Are you heading to Tulum for your Valentine’s Day weekend? Or are you in the midst of your Tulum vacation planning and are not sure what to do about transportation. We admit, we prefer to have a car in Tulum as the city is spread out and requires a vehicle if you want to explore. Depending on where you are staying, you may be happy with a bicycle, or walking but know the lay of the land first. Many hotels in Tulum are either down the beach road or out of town. This could mean a 10 km walk to the beach (if you are staying just to the south of Tulum) or a long walk into town if you are staying at the end of the beachroad close to the Sian Kaan. If you are close to the road that leads into town or to the beach, you may be happy with taxi’s or a bike. But check where you are staying first before you make your transportation decisions. We love staying away from the crossroads as it gives us more privacy and keeps us away from any possible beach crowds. We are also adventurers so any opportunity to hop in the car and check out a new spot or just drive and see where we end up is always on our agenda.
We won’t say rent a car or don’t rent a car, just find out where you are staying as your hotel or villa location will determine you best transportation options when in Tulum.
Check out some Tulum properties and see what type of accommodations are best for you in this secret paradise!
- Piedra Escondida Hotel and Restaurant is my favorite "best value" hotel on Tulum Beach. It has been sitting, quietly tucked away, in its private cove for years. This hotel truly has a private beach as the rock formations on either side jut out into the ocean blocking any foot traffic. The rooms are clean with…