Mexico Kan Tours has stated an important increase in tourism in the Mayan Riviera. In 2006, more that 60.000.000 visitors have arrived in Cancun airport. Tulum, a small fishermen village, located in the south of the Mayan Riviera, is the next goal for tourist development in the Mexican Caribbean. Numerous local operators: hotels, associations of environment protection, individual actions and cooperatives join their efforts to encourage a sustainable development of tourism. It has been obvious for M.K.T. that this region was the perfect place to found a headquarter and operate sustainable tourist projects.
Tulum Vacation general information
Tulum is a magical place that counts as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, right in the heart of the Mayan Riviera. A wonderful reef, just meters offshore, assure amazing snorkel trips in the clear turquoise water, home to an incredible amount of wildlife. The pueblo is buttressed by an archaeological site with its main temple overlooking the Caribbean. In the tropical jungles surrounding Tulum, you can experience an amount of biodiversity. Also, there are other famous ruins, such as Cobá and of course the cenotes, known for the ancient Mayas as the “mouths of the underworld “. In these natural depressions of the limestone, unique in the world, cave diving is an unforgettable experience.
Tulum is located between two strongly contrasted areas. To the North the crowded cities of Cancun and Playa Del Carmen with highly developed touristic infrastructure and many night clubs and bars. While to the South you can discover the Sian Kaan Biosphere, a UNESCO World Heritage site. The human impact on this reserve of more than 3.000.000 of acres is limited to a village of lobster fishermen with some 2000 inhabitants.