Coba signature paradise in Tulum

Discover Cobá: The signature paradise 30 minutes away from Tulum

Tulum has been widely recognized as The Signature Paradise of the Mexican Caribbean, attracting travelers from all over the world with its white sandy beaches, turquoise waters and vibrant nightlife. 
Yet, just 30 minutes away from this destination is Cobá, a fascinating town that offers a completely different experience to those who visit it. Here are all the reasons why Cobá can enrich your trip to Tulum!

Discover Cobá

The splendor of its archaeological zone

Without a doubt, one of the main attractions of Cobá is its ancient Mayan site, home to the impressive pyramid of Nohoch Mul, known for being the tallest in the entire Yucatán peninsula, at 42 meters high!
In addition, unlike other archaeological sites, Cobá preserves a quiet and mystical atmosphere, ideal for those seeking an authentic escape.

The charm of the village

Coba is not only known for its impressive archaeological site, but also for its vibrant local community. As the town preserves a traditional and tranquil atmosphere, perfect for those seeking an authentic experience away from the hustle and bustle of tourism.
Making it a signature paradise for lovers of culture and tranquility.

Its crafts and gastronomy

From weaving and embroidery to jewelry and pottery, within the town you will find a variety of local handicrafts, all handmade by talented artisans of the region! 
Also, the local gastronomy is a delight not to be missed. We recommend you enjoy some traditional Mayan dishes, such as cochinita pibil, lime soup and salbutes.

Traditions are still alive

The best thing about this signature paradise near Tulum is that it still allows you to participate in ancestral rituals such as Mayan blessings, cacao ceremonies, Mayan weddings, spring equinoxes and more. 
Believe us, these celebrations, full of offerings, dances and traditional music, will give you a fascinating insight into Mayan customs, so you can’t miss them!

Bicycle experiences

One of the best ways to explore Cob├í and its surroundings is by renting a bicycle. You can tour the town and the archaeological site at your own pace, enjoying the scenery and discovering hidden corners. It’s a fun and eco-friendly way to get around and learn more about local life.

Its incredible cenotes

For a complete adventure, we invite you to cool off in its incredible cenotes. Whether you visit those within the town, or explore the surrounding areas, all are ideal for swimming, snorkeling and relaxing!
If you are looking for comfort, then we suggest you visit the Choo-Ha, Tamcach-Ha and Multum-Ha cenotes, located approximately 10 minutes from the ruins of Cobá.
In case you want to explore beyond the town, you will find several impressive cenotes nearby, such as Gran Cenote, Cenote Zacil-Ha and Cenote Car Wash.

The spider monkey reserve

Finally, if you are a nature lover, you cannot miss the opportunity to explore the Spider Monkey Reserve in Punta Laguna.
A true paradise, where in addition to observing these fascinating primates in their natural habitat and enjoying outdoor activities such as kayaking and hiking, you can enjoy cenotes, zip lines and bird watching.
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How to plan your visit?

As you can see, Coba is just as charming as Tulum. And best of all, getting to Coba from Tulum is quick and easy. 
In just 40 minutes by car, you can exchange the vibrant atmosphere of Tulum for the tranquility of Coba. To do so, you can rent a car, take a cab or join an organized tour that includes transportation.
If you are coming from other nearby destinations such as Playa del Carmen and Cancun, we suggest you review the following travel guide with more detailed routes.

Your stay at Aldea Coba

To make the most of your adventure in Coba, we invite you to stay at Aldea Coba, Boutique Hotel in the Mayan Jungle. 
Here you will find all the modern and exclusive amenities you need to enjoy your own paradise, including villas with private pools, guided tours, transportation and much more. 
So after exploring Tulum, return to the serenity of the jungle and let us take care of you. For more information or personalized assistance, contact the hotel’s hotline, 998 324 0198, or check the website.

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