About Tulum & Riviera Maya
Formerly known by the name of Zama “City of Dawn”, Tulum famous ruins stands on a rocky sandy white beach facing the magical Caribbean sea. It’s surrounded by dozens of Cenotes, natural refreshing swimming holes resulting from the collapse of limestone. Sian Ka’an Reserve on its south which is a sanctuary of birds and has kilometers of unspoiled beaches. It is one of the best spots for relaxation, spirituality, creativity, sustainability in a luxurious way of life.
In Tulum, luxury means finding your true lifestyle in harmony with nature, body, mind and spirit. Tulum is like a dream. Come and find yours!
A major attraction throughout the Riviera Maya are coastal and reef aquatic activities dependent on the coastal water and the Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System (also known as the Belize Barrier Reef) which begins near Cancun and continues along the whole length of the Riviera Maya continuing southward to Guatemala. This barrier reef system is the second longest in the world.
Unbelievable 10 kms long beach. Winter is perfect for kite boarding and summer for turtle nesting. Less than 100 meters of Tulum’s beach is the Great Mayan Reef which is the world’s second largest reef. Just south of the Tulum Archaeological site, you’ll find gorgeous deserted beaches part of Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve.
The main attraction here in the 528,147 hectares and 100 km of the Great Maya Reef is the spectacular wildlife in the different ecosystems that make up this peninsula: tropical evergreen forests, wetlands, savannah and ocean. You can find many exotic animals such as jaguars, pumas, ocelots, margays, jaguarondis, howler monkeys, crocodiles and over 345 species of birds.
It has private villas and a beach club along a 450 meters beach.
Casa Cenote is part of the beautiful Tankah bay. This bay is a residential area and counts with 3 hotels. Renting a house in Tankah will ensure you a lot of privacy.
A small bay with a wide range of luxurious houses for rent. The beautiful Jashita hotel is part of this secluded bay. Don’t miss a ceviche at “El Chamico” at the end of the road.
Xcacel’s bay is famous for its marine turtles. Researchers have established a care and preservation center here. Its sparkling sand and peaceful water make a magnificent spot for a relaxing day. Don’t miss the cenote that’s just to the south.
Akumal small beach has the particularity of being home of sea turtles. It has a wide range of vacation rentals, it is also popular to host the Yal-ku lagoon where you’ll find an amazing snorkeling.
Located 15 mns south of Playa del Carmen, this beach for the amazing reef it has. It hosted the beautiful Esencia hotel. Explore the underwater life in this extremely calm ocean bay. Drive with care along the seven dirt roads that lead to this petite town with restaurants and dive shops. Check out nearby Xpu-Há Lagoon where manatees may be found.
PLAYA DEL CARMEN
Playa del Carmen has it all: beaches, restaurants, shopping, nightlife, it is like having Miami in Mexico
The spot for reef diving. Cozumel’s reef has been declared National Park in 1996 and offers one of the best dives in the world.
PLAYA DEL SECRETO & PLAYA PARAISO
These two beaches that are just 5 km apart create a secret paradise with the longest stretch of white sand beach in the area. Watch out for the beautiful endangered sea turtles and crabs.
Located conveniently in front of Cancun, Isla Mujeres offers a wide range of accommodation, has an amazing white sandy beach and small restaurants to dine. Perfect to hang out for a couple of days.
Holbox is a small island of 26 miles long located about 1.5 hours from Cancun. Holbox is separated from the mainland coast of Mexico by a shallow lagoon which gives sanctuary to thousands of flamingos, pelicans and other exotic birds and creatures. From May to September, it is recognized to be home of the huge whale sharks who come there to reproduce.
MAHAHUAL | COSTA MAYA
Mahahual is a small fishermen village located 2h30 south from Tulum. It is still very traditionally Mexican and offer lots of things to do.
The pre-Hispanic Mexican treasures will make you travel and know this magnificent Mayan culture. The Tulum ruins are located facing the Caribbean see, you can also explore sites located in the jungle! Ask us to set up a guided tour with our best guide
This ancient port was built by the Mayans during the Post Classical period. Three enormous walls with amazing doors surround the more than 60 buildings that create Quintana Roo’s most important site.
Nearly 50,000 ancient Mayans once inhabited the 80 square miles that make up this Classic period site. Here you’ll find the tallest pyramid on the Yucatan called Nohuch Mul (large hill). From the second tallest Yucatan pyramid, the Iglesia, you have a spectacular view of Lake Macanxoc. Don’t miss the 3 cenotes close to Coba which will refresh your day!
This ancient Mayan city had its glorious time before Chichen Itza. Discover the Cenote Maya close by this recently renovated ruin.
Located 25 km south of Tulum, it seems to have been one of the earliest and longest inhabited site. It is known to be closed by Chunyaxche lagoon which is a great beginning for the Muyil floating tour.
Chichen Itza the most renowned and authentically restored Mayan ruins. During the Mayans’ magnificent reign of the Yucatan, they built these beautiful and famous buildings: the Snail, the Castle, the Warriors Temple, the Ball Game, the Tzompantli, the Eagles House, the Osario, the Temple of the Chac Mool and more. Watch the snake move along the temple steps during the fall and vernal equinoxes.
…and many, many others!