Caleta Tankah is one of the most beautiful beaches of the Riviera Maya coast, a natural place that is preserved away from the crowded tourist coast. Places like Tankah deserve the attention of the beach.

Along the more than 130 kilometers from Cancun to Tulum we find beautiful beaches, some occupied by all-inclusive hotels, others preserve their most natural state. Caleta Tankah is one of the most beautiful beaches in the Riviera Maya.

The stretch between Playa del Carmen and Tulum treasures an enviable coastal strip with Caribbean postcard beaches such as Xpu-Há, Paamul, Akumal, Xcacel-Xcacelito, Solimán, Casa Cenote, Punta Venado or Caleta Tankah. All of them are an excellent image for any postcard of the Mexican Caribbean.

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Caleta Tankah, Quintana Roo

I PAY ACCESS TO THE BEACHES IN RIVIERA MAYA

To access most beaches of the Riviera Maya you have to pay a recovery fee. If you do the consumption in the restaurant of the beach they return the payment of the entrance. Somehow they force you to consume.

Caleta Tankah It is not an exception, with a recovery fee of 300 pesos. The restaurant is at the foot of the parking lot. Let your restaurant service be desired.

Caleta Tankah, Quintana Roo

CALETA TANKAH AND ITS CENOTE

In this area of ​​the coast come many of the underground fresh water that run through the bowels of the Yucatan Peninsula, the waters of the cenotes.

Caleta Tankah It is one of the beaches that receives groundwater. Just by the sea we see an eye of water, a fresh water spring that acts as a natural pool. We know it as the cenote of the Tankah cove.

The water in this water hole is colder than the sea. Dream bathing here, watch with the strong currents that are created.

Caleta Tankah, Quintana Roo
Cenote of the Tankah cove on the seafront
Caleta Tankah, Quintana Roo
Caleta Tankah, Quintana Roo

SLEEP IN CALETA TANKAH

En Tankah there is only one hotel complexI have never spent the night here so I can not talk about services, but imagining waking up here is free. These Caribbean corners are of real luxury, caleta Tankah is a beach treasure. Weddings are usually held on this beach, a privilege of scenery.

UPDATED NOTE 2020: There are several blog users who have spoken ill of this accommodation, due to the fact that it is very neglected and does not provide good services. You can see in the comments below any complaint.

Caleta Tankah, Quintana Roo

HOW TO GET TO CALETA TANKAH

Caleta Tankah It is just 5 kilometers north of Tulum, towards Playa del Carmen. A colorful sign on the right hand side marks the entrance. From the entrance of the road to the cove there is 1 kilometer on a dirt track, 10 minutes on foot.

The location is perfect for you to combine with a visit to the archaeological site of Tulum or many other attractions in the area. There is much to see and enjoy, the good thing is to have good information to choose what to do in Riviera Maya.

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TURTLES IN CALETA TANKAH

Tankah is another of the beaches that receives turtles of halves from May to November, in turtle spawning season You will see their nests marked on the beach, so watch where you step and do not remove the sand.

Caleta Tankah belongs to the Tulum Natural Park. I hope you are lucky enough to see a turtle spawn, a privilege.

We can enjoy many beautiful beaches in the Mexican Caribbean, Caleta Tankah is one of the beautiful places where you can enjoy this privileged nature.

Turtle nesting in Tulum, Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo

PRACTICAL INFORMATION CALETA TANKAH

TANKAH COVE LOCATION:

Tankah is located 5 kilometers from Tulum, 68 km from Playa del Carmen, on federal highway 307, which runs along the entire coast.


SCHEDULE, PRICE AND SERVICES CALETA TANKAH: 

  • Open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • En Tankah you must pay a recovery fee of 300 pesos, that you recover if you consume in the restaurant.
  • There are bathrooms, lounge chairs and showers

HOW TO GET BY PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION to CALETA TANKAH? 

From Playa del Carmen (2 street between 15 and 20 avenues) and Tulum (main street) depart buses that leave you at 1 kilometer from the beach.


WHAT TO BRING TO CALETA TANKAH? 

Light and light clothing, hat, insect repellent and sunscreen. If you have a mask and fins, you are in the ideal place to remove them. An umbrella, this beach does not have many shadows.

Caleta Tankah, Quintana Roo

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Sandra Salvadó Training photographer, traveler by vocation and certified tourism guide by the Government of Mexico. We promote natural wonders and contemporary Mayan culture. Great fan of pre-Hispanic history. Author of the blog and co-founder of The Shortest Path Travel, agency that guides you through alternative paths in Mayan lands. Social and sustainable tourism in the Yucatan Peninsula and Chiapas.
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