Tantalising Tulum

Boasting spectacular Mayan ruins and some of the most photogenic beaches in Mexico. It’s no wonder Tulum is a destination that’s on everyone’s lips.

This laid-back Caribbean town has escaped the mass development of nearby Cancun. In favour of a more sustainable approach, with plenty of eco-friendly escapes and restaurants that draw on locally-sourced produce. Tulum’s iconic ruins teeter atop an idyllic stretch of sand while being surrounded by the cenote-dotted wetlands of the Parque Nacional Tulum. It’s a destination where you can spend your days revelling in the beauty of Mother Nature. Before sinking your feet into the sand for lively nights out at beachfront bars. Tulum makes it easy for those who are concerned about their environmental impact to have a sustainable getaway. Also, experiencing everything the Yucatán Peninsula has to offer.

  • Spend endless days relaxing beneath swaying palm trees on a myriad of powdery beaches that bump up against the turquoise-tinged Caribbean waters.



  • Be cleansed during an indigenous Temazcal ceremony while bunking down at the oceanfront Hotel Dos Ceibas Eco Retreat. Or go all out and stay at Azulik, voted one of the best eco-friendly and sustainable properties in 2016 by Spafinder Wellness 365.



  • Get your Mexican fix at Charly's Vegan Tacos - a concept food truck that’s become a local institution.

  • Discover the majestic beauty of the Yucatán Peninsula’s jungle-clad cenotes (natural limestone sinkholes) while swimming in their azure blue waters.



  • Witness hundreds of sea turtles lumbering up the beaches of Tulum to lay their eggs. Also, come face-to-face with these peaceful creatures while snorkelling in Akumal Bay.

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  • Soak up the beguiling Caribbean Sea views from the ruins of Tulum. Also, perch precariously on a rocky crag overlooking a picture-perfect stretch of sand.



  • Inspired by the eclectic, art-filled spaces at Casa Malca - a boutique resort designed using locally-sourced materials.

  • Take in the waterfront views while dining on açai bowls, coconut lattes and fresh smoothies at the Raw Love Cafe.

  • Glide through the wildlife-filled canals, mangroves and lagoons of the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve on a naturalist-led boat excursion.