on May 11, 2007
Tulum is the site of a pre-Columbian Maya walled city serving as a major port for coba. The ruins are located on the east coast of the Yucatan peninsula. The archaeological site is relatively compact, and is one of the best preserved coastal Maya site. Its proximity to the modern tourist development along the Mexican Caribbean coastline has made it a popular destination for tourists. Daily tour buses bring a constant stream of visitors to the site. The Tulum ruins are the third most visited archaeological site in Mexico. It is popular for the picturesque view of the Caribbean and a location just 120 km south of Cancun, the tourism destination is now divided into three main areas: the archaeological site, the pueblo, and the hotel zone.Tulum offers the perfect combination of total relaxation, tranquility, and seclusion, you can fill your day with so many interesting and rich activities you will never be bored.The little town of Tulum is slowly developing to offer various services like an Internet café for example and many more, there are several very good local restaurants and a few on the beach in the various properties in the hotel area on the beach that are absolutely wonderful and still very cost effective accommodations. In Tulum range from rustic cabanas to 5 star small jewels on pristine beaches. In the photos the beautiful Caribbean sea and the Mayan ruins.
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