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Mayan Beach, Tulum

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Beach · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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Combine historical exploration with seaside recreation at Mayan Beach, an area of sandy and rocky coastline that includes a set of Mayan ruins. On top of a rocky bluff, find the ruined walls of the old town, overlooking the beach and the Caribbean Sea. Head down the steps to get to the sand and the water, and relax under the watchful eye of the ancient town's fortifications. The rocky bluff, dotted with palms and shrubs, completes the picture-perfect scene. Use our Tulum trip planner to visit Mayan Beach on your trip to Tulum, and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • Definitely a very unique beach, as the Mayans ruins overlook the entire beach. It wasn't possible to go on it though due to the newest covid restrictions. 
    Definitely a very unique beach, as the Mayans ruins overlook the entire beach. It wasn't possible to go on it though due to the newest covid restrictions.  more »
  • Thanks to its fantastic position Tulum archeological site is one of the most visited and photographed ones. For more info on how to visit it, please read my detailed review about it. As I mentioned... 
    Thanks to its fantastic position Tulum archeological site is one of the most visited and photographed ones. For more info on how to visit it, please read my detailed review about it. As I mentioned...  more »
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  • A huge old Mayan ruins in the jungle, the area is very accessible and you can see a lot of interesting history, animals and great views of the nature and the ocean. I would recommend you get a tour guide in order to enjoy it to the max and actually get context about a lot of the greenery and the ruins and the Mayan history
  • These ruins are amazing. We just did sort of a self guided tour by walking from building to building and reading the signs. If I had to do it again, I probably would have paid a guide to show us around and tell us more background on things. Still, we had a great time and the views of the Caribbean were amazing.

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