Location Overview / Where is Tulum Mexico located?:
Tulum is located on what's named the Riviera Maya or sometimes called the Mayan Riviera. This area stretches from Cancun all the way south to Tulum. Geographiclly speaking the entire area is part of the Yucatan Peninsula. Tulum is on the tail end of the Riviera Maya. Going farther south on the road to Xcalak the area becomes what's called the "Costa Maya".
The state is called Quintana Roo.
The Yucatan peninsula is an area that swoops up toward Florida. It is only approx. 500 miles from Miami, Florida.
Latitude/Longitude at the Cancun airport is: 21* 02' 000" lat. 86* 53' 000" long.
Safe Shower When entering a hotel room for the first time, run the shower for a few minutes, without you being in the room. This will get rid of any build-up of spores that cause Legionaries disease.
When to go December through mid-April is the most popular time to visit the Caribbean, as travelers flee the chilly northern weather for sunny skies, white-sand beaches, and warm temperatures. To get the best rates, visit in the late spring or summer months—or get even better rates by traveling in the fall (September–October).
The local Climate is the same as it is for nearby Cancun.
Cancun is Hot - and humid, but the humidity is not as drenching as it can be in some other places in Mexico. August through October is hurricane season in this part of the world - and the weather becomes more changeable and less predictable during these months. The rainy season is May through October. November through February ... more
Long Distance Calls To call the United States & Canada, first dial 001.
For the rest of the world dial 00.
For an international operator dial 090
To call other cities in México dial 01, for a Mexican operator dial 020.
Banks The closest banks to Tulum are located in Playa del Carmen. The majority have ATM machines and will issue cash advances on your credit or bankcard. Money exchange is available in Tulum in a "casa de cambio" or money exchange house (# 27 on the map). Dollars are accepted almost everywhere.
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