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Tulum Beach | Quintana Roo Mx

The beach of Tulum is very popular for those who seek nature since it is within a biosphere reserve, here you will find from the cheapest hostel to the most luxurious cabins on the shore of the beach.

It is located two hours from Cancun, four from Merida and three from Chetumal.

Tulum will surprise you with its combination of beauty and tranquility.

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How to get

How to get to Tulum beach by public transport:

From Mérida
The best way is to take a bus, different terminals that offer a route to Tulum, from first class to the cheapest, you just have to choose.

Price: $ 150 Economic class up to $ 250 first class.
Route: 4 hours.

You can take it in the center of Mérida in the Oriente terminal, or your preferred company.

From Cancun
The way to transport yourself faster than a bus are the VAN vans.

They can be taken in the parking lot of the Mexican commercial in front of the roundabout where is the monument to the history of Mexico.

The trucks take you to Playa del Carmen ($ 40aprox) where you will take another van in the same place to Tulum ($ 40)


How to get to Tulum beach by car:

By federal road 307 from Cancun the route is less than 2 hours to Tulum.

From Mérida
The route can vary between 4 and 5 hours by free highway, by highway paying a fee of $ 160 the route lasts between 3 and 3:30 hours.

About of

Destination | attraction:
Beach of Tulum
Quintana Roo


Meaning of the name:
The original name in the Mayan language is Sáamal, interpreted as: dawn or morning, since it was called the ancient Mayan city that is now in ruins and open to the public to be visited.

The word tulum in the Mayan language refers to a wall of superimposed stones without adherence, which was placed as a wall in several archaeological zones and is currently used in many towns of Mayan origin throughout the Yucatan Peninsula.


The beach of Tulum is a mandatory and very popular destination for those who do not look for resort hotels or extravagant amenities since there is no public infrastructure of electrical system throughout the shore of the beach that provides light at night.

It is located at the southern end of the Riviera Maya (area for tourism on the Caribbean coast) that ends in Cancun, this municipality is a couple of kilometers from the beach where there are various camps and hotels for overnight.

Prices for tickets, activities and transportation may vary over time.


The weather in Tulum
The climate of the municipality is warm subhumid with rains in the summer of higher humidity. The average annual temperature is 26 ° C.

The prevailing winds are those of the southeast. The annual rainfall varies between 1,300 and 1,500 millimeters with rainy season from March to October.

The climate is affected by cyclones, which increase precipitation especially in the summer.