Mayan Beach, Tulum

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#5 of 17 in Beaches in Riviera Maya
Combine historical exploration with seaside recreation at Mayan Beach, an area of sandy and rocky coastline that includes a set of Mayan ruins. On top of a rocky bluff, find the ruined walls of the old town, overlooking the beach and the Caribbean Sea. Head down the steps to get to the sand and the water, and relax under the watchful eye of the ancient town's fortifications. The rocky bluff, dotted with palms and shrubs, completes the picture-perfect scene. Use our Tulum trip planner to visit Mayan Beach on your trip to Tulum, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • October 1, 2017
    Tulum was awesome to visit and the beach is so beautiful but at midday it’s so humid and crowded so keep that in mind but overall a great experience.  more »
  • September 24, 2017
    Super snorkeling and the best the kibis of chicharrón seem gorditas, there are also meat... do not stop eating them! The sauce not itchy.
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  • September 24, 2017
    It is a place mágico. It is located under the Maya Temple more beautiful and quaint. The sea is blue with large waves breaking on the sand that looks like talcum powder. You can only will from the archaeological area of Tulum. La playa which is one of the most beautiful in the world, lends itself to stunning photos. Unfortunately you can't enjoy the Paradise solo. The playa is always very crowded.
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Where to stay in Tulum

Most accommodations in Tulum make the most of the region's scenic coastline, offering sea views and easy beach access along the coastal Route 15. This area, known as the Hotel Zone, includes everything from basic, budget-friendly "cabanas" (beach shacks) to large-scale beach resorts. For proximity to the town's famous Mayan ruins, stay at the northern end of this coastal stretch. If you want easier access to amenities and ongoing connections, look to the township itself, located a short drive from the beach.
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