Tulum, in Mayan language: three walls, is the only archaeological site built on the Caribbean coast. Known in ancient times as Zama, which means Dawn in Maya, it was a fully commercial city. Within its walls lived the nobility and merchants. Stresses on the rest of the castle buildings with its spectacular effects of light and shade during the spring and fall equinoxes at dawn. Also noteworthy is the temple of the paintings where even today you can distinguish red pigments. The Spanish conquistador Juan de Grijalva compared the beauty of Tulum to Seville when he discovered this unique city.
In Maya: Murky Water (although shuffled other meanings) is located west of the coast of Tulum. At its peak had a population of about 50,000 inhabitants and an area of eighty square miles, but what we will show them two square kilometers which is preserved and rebuilt, the rest relies on the dense Yucatan jungle. Highlights its main pyramid 42m height Nohoch Mul named. Other notable buildings are the Coba Group, two ball games, their trails and Sacb or white road
to the Mayan people.
Turtle Snorkel Tour
The second largest reef in the world is located in the Riviera Maya, the Mesoamerican reef stretches along the coast of Quintana Roo, Belize, Guatemala and Honduras, in Tulum you can enjoy it, the crystalline waters of the Caribbean Sea will allow you to enjoy the Flora and fauna, you will find many species of goldfish and even with great probability you will be able to enjoy the sea turtles, of the 7 marine species that exist in the world, in Mexico they inhabit 6, of which 4 you can enjoy in the beaches of the Riviera Maya. This activity can be realize in Akumal or reef of Tulum.