An up-to-date 2023 guide to the best resorts on Tulum Beach, Mexico. Features the top luxury hotels, all-inclusive resorts, and seaside stays with ocean views!
Looking to escape the hustle and bustle of Cancun with a relaxing luxury stay in Tulum? You’re in luck.
The accommodation options in Tulum’s Hotel Zone have multiplied over the past few years, and there are now plenty of great luxury hotels and all-inclusive resorts to choose from.
- 6 Best Luxury Resorts on Tulum Beach & Hotel Zone
- 3 Best All-Inclusive Resorts on Tulum Beach
- 3 Affordable Tulum Beach Hotels
- More Tulum Accommodation & Travel Guides
By Olly Gaspar, traveler, travel blogger & photographer for 5+ years with 600+ published travel guides. I visit every place I write about & share real tips from what I learn.
6 Best Luxury Resorts on Tulum Beach & Hotel Zone
La Zebra a Colibri Boutique Hotel is definitely one of the best places to stay in Tulum. Located on the beach, this hotel provides a level of luxury and service that is unmatchable.
They offer 6 different room choices, with some of them even including private pools and open access to the Caribbean Sea. All rooms offer coffee machines, air-conditioners, free wifi, a private bathroom, and king beds! La Zebra is the perfect choice for families and groups. The hotel offers a large outdoor swimming pool, massages, spa treatments, and hot tubs.
Located just a few short steps from the ocean Hotel Ma'xanab Tulum is another great choice. It boasts an outdoor swimming pool, fitness & wellness center, and an on-site restaurant. It is a smaller hotel with 16 rooms that have incredible views over the Caribbean sea or surrounding palm trees.
This hotel caters to those who enjoy relaxing to the sound of the ocean with a fresh cocktail in hand and those who like exploring or touring. Conveniently tours can be arranged from the hotel and the Tulum Archeological site is 10km from the property.
A delicious la carte breakfast can be enjoyed overlooking the ocean. It is a great base for those wanting to explore all of the things to do in Tulum.
Encantada Tulum is a hidden gem resort on a beach near Tulum neighboring Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve. This is the perfect choice for those looking for a quiet stay with only the sounds of the ocean.
The rooms are uniquely designed standing high and featuring bungalow-styled architecture. Mosquito nets are available over each bed and large windows that open up over the ocean and surrounding palms. An outstanding free breakfast with yogurt, granola, and fresh bread is included. The bar serves delicious cocktails and has a Mexican and international lunch menu.
Wellness services are available on the beach or within the rooms and free bicycles are available for guests to use during their stay.
4. Casa Malca
Located on a private beach area surrounded by palm trees, the Casa Malca hotel is another great luxury option when staying in Tulum. Casa Malca is located very close to the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, and just 10 kilometers from the main Tulum town and Mayan Ruins.
Spacious private rooms overlook the incredible maze-styled gardens or the ocean. There is an on-site restaurant and room service for those who want to sip on a cocktail and relax next to one of the three swimming pools. The Casa Malca also offers luxury spa treatments and yoga classes.
Reviews show that Casa Malca is perfect for honeymooners and couples.
The perfect adult-only boutique hotel beach choice with impeccable views over the ocean. Hotel guests can relax in their own private plunge pools or eat delicious food from the on-site restaurant. The hotel offers wellness services, bicycle rental, and room service.
The rooms are fully air-conditioned and boast jet tubs, sea views, free wifi, and private bathrooms. Huge glass doors showcase incredible beachfront views and ultimately this brings the rooms to life. There are a range of cafes nearby for those wanting to enjoy a coffee or brunch.
Hotel guests can enjoy an on-site DJ whilst sipping on cocktails in the main outdoor infinity pool area. If you are looking for one of the best boutique hotels in the Yucatan peninsula, this might be the choice for you!
6. La Valise
La Valise Tulum is truly special, just take a look at that architecture! The design of this hotel is treehouse-inspired, but with a modern touch. All rooms have water views and some rooms showcase a moving bed that can be rolled outside, ultimately this is the perfect choice for honeymooners.
La Valise Tulum is adults only and offers plenty of activities, such as curative pre-hispanic sound healing, personalized yoga classes, sailing and snorkeling the Caribbean Sea, or embarking on a Sian Ka'an Safari.
If you are looking for an easy-access beachfront hotel with private parking, surrounded by palm trees. Without a doubt, this is an excellent hotel choice!
3 Best All-Inclusive Resorts on Tulum Beach
The ultimate all-inclusive adults-only beach resort is one that shouldn't be missed. Offering deluxe spacious rooms, outdoor swimming pools, and an on-site spa and fitness center it has options for anyone wanting a unique experience.
The outdoor open-air restaurant boasts incredible views over the Caribbean sea and outstanding meals. Additionally, it has themed dinner nights and nightly entertainment that can also be enjoyed on the property. The resort is 30 minutes drive from Tulum city center however this isn't a problem as taxis can be arranged.
Yoga classes are available as well as outdoor volleyball, table tennis, aerobics, and diving. Lastly, there are many cenotes that shouldn't be missed especially Casa Cenote which is a short 3-minute drive away.
If you're wanting to experience 5-star service out of a famous Tulum beach resort go no further than Bahia Principe Grand Tulum. This all-inclusive resort has 'EXTRA' written all over it. The property has been newly renovated and showcases 3 large outdoor swimming pools, 9 bars, 4 on-site restaurants, its own waterpark, casino, nightclub, tennis court, and fitness center.
It offers its guests a range of large room options which are perfect for traveling families or large groups. Rooms include a flat-screen TV, mini bar, fridge, coffee machine, and private bathrooms.
There are a range of activities that the property offers such as stand-up comedy, a kid's club, babysitting services, water sports, mini golf, a games room, and cooking classes. It really does have it all!
Our last all-inclusive resort choice is the Dreams Tulum Resort and Spa. Located just a few short minutes from the magnificent ancient Mayan Ruins and a 20-minute drive from the incredible Dos Ojos Cenote. This property sits along the white sandy beach of Tulum.
This 5-star luxury resort is a great place as it offers something to everyone. There is an adults-only section that boasts swim-out suites to the main pool. For the children, it has its very own water park and Explorers Club. This wouldn't be a luxury experience without a spa and that's exactly what Dreams Tulum offers. Guests can enjoy a beauty salon and a range of massage and wellness treatments.
The rooms are beautifully decorated and have views over the sea and gardens and can sleep 2-7 guests. Additionally, it offers large beds, air-conditioning, free wifi, private bathrooms, and balconies.
Lastly, it even has its very own dive shop. There is so much to love about Dreams Tulum Resort and spa!
3 Affordable Tulum Beach Hotels
10. Selina Tulum
An affordable choice for those on a lower budget. Selina Tulum is a 4-star pet-friendly hotel located on the sandy beachfront of South Tulum. Furthermore, this one is just a short 5-minute walk from the famous wooden sculpture Ven a la Luz.
There are a range of room options to choose from with a tepee, dorm, loft, and family rooms available. Additionally, rooms feature comfortable large beds air-conditioning, wifi, private bathrooms, and balconies. Furthermore, it offers an excellent breakfast which is included in the stay and guests can request to have pets in the private rooms.
There is a large shared kitchen for those wanting to cook themselves and an outdoor swimming pool, an on-site restaurant and as a matter of fact, it even has its very own nightclub.
Another great budget choice is the Punta Piedra Beach Posada. If you're looking for your own private beach area within Tulum National Park, this is the one. This eco-friendly accommodation screams ultimate relaxation without the worry of emptying your wallet.
The surrounding areas are quiet and relaxing, Cenote Calavera is 6km away and is a perfect day activity from the property. Also, Punta Piedra Beach Posada offers cabin-style options which each have a fan, shower, and mosquito nets as well as a restaurant on-site that specializes in Tapas which is known to be delicious.
Most importantly, there is an outdoor swimming pool and beach bar for those wanting to relax without leaving the property. It truly is a great value-for-money option.
12. Uman Glamping & Cenote Tulum - Tulum Beach Accommodation on a Budget
The perfect place for those wanting a unique experience nestled within the jungle just a short walk from Tulum beach.
Uman Glamping is one of those places that take your breath away. This adults-only luxury tent experience offers a delicious breakfast and incredible views over the surrounding cenote. Additionally, the property has hammocks and secluded lounge areas that are perfect for reading or relaxing with a loved one. Bicycles can be rented and there is a daily housekeeping service.
All in all, if you're looking to unwind and relax in a calm and quiet environment Uman Glamping and Cenote is the choice for you.
More Tulum Accommodation & Travel Guides
I hope that this guide to the best resorts on Tulum Beach has been useful for helping you plan where to stay!
However, make sure you don't miss some of my other guides below– I guarantee that you'll find something you would have missed for your trip otherwise!