Tulum is far enough away from the Cancún craziness to be a haven for relaxation. Planning a trip to Tulum, Mexico? My complete guide to Tulum gives you 10 reasons to plan a trip to this low-key beach escape- the best beaches, Mayan ruins, yoga, centotes and authentic Mexican cuisine are just a few of my favorite things to do. Check out my detailed guide for the best places to eat and drink and more in this beach meets jungle locale!
What to eat, see and do in Tulum. . Before going to Tulum, I noticed that almost every city guide or blog post I read suggested the same things: you have to wait in line for and eat at Hartwood; you must go to Posada Margherita and eat the fresh pasta; the drinks at Gitano are to die for.
Best Beaches in Mexico. Playa Paraiso, Tulum: This beach is incredibly close to the famous Mayan ruins in Tulum, which are two hours from Cancun. Many consider Paraiso to be one of the most beautiful beaches not just in Mexico, but also in the entire world.
Visiting the Tulum ruins in Mexico’s Riviera Maya is a must if you are in the area. Throughout the Riviera Maya, the ancient Maya culture is fascinating, and the ruins in Tulum in particular are easy to visit and a fun way to work in a little history to your family beach vacation. Here's what you need to know if you plan on visiting!