Tulum Lighthouse

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.


The Tulum Lighthouse is white with green trim and is attached to a one story concrete keepers cottage.

Staying Close

You may enjoy staying in the Riviera Maya if you plan on visiting Tulum Lighthouse, since those visiting this part of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean will be pleased to have convenient access to the lighthouse during their visit. There are a good bunch of hotels in the region near this attraction.

Hotels near Tulum Lighthouse
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Cabanas El Mirador Hostel 0.2 mi. (3.1 km) SSW
Xbalamque Tulum Eco Camp Lodge 0.7 mi. (2.9 km) NNW
Mezzanine Hotel 1.1 mi. (2.9 km) SSW
Diamante K Lodge 1.2 mi. (3.0 km) SSW
Cabanas Los Arrecifes Cottages 1.3 mi. (3.0 km) SSW
Zahra Cottages -- --
Blue Tulum Resort and Spa Resort 1.8 mi. (3.3 km) SSW

Location and What's Nearby

Tulum Lighthouse visitors will be able to find a choice of outdoor activity options like hitting a few rounds of golf and doing some beach-going within traveling distance. Lighthouse patrons also hoping to play a round or two of golf will surely enjoy heading over to nearby Riviera Maya Golf Club. If playing a few rounds of golf doesn't excite you, think about checking out Tulum Mayan Ruins Beach, which is the closest beach to Tulum Lighthouse. Although the selection might be scarce, a couple other equally enjoyable outdoor activities to choose from nearby. Lighthouse guests will encounter additional other interesting places to get away from the sun in this general area. Without going too far, you can find two additional interesting sites nearby you may want to check out--Temple Of The Sea and Temple Of The Initial Series (Temple Of The Stellae).


Contact Information

Location: the Riviera Maya, Mexico


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