No more fireworks in Tulum this “Día del Grito”

Tulum cancels fireworks in response to concerns over effects on animals. The money saved by cancelling the fireworks will be used for an animal sterilization program. There will be no fireworks next week in Tulum, Quintana Roo, out of respect for animals. Mayor Víctor Mas Tah announced that the municipality will not set off fireworks during Independence More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, September 8th, 2019
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Heal the Planet Group Meditation: Monday September 9th at 9 PM

“Heal the Planet Group Meditation” on Monday, September 9th at 9:00 pm. From the Amazon rain forest to our own Yucatecan Cenotes, from hurricanes to droughts, Mother Earth is gasping. Whenever people More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, September 4th, 2019
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Reforestation operation in Tulum carried out to fight beach erosion

TULUM, Q. Roo.- “The reforestation of sand dunes in all beach accesses is a permanent task carried out by the National Commission of Natural Protected Areas (Conanp), in the Tulum National Park”, said More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
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Vanity Fair features Tulum

Tulum may well be the most Instagrammed location in Mexico, but don’t let that put you off. Despite its seemingly overnight evolution from secret hippie hotspot to luxury bohemian mecca, Tulum is still very much More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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First passenger drone in Mexico will offer scenic flights in Tulum, Quintana Roo (VIDEO)

According to Mexico News Daily, a Tulum-based real estate developer will bring the first passenger drone to Mexico before the end of the year. Nico Wilmes, CEO and co-founder of the company Los Amigos Tulum, told More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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Tulum works overtime to clean the sargassum off its beaches

“In a period of no more than a month and a half, the beaches of Tulum, Quintana Roo, will be free of sargassum”, the municipal president, Víctor Mas Tah, said on August 12th. A cleaning program has More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Annihilation of ancient Maya city an act of warfare

By linking an ancient text, environmental analysis and ruins, archaeologists have documented a brutal attack. According to Mayan hieroglyphs, the city of Bahlam Jol (Meaning, Bahlam- jaguar / Jol-head “the head More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, August 6th, 2019
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The world’s largest submerged archaeological site discovered below Tulum

The Yucatan Peninsula was the cradle of the Mayan culture, here we can find astounding archeological zones that marvels the world with their architecture. In addition, it is known that in this place there is a variety More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Monday, August 5th, 2019
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A Cautionary Tale About Tulum (Editorial)

I was looking for an easy, laid-back vacation when I booked a house on the beach in Tulum, Mexico. I would have a toddler and an infant in tow, and so wanted a beach vacation with enough cultural touchstones to More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, July 28th, 2019
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Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts comes up with Comprehensive Coastal Management Plan of their own

As Mexico invests millions to remove over half a million tons of sargassum seaweed from its Caribbean beaches, Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts has also undertaken action to clean the white-sand beaches for tourists. The More...