FAQ about Tulum Safety

Tulum's crime rate was relatively low, especially compared to larger cities. Mexico’s government tries to ensure tourists' safety, so many people feel safe when visiting Tulum. However, there have been some reported crimes against tourists in Tulum, especially during the

Yes, the Riviera Maya, including Tulum, is generally safe for tourists. However, it’s important to consider typical travel precautions, such as avoiding lonely unlit areas.

Yes, tourists are typically safe in Tulum. However, you should take care of your personal belongings at every moment, for example, if you want to go to the toilet when you are working in a cafe, don’t leave your laptop

In Tulum, it is better not to stay in areas that aren’t well lit, or isolated places. We recommend you to choose accommodations with good reviews and security measures, we try to always select a place with 24/7 security! 

While there are cartels in Tulum, tourists are generally safe from them, as long as you don’t interact with them buying drugs or other illegal activities.