Tulum Magical Town

Tulum Magical Town


What is Tulum Magical Town?

Tulum is a Magical Town known for being home to one of the most impressive Archaeological Sites of the Maya culture, located on a cliff overlooking the Caribbean Sea.

The Archaeological Site of Tulum is famous for its privileged location and well-preserved architecture.

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Tulum received the title of “Magical Town” in 2015 due to its rich history and natural attractions.

Tulum Pyramid Magic Town


What is the History of Tulum?

The history of Tulum, formerly known as “Zama” which means “dawn” in Maya, dates back to the pre-Columbian era. It is estimated that the Tulum archaeological site was built between the 13th and 15th centuries by the Maya civilization.

During its heyday, Tulum was an important commercial and political center of the region, controlling maritime trade along the Caribbean coast.

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Why Visit Tulum Pueblo Mágico?

Tulum is a destination that combines history, nature, culture, and a unique atmosphere. Visiting this magical town will allow you to enjoy its Mayan ruins, relax on its beaches, explore the surrounding nature, and immerse yourself in its bohemian atmosphere.

Tulum is an important nesting site for several species of sea turtles, such as the loggerhead turtle and the white turtle.


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Where is Tulum located?

Tulum is located at the southern end of the so-called Riviera Maya, approximately 130 kilometers north of Cancun and 260 kilometers south of Chetumal, the capital of the state of Quintana Roo.

Tulum on the Maya Train Route

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Tulum Town Street
Tulum Beach Magic Town
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Tulum Archaeological Site


What are the Festivities of Tulum Magical Town?

Tulum celebrates various festivities throughout the year, some of the most notable ones include:

Sea Turtle Festival Tulum

Sea Turtle Festival

Tulum is an important sanctuary for sea turtles, and this festival takes place on October 21, 22, and 23. It is dedicated to the conservation and protection of these species. During the festival, educational activities, baby turtle releases, and events are organized to raise awareness about the importance of preserving the habitat of sea turtles.

Zamna Festival Tulum Magical Town

Zamna Festival

It is a music and cultural event that takes place from December 31st to January 14th. It is a multi-day festival that brings together renowned international artists and DJs from the electronic music scene and other genres. The festival is celebrated in various outdoor venues, such as beaches, cenotes, and iconic locations in the area.

Alborada Maya

Alborada Maya

It is a special event that takes place from March 7th to 18th. This celebration is to give thanks to God for the good harvest. It is a traditional festival held in honor of the saints, and it involves pilgrimages, prayers, novenas, offerings, and music.

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What to do in Tulum Magical Town?

In Tulum, you will find a variety of attractions and places to explore. Some highlights of Tulum Pueblo are

Art Galeries

Art Galeries

Cenotes Tulum


Night life

Night life

Street Art in Tulum

Street art

Crafts and shops

Crafts and shops

Yoga and wellness in Tulum

Yoga and wellness

Archeological site

Archeological site

Beaches Tulum


Beach and Tours

Highlighted Activities of Tulum Magical Town

In Tulum, it is recommended to enjoy the beach, attend its festivities 🚣, and explore the archaeological site.

Attending the festivals

Attending the festivals

Enjoying the beaches

Enjoying the beaches

Visiting the Tulum Archaeological Site

Visiting the Tulum Archaeological Site


Beach in Tulum Pueblo Mágico

Tulum is known for its beautiful white sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters. Here are some of the most popular beaches:

Beach Paraiso Tulum

Paraíso Beach

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archeological sites

Santa Fe Beach Tulum Magical Town

Santa Fe Beach

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Archaeological Sites in Tulum

In Tulum Pueblo Mágico, you will find one of the main tourist attractions of the region: the Tulum Archaeological Site. Additionally, there are other nearby archaeological sites that are worth exploring.

Pyramid Tulum Archaeological Site


Pyramid Coba Quintana Roo


Muyil Archaeological Site


What tours are available in Tulum?

Some travel agencies in Tulum, Quintana Roo.

Tulum Snorkeling Tours

Tulum snorkeling tours


Xaman-Ha Connections - Tulum Private Tours

Xaman-Ha Connections – Tulum Private Tours


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Viajes Conciencia – Tours & Travel


Where to stay in Tulum, Quintana Roo?

Some hotels in Tulum Pueblo Mágico

Where to eat in Tulum?

Some restaurants in Tulum, Quintana Roo

Archaeological Site of Tulum Magical Town

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Tulum on the Mayan Train Route

In summary, Tulum is a “Magical Town” renowned for its rich history, archaeological site, beautiful beaches, and bohemian atmosphere. It is a highly popular destination for those seeking to enjoy culture, nature, and relaxation.