Playa Maya
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4.5 of 5 bubbles956 reviews
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Very good
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Esther R
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023
Excellent experience, our waiter Marie, was excellent. I wil definitely return with my family. Food and drinks were 😌
Written 9 April 2023
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kevin b
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Friends
Doses and mimosas were great. Cristopher is awesome and the bikinis are pretty great too. I would come back
Written 4 April 2023
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The World is My Oyster
Orlando, FL21,653 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021 • Couples
Definitely a very unique beach, as the Mayans ruins overlook the entire beach. It wasn't possible to go on it though due to the newest covid restrictions.
Written 4 February 2021
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BrakiWorldTraveler
Belgrade, Serbia18,626 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020
Thanks to its fantastic position Tulum archeological site is one of the most visited and photographed ones. For more info on how to visit it, please read my detailed review about it.
As I mentioned in that review, I carried my backpack with swimwear and towels all the way in that heat in order to swim beneath - on the Mayan beach.
Unfortunately it is NOT possible - the stairway to the beach is CLOSED due to Covid until further notice. You can only admire it from the cliff above.
Written 27 January 2021
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Rowena
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020
Beautiful place, with turquise waters, nice vibes, the drinks at the beach club are just amazing. Highly recommended!
Written 3 January 2021
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jaybeeFL
Palm Harbor, FL3,338 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
You can reach this small, beautiful, white sand beach via a staircase from the Tulum archeological ruins. The stairs are located as you traverse the path to approach the Castillo along the cliffs overlooking the water. The beach appeared quite busy the day we were there. There is no fee for the beach as it is a public domaine and your entrance fee for the ruins allows beach entry via the stairwell but be sure to bring towels etc. if you plan to go down to the water.
Written 16 December 2020
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Tina N
Temecula, CA29 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020 • Couples
We visited the Ruins but the stairs down to this beach was closed due to COVID. We wanted to let other visitors know that you can still access the public beach. When you exit the Ruins, go left down the path. You’ll reach a public beach access, where all the taxi drivers are hanging out and entrance to the Santa Fe Beach Club. Enter the path and when you get to the open beach, go to the left. It’s an awesome beach for adults!

There’s plenty of space, you can see the Ruins in the distance, and the most clear water, beautiful stretch of beach. You’ll find chill European sun bathers and beach goers. It’s such a relaxing time! We loved it here!
Written 22 October 2020
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Rhi21
Arlington, VA532 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020
My husband and I walked along this beach and enjoyed the views of the towers from the shore. The ruins are closed due to the pandemic but hoping one day when life is 'normal' we will return to visit the ruins.
Written 23 July 2020
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Emily B
Tulum, Mexico23 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2020
I came for a dawn photoshoot and wasn't disapointed. We got amazing shots on the white sand and rocks, and there was an extra special magic in the air from being so close to the Mayan ruins. Gorgeous location.
Written 27 June 2020
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Olenka
Northampton, UK573 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019
Has to be visted very first thing in the morning as later it's packed with tourists. It's very small, so gets crowdy very quickly. The view from above from the Mayan ruins is more beautiful than the beach itself.
Written 8 June 2020
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