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Tulum Mystical Paradise

  Angie Galicia

Location: Federal Highway 307 Chetumal–Puerto Juárez, Tulum, Quintana Roo, México. 128 kilometers south of Cancun and 64 km from Playa del Carmen.

How to get there: From Cancun and Playa del Carmen, go south on Federal Highway 307.  ADO, Mayab y OCC bus routes  have various schedules going from Cancun, Playa del Carmen and Chetumal.

Visiting time required: Half a day.

Visiting hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tulúm at Night: 8 and 9 p.m.

Entry fee: $ 51.00 MXN (pesos).  Tulum at night: $170.00 MXN

Guided Tours: There are tour guides within Tulúm certified by the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) or by the Secretary of Tourism *  Travel agencies offer guided tours including transportation from Cancun and Playa del Carmen.

Where to eat: El Tabano, on Beach Road, Tulum *  Dolci Sapori, on Calle Centauro, Tulum * Hechizo, at the Sian Ka’an Biosphere entry.

Suggestions for shopping: The handicraft market at the entrance to the archaeological zone  *The Shop in the archaeological zone.

What to take: Sun block * Insect repellent * comfortable shoes * sunglasses * a hat

* Light-colored, lightweight clothes * bathing suit * bottled water * camera * video camera (you will need  to pay a small fee for a video recording permit upon entry)

Don’t miss: The Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve on the outskirts of Tulúm Xel-Ha, in Tulúm’s surrounding area  Playa del Carmen’s La Quinta Avenida, near Tulúm. 


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