Yes! You can find free beaches in Tulum that don't require an entrance ticket. Playa Paraíso and Playa Santa Fe, in particular, are our top picks for free-access beaches!
Most of the cenotes are located just a few minutes away from Tulum, like Cenote Escondido (10 minutes) or Cenote Dos Ojos (27 minutes). So generally, you will be able to find a cenote just nearby your accommodation!
If you love the blend between luxury and nature, Aldea Zama is the best area to stay in Tulum. However, if you prefer staying in a hotel next to the beach, Tulum Beach is your dreamy area!
Most of the hotels and resorts are in the Hotel Zone along the beach. But there are also some great places to stay in Tulum town.
Tulum is located about 65 km to the south from Playa del Carmen. It takes about one hour driving from Playa del Carmen to Tulum.
Tulum is located about 130 km to the south from Cancun. It takes about two hours to drive from Cancun to Tulum.
Tulum Centro, Aldea Zama, La Veleta, and the Beach Zone are the main neighborhoods in Tulum, and where most of the things happen. Plenty to explore!
Everyone goes to Tulum because of the beaches, the lively ambiance, the friendly people, and the views that are just incredible. Moreover, you have plenty of activities, events and festivals the whole year, where you can meet people from all
Tulum is located on Mexico’s southeast coast, in the Yucatan Peninsula. It's right next to the incredible Caribbean Sea - prime beach territory!