Eco-tourism. For those who are not familiar with the concept, the term was originally defined by the International Ecotourism Society as “responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people.”
Eco-tourism has become an increasingly hot topic in the tourism industry over the past decade. Curious about what it actually meant, I decided to experience it. And when it comes to this type of vacationing, an ideal place to start is Tulum, Mexico.
Flavorful food, breathtaking nature, friendly people, rich Mayan history and eco-friendly restaurants and hotels. Yep, welcome to Tulum. Despite the environmental issues faced by the area, like water usage and off-grid power generation, Tulum has managed to make words like “eco-friendly” and “sustainable” cool and trendy.
So without further ado, here are some of my favorite spots to experience this mystical and magical eco-friendly city.
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