If you are driving on your own, Tulum is about 2 hours drive from Cancun. You can also check with your hotel or travel agent for guided tour packages to Tulum Beach and Xel-Ha. Or you can decide to stay in Tulum Beach Front Hotels or All-Inclusive Resorts and you will just be a walk away from Tulum Beach.
Mayan Ruins at Tulum Beach are most visited site for Mayan Civilization.Mounted on edge of the cliff, these remains of abandoned Mayan City rise above the beautiful white sandy beach and pearl blue clear water.
If you are going on your own I would suggest getting there early in the morning. Beach is open from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Before tourist bus starts coming in, you can really enjoy the beauty of this place.
Xel-Ha is a protected area of lagoons and it is natural aquarium. Home to many variety of colorful tropical fishes. This is a good place for snorkeling. If you are taking a tour, snorkeling will most likely be included.
Whether you are looking for simple fun, leisure or adventure Beach Tulum and Xel-Ha are both family and kids friendly attractions.