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Tulum Quintana Roo

Tulum is located on Mexico’s Caribbean coast and is best known for its beautifully preserved ruins of an ancient Mayan harbor. Located near the ruins, Tulum National Park is a pristine oceanfront sanctuary with mangroves and cenotes.

Point of Interest

It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, one of the essential sites in Tulum are its Mayan ruins, located on a cliff facing the Caribbean Sea; With warm starry nights and clear turquoise waters is the only archaeological zone that sits on the seashore. It is the most photogenic site in the region and, perhaps, the entire country.

  • Coba es un yacimiento arqueológico de la cultura maya precolombina, localizado en el sureste de México, en el territorio que hoy es el estado de Quintana Roo, unos noventa kilómetros al este de Chichén Itzá y unos cuarenta al noroeste de Tulum.
    El posible significado de Cobá podría ser de cob, ‘lo que tiene humedad’, o musgo y á, o há, ‘agua’, es decir ‘agua con musgo’, o ‘humedad de agua’. Otra posibilidad que no se descarta, es que signifique ‘agua turbia’, por la proximidad a unos pequeños lagos con un color muy turbio.
    Go up to the Castle and enjoy a panoramic view that allows you to identify any boat that will approach the coast. Imagine the Mayan navigators who guided their ships to the open channel between the coral reef.
    Contain the air between its inner walls decorated with paintings in gray and blue tones that continued to receive offerings from neighboring towns that came to please the gods of the sea until the early twentieth century.
    There are many small restaurants that surround the site where you can taste the old-fashioned dishes, using seafood products bathed in axiote, wrapped in banana leaves and subjected to an underground baking process.
  • The Gran Cenote de Tulum is the most famous in the region for its ability to receive lovers of swimming and snorkeling and cave diving. Look out through its circular mouth that lets you see the water mirror. Go down to the wooden platform, touch the fresh water and take a dip that awakens your adventurous mood. Discover the tranquility of the aquatic world and float in the caverns full of crystalline water. Find yourself with turtles or rejoice with the groups of little fish that flutter around. If you are certified for it, dive to the bottom in the ten meters deep that make floor and know the aquatic life.
    Glide through the zip line between the treetops and experience the adrenaline to observe the vegetation and the birds.
    Immerse yourself in the underground river and let yourself be carried away by the cool current that runs in the cave, stop to rest and admire the landscape that surrounds you, enjoy the lighting that enters through the roof openings that breathe deeply the thousands of years it has required The formation of the cave.
    Walk the trails observe the spider monkeys, white-collar peccaries and Agoutis who walk through the park, the tropical flowers and listen to the chatter of the parakeets and toucans that inhabit the jungle.
Place information

Under the cliff is Paradise Beach, considered one of the best beaches in the Riviera Maya, from which excursions to the famous Mesoamerican Barrier Reef are organized. Likewise, the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve measures half a million hectares and covers all possible scenarios: beaches, coral reefs, rainforests, dunes and cenotes.

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