City Secrets: Shop Tulum

There are many reasons why Tulum became one of our favorite getaway destinations. Where else will you find endless white sand beaches, eco resorts, plenty of opportunities for yoga, and great shopping -all just a short Jet Blue flight from NYC. We chatted  with the locals before coming up with list of must visit spots in this jungle paradise. If you can’t make it  to Tulum but want the next best thing,shop our authentic artisan products from Mexico’s famed Yucatan region.


The Shop at Posada Margherita

Shop here for everything  cool and fashionable you could ever want for the beach including the most amazing tasseled beach towel on the planet! Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila Km. 4.5, Tulum, QROO, Mexico, +52 984 801 8493.


For more classic local wares try Mixik, there is one shop at the beach and also one in town. It's a beautiful boutique that is full of color, ceramic statuettes, textiles, and authentic folk art gifts. Avenida Tulum, Tulum, Mexico.

Josa Tulum

All of these beautiful vintage-inspired women's caftans and dresses are made locally and are perfect for lounging and strolling on the beach or having dinner and drinks in town. Owner Joanne Salt is a New York native but chose Tulum’s laid back lifestyle to ultimately call home. Main Beach Road, Tulum, Mexico.

Caravana Tulum

Natural fibers and leathers woven by artisans make up this chic collection of fashion products!  This shop is actually a beachside tent that we consider a must to visit when in town. Caravana Tulum Jungle Tent. Carretera Tulum Ruinas Boca Paila. KM 7.5 Tulum Playa, CP 77780 Tulum Q.ROO, Mexico.

Talavera Pottery

There is a shop carrying the best seection pf Talavera pottery  on the on the road to Coba. Just drive for about 15 km outside of town, and you'll see a huge shop on the right. This is crazy, beautiful, bright-colored pottery that you will be thrilled to have when you get home. One piece is more beautiful than the next!

Tulum Bazaar

At the market artisans set up shop almost daily -- it's  a perfect place to find Mayan inspired beaded jewels and exotic feather earrings! Avenida Tulum, Tulum, Mexico.


Casa Malca

Though Casa Malca has the feel of an intimate beach house, this newly renovated resort offers the most spacious rooms in Tulum with a rustic warm feeling. Carretera boca Paila km 10.5. Tulum 77780, Mexico.


Eco Lux: Ahau Tulum

Amazing beachfront casitas that are cozy and  cool. Here you will relax in eco chic luxury that is walking distance from the best restaurants in Tulum Carr. Tulum a Boca Paila Km. 7.5, Zona Costera, 77760 Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico.

BE Tulum

BE Tulum is one of Tulum's sexiest hotels, rooms  and suites have private plunge pools, or outdoor showers.Listen to smooth jazz while relaxing with a drink at the beach side lounge. Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila Km.10, Zona Hotelera, 77780 Tulum, Q.R., Mexico. Phone:+52 984 803 2243.



Probably the most popular of all restaurants in Tulum, this open-air restaurant ,located on the jungle side of Tulum's beach road, serves local farm-to-table meals all cooked on a wood burning stove. Jungle side of Tulum's beach road 7.6km, Tulum, Mexico.

Posada Margherita

Here, you will find the most amazing euro style Cafe Con Leche, fresh made-to-order pasta dishes and  a great selection of the day's local catch! Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila Km. 4.5, Tulum, QROO, Mexico, +52 984 801 8493.

Casa Jaguar

There's no better spot to feel the Tulum vibe than bar Casa Jaguar. The dance floor nestled in the jungle fills up with a crowd of yogis, travelers, and locals that dance to music selected by top-notch DJs, This scene here is especially happening on Thursday nights after 10pm. Carretera Tulum Bocapaila km 7.5. Tulum, Mexico. +52 1 984 169 3084.

Todos Santos

Come early in the evening and enjoy a selection of mezcals to sip in the Mexican-gothic décor or come late and mingle with the locals getting off their shifts, open until 4am. Av. Tulum, Tulum, Q.R., Mexico.


Yoga Shala

They offer  all types of yoga classes that cater to all levels. The breezy screened jungle room is an incredible place to enjoy a class.   Carretera Boca Paila km 7.5 Tulum, Tulum, 77780 Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico, +52 1 984 134 5156.