From deluxe boho-chic beach digs (like Sanara Tulum, with its yoga studio and vegan resto) to cool boutique hotels in Tulum Town (like Hotel Bardo, with private plunge pools), discover the best places to stay in Tulum, Mexico.
Cancun or Puerto Vallarta? Cancun has white-sand beaches, glam resorts and nightlife. PV has more culture, an authentic Mexican vibe and a tasty culinary scene. But they’re both great Mexican holiday hot spots.
Cancun and Cozumel are two very different creatures. Cancun is famous for its glitzy resorts, white sand beaches and nightlife, while Cozumel is catnip for scuba divers.
Cabo or Cancun? Cabo is desert-like. Cancun is tropical. Cabo’s beaches are colder for swimming. But seaweed on Cancun’s beaches can be icky. We dish on the differences between Cabo and Cancun, so you can decide which is right for you.
With stalactites, stalagmites and pools of water shining an unearthly blue, some Riviera Maya cenotes are wondrous underground cathedrals. You can swim and snorkel inside them!
Chichen Itza may be the most famous Mayan ruins in the Yucatan. But Tulum, Coba and Uxmal are equally stunning. And you’ll feel like Indiana Jones exploring Calakmul, deep in the dense jungle.
Itching to swim with turtles? Love to see a magical Cirque du Soleil show? Check out these awesome things to do in Riviera Maya, Mexico (when you can tear yourself away from your fabulous resort, of course).
The Mayan ruins of Tulum are the loveliest of the ancient Mayan cities you can visit in Mexico’s Riviera Maya. Discover tips on how to visit the Tulum ruins, plus info on the Maya way of life.