Tulum is a place that surprises with magical charms of its own. It is surrounded by lush jungles, and wonderful beaches, maybe even the best beaches on the Mexican Caribbean. Combine sunbathing with exploring ancient archaeological sites in this unique destination, on the eastern part of the Yucatan Peninsula. For a romantic vacation it offers plenty of intimate, romantic dining spots, and nice places to stay.
If you and your partner love to explore historical sites, then these ancient ruins are just the place for you. The views from the clifftop here are really spectacular and like no other, just sit, contemplate, and enjoy this special moment together. Learn about the ancient Mayan culture in this beautiful, sacred walled city. Discover the temples and observatories among the ruins here. And after your visit, have a dip in the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea to cool off.
“Mi Amor”, have alook at one of the most romantic hotels in Tulum! Laying on the day beds, perched high on the rocky cliff, palm trees swaying in the wind, watching the waves crash in over and over on the rocks, is what life is all about!
#1 A visit to Tulum can provide some seaside ruins to explore, but it also gives you the opportunity to snorkel and check out some of the underwater caves that are nearby at LabnaHa Cenotes & Eco Park. To swim and snorkel in the amazing cenote is an unforgettable experience.
#2 Want to get slightly off the tourist trail? You´ll love a jump or dive into Cenote Esqueleto (Temple of Doom) and enjoy the transparent and ultra-refreshing waters of this less known natural underground cave.
#3 Playa Paraíso is one of the best beaches in Tulúm, famous for its beauty and solitude, the sunrises and sunsets are spectacular.
#4 Just south of Tulum you will find Sian Ka’an, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This ecological reserve has a lion’s share of natural beauty, but it also highlights 23 archeological sites of Mayan civilization and contains an ancient trade route that serviced the cities of Tulum and Muyil during the Mayan era. A great place to learn about the mangroves, bird-life, dolphins, and turtles.
#5 Don´t miss one excellent activity for couples, a yoga class that takes place inside the beautiful natural reserve of Sian Ka’an, where you can enjoy the tranquility that only a yoga practice brings. If you want to enjoy a unique Mayan treatment, such as the Xpamor couples massage visit Xpa Xelha.
#6 Just want to soak in the sea views and listen to the sound of the waves? Relax on one of the beach beds or hammocks at Ziggy’s together and simply enjoy doing nothing, except sipping on your cocktails.
#7 Rent a bike and explore the area, there are designated bike paths, which also make it an easy way to get around the town, and the surroundings.
The entire Yucatan peninsula is chock full of the history and architecture of the Mayan civilization and it gives us a glimpse of what life was like in the prehistory of European colonization of the Americas. If your idea of a great vacation to Mexico is to learn about its history and heritage while having a romantic time together, then Tulum is the number one place to go.