array of cultures throughout its varied regions.

Xcaret Theme Park with different experiences for families

Luxury Sunset Sailing

Watch the sun setting over the Caribbean Sea while both the water and sky change colors during this amazing luxury sailing excursion. Enjoy light snacks, some amazing views and open bar drinks as you simply relax and let the ocean breeze cast its spell on you and all your loved ones.


Tulum half day tour

Get inspired at the ancient walled city of Tulum, whose Mayan temples face the turquoise Caribbean Sea and white sand beaches from atop a cliff. Follow your guide on this quick but complete exploration of one of the most unique Mayan cities, giving you more time to do more things in Playa del Carmen by lunchtime.

Tulum Archaeological Site