Our La Veleta, Tulum Travel Guide

Our La Veleta, Tulum Travel Guide

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La Veleta is one of Tulum’s hottest neighborhoods.  In the last few years, it has grown rapidly and has become a tourist favorite for some pretty obvious reasons.  In this post, you’ll discover why I can’t recommend enough that you consider staying in (or at least exploring) La Veleta while visiting Tulum for your destination boudoir shoot.  

Let’s explore why… 

For one, La Veleta is Tulum’s most recently developed area and is a hub for luxury condo towers and boutique Airbnbs.  These accommodations are top quality, yet tend to be more affordable than Tulum’s Hotel Zone. (View our, Where to Stay While Visiting Tulum, blog post for our hotel zone and in-town recommendations)

In addition, La Veleta is a prime location situated between the beach and the city.  Tulum recently added a direct access road to the beach from La Veleta. This means what used to be a cross town trip to the beach is now a 10-minute scooter ride! 

On the other hand, La Veleta is a 10-15 minute bike ride from El Centro (Tulum’s city center).  So, no matter what activities you have planned in Tulum, they will be easily accessible from your La Veleta stay.

Finally, La Veleta has become known for it’s chic and up-and-coming social and fine dining scenes.  From casual hipster eats, to world-class restaurants, to markets, and traditional healing ceremonies, there are endless things to do while visiting La Veleta. 

Here are our top recommendations for restaurants, activities, and accommodations in La Veleta:

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Where to Eat:

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What to Do:

Where to Stay:

** Visit our recent blog post, How To Get To Tulum, Mexico for our transportation recommendations.  

“I have to say, from first contact to the end of my session Lindsay was awesome to work with. She was positive, encouraging and calming throughout the entire experience. The images Lindsay captured are absolutely amazing! If you’re looking to gift yourself or someone special in your life with a truly amazing experience book Lindsay. You won’t regret it!” – D.S.

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Interested in learning more?

We are currently booking Boudoir Photoshoots in Tulum, Mexico and Los Angeles through 2022 and beyond.  If you are interested in learning more about what your experience will look like, please use the link below to schedule a phone consultation with the studio:

During this time we will chat through the details, answer any questions you may have, and select your session date if you are ready. 

We can’t wait to meet you!

With Love, 


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