Destination guide

Historical Tulum will entice you

Enjoy the history and other features of Tulum. This city is relaxing and romantic, recognised for its beaches, snorkelling and seaside. Tulum Mayan Ruins and Tulum National Park are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Tulum

Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Travellers enjoy Tulum for its snorkelling, cycling and yoga. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Tulum a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Xel-Ha Water Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
  • Tulum Monkey Sanctuary (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • LabnaHa Ecopark Adventures (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
  • Jungle Place (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
  • El Toh Ecopark (16.4 mi / 26.3 km)
  • Riviera Maya Golf Club (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)
Weather

Seasonal weather in Tulum

Travellers enjoy Tulum for its snorkelling. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, July, September and April are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

Natural highlights

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Tulum

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Tulum. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Tulum National Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Akumal Beach (20.1 mi / 32.4 km)
  • Xpu-ha Beach (27 mi / 43.5 km)
  • Tulum Beach (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Las Palmas Public Beach (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
  • Playa Paraiso (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Tulum

Fly into Cozumel, Quintana Roo (CZM-Cozumel Intl.), the closest airport, located 43.9 mi (70.7 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Tulum?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,538 holiday rentals near Tulum. From 288 Houses to 238 Villas, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Tulum for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Tulum?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Tulum:

  • Aldea Zama: 270 holiday homes
  • La Veleta: 400 holiday homes
  • Tulum City Center: 669 holiday homes
  • Villas Tulum: 78 holiday homes
  • Playacar Fase II: 913 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Tulum?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Tulum. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • LabnaHa Ecopark Adventures: 1,800 holiday rentals
  • Gran Cenote: 1,522 holiday rentals
  • Cenotes Sac Actun: 1,799 holiday rentals
  • Temple of Doom: 1,523 holiday rentals
  • Cenote Manatí: 1,613 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Tulum listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Tulum?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 288 Houses in Tulum. Our other popular types of Tulum holiday rentals include:

  • Villas: 238 holiday houses
  • Condos/Apartments: 844 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 16 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Tulum?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,168 holiday homes with pool available in Tulum. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.