For plenty of options with beach access, the Beach Zone offers numerous hotels right on the beach.
Tulum is generally safe for tourists. Just try to avoid lonely and unlit areas, like deserted beach roads, especially in the night.
Yes, you can rent a bike to get around in Tulum! Renting a bike can be a fun way to explore the area, especially between Tulum Town and the Beach Zone.
There are several supermarkets in Tulum Town, such as Chedraui, a big supermarket where you can find water bottles, groceries, clothes, and more!
Both Tulum Town and the Beach Zone are party zones in Tulum. Tulum Town has a more casual, local vibe, while the Beach Zone offers chic beachfront bars and clubs.
Tulum Centro is about 5 km from Tulum Beach Zone, and you can go from one place to the other in just a 20-minute bike ride, or a quick 10 minute drive.
Whether to stay in Tulum Centro or Tulum Beach Zone, it depends on what you're looking for. If you want beach vibes, then the Beach Zone is absolutely your place. Tulum Centro is budget-friendly and offers local shops and markets-
Aldea Zama is a newer, planned residential and commercial area located between Tulum Town and the Beach Zone. It's becoming a hub for upscale dining and shopping.
The Beach Zone is known for its white-sand beaches, turquoise waters, and luxury boutique hotels. It's where you'll find high-end restaurants, beach clubs, and yoga retreats.
Tulum Town is where you'll find a bustling atmosphere with a mix of locals and tourists, lots of restaurants, bars, shops, supermarkets, and more budget-friendly accommodation options.