Party in Tulum

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Are you looking for a destination with white sandy beaches, an azure blue sea, beautiful nature, amazing culture and lots of fun? Tulum is your place to be. This ancient Maya city is just a bit further south than the famous Playa del Carmen in the province of Quitana Roo (next to Yucatan) in Mexico. A destination that you absolutely should not miss when you are traveling in Mexico.

Tulum is a friendly town that is popular among backpackers. Although it is very touristy, there is a relaxed atmosphere. The village has many nice shops and plenty of choice in nice restaurants and bars. Do you like electronic music, then you're at the right place in Tulum. Every Saturday techno / deephouse parties are organized under the name 'Playa Papaya Project' with often very good (international) DJs. The location on the beach is amazing! During full moon, memorable parties are organized at Zumna, where you can dance until the early hours on the best beats. 

What else to do

In the Tulum area you will also find many impressive places or fantastic sights that are well worth a visit. You have different amazing spots where you can go swimming, snorkeling or diving. Would you like to swim with turtles, then the beach of Akumel (between Tulum and Playa del Carmen) is really worth it. You can also choose to travel or organize a day trip to Coba. This traditional town has a special Maya temple that you can climb and has an amazing view. Try to plan your visit at sunrise or sunset. 

Another must is visiting the town of Bacalar. They call this the Maldives of Mexico. Bacalar lies against the border with Belize and is still a relatively undiscovered paradise. If you think you have already seen beautiful clear and blue waters, then you are wrong. Bacalar surpasses everything!

Where to stay

Designed for the environmentally conscious traveler seeking a luxurious getaway, Ahau Tulum offers eco-conscious cabanas and huts on the oceanfront.

Enjoy daily yoga lessons and sunrise meditation or venture out to explore the ancient Mayan ruins located minutes away. This is a great eco friendly hotel, which is so important in these days. On they get an average rating of 8.9 and you can book it here.

Best time to visit

We recommend going in shoulder Season which means April, May, October, November and early December. A busy period but not as crazy as high season. The three-month stretch from October to December is the best time to visit, when hurricane season is over and the weather is warm but not oppressively hot. May can get uncomfortably hot if traveling inland, but remains pleasant near the beach. Tulum's rainiest months are June, September, and October. Click here for more average weather details in Tulum.

This article was last updated on December 16, 2020.