It turns out that the Tulum condo is not safe. It’s not that tourists need fear violent activity in the Tulum area. It’s that they need to be aware of faulty appliances.
Wouldn’t you know it: Tulum is NOT safe. No sooner do I (yesterday) post a blog article saying that Tulum is a safe tourist destination in the Yucatan, than a news feed announces the mysterious death of a family in Tulum!
Yucatan is on the top 13 safest places in Mexico list. Published on the SmarterTravel.com website on March 23, 2018, the list includes a number of Yucatan destinations close to my heart. We’ve visited every one of these gorgeous destinations and can attest to having felt safe while there.
One of the first questions people ask before they go to Yucatan is, “Is it safe to travel in Yucatan?” In this video, Yucatan resident Kristine Ellingson describes her experiences with safety in Yucatan. She includes what she calls, “Checkpoint Charlie,” the Yucatan Military Checkpoints, as well as rifle-toting Mayan farmers, and the general paranoia most Americans feel about safety in Yucatan.