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Archeological Zone of Tulum Has Now Reopened For Tourists

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The Archeological Zone of Tulum had to undergo a temporary closure due to a positive Covid-19 case with one of their staff members. They have now re-opened their doors to the public after confirming all staff are free of Covid-19.

Archeological Zone of Tulum Has Now Reopened For Tourists

On May 9th 2021 The National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH) confirmed in a press release the temporary closure of the Archeological Zone of Tulum. This closure was ordered as a means to execute necessary protocols when there has been exposure to a positive case of Covid-19.

Such protocols include but aren’t limited to; thorough cleaning and sanitization, contact tracing and quarantining for those potentially in contact. As much as some of these protocols can take time to complete, it is of most importance that these formalities are carried through for the health and safety of everyone.

Tulum ruins

Over the last 15 days the Archeological Zone has been hard at work and we are happy to relay their announcement of their reopening. As of May 24th 2021 the doors have officially reopened to the public.


From Monday – Sunday 9 a.m – 5 p.m visitors in groups up to 10 will be able to visit for about $4 USD each. Last access to the site will be at 3:30 p.m. to give the last group enough time to enjoy themselves before close. The INAH has announced the maximum number of people allowed in per day is 3,000 until further notice.

Beautiful Tulum beach at Caribbean sea, Mexico

When visiting the Archeological Zone in Tulum, The INAH recommends that you bring the following with you.

  • A mask or face covering
  • Cool, comfortable clothing and footwear
  • Water
  • Sunscreen

If you bring a towel and bathing suit to indulge in the beach you will not be stopped but please do not bring in large packages or food, it is prohibited. 


“As we reopen from this temporary shut down we thank the public for their patience and understanding. We would also like to kindly remind everyone that it is imperative that everyone follows prevention protocols. Please wear a mask, sanitize, social distance while in the zone and expect a quick temperature check at the door. It will be great to see everyone enjoying this beautiful land again. Have fun and be safe.” An official from the INAH said in a recent interview.

Tulum Ruins reopen

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