Top 5 things for tourists to know about Tulum in September

Top 5 things for tourists to know about Tulum in September
  1. About 65% of the time, I can find seawater nearly sargassum-free, especially at low tide after a rain.

    Mostly sargassum-free.
    Sargassum is a seaweed invading Caribbean beaches.
  2. The exchange rate is favorable for foreigners, in addition to haggled bargains.

    I haggled a bike price down from listed sale price.
    I haggled a bike price down from the listed sale price.
  3. It’s “low season” so there aren’t too many tourists.Tulum sargassum
  4. It’s so hot and humid, I sweat just thinking – without moving any external muscles.

    I've accepted that I will sweat all day.
    I’ve accepted that I will sweat all day.
  5. Cenotes are more popular due to the sargassum and heat.

    Cenotes are cool, natural, freshwater swimming holes that dot the jungle around Tulum.
    Cenotes are cool, natural, fresh water swimming holes that dot the jungle around Tulum.

Ellen

Early retired budget traveler. Earthy Goddess. Former journalist. For humanity. Breast cancer warrior, now living flat. Loves chocolate, coffee, stories, puppies.
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