Where to stay in Tulum

Where to stay in Tulum

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Tulum is nestled on a particularly spectacular section of Mexico’s stunning Caribbean coastline and offers a heady mix of powder-white sand beaches, glimmering green-blue waters, barely touched tropical jungle, and the preserved ruins of an ancient Mayan port city. And there are some exceptional places to stay.

Where to stay in Tulum depends somewhat on your vacation criteria, but we’ve hand-picked some of the very best Tulum luxury resorts and 5 star hotels in Tulum, highlighting the details that make them truly special, to help you decide.

Located just an hour south of Cancun on Mexico’s Riviera Maya on the Yucatan peninsula, Tulum has garnered a reputation as the place to be for an eco-chic vacation in tropical paradise, and rightly so.

Despite being well on the map now, and all over Instagram – Tulum is one of the most Instagram-friendly places on the planet – it still has a tranquil beauty, and an aura of adventure and uncharted exploration.

Its unique blend of natural wonders, ancient ruins, unspoiled coastline, and sustainability-conscious culture makes Tulum a must-visit, and Jennifer Aniston, Gigi Hadid, Leonardo DiCaprio, Reese Witherspoon, Cara Delevingne, Drew Barrymore, and Alessandra Ambrosio are just some of the stars who’ve been known to vacation there.

It also has a plethora of options for when you’re considering where to stay in Tulum, which can be somewhat daunting, and is exactly why we put together this guide. We’ve only included the most luxurious resorts and 5 star hotels in Tulum, where you can unwind, enjoy the spellbinding beauty all around you, reconnect with nature, while also indulging in all the finest creature comforts you’d expect on a luxury vacation in Mexico.

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Wild Bay Co is as much a celebration of the people who make these incredible experiences possible, as it is a celebration of the luxury resorts and hotels themselves. If you’ve stayed somewhere outstanding that deserves recognition for its exceptional attention to detail as well as its stunning setting then contact us and let us know.

Tulum’s best kept secret luxury boutique hotel.


Away from the crowds but right around the corner Jashita is one of the best luxury boutique hotels in Tulum.

A luxury Tulum resort for a dream Mexico vacation

Bathed by the colours of the Caribbean, the gentle aromas of bougainvilleas, and the turquoise blue ocean. Jashita is a luxury boutique hotel located on one of Tulum’s most protected and off-the-beaten-track bays: Soliman Bay. It’s also one of the best 5 star hotels in Tulum.

With only 30 luxury suites and two hectares of beachfront property, Jashita Hotel offers privacy and exclusivity for all of its guests.

At the heart of Jashita resides a sense of home. Whether you are on a romantic getaway or a family vacation, a feeling of belonging will bind you to this special place and its loving people.

At Jashita’s beachfront restaurant Pandano each dish is prepared with locally grown ingredients, bringing to the table the best of both the Mexican and the Italian tradition.

To pamper your body and relax your mind, Jashita’s Yoga Studio and Caoba SPA are open daily. The adult-only swimming pool areas allow tranquility and personal space for guests who simply want to daydream quietly. For families, the child-friendly swimming pool provides another refreshing area where children can play peacefully.

Take long walks on the beach, watch majestic pelicans swoop over your head, and taste delicious meals on the beach.

These are just a few things that Jashita Hotel Tulum an unforgettable experience and an excellent choice for where to stay in Tulum.

Exciting and unique beachfront accommodation.

The Beach Tulum Hotel

The Beach Tulum hotel is an upscale, adult only boutique hotel on the beautiful white sand beach of Tulum.

Relax and rejuvenate

The Beach Tulum Hotel features 28 rooms with fabulous amenities in an eco-friendly upscale style. Splurge in one of its 8 Junior Suites, or choose the equally lovely Deluxe or Rooftop. Use of beach beds and the beach area in front of the rooms is exclusively for guests to use.

Enjoy amazing food and drink at Ziggy’s Restaurant which serves only the finest international cuisine with a taste of Mexico. The specialty is freshly-caught local seafood and fine meat cuts seared to perfection on the open view grill.

Make the most of the Riviera Maya and its more than 70 miles of sandy beaches facing the turquoise Mexican Caribbean waters, warm year round and perfect for snorkeling, diving and fishing.

The Beach Tulum Hotel is one of the best 5 star hotels in Tuluma and acts as a brilliant base to enjoy the region and make the most of your idyllic surroundings. You can also get married right on the beach if you’re looking for wedding destinations too.

Our sustainable sanctuary in Tulum is nestled between the jungle and the Caribbean sea, where we connect, dream and celebrate.

Habitas Tulum

Part of the Habitas family Habitas Tulum is a unique, luxurious, jaw-droppingly beautiful place to stay.

Our home in the jungle

Wake up to a sunrise over the ocean or immerse yourself in the jungle.

Designed to coexist with nature, Habitas Tulum’s rooms are built with materials that leave no impact on the environment. With natural palapa roofs, canvas walls, outdoor rain showers, and at least 500 square feet of private space, each room provides the perfect environment for rest and reflection.

Moro, Habitas Tulum’s restaurant helmed by Chef Horacio Dardano, is the heartbeat of the resort. The menu is an ode to Spanish cuisine with Moorish influences. Dishes are cooked over a wood fired oven using locally sourced ingredients.

Wellness is woven into the fabric of everything at Habitas, and combines the best techniques and ancestral practices from different parts of the world, led mainly with a strong influence of the local Mayan culture.

And there’s plenty of activities on offer with Habitas as your base. Explore Tulum’s underwater worlds, learn freediving or sail into the sunset to discover pristine Yucatan jungles and ocean wildlife.

One of the best options for where to stay in Tulum.

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