Milllion of travelers have helped vote Tulum the second Best Beach and Sun Destination in the World,in TripAdvisor's prestigious Travelers' Choice 2010 honors.
The leading online travel community said the awards are based on the trusted opinions of the many millions of people that use their website.
With the new international airport confirmed, Tulum real estate is now a hot favorite in the Mexican Caribbean and this latest prize helps reinforce its popularity.
Tulum came in at number two in the Best Beach and Sun Destination in the World list,second only to Providenciales in the Turks and Caicos islands.
TripAdvisor describes Tulum as "relaxation and romance with an ancient angle." They say,"Guests can enjoy modern takes on traditional Mayan massage and spa treatments,or sunbathe on gorgeous Yucatan beaches within site of well-preserved ancient ruins. A rare mix of beach,archeology and village,Tulum is a romantic getaway like no other."
Another Mexican destination, Huatulco,came number 6 in the same list. The Pacific Coast resort has nine bays and 36 beaches and TripAdviser say it is "ideal for anyone who loves the sun."
Other categories in the 2010 list included best All Inclusive,Bargain,B&Bs and Inns,Best Service,Europeans’ Favorites,Family,Luxury,Relaxation & Spa,Romance,and Trendiest.
To see the full list of awards visit the TripAdvisor website.