Can you access the beach at the Tulum ruins?
Accessed via a staircase, there is a small beach directly underneath the ruins and it’s really beautiful. Even if you don’t plan on going swimming, pack a swimsuit and quick-drying towel in your backpack anyways, as you just might be persuaded once you see the little stretch of golden playa.
Is Tulum ruins worth visiting?
These Mayan ruins perched on beachside cliffs are certainly worth checking out, but don’t expect a magical experience unless you do a little planning. While the site is not too big, it does have it’s charms. It looks much different than other Mayan sites in the Yucatan.
How long is the Tulum ruins tour?
2 hours is the maximum you should allow at the ruins unless you want to spend time on the beautiful beach.
Do you have to pay to see the ruins in Tulum?
The Tulum Ruins entrance fee is around $80 pesos (~$4 USD) per person for visitors. If you are planning bring a GoPro or professional camera, you’ll need to pay an additional photography fee (around $45 pesos). Entrance is free for Mexican residents on Sundays.
Can you walk to Tulum ruins from beach?
You can’t walk along the beach from the ruins to Tulum beach as there are rocks that get in your way (plus, if you could, everyone would do it and avoid paying the entry fee at the ruins!).
Is Tulum ruins open for tourism?
When To Visit The Tulum Ruins The Tulum ruins are open from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, seven days a week. As it is a popular tourist attraction, the ruins do get busy with around 2,000 visitors each day. The best time of the day to visit the Mayan ruins is around opening time.
Can you go to Tulum without a tour?
Re: Is it possible to explore Tulum without a tour? You can definitely take ADO to the ruins, and then hire a guide there if you want a guided tour of the ruins themselves. There is no need to take a guided tour from your resort. There is a very small beach at the ruins, which is crowded.
Is Tulum worth visiting 2021?
Hell yes! It’s cheaper than Cancun, and it’s quieter and more laid back than Cozumel. It’s a great place to base yourself for the cenotes and the ruins, and there’s always something going on at the beach or in one of the cool bars.
Is it better to stay in Cancun or Tulum?
Cancun is our destination of choice, but Tulum is also worth visiting. If you’re looking for comfort, great nightlife, an abundance of activities, and somewhere affordable – then Cancun is the destination for you.
Can you climb the Tulum ruins?
Exactly – no climbing on the Tulum ruins. They are roped off even more than CI. At least at CI you can get right next to many of the ruins. At Tulum, you pretty much have to stay on the marked paths.
How much does it cost to see the Mayan Ruins?
When you arrive at the ruins, tickets are sold at the entrance. The entrance fee is 65 pesos (about $3.50). If you bring a video camera, you’ll have to pay an extra 30 pesos. If you purchase one of the many Tulum bus tour packages, your Tulum ruins entrance fee should be included.