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6 Photo Op’ Hot Spots In Tulum

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When going on vacation, travelers typically want to have something to remember their experience by other than a magnet and a bigger credit card bill. They say that “A picture is worth a thousand words” and because of the truth behind that statement, looking back at photographs is one of the most fulfilling ways to remember the good times you’ve had. Here are 6, a little more famous photo op’ hot spots in Tulum that you and your loved ones can explore and create memories for a lifetime! 

The Crooked Palm Tree

This famous palm tree that is growing sideways on Tulum Beach, just outside the Playa Paraiso Beach Club has been deemed one of the hottest photo op spots in Tulum by instagrammers from all over the world. This simple yet perfect backdrop gives you everything you need to capture the beauty of the Mexican Caribbean and get the perfect shot everyone wants on vacation!

*Please note: this is not a photo of the actual crooked palm tree we are referring to. To see actual photos, click here

CoCo Tulum

The Coco Beachfront bar has boho swings and rustic decor. Enjoy an ice cold bevy on the picture perfect white sand beach after swimming in the crystal clear turquoise waters Tulum has to offer. 

Address: Carretera Tulum – Boca Paila km 7.5, 77780 Tulum, Q.R., Mexico

Courtesy of CoCo Beachfront Bar

Ven a la Luz

This iconic, huge wood and rope sculpture was created by South African artist Daniel Popper. The female torso of Ven a la Luz, or ‘Come into the Light’, creates a very dramatic and somewhat whimsical archway that makes for a spectacular shot day or night. Located at the Ahau luxury resort in Tulum.

See photos here.

Matcha Mama

Matcha Mama is another south beach road gem that many travelers love. Take a pause on their swing chairs for a smoothie bowl and a photo op beside the “I Love Tulum So Matcha” surfboard sign. This small but mighty food shack serves up plant-based and gluten free grub that will nourish your body and put a smile on your face.

Address: Quintana Roo 15 470 Zona Hotelera • 77780, Zona Hotelera, 77780 Tulum, Q.R., Mexico

The “Follow That Dream” Sign

This bold street sign is located outside of the Lolita Lolita shop on Tulum’s south beach road. This little strip of wonder is filled with boutique shops and food shacks. It’s hard not to stop for a photo at a sign like this.

Address: Carr. Tulum-Boca Paila km 8.5, Tulum Beach, Zona Hotelera, 77780 Tulum, Q.R., Mexico

Photos of this famous sign.

Azulik Hotel

The Azulik hotel in Tulum has some of the most noteworthy photo ops in the Mexican Caribbean. This sanctuary has incredibly magical surroundings, mayan jungle finishings, breathtaking art and a vibe that will pierce through your stress and bring you some peace.
*Please note: No professional photography allowed – cell phone pictures only.

Address: Carretera Tulum – Punta Allen KM 5, Zona Hotelera, 77780 Tulum, Q.R., Mexico

Courtesy of Azulik Hotel Tulum

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