Lookout Tower

Providing a vantage point for Maya lookouts, the Lookout Tower grants the person on top a clear view of the entire surrounding area. Still in good shape, this is one of the most popular ruins in the Tulum Site.

What to Expect

Visitors will be able to climb over this piece of history to the top. From above, they will gain a great view of the rest of the ruins, the jungle, and the sea.

Despite its age, the ruins are in good enough shape for the public to walk on. Taking the shape of a pyramid, the structure is made of stone and features a steep staircase for the brave.

Staying Close

Lookout Tower is located in the Riviera Maya, meaning guests staying in this part of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean will be excited to have easy site access during their visit. If you want to book your stay close to this historical site, you'll have quite a few places to stay in the area.

Hotels near Lookout Tower
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Xbalamque Tulum Eco Camp Lodge 0.5 mi. (2.9 km) NW
Cabanas El Mirador Hostel 0.5 mi. (3.1 km) S
Zahra Cottages -- --
Mezzanine Hotel 1.4 mi. (2.9 km) SSW
Diamante K Lodge 1.5 mi. (3.0 km) SSW
Cabanas Los Arrecifes Cottages 1.7 mi. (3.0 km) SSW
L'hotelito Hotel 2.1 mi. (0.1 km) W

Location and What's Nearby

There is a modest selection neighboring out-of-doors activities to get in on during the times when you and your party aren't exploring Lookout Tower. Historic site guests looking to follow-up with a few holes of golf will surely enjoy heading over to nearby Riviera Maya Golf Club. If golf doesn't tickle your fancy, you might want to head over to Tulum Mayan Ruins Beach, the most convenient beach to visit. Though the selection might be scarce, a few additional similar beach and golf options can be reached from Lookout Tower. Visitors will find additional other local attractions within a reasonable distance. There are a pair of spots worth checking out -Main Entrance To Tulum Ruins and House Of The Cenote- which are both located rather close to the historic site.



While there is no additional charge to climb the tower, admission into Tulum is about $4.

Contact Information

Location: the Riviera Maya, Mexico


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