11 days in Tulum & Cancun Itinerary

11 days in Tulum & Cancun Itinerary

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Tulum
— 2 nights
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Cancun
— 8 nights

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Tulum

The only Mayan site built to overlook the ocean, Tulum remains a coastal paradise preserving the last vestiges of a pre-Hispanic civilization.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area and then admire the landmark architecture of Sfer IK. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Cenote Santa Cruz, then enjoy the sand and surf at Mayan Beach, and then explore the activities along Gran Cenote.

To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tulum trip itinerary builder site.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Cozumel International Airport, Cancún International Airport and Chichen Itza International Airport. In December in Tulum, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Cancun.

Things to do in Tulum

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trip

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Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Cenote Santa Cruz ©
Cenote Santa Cruz
Mayan Beach ©
Mayan Beach

8
nights
Cancun

Cancun ©
Few destinations in Mexico dazzle visitors quite like Cancun, a modern resort town filled with glitzy hotels sitting on picturesque and well-developed Caribbean beaches.
Head to La Isla Shopping Village and PLAZA PARTYfor some retail therapy. Step out of the city life by going to IBEROSTAR PARAISO BEACH GOLF CLUB and Isla Mujeres Trips. Explore Cancun's surroundings by going to Puerto Morelos (Rancho Bonanza, Croco Cun Zoo, &more) and Isla Mujeres (Iglesia Del Sagrado Corazon, Fishing Charters & Tours, &more). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Parroquia de Cristo Resucitado, play a few rounds at Iberostar Golf Club Cancún, kick back and relax at Playa Caracol, and stroll through Xcacel Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Cancun online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Tulum to Cancun takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Cancun can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 70°F.

Things to do in Cancun

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Beaches

Side Trips

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IBEROSTAR PARAISO BEACH GOLF CLUB ©
IBEROSTAR PARAISO BEACH GOLF CLUB
National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos ©
National Reef Park of Puerto Morelos
Fishing Charters & Tours

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