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Mateo’s Mexican Grill – Tulum

Some might complain that Mateo’s is not “authentic” and too gringo friendly, but they would be missing the point. Like modern television, Mateo’s is a comfortable, friendly, easy place to go when you don’t want to think to hard about what you are doing. We can just about promise you that if you stay in Tulum, at some point you will find yourself at Mateo’s. Enjoy it for what it is and you will be a happy person!

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Be Tulum Hotel

Be Tulum is one of the more upscale of the boutique hotels along the jungle road that is the main drag of Tulum, Mexico. An impressive entry led through to a luxurious garden, full of green palms and hanging candles.

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El Tábano – Tulum

El Tábano is first on the list of many a foodie review of Tulum. So it was with some excitement that we ducked through the driftwood gate, into the open garden littered with tables and easing with well curated music. The short answer is that El Tábano has by far the best food in the area.

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Chichen Itza – Yucatan

The Maya city of Chichen Itza was first settled in 750–900 AD and became one of the largest in the Yucatan, home to around 65,000 people.