Mansion illegally built in Tulum’s protected area is guarded by armed men

In six months, a luxurious home was built next to the wall that protects the Tulum National Park (PNT), which is classified as a Natural Protected Area. This classification prohibits any construction within 664.32 hectares since 1981. Another presidential decree issued on December 8, 1993, declare the site as the Tulum-Tankah archeological area More...

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By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, May 24th, 2020

Scary encounters with crocs and alligators in Quintana Roo (VIDEOS)

Scuba diving takes the lucky few to a world of adventure and thrilling sights. Most of us think of diving as drifting along, exploring coral reefs or swimming through schools of fish. Often it involves swimming More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

Lightning sets fire to palapa at Roberto Palazuelos hotel in Tulum

The incident was suffocated by hotel workers, Civil Protection and Firefighters; no one was injured. TULUM, QUINTANA ROO (May, 19, 2020).- As a consequence of the heavy rains, accompanied by lightning and thunder More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, May 17th, 2020

Three new hotels to open in Tulum

Dream Hotel Group announced Tuesday a new partnership with Tulum-based real estate development group Los Amigos to operate three new properties in Tulum, Mexico. All three projects will More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, May 7th, 2020

Tulum Cenote Reveals 10,500-Year-Old Secrets

Scientists from UNAM’s Geology and Anthropological Research Institutes, together with members of INAH, participated in the discovery of the oldest remains of bonfires used by the first inhabitants of America. TULUM More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Sunday, May 3rd, 2020

Art & Design meet public space in Tulum

“DESIGN H(ij)ACK”: while “HACK” has been widely used to describe the destructive behavior of anarchist activism, “HIJACK” is to interrupt the original continuity of an ongoing process and divert it More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Thursday, April 30th, 2020

Tulum hostel shut down for organizing clandestine party

Tulum, Q.R. — The total number of shut businesses in the municipality of Tulum is nearing 20 who have been closed for non-compliance with the municipal coronavirus restrictions. Inspectors from the Dirección More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Tuesday, April 28th, 2020

Fonatur to invest 13 billion pesos in Cancun – Tulum highway expansion

CANCÚN, QUINTANA ROO (April 27, 2020).- With an investment of 13 billion pesos, the National Fund for Tourism Promotion (Fonatur) will expand the Cancun-Tulum highway. According to Quadratin, the works More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Saturday, April 18th, 2020

Turtles anticipate the nesting season in Quintana Roo

Prior to the official start of the sea turtle nesting season in Quintana Roo, on May 1, the first nests have already been reported on the beaches of the Playa del Carmen-Tulum corridor. The Akumal Ecological More...

By Riviera Maya Times On Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

Residents of Chemuyil almost lynched a senior citizen cause they thought he had Covid-19

Residents of a coastal town near Tulum, almost lynched a senior citizen as they thought he was infected with Covid-19. According to preliminary information, the events occurred in the town of Chemuyil, an older More...