Blessed with white-sand beaches and a lush green jungle, Tulum has been grabbing the international spotlight for more than a decade now. Given the press, you’d be forgiven for thinking the Mexican beach town was specifically designed for sunbathers. Yet history buffs will also find plenty to keep them occupied – the town and surrounding area have a range of important archaeological sites. Here’s our guide to the best Mayan ruins to visit in and around Tulum.
There’s still plenty to excite in this Mexican town once you’ve explored the ruins near Tulum. Wellness is big here, so book a slot in one of the top yoga studios before unwinding in one of the best bars in town. Looking for somewhere to stay? A villa stay is perfect for a big group, or there’s a hotel for every traveler type. Wherever you stay, make sure to visit one of the best restaurants in Tulum to try some of the tastiest cuisine in Mexico.