"It was absolute heaven",said the San Francisco
Chronicle, yesterday,in a rave review about Tulum on the Riviera
Maya in Mexico.
The popular daily's travel writer,James Sullivan,
recently visited with his wife for 4 days of "down time". He was highly
impressed with the growing resort's unspoilt
beauty and convenient location near to Cancun.
"number of residents is expected to balloon in the coming years," but - pointing
to strict planning regulations in the beach zone - added,"fortunately,unlike
Playa del Carmen and Cancun to the north,Tulum will develop out,not
The roaming writer went on to say,"It's spectacularly easy to see
why the Mayans worshiped on the cliffs of Tulum,and the well-preserved ruins
are what initially began to draw tourists to the area. The place attracts a
thriving undercurrent of beach campers and backpackers,who keep the bars along
the main drag,a mile or so inland from the hotels,jumping into the wee
The report also listed a number of excellent places to stay and
eat,among favorites was Don Taco,"a no-frills roadside stand serving the best
tamales in Tulum."
Since Tulum became an independent municipality last
year and the new international airport has been
confirmed,land prices have already risen rapidly. Despite the global crisis,Tulum real estate is ready to