Tulum, the site of a Pre-Columbian Maya walled city and a port for Cobá, is one of the best preserved coastal Maya sites in the Yucatan. Highlights of these ruins include the Temple of the Frescoes which has spectacular figurines of the "diving god". The ruins are stunningly set against a backdrop of some of Mexico's best beaches that are also ideal for diving and snorkeling. Tulum also has freshwater cenotes, passageways to underground rivers.

Cool off at Boca Paila beach, a pristine area yet to be invaded by the big name resorts. Visit the craft markets or watch the Mayan Pole Flyers as you walk around town. A walk up Tulum Beach Road takes you to the Sian Ka'an Biosphere and Punta Allen. Further along is Tulum Pueblo with quaint local shops and restaurants to explore. Between the famous ruins and exceptional beach scene, Tulum is the perfect place for Cool off at Boca Paila beach, a pristine area yet to be invaded by the big name resorts. Visit the craft markets or watch the Mayan Pole Flyers as you walk around town.

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Just a short trip from the Hotel Zone of Cancun, Tulum allows vacationers to explore some of the Mayan history of the Yucatan. The spectacular ruins next to the sparkling waters make Tulum an ideal spot for a short trip from the Hotel Zone of Cancun to explore some of the Mayan history of the Yucatan.

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