What's Near Maya Tulum

The active and pretty beaches in Mexico are some of the best attractions on the island. Fortunately, this property is directly on the water, so you won't have to go out of the way to have an amazing view of the water.

Nearby Beaches

Playa Tulum

Needless to say, since Maya Tulum is located on Playa Tulum, sun bathing is popular with guests staying here. Tulum was the only Maya city built along the water, and today serves as the majestic watch guard of nearby Playa Tulum. For a solid dose of history, architecture, and even anthropology with your beach going experience, there is no better option than Playa Tulum.

Nearby Areas

Travelers who want to know a little bit more about what's nearby might like to know how far away the closest neighboring city or town is from the property. Maya Tulum can be found in the Riviera Maya, in Quintana Roo; it is three miles (five kilometers) to the south of Tulum.

The table below lists some of the areas near Maya Tulum.

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Tulum, Mexico 3.1 N
Akumal, Mexico 18.2 NNE
Xpu Ha, Mexico 24.3 NE
Punta Allen, Mexico 25.5 S
Puerto Aventuras, Mexico 27.2 NE
La Gloria, Mexico 27.7 NE
Southern Cozumel, Cozumel 32.7 ENE
San Miguel, Cozumel 39.7 NE
downtown San Miguel, Cozumel 39.9 NE

Nearby Attractions

House Of The Chultun

Tourists who are looking to try exciting activities during their trip to Mexico will quickly learn that Maya Tulum is in a great location for being active. You will soon notice that this region is simply full of places for travelers to explore, including Tulum Lighthouse, Tulum Outer Wall, and House Of The Chultun. The closest of the three is Tulum Lighthouse.

There are plenty of other attractions to keep all kinds of travelers happy; find them named in the following table.

Attractions Near Maya Tulum
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Tulum Lighthouse Lighthouse 3.2 NNE 2.0 mi. East of Tulum
Tulum Outer Wall Historical Site 3.5 NNE 2.0 mi. East of Tulum
House Of The Chultun Historical Site 3.5 NNE 2.0 mi. East of Tulum
Temple Of The Sea Historical Site 3.4 NNE 2.0 mi. East of Tulum
Temple Of The Pinturas Historical Site 3.5 NNE 2.0 mi. East of Tulum
House Of The Columns Historical Site 3.5 NNE 2.0 mi. East of Tulum
Tulum Maya Ruins Historical Site 3.5 NNE 2.0 mi. East of Tulum
Temple Of The Initial Series (Temple Of The Stellae) Historical Site 3.5 NNE 2.1 mi. East of Tulum
The Grand Palace Historical Site 3.5 NNE 2.0 mi. East of Tulum
Temple Of The Descending God Historical Site 3.5 NNE 2.1 mi. East of Tulum
Lookout Tower Historical Site 3.6 NNE 2.0 mi. East of Tulum
Temple Of The Wind Historical Site 3.5 NNE 2.1 mi. East of Tulum
Main Entrance To Tulum Ruins Historical Site 3.6 NNE 2.1 mi. East of Tulum
Casa del Cenote at Tulum Mayan Ruins Historical Site 3.6 NNE 2.1 mi. East of Tulum
House Of The Cenote Historical Site 3.6 NNE 2.1 mi. East of Tulum
Vaca Ha Tortugas Cenote Park 6.7 N 3.6 mi. North of Tulum
Selvaje Cenote Park 1.1 SW 3.9 mi. South of Tulum
Manati Cenote Park 7.8 NNE 5.8 mi. Northeast of Tulum
Sian Ka'an Arch (Entrance To Biosphere) Historical Site 3.0 SSW 5.8 mi. South of Tulum
Yaxmul Cenote Park 9.3 NNE 7.2 mi. Northeast of Tulum
Xel Ha Ruins Historical Site 11.8 NNE 6.4 mi. South-Southwest of Akumal
Xunaan Ha Cenote Park -- -- 6.5 mi. South West of Akumal
X'Cacel Turtle Conservation Area Zoo 13.5 NNE 4.7 mi. South-Southwest of Akumal
Jungle Place Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve -- -- 4.4 mi. South West of Akumal
Xlapak Mayan Ruin Historical Site 10.0 SW 11.9 mi. South West of Tulum
Muyil Mayan Ruin Historical Site 12.2 SW 13.5 mi. South West of Tulum
Pez Maya Research Center Nature Sanctuary/Wildlife Reserve 11.5 S 14.5 mi. South of Tulum

If you're looking for a place where you can while away some free time, Tulum Lighthouse might be the right choice for you. The Tulum Lighthouse is located just south of the Maya ruin on top of the Salta Iman cliff. While visitors are welcome to visit the lighthouse, it is usually passed over.

Nearby Accommodations

When deciding where to stay, it can often be helpful to learn more about nearby lodging possibilities in order to get a feel for the area. You can find no shortage of other destinations to learn about nearby, as this section of Mexico offers vacationers an excellent variety of resorts and hotels to pick from. The following table shows the lodging options that are found in the area.

Accommodations near Maya Tulum
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Hemingway Romantic Cabanas 0.1 SSW 3.2 mi. South of Tulum, Mexico
Posada Lamar Cabanas 0.3 SW 3.3 mi. South of Tulum, Mexico
Posada Margherita 0.3 SW 3.3 mi. South of Tulum, Mexico
Zamas Hotel 0.5 NNE 2.7 mi. South-Southeast of Tulum, Mexico
Posada Dos Ceibas 0.7 SSW 3.7 mi. South of Tulum, Mexico
Ana Y Jose Charming Hotel and Spa 0.9 SSW 3.8 mi. South of Tulum, Mexico
Cabanas Tulum 0.9 SSW 3.9 mi. South of Tulum, Mexico
Cabanas Copal Hotel 1.0 NNE 2.4 mi. South-Southeast of Tulum, Mexico
Shambala Petit Hotel 1.2 SSW 4.1 mi. South of Tulum, Mexico
Blue Tulum Resort and Spa 1.4 NNE 2.1 mi. Southeast of Tulum, Mexico
 

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