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13 Popular Beachfront Hotels in Tulum

A small and charming town on Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, Tulum blends Mexico’s Mayan history with picturesque white-sand beaches, rugged cliffs and turquoise Caribbean waters. The town is separated from the beach by Parque Nacional Tulum, where you’ll find Mayan ruins, epic coastline vistas and secluded bays.

With more than 400 million annual visitors to HotelsCombined, we’ve plunged deep into the riches of Tulum to discover the city’s best beachfront hotels. These idyllic Tulum hotels offer convenient access to the powdery white sand and gently rolling waves. They’re popular with HotelsCombined visitors thanks to their extravagant extras, such as fine-dining restaurants, day spas and Instagram-worthy pools.

Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa

Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa bedroom

Positioned on the northern edge of Parque Nacional Tulum, the 5-star Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa is arguably Tulum’s best beachfront resort. It overlooks a private stretch of white-sand beach, with its other three sides surrounded by verdant jungle. This AAA Four Diamond Award-winning resort boasts six a la carte restaurants, a grill, cafe and buffet eatery, along with a world-class spa with a traditional Temazcal ritual service.

Enjoy the “presidential” treatment in its opulent rooms and suites, which all feature furnished balconies or terraces, king-size beds, mini bars and 24-hour complimentary room service. The resort offers rooms in an adults-only section, while all guests can enjoy inviting leisure facilities such as a water park, tennis courts, three pools, beach yoga, golf and water sports. 

Hotel Highlights

  • The activities, sports and games at the Core Zone Teens Club.
  • The Caribbean Sea views, private concierge and hydrotub in the Preferred Club Honeymoon Suite Ocean View
  • Delicious French cuisine at Bordeaux and authentic Mexican cuisine at El Patio.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 276 – USD 1,642
Guest Rating: 8.8
Address: Carretera Chetumal-Puerto Juárez Km. 236.7 No.1, Tulum, Mexico

Arenablue Tulum Boutique Hotel & Restaurant

ArenaBlue Tulum Boutique Hotel & Restaurant

HotelsCombined visitors rave about the location of Arenablue Tulum Boutique Hotel & Restaurant, which sits slightly south of the main township on a picturesque slice of coastline. The hotel opens out onto the white sand, where you can laze on daybeds under private cabanas, enjoy cocktail service and swim in the azure water. Don’t miss dining at the poolside Mexican restaurant, which sources its food from local farmers.

The all-suite accommodation either places you right on the beach or offers breathtaking ocean vistas. The oceanfront suites typically boast private balconies with hammocks or day beds overlooking the water. All of the suites feature separate lounge seating, cosy beds and Mexican-inspired artwork. 

Hotel Highlights

  • The complimentary breakfast, hammock, terrace and sea views in the Suite Ocean Front Deseo.
  • A relaxed pool area next to the on-site Mexican restaurant.
  • About 300 metres from the local fashion at Black Woods Gallery.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 448 – USD 553
Guest Rating: 9.2
Address: Carretera Tulum – Boca Paila Km 8 5 Parcela 2012 Ejido Jose Maria, Tulum, Mexico

Jashita Hotel

Jashita Hotel

Enjoy coastal luxury at the 5-star Jashita Hotel, which sits on a quiet cove overlooking the Caribbean Sea. The white-sand beach is complemented by The Caoba Spa & Yoga Studio, which offers beachfront massages, yoga classes and traditional healing rituals. You can also enjoy exciting fishing and scuba diving tours and dine on freshly grilled lobster at Pandano Restaurant.

The opulent suites surround a sun-drenched pool and include Superior Deluxe Suites with ocean views and four-poster beds. Couples will enjoy the top-floor Honeymoon Suites with ocean vistas, king-size beds, private pools and terraces, while the Jasmine Penthouse features all this plus exclusive Italian linens and a private rooftop with a pool and bar.

Hotel Highlights 

  • The mini bar, pool, private terrace and sitting area in the Honeymoon Suite.
  • Located near Jungla Maya Park.
  • Fresh lobster dishes and Italian-Mexican cuisine at Pandano Restaurant.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 1,174 – USD 2,069
Guest Rating: 10
Address: Bahia Punta Soliman, Soliman Bay, Tulum, Mexico

Casa Malca

Casa Malca

Focusing on creating a deeper connection with nature, Casa Malca boasts cosy rooms with views of immaculate gardens and the Caribbean Sea. The beachfront Junior Suites include king-size beds, mini bars and electric curtains, while Master Suites boast beach vistas, Bluetooth speakers, Nespresso coffee machines and rain showers.

Admire a variety of contemporary artwork around the hotel before diving into an indoor pool reminiscent of a secluded cave. The hotel also offers an outdoor pool overlooking the ocean, beach cabanas and multiple on-site dining options, including Filosofia, Ambrosia and M Grill. Keep an eye out for regular events, such as weddings and drink specials.

Hotel Highlights 

  • Private beachfront setting within walking distance of WILD Tulum.
  • The direct beach access, electric curtains and king-size bed in the Master Suite Beach Front.
  • Barbecued meats and fresh seafood at M Grill.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 607 – USD 1,100
Guest Rating: 8.5
Address: Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila Km 9 5, Tulum, Mexico

Mi Amor Colibri Boutique Hotel

Mi Amor Colibri Boutique Hotel

Looking for a secluded retreat without the kids? Stay at the adults-only Mi Amor Colibri Boutique Hotel, which is nestled between the verdant Parque Nacional Tulum and a stunning white-sand beach. Every day is an adventure with memorable adventures such as kiteboarding, cooking classes and scuba diving on offer. Unwind with a signature treatment in the on-site spa or enjoy a poolside cocktail from Mi Amor Restaurant.

Accommodations range from the Pool View Room with a king-size bed, mini bar and rain shower to the Two Bedroom Suite with a separate living room and private balcony. Want to be closer to the beach? Opt for the Sea Front Room with an outdoor plunge pool and direct beach access. 

Hotel Highlights 

  • Mixologist cocktails and fresh oysters and octopus at Mi Amor Restaurant.
  • Opportunity to see sea turtles on the beach during nesting season.
  • The Ancestral Hot Stone Therapy at the spa.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 686 – USD 1,217
Guest Rating: 9.5
Address: Carretera Tulum Boca Paila Km 4 1, Tulum, Mexico

Azulik

Azulik bedroom

One of Tulum’s most unique beachfront hotels, Azulik offers an authentic Mexican sanctuary with wood-crafted villas that almost completely blend into the surrounding Mayan jungle. These humble abodes have no electricity or TVs, letting you completely immerse yourself in the area’s natural spoils and Caribbean Sea right outside. They also come with subtle luxuries like hot tubs, king-size beds and handmade Mayan mosaic baths.

Azulik is also a wellness sanctuary with ancient Mayan healing techniques available at its on-site spa, sacred ceremonies held on site and waterways winding around the lobby, spa deck and pathways. Indulge in modern and traditional cuisine at on-site restaurants, including Mayan-Mexican cuisine at Kin Toh and Japanese-Mayan cuisine at Tseen-Ja. 

Hotel Highlights 

  • Unique experiences, such as catamaran getaways, Mayan ruin tours and healing massages in a water-filled cave.
  • Daily yoga and meditation sessions.
  • The round king-size bed, ocean views and hanging Balinese bed in the Sky Villa.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: USD 685 – USD 9,481
Guest Rating: 8.3
Address: Carretera Tulum Ruinas Km. 5, Rojo Gomez rumbo a Punta Allen, Zona Hotelera, Tulum, Mexico

Blue Sky Tulum

Blue Sky Tulum bedroom

Wooden piers extend out from the sandstone buildings of Blue Sky Tulum over the cocktail-blue Caribbean Sea, offering shaded hammocks overlooking the water. This is just the beginning of the coastal leisure at this laid-back hotel, which also boasts a sun-drenched pool and pampering day spa. Don’t forget about the mezcal-based cocktails, live weekend music and Mayan-inspired food at the on-site Atara Lounge.

There are a variety of rooms and suites to choose from, all of which boast king-size beds and complimentary access to stand-up paddleboards, kayaks and snorkelling gear. Stay in the Partial Oceanview Room for twin rain showers and a hammock or opt for the Deluxe Beachfront Room for floor-to-ceiling windows and a balcony. The opulent Master Beachfront Suite is one metre from the sand and has a private plunge pool. 

Hotel Highlights 

  • The giant shrimp and scallops ratatouille at Atara Lounge.
  • Massages available on the beach, in your room or with your partner.
  • The terrace, hammock and panoramic Caribbean Sea views in the Junior Suite Beachfront.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 235 – USD 362
Guest Rating: 8.5
Address: Fraccionamiento Tankah, Tulum, Mexico

Tata Tulum Hotel

Tata Tulum Hotel

The adults-only Tata Tulum Hotel is a picturesque coastal haven with rooms overlooking the ocean, gardens or jungle. These quaint abodes feature natural finishes, complimentary breakfast and king-size beds. The Ocean Front Deluxe has floor-to-ceiling windows and is steps from the beach, while the budget-friendly Garden View includes a rain shower, reading desk and bath.

Take advantage of resort-style facilities at Tata Tulum Hotel, including and outdoor Jacuzzi, oceanside pool, beach hammocks and sun loungers and complimentary Wi-Fi. Indulge in holistic treatments at Tata Spa or tantalise your taste buds with grilled Mexican fare and fruity cocktails at the restaurant and bar.

Hotel Highlights 

  • The Clay Massage and Deep Tissue massage at Tata Spa.
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows in every room.
  • A five-minute walk from El Tábano restaurant.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 368 – USD 692
Guest Rating: 9.1
Address: Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila Km 5 5 Zona Hotelera, Tulum, Mexico

Mezzanine Colibri Boutique Hotel

Mezzanine Colibri Boutique Hotel

You can enjoy a wealth of memorable experiences at the award-winning Mezzanine Colibri Boutique Hotel, such as scuba diving, cooking classes, kiteboarding, birdwatching and beach yoga. The on-site Mezzanine Restaurant & Bar is renowned for its dramatic ocean views, authentic Thai cuisine and locally-inspired cocktails.

Save money by staying in a Non View Room with a king-size bed, yoga mats, a mini bar and air conditioning. The Sea View Room offers two levels of living with its charming loft and is closer to the beach. The Master Suite, meanwhile, offers unbridled luxury with its separate lounge area, record player, soaking bath, private terrace and panoramic ocean views. 

Hotel Highlights 

  • Hosts regular events, such as full moon yoga and gastronomy celebrations.
  • Yoga mats, complimentary snorkelling gear and gourmet toiletries in every room.
  • The Massaman curry and grilled lamb satay at Mezzanine Restaurant & Bar.

Star Rating: 2*
Price: USD 699 – USD 906
Guest Rating: 9.8
Address: Carretera Tulum A Boca Paila KM 1.5, Tulum, Mexico

Cielo Maya Tulum

Cielo Maya Tulum

A luxe oceanside lifestyle awaits at Cielo Maya Tulum, where you can relax in paradise with a tranquil massage near the beach or a romantic waterfront dinner for two. The on-site restaurant offers fresh local ingredients in a relaxed setting, while the infinity pool overlooks the Caribbean Sea and a white-sand beach.

The all-suite accommodation includes a Junior Suite with either a garden or ocean view. Opt for the ocean view for a private balcony to go with the standard king-size bed, separate lounges and rain shower. Alternatively, stay in the Suite Deluxe for a partial ocean view and a balcony overlooking the mangroves. 

Hotel Highlights 

  • Bathrobes, plush bedding and lounges and mini bars in the rooms.
  • A short walk from the Cenote Manatí snorkelling spot.
  • Access to kayaking, snorkelling and bicycles.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 236 – USD 488
Guest Rating: 8.9
Address: TanKah III Mza 3 Lot 36, Tulum, Mexico

Be Tulum Beach & Spa Resort

Be Tulum Beach & Spa Resort

Inspired by the Mayan Riviera, Be Tulum Beach & Spa Resort offers 64 extravagant suites nestled between lush jungle and a white-sand beach. These “Design Rooms” offer rustic decor that pairs perfectly with the various luxuries, such as plush king-size beds, freestanding baths, direct ocean views and private pools.

Choose from three on-site restaurants, including fresh seafood at Maresias, wood burning grilled meats at 4 Fuegos and tantalising share plates at Ocumare. The Beach Bar, positioned next to the sun-drenched pool, is a great spot for cocktails and beer steps from the ocean. Don’t miss one of the pre-Hispanic indigenous treatments at Yäan Wellness Spa. 

Hotel Highlights 

  • The shared rooftop terrace with a pool and loungers overlooking the ocean in the Ocean Front Suite.
  • The full kitchen, outdoor pool and jungle-facing patio in the Premier Jungle Suite.
  • Yoga classes in a treetop studio.

Star Rating: 3.5*
Price: USD 1,310 – USD 2,793
Guest Rating: 9.1
Address: Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila Km. 10, Tulum, Mexico

Ana Y Jose Charming Hotel And Spa

Ana y Jose Charming Hotel and Spa

The sprawling Ana Y Jose Charming Hotel and Spa offers a variety of suites and villas. Villa Coba has multiple bedrooms and a full kitchen and dining area, while the Charming Ocean View Suite boasts an ocean-facing balcony and four-poster bed. Stay in the Residence for an exclusive retreat with its own infinity pool, premium open bar, personal concierge and full kitchen.

The hotel centres around a lagoon-style pool, but it also boasts a private stretch of beach lined with umbrellaed loungers and thatch-roof cabanas. The on-site spa offers treatments for rejuvenating your body and mind, while Tulum Restaurant serves a blend of Caribbean flavours. Just down the beach, you’ll find Extreme Control Kitesurfing & Paddleboarding Adventure. 

Hotel Highlights

  • Firewood baked whole fish and salt and pepper seared tuna at Tulum Restaurant.
  • The spa’s Aromatic Hydro Massage Bathtub with Flowers treatment.
  • The option of a private pool or terrace bathtub in the Feelings Ocean View suite.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 447 – USD 892
Guest Rating: 8.3
Address: Carretera Tulum- Bocapaila Km 7, Tulum, Mexico

Nomade Tulum

Nomade Tulum

Nomade Tulum focuses on sustainable accommodation and communal spaces, creating a natural and organic environment for enjoying Tulum’s beaches and wildlife. Nomade’s cuisine is highlighted by vegan, gluten-free and vegetarian options at the Moroccan-style Macondo Restaurant. The on-site studio showcases local and international musicians and DJs and the hotel regularly hosts beach dances, jungle yoga and meditation.

Enjoy simple, yet comfortable rooms and suites at Nomade Tulum, starting with the Moroccan-style Deluxe Tent, which is surrounded by gardens. Upgrade to the Double Villa Pool for a private patio, pool and sunbathing area or the Arena Suite for a king-size bed and a patio. 

Hotel Highlights

  • The private plunge pool and king-size bed in the Master Tent.
  • Nature-infused hangout areas under the palm trees with mats and cushions.
  • Regular yoga, Gratitude Tent, sound healing and Human Design healing sessions.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: USD 399 – USD 1,162
Guest Rating: 9
Address: Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila Km 10 5, Tulum, Mexico

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Idyllic Coastal Living in Tulum

Tulum’s beachfront hotels allow you to see a very different side to Mexico, focusing on its pristine natural landscapes and offering a holistic approach to the wellbeing of your body and mind. You’ll find numerous attractions in Tulum itself, but these coastal enclaves provide numerous reasons to stay close by, including water sports, healing day spas, private stretches of white-sand beach and gourmet local cuisine.

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Author: Ben Stower

I'm enamoured with travel, whether it's finding the quiet, local sanctuaries in touristic cities, venturing into rock vaults in a distant jungle or spending hours on a Spanish beach. I can't see an end to my travelling. Just another chapter and another story to tell.

Ben Stower
I'm enamoured with travel, whether it's finding the quiet, local sanctuaries in touristic cities, venturing into rock vaults in a distant jungle or spending hours on a Spanish beach. I can't see an end to my travelling. Just another chapter and another story to tell.
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