Top sights in Tulum | Traveler by Unique

Today, Tulum is known worldwide practically for its old ruins and its relishing glory as it is being visited by over 1.5 million people from all over the world.

I guess you want to swell the number of visitors to Tulum by making it your next destination!

There are numerous interesting places to visit in Tulum boosted by the incredible nature-gift of white-sand beaches. With mouth-gapping spots all over the town, a first-time visitor will always want a longer stay or wish for a quick return to this beach town.

With a long list of ‘must-see-spots’ in Tulum, we have carefully selected some enchanting sites to help you as you get set for Tulum!


1. Tulum Ruins-A place of curiosity

Tulum Ruins-A place of curiosity

The Tulum ruins definitely are not the largest ruins in entire Mexico but their strategic location overlooking the blue water ocean makes it a sure place to see. Standing upon a cliff offers clear view of the ocean and the surrounding areas. Its long, clean ocean water and wide beaches are also adorned with beach clubs and cabaña lodgings. Remember to add Tulum ruins to your list of ‘must-see’ places in Playa del Carmen.


2. Sian Ka’an

Sian Ka’an

Sian Ka’an is a UNESCO designated World Heritage site due to its richness of some rare nature-encompassed mangrove, tropical forest, marshes, lagoons, and biosphere reserve. Known as the “Origin of Sky” by the local Mayans, Sian Ka’an is one of the sites that still bear the proof of the ruins of the past.

If you have ever longed to catch views of some rare animals like crocodiles, iguanas, pumas, jaguars, ocelots, howler monkeys, and incredible birds, then, Sian Ka’an awaits you. If you opt for a guided tour of the mangrove, you will the rare opportunity for a course through the forest to the lagoon where there are a rich colony of dolphins, turtles, crocodiles, and manatees.


3. Xel-Há Park


Xel-Ha Park is run by the Xcaret Group, it is an aquatic-based park comprising of an archaeological site. It was originally used as a Spanish harbor in the old past time but today a marvelous natural wildlife site. Some of the attractions of this spot include zip-line ride, hiking, jungle cycling, exploring caves, and snorkeling in the lagoon. You can also relax your body and mind by just floating on air-tubes.


4. Burrito Amor

Burrito Amor

Burrito is a delicious local delicacy synonymous with the Burrito Amor from where it derived its name. Burrito Amor is a restaurant where you can enjoy the delicious filling local snack. Creatively wrapped in banana leaf which adds some natural flavor, it is a delicacy you can never get tired of, anytime. Burrito Amor is a place where you can have a meal at a ‘close-eye’ price from 100 pesos which is quite cheap compared to the ‘throat-cutting’ prices in other places in town. You will not regret your eating time at this place for the taste and price.


5. Places of fun

Places of fun

Go catch some fun with the crowd at the Batey and delight your palate with well-squeezed-sugarcane juice-Mojito. You can mingle well with a large surge of crowd trying to catch the fun of the night with blaring music. You may also have an enchanting time at other places like Puerto Vallarta, Cabo San Lucas, Cancun, and Cozumel.


6. A Coffee lover?

A Coffee lover

Try ‘Chale’s cold-brewed coffee’: No other cold-brewed-coffee ever taste like the Chale’s. Available in many coffee shops you can have a real taste fresh from the tap at Matcha Mama at a pocket-friendly price. You can beat this! Take this warning though! Don’t try Chale’s cold-brewed coffee if you really love cold coffee, you may spend the extra Pesos on more cups.


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