Tulum’s New Airport: Elevating Your Honeymoon Experience

For couples planning their dream honeymoon, the picturesque coastal town of Tulum, Mexico, has been a top choice. With its stunning beaches, lush jungles, and vibrant culture, Tulum offers the perfect backdrop for a romantic getaway. And now, there’s even more reason to choose Tulum as your honeymoon destination, thanks to the recent opening of the new Tulum International Airport. This exciting development can make your honeymoon planning easier and more cost-effective, ensuring that your special trip is as stress-free as possible.

Tulum International Airport: A Game-Changer

Tulum International Airport, which officially opened in 2023, is a significant milestone for the region. Before its construction, the nearest major airport was Cancún International Airport, located about a 90-minute drive away from Tulum. While Cancún is a major transportation hub with numerous flights from around the world, getting from Cancún to Tulum was often a bit of a hassle.

With the new airport in Tulum, honeymoon couples can look forward to a smoother and more convenient journey to their romantic destination. The new airport is situated just a short drive away from Tulum’s town center and the stunning beachfront resorts. This means you can skip the long transfer from Cancún, reducing travel time and getting you to your honeymoon destination faster. While Cancún International Airport offers more flight options, the cost of transportation from Cancún to Tulum can add up, especially for couples. The new airport in Tulum eliminates the need for costly transfers, helping you save money that can be better spent on romantic activities or luxury accommodations.

Exploring Tulum

Once you arrive at Tulum International Airport, you’ll have the perfect opportunity to immerse yourselves in the enchanting beauty and culture of Tulum. Here are some activities and experiences to consider for your honeymoon:

Beach Day: Tulum is renowned for its stunning beaches. Spend your days lounging on the powdery white sands, taking romantic walks along the shoreline, or even enjoying a private beachfront picnic.

Explore Mayan Ruins: Tulum is home to ancient Mayan ruins perched on a cliff overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Visiting these historic sites is not only educational but also incredibly romantic, especially during sunrise or sunset. This would be the perfect excursion to add to your Honeyfund registry!

Cenote Adventures: The Yucatan Peninsula is dotted with cenotes – natural sinkholes filled with crystal-clear freshwater. Take a dip in these magical pools or go snorkeling in the underwater caves.

Savor Mexican Cuisine: Tulum offers a diverse culinary scene, with restaurants serving authentic Mexican cuisine. You can enjoy most of these delicacies at a resort, but some travelers prefer to leave the resort for a meal or two at one of Tulum’s amazing restaurants. Enjoy candlelit dinners with traditional dishes and refreshing cocktails.

Learn more about honeymooning in Tulum with our full guide.

Where To Stay In Tulum

Tulum resorts cater to every type of traveler, from beachfront boutique hotels and eco-friendly jungle retreats to luxurious resorts and cozy hideaways. Whether you seek ultimate relaxation, adventure, or a blend of both, Tulum offers a range of options to make your stay as comfortable and memorable as possible. Here are some of the resorts we recommend booking with:

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Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Resort: This all-inclusive, eco-friendly property offers sweeping views of white sand beaches and sparkling seas from its secluded position on a tranquil bay. On site are nine pools and a luxury spa. The 13 restaurants and bars offer diverse cuisine from Japanese to traditional Italian, plus local Mexican flavors. Upgrade to their Enclave rooms for an elevated experience that’s even more extraordinary. Guests who book an Enclave room open the door to even more possibilities during their stay including private check-in and checkout, the Enclave Lounge with food and beverage, private pool areas, in-room welcome amenities and more. Learn more about this resort here.

Conrad Tulum Riviera Maya: This breath-taking property has been Voted #1 Best Resort in Mexico by Condé Nast Traveler in their Reader’s Choice Awards. Among the mangroves of the magical Riviera Maya, ancient roots and a future-focused commitment to sustainability blend in this perfect honeymoon resort. On site are five pools, a fitness center, and a luxury spa you’ll never forget. The 11 restaurants and bars offer diverse cuisine to keep your tastebuds begging for more. Learn more about this resort here.

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Motto by Hilton Tulum: This property embodies the essence of modern, minimalist luxury in the heart of Tulum. This stylish boutique hotel offers chic and comfortable accommodations, making it an ideal choice for couples seeking an intimate and trendy getaway. Located just minutes from the town center and the beach, Motto provides easy access to all of Tulum’s attractions, ensuring a memorable stay in this vibrant Mexican destination.

Book Your Tulum Honeymoon

Tulum, Mexico, has long been a dream destination for honeymooning couples, and the opening of Tulum International Airport has made it even more accessible and convenient. With shorter travel times, reduced transportation costs, and a wide array of romantic experiences to choose from, Tulum is the perfect place to start your new life together as a married couple. Whether you’re seeking relaxation on the beach, adventure in the jungle, or a taste of Mexico’s rich culture, Tulum has it all. So, why wait? Start planning your unforgettable honeymoon in Tulum today, and let the new airport be the gateway to your perfect romantic escape.

Jordyn Coppola

Jordyn Coppola has been a member of Honeyfund's Marketing Team since 2018. Her #1 goal is to always make sure our couples are happy and have a great experience. She currently resides in sunny Florida with her three dogs. She has traveled all over the East Coast and hopes to explore the West Coast in the near future.

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