Whether you plan an expedition through the pre-Columbian historical sites of the walled city or discover the largest aquarium in the world, there are tons of Tulum attractions for kids. It has all the charm of a small town getaway and all the luxurious accommodations of a top resort. Families that plan a Tulum family vacation, plan a relaxing escape into the heart of Mayan history. Don't forget to bring a camera, the turquoise seas make a perfect backdrop for family photos.
Tulum is the historical site from which the city draws its name and is one of the most popular Tulum tourist attractions. Families visit the archaeological site at their own pace, taking photos at the historical Mayan village. It's common to stop at other ruins, too. Your family visits each location on day-trip excursions that are easily accessible by car. After these excursions, you can head back to the resorts to kick back by the pool or stop by Xel-Ha, one of the best of Tulum's attractions for kids. This natural aquarium and cove are great spots for kids to swim. They can snorkel with the fishes in a safe, designated area and interact with friendly dolphins, too!
As you plan your Tulum family vacation, read a some family reviews before you decide where to stay. There are a few kid-friendly hotels in Tulum, and you'll want to get a feel for the resort before booking a room. The best of Tulum's attractions for kids are only a short drive from most places. Xel-Ha is a 15 minute drive from the Dreams Tulum Resort and Spa, a popular Tulum vacation spot for those seeking the resort experience. You relax by the side of the pool and take advantage of the 24-hour room service. Some rooms even come with a hammock for the balcony! There's always time to relax between visiting Tulum tourist attractions. Just nap in the hammock as the sea breeze washes over you.
At the Posada Yum Kin Hotel Tulum you experience the local culture in style. It's a relaxed, boutique hotel, perfect for a Tulum family vacation near the heart of the town. Staying at the Los Lirios Cabanas Hotel Tulum allows a more secluded visit. Every Tulum family vacation is different, and this hotel favors families who seek relaxation. Lounge by the pool, swim in the ocean or walk to one of the nearby restaurants. This spot is further from the bustle of downtown Tulum, and activities tend to move at a slower pace. When you want to get away from everything, the Los Lirios can be an ideal fit.
Whether you want to escape the bustle of everyday life or dive into an action packed family vacation, Tulum makes a great destination. Because the city is less than an hour's drive from Playa del Carmen, several ancient Mayan ruin sites and the gulf of Mexico, there's no shortage of things to do in Tulum with kids. Lay out a basic itinerary for the trip by choosing a few of your favorite attractions here on MiniTime. Having a few ideas for day trips is the best way to ensure you get the most from every moment. Have fun as you research the options. You're going to have a great time in Tulum!