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 like the idea of feeling the wind in your hair, you will find several places that can help. For more in formation concerning bike and scooter rentals, click here.

Diving

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 operators and at least 9 interesting dive sites in the area. For more details about diving in this area click here.

Fishing

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.

Hoping you can spend some time on the open water with a rod in your hand? Tulum isn't overloaded with fishing operators, but the area does have a charter operator -- and of course there are plenty of fish. To find out about other deep sea fishing in this area, go to this article.

Golf

If there are some golfers in your group, you probably realize Tulum isn't necessarily a golfing paradise. However, there's one course to be aware of. The only course in the area is Riviera Maya Golf Club. In addition, you can visit this article if you want additional facts regarding golf throughout Riviera Maya.

Shopping

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If you're vacationing with some avid shoppers they can explore a few of the area's 29 retail stores. If you want to learn about shopping in and around Tulum, you can do so by going to this page.

Sightseeing

Tulum Maya Ruins

You might want to set aside some time for experiencing the sights and sounds of life in Tulum. The area features 16 historic sites and various other attractions of interest to tourists. Navigate to this extended discussion about area sightseeing attractions if you're seeking additional information.

Information about a firm that will direct you to some of the most enjoyable local sights can be found down below.

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

Snorkeling

If you enjoy looking at fish you'll be pleased to know you can easily find places to do so while vacationing in Tulum. You can obtain more information about opportunities to go snorkeling here.

Spas

Going to a spa might be the highlight of your entire vacation. If a visit to the spa sounds like fun, you will be happy to discover the area has one. For more information on the options, click here.

Other Activities

Morph Kiteboarding

Be sure to look at the following chart for a list of 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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