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Archaeological ruins and perfect beaches in one location

Explore ancient ruins, pristine beaches, and enchanting cenotes in this tropical paradise

The picturesque town of Tulum in the Yucatan Peninsula is one of the most visited sites in Mexico because of its fascinating history and scenic beauty.

Ruins: The Tulum Archaeological Zone is a must-visit destination for history enthusiasts. Perched on a cliff overlooking the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, these ancient Mayan ruins date back to the 13th century. As you wander through the well-preserved structures, such as El Castillo and the Temple of the Descending God, you'll be transported back in time, marvelling at the ingenuity of the Mayan civilization and the spectacular vistas that surround you.

Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve: For nature enthusiasts, a visit to the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve is a must. This UNESCO World Heritage Site encompasses a diverse range of ecosystems, including tropical forests, wetlands, and coastal dunes. Take a guided eco-tour to witness an array of wildlife, including dolphins, manatees, and numerous bird species. The reserve also features ancient Mayan canals and lagoons, offering a glimpse into the region's rich history.

Beaches: Tulum's beaches are renowned for their unparalleled beauty and tranquility. With fine, white sand and crystal-clear waters, these shores offer the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Relax under swaying palm trees, soak up the sun, and take a refreshing dip in the gentle waves. For an added touch of luxury, explore the beach clubs that line the coast, offering comfortable lounging areas, delicious cuisine, and refreshing cocktails.

Cenotes: The Yucatan Peninsula is abundant in cenotes, natural sinkholes formed over centuries. These natural wonders are scattered throughout the Tulum region, providing an opportunity to swim, snorkel, or dive in their crystalline waters. Each cenote is uniquely structured, with stalactites, stalagmites, and rainbow-coloured fish creating an incredible underwater world.

Culture: Tulum town offers an authentic taste of Mexico with its colourful streets, local eateries, and artisan markets. Embrace the laid-back atmosphere as you explore boutique shops and sample traditional Mexican dishes, from delicious street tacos to mouthwatering ceviche. Don't forget to visit the Tulum Art Walk, where you can admire the works of local artists and appreciate the region's vibrant arts scene.

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