Why We Love Tulum

22 February 2021

Tulum is a Mexican town located on the Yucatán Peninsula’s Caribbean coast. It is famous for its beaches and well-preserved Mayan ruins, and makes for an excellent travel destination. Create wonderful memories by traveling to this unique destination and experience the unique culture it has to offer.

The town is ideal for people seeking a laid-back tropical atmosphere in tranquil settings. It is a terrific spot for snorkeling and scuba diving, and the beaches are safe for swimming. The area is also home to a beautiful coral reef that is located right off the coast. The world-famous Mayan ruins overlook the Caribbean Sea, and a stunning beach below.

You should never have to worry about finding the right accommodation when booking your holiday. Therefore, Lumina does all the hard work for you in identifying the best lodging for you in Tulum. With that in mind, here are some of the reasons why we love Tulum.

The Mayan Ruins

The Mayan civilization is known for its highly developed technology. This includes advanced architecture, an elaborate calendar, mathematical advancements, and an astronomical system. No visit to Tulum would be complete without a visit to the archaeological ruins.

Tulum’s remains are the most recent Maya ruins in all of Mexico, so you can get a sense of what the empire was like just before it fell apart. Tulum served as a harbor for the Maya empire, and its walls may still be seen today. Because there is a barrier reef nearby, the beach is ideal for swimming because the seas are calmer, and there is plenty of fish to see.

A Unique Culture

Tulum has an intriguing cultural mix, with traditional Mayan families coexisting with several newcomers from Europe (particularly Italy), and North America. As a result, there are many Italian restaurants and establishments in the town.

In the Cancha Maya, one of Tulum’s principal plazas, you can find a typical Mayan chapel. Many local spas provide Mayan herbal therapies, as well as treatments conducted by local Mayan shamen, and healers.

Food is a great way to learn about a culture. Everything is fresh, local, and grilled or baked to perfection in Tulum. Of course, genuine Yucatan cuisine is available, including classic fish dishes, traditional tacos, and so much more.

An Interesting Night Life

Tulum’s nightlife scene has numerous options for amazing drinks, music, and entertainment, and is more relaxed and laid-back than surrounding areas. The town is well-lit at night, and it is safe to walk around. It is not uncommon to find people strolling about the streets in the early hours of the morning.

Thanks to the cultural mix in the town, one of the most unique nightlife attractions are flamenco dancing. This dance form makes up a large part of the nightlife entertainment in Tulum and is an expressive art form based on the musical traditions of southern Spain.

Aldea Zama

Aldea Zama is one of the best residential regions in Tulum, and it boasts breathtaking accommodation that offers jungle views. The best part of staying in Aldea Zama while touring the town of Tulum is that it is a mere five minutes away from the beach, where you can dive with dolphins, see the coral reef, and visit the Mayan ruins.

Lumina is a travel expert that can help you choose the right accommodation for your next stay in the beautiful town of Tulum. The company gives travelers access to the best lodging in the area. You can also gain access to expert advice and knowledge that is common knowledge amongst locals. Lumina accommodation provides all the amenities you could need.

You can search for restaurants and other attractions near you on the Lumina website, and you can also browse their suggestions for the perfect after-hours visit.

In Conclusion

The town of Tulum is an amazing place to visit. You should plan your next visit here by booking your accommodation through Lumina to make sure you can experience all the benefits of traveling to this town.

While in Tulum, be sure to visit the well-preserved Mayan ruins, and take in the rich history and culture of this wonderful place. You can also enjoy the nightlife with entertainment from different cultural groups and indulge in the wide range of cuisine that the diverse town of Tulum has to offer.

For more detailed recommendations on what to do in Tulum, make sure to visit our curated destination guides.


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