Tulum Challenge Travel 411


  • AIRPORT: Cancun International Airport - CUN

  • HOTEL: 20°12'14.1"N 87°27'24.2"W Calle Kinich Ahaw, Quintana Roo, Mexico

  • HOW TO GET THERE: Arrange pickup with Paradise Challenge resort contacts below

  • TIME: Approximately 90 minutes.

  • WHEN: July 22-27, 2019

  • WHAT: All Inclusive Accommodations (Lodging, Food + Unlimited Spirits)


A valid Passport is required for International travel to Tulum. A valid Driver License or government issue ID is also needed to complete proper model and photographer releases so please bring both.  
Your luggage and ALL personal belongings are subject to search during customs clearance. To reduce your chance of delays, PLEASE PLAN ACCORDINGLY. Familiarize yourself with Mexican laws and protocols before your trip. 


Countries Given (90) Day Mexican VISA

Austria, Belgium, Chile, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, South Korea, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Mexico, Kingdom of the Netherlands, Norway, San Marino, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, United States of America.

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  • After clearing customs, proceed to the "bus/taxi area" at the airport’s main lobby/exit.

  • Challengers should arrange for transportation to the resort prior to departure with the following Paradise Challenge contacts:

  • Be mindful of your luggage and belongings at all times.

  • Once you have arrived at the destination, you will be assigned to your room.

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BE PREPARED! Make sure to pack the following items and make the proper preparations before your trip.


  • 2 Forms of ID!  Passport is required for International travel to Mexico.

  • Wardrobe: Several Swimsuits, cover ups, resort wear and accessories including jewelry, sunglasses, hats, etc.

    • 1 White Swimsuit/Bikini for the Paradise Challenge Group Photo

    • Hip Hop Outfit for the Theme Party

    • Heroes + Villains Costume for the Theme Party

    • All White Outfit for the Closing Night Theme Party

  • Heels: Several pairs of heels. (Black, Nude, etc... NO clear heels.)

  • Nails: For Hands and Toes: No loud color polishes. Neutrals, nudes and blush only.

  • Body: All personal hygiene items (toothbrush, hairbrush, deodorant, etc.) Body oil for swimwear shoots. Sunblock. Avoid spray tan and unnatural tanning skin colors.

  • Beauty: Bring any needed makeup, lashes, etc. for all of your shoots.

  • Makeup and Hair Team will be available on site at affordable prices:

    • Prices may vary between teams

    • Make sure to schedule your appointments prior. Cash payment.

  • Packing: Bring enough for One Large Suit Case. Do Not Overpack!

LODGING. Be respectful of your roommate(s). You may be in a room with one or two other people. Respect their personal items, hygiene, and personal space.



Bring everything you need to capture you best images but only bring the necessary items. Do Not Overpack. Doing so will make it difficult to clear customs.

Please Bring:

  • 2 Forms of ID!  Passport is required for International travel to Mexico.

  • Equipment:

    • Reflectors, Strobes, Light Modifiers, Triggers, Extension Cords, Empty sand bags (if necessary for your equipment).

    • Camera, Lenses, Flashes, Batteries, Chargers, etc... Please make sure to Label ALL of your equipment! Paradise Challenge is not responsible for lost, misplaced or damaged equipment.

    • Make sure to provide documentation for all your equipment. It may be subject for review by customs. 

  • Packing: Clothing for flights + days in Tulum, Bathing suit(s), Hat, Sunglasses, Sunblock, etc.

IF you have any additional questions about Traveling and what to pack, please contact us directly at joel@theparadisechallenge.com

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