With over 100 hotels to choose from it’s hard to know where to stay in Tulum Mexico. Here I will review the 4 hotels I stayed in and 4 I visited while in Tulum. My 8 Tulum hotel recommendations are all beachfront and range from luxury to affordable. Please note that prices fluctuate based on time of year, day of the week, and demand.
Where to stay in Tulum, #1! A beautiful beachfront Tulum hotel that oozes the Tulum bohemian aesthetic we have all come to know and love. While on the pricey side this hotel is worth every penny. I cannot stress how beautiful this place is enough and the service was impeccable. There are many different room options to choose from ranging from luxury tents to large suites and even new treehouse rooms. All photos pictured are from an Arena Room which was a very large room with a sizeable private patio.
The nomad has 2 restaurants, one that is probably the most photographed in Tulum and a second on the beach where the complimentary breakfast is served. The breakfast is a la cart and has many vegan/vegetarian and traditional Mexican options. Unfortunately, I was there during COVID time and the beach restaurant was the only one serving so I did not get to try the other- although it was open for photos!
The beach in front of the hotel is stunning as are all the many seating options including numerous beach beds. This is the only hotel I stayed at that had a pool. Every inch of this place is a photo opt waiting to happen!
Price: $400-$1500 per night
I did not stay at this hotel but definitely want to next time! It is right next door to the Nomade and seems to be equally beautifully designed. Be Tulum has 4 restaurants including a raw restaurant, one serving from a wood-burning grill, a shared dining restaurant by a Michelin Star Chef, and a beach bar. There are 64 unique suites and 7 villa options to choose from. Amenities include a pool, spa, and yoga.
Price: $600- $1600 not including the villas
Where to stay in Tulum, Eco Resort. This is both a luxury resort and a true eco-resort, meaning while absolutely unique, stunning and service on point there is no electricity. I did not stay here while in Tulum- I like my A/C- I did dine at one of their restaurants, which is where all photos are from. Please do check this place out if you are looking for a truely one-of-a-kind luxury experience. Or you can also dine at Kin Toh which is truly elevated Mexican cuisine- be sure to reserve a table ahead of time.
Price: $500-$6000 per night
Where to stay in Tulum, Boutique. Nest only has 12 guest rooms and 1 private villa making a small little piece of paradise. Simplicity is king here and it is done with much attention to detail. All rooms are connected through lushly landscaped walkways leading to the shared lounged space, restaurant, and pristine beach. The design is impeccable and the place makes you feel secluded while being centrally located. The complimentary breakfast at the restaurant was one of my favorites of the trip!
They have 8 different room types to choose from, all photos are from a Jungle Room. The Jungle Room was a smaller room with everything you need plus a private garden area with outdoor shower.
Price: $450-$650 per night not including the villa
This is another one that I have not stayed at, yet at least but hopefully next time! This gorgeous hotel features 7 different room types with the majority featuring a full or partial ocean view. The toes-in-the-sand restaurant features a delicious seasonal menu. They offer experience from massage to yoga to stone treatments and kite surfing.
Price: $350-$800 per night
Rosa del Viento Tulum
Where to stay in Tulum, budget-friendly option. This hotel has very spacious rooms, especially for the price. There are 16 oceanfront rooms and 26 jungle view rooms. The restaurant has sweeping ocean views and has good but not amazing food. A complimentary breakfast is also included. This hotel does feature a great beach area with lots of loungers, palapas, and great service. The location at the southern end of the hotel zone makes it a little quieter and a little farther from restaurants and shopping. They do have a good menu of activities and are known for their weddings.
Price: $200-$350 per night
Luxury on the Riviera Maya. While this hotel is a beautiful luxury, beachfront hotel right in the heart of Tulum I put it further down on my list because it does not have the bohemian Tulum aesthetic that most people are looking for while visiting Tulum.
The hotel features 71 suites and beachfront rooms individually appointed. They have 3 very good restaurants on sites serving Mexican, Asian, and seafood. The hotel is known for its beach club and incredible pool area as well as the spa. You can visit the beach club with a modestly priced day pass and this I do recommend.
This is a new property in Tulum, it was brand new when I stayed in October 2020. The grounds and room are beautiful, I especially loved the large hammock on the patio. I will say, this is the only hotel in Tulum that I stayed at that did not include a complimentary breakfast. They did, however, deliver fresh-made coffee to you every morning.
I stayed in an ocean view room and found it to be quite spacious. The restaurant on site is absolutely beautifully designed and the 2 guys working there were some of the nicest around! The hotel was so new when I was there that there were no beach chairs or loungers, I do believe there are some now, but this hotel is right next door to the Rosa Del Viento who has plenty of beach loungers to share. This hotel was a bit rough around the edges, probably because it was so new at the time of my stay, however; I do believe for the price I would recommend the other hotels on the list above this one.
Looking for other Riviera Maya ideas, check out my post on the luxury Mayakoba area and my Ultimate Luxury Resort Guide to Los Cabos.
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