Activities in Tulum

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Most famous for the ruins of of a Pre-Colombian Mayan walled-city, Tulum is a top destination in Mexico among tourists hoping to discover the mystery of a culture that long ago abandoned so many important structures.  There is a certain power that tourists report feeling as they participate in sightseeing tours of this particular town.

When you need a moment of modernity, there are plenty of other activities to keep you busy in this quiet town.  Snorkeling is a great way to discover experience local sealife, while cenote scuba diving is a new adventure for experienced divers to explore, and booking a day at a local spa – usually at a seaside resort – is a great way to harness all of the powerful energy that Tulum exudes and put it to good use healing your spirit, mind, and body.

Bike and Scooter Rental

The active spirt in Tulum makes for some great opportunities for guests looking to do some biking. Taking to the trails for an exciting day, or a peaceful day exploring the city; both options are available around Tulum.

If you are considering sightseeing at a more leisurely pace, there are several businesses that can help make it happen. To visit our detailed page about renting a bike or scooter, use this link.


Tulum Diving

Diving in Tulum, the city of ancient wonders, is known primarily for cenote divng. This is fitting, since these cave-like dives were onced the Maya people for rituals and recreation.

You'll find 12 dive services and at least 9 good dive sites in the area. Visit this page regarding scuba diving in this area if you'd like to learn more information.


While fishermen in Tulum will be able to find a few charters to take them out to sea, most of the fishing in the area focus on shore fishing.

If you and your traveling companions like to fish you should know that Tulum isn't overloaded with fishing operators. However, the area does have plenty of fish. To navigate to our complete page about deep sea fishing, click this link.


Like golf? Tulum isn't necessarily a golfing paradise, but there's one golf course to know about. The only course in the area is Riviera Maya Golf Club. To find out about other golf throughout Riviera Maya, read this page.



If you have some folks who enjoy shopping in your group, they can have some fun exploring some of the 29 retail stores in the area. Go to this page if you want to discover more about shopping in and around Tulum.


Tulum Maya Ruins

You might want to set aside some time for enjoying the culture, sights and sounds of Tulum. Sights in the area include 16 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to travelers. To read a more detailed discussion of this topic, read this page, about area sightseeing opportunities and attractions.

The chart below provides more details concerning a firm that can help you get the most out of your sightseeing time.

Sightseeing Services In Tulum
Name Type Phone Location
Acuatica Tulum Excursions and Sightseeing Service -- Central Tulum
Alltournative Tours Travel and Tour Operators -- 8.1 mi. Northeast of Central Tulum
Guides Travel and Tour Operators -- Central Tulum
Labnaha Cenote Excursions and Sightseeing Service (984) 129-3040 6.8 mi. Northeast of Central Tulum
Punta Piedra Tours Travel and Tour Operators -- 2.6 mi. South-Southeast of Central Tulum
Tankah Adventure Park Excursions and Sightseeing Service -- Central Tulum


If you like to snorkel there's good news -- you'll have the chance while vacationing in Tulum. Those interested can find out more concerning opportunities to go snorkeling here.


Relaxing in a spa just might be one of the most memorable parts of your vacation. If a spa visit sounds like fun, you might be happy to learn there's one in the area. To find out about other the options, visit this page.

Other Activities

Morph Kiteboarding

Take a moment to read the table just below for more options. to learn more. for information about other activities.

Other Activities In Tulum
Name Type Location
Bikini Bootcamp Fitness Centers and Instructors 3.1 mi. South of Central Tulum
Extreme Control Windsurfing Operator 5.5 mi. South of Central Tulum
Morph Kiteboarding Watersports Operator 3.6 mi. South of Central Tulum
Valatrope Yoga Fitness Centers and Instructors 4.1 mi. South of Central Tulum
Xtreme Control Kiteboarding Watersports Operator Central Tulum

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