"Ahhhhh. The Yucatan" Top 5 Page for this destination Tulum by peach93

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Time in Tulum

If Tulum, Mexico were a man, I'm pretty sure that I'd run off with him. Located 2 hours south of Cancun, Tulum is an almost perfect paradise. It is incredibly beautiful, so much so that it is hard to go longer than 10 minutes without being in awe of something: birds, trees, flowers, the turquoise Caribbean. The air and water are both HOT here, and I don't mean just warm. They are close enough to body temperature to necessitate wearing almost nothing both day and night. It is hard not to be affected by this place. Once you are here for a while it is as if you begin to become one with it. Taking on the characteristics of the land, people become sexier, warmer, and more open almost overnight. Everyone smiles here. If only all places could be this wonderful--but then, of course, Tulum would not be so magical.

Where else can you find Cacti by the sea? What a perfect combination of sensual elements.

This was my favorite palm. I couldn't get over how perfect it was.

  • Last visit to Tulum: Aug 2004
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • Stine620's Profile Photo
    Aug 2, 2012 at 2:13 PM

    Wow, ur picturs are so beautiful, really, wow! I really want to go there now. Nice page:)

  • alza's Profile Photo
    Apr 13, 2010 at 4:13 PM

    oops, I see that I visited yrTulum before! rated twice? possible? you deserve it, vgood page! Yr tips are right on, I know.. walked the "short way" fm town to ruins & burned. Miss it anyway :)

  • TandP77's Profile Photo
    Jan 9, 2010 at 9:53 PM

    If you're into snorkelling a wet suit is advisable as the fresh water is cool and you can swim for hours and still not see everything. The fish life is incredible, as good as reef scuba diving, and there are a lot of rare queen conches.

  • sourbugger's Profile Photo
    Dec 1, 2008 at 4:40 PM

    those pesk time share touts will recieve their due punishment come the revolution

  • wandeljp's Profile Photo
    Sep 25, 2008 at 5:29 AM

    Greetings from Belgium. I hosted 2 guys from Yucatan a few weeks ago. Friendly people there. We talked a lot about this beautiful area. Good work !

  • benazer's Profile Photo
    Feb 11, 2008 at 5:24 AM

    Hi Emilie, greetings to you.

  • Jan 23, 2008 at 2:58 PM

    i love your Tulum page!! I think i might be headed that way very soon!

  • craic's Profile Photo
    Sep 7, 2007 at 8:47 PM

    he is lovely but he is a turtle not a tortoise - btw do vote for your fave tortoise on my page - it's a comp

  • zahirah's Profile Photo
    Sep 6, 2007 at 9:02 AM

    If you're going snorkeling or plan to be in the water a lot, consider using a t-shirt. The water will reflect the sun and you will burn FASTER! And re-apply sunscreen often!

  • kymbanm's Profile Photo
    Jul 10, 2007 at 8:15 PM

    Have you been doing your homework?

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