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All reviews beautiful beach white sand cool off ancient ruins small beach the cliff swim sargassum rocks dip mayan mexico ocean beauty turquoise windy shade
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beach can be found just past the ruins in the Archeological Site of Tulum. The white and golden sands with the gently lapping waves offer a lovely bit of respite after a long day of walking around the ruins.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank WilliamThomas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I expected better... So unfortunately I was disappointed. But it was worth exploring and I enjoyed the walk.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MiamiBeachWoman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you're visiting the Tulum ruins, you will also arrive to this beach - and it will take your breath away! So picturesque, but unfortunately not so quiet, because of all the tourists who come see the ruins. But it's definitely worth visiting!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank TeneSommer
Reviewed 12 November 2018

This is a great way to end the tour of the Mayan ruins. Enjoy the grounds but bring a suit and a camera for the end of the route...take a swim and take some beautiful pictures. This is one of the prettiest places on the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 11 November 2018

Iguana's on the beach, nice rock formations, was guarded on the day we went in. Would suggest water shoes to step over the sargassum. Just bring your own drinks etc.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lucedia
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Very disappointing, these places once used to be Paradise on earth, meanwhile bad smelling beaches due to plastic dump and red algae pest.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Meltem C
Reviewed 21 September 2018

White sand, turquois water and right above the Maya ruins. Therea lot going on but erverthing is peacefull. Easy to swim

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank INKA97
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Picture looks nice, also stairway is pittoresk. I just wander when you can go onto the beach. When we were there: stormy wind, lots of seaweed, very strong waves. I hope you have more luck; we had towels and bathing suit with us all day.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jan D
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Came to this beach 2 years ago, not the same vibe, free car parking only if you hire a bed or buy their food, can’t take your own food apparently, seaweed problem still there and smells. Can’t help Mother Nature but has took the shine...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank greggg_rob
Reviewed 10 August 2018

Wasn’t great this time due to the Sargassum or seaweed that took over the coast line. Establishments are working to remove it but it is just to must. I suggest skipping the beach and finding other activities to do.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank latayna
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30 June 2017|
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Response from Sahara S | Reviewed this property |
No. Just a bunch of lizards and iguanas. But they don't mind you if you don't mind them.
21 June 2017|
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Response from natythoughts | Reviewed this property |
I haven't had any experience with renting a car there, but from my personal experience, if you're staying close enough to food and what not, I would stick with taking a taxi or bus. If taking a taxi, I'd ask for a trip... More
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18 February 2017|
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Response from jmrss93 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the beaches are public. You don't have to climb down the steep stairs at the peak of the Tulum ruins though. In the parking lot area, on the right side is the path to the Cenote. Walk down the sand path [as if you... More