A selection of the best five star hotels in Tulum, Mexico. A selection by Laura Becker
Coco Unlimited, a 5-star boutique hotel, opened its doors in July 2020. Located just a few steps away from South Tulum Beach, this luxurious establishment boasts an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a garden, and a terrace. Each of its air-conditioned rooms features free WiFi and a private bathroom, as well as a wardrobe and a safety deposit box. Some rooms also include a balcony with beautiful sea views. Guests can enjoy a delicious à la carte or American breakfast, served in the hotel’s restaurant. Moreover, Coco Unlimited offers room service, a 24-hour front desk, and the possibility of booking tours for its visitors. The Tulum Archeological Site is 11 km away, while the Parque Nacional Tulum is 4.8 km from the hotel. Cozumel International Airport, 86 km away, can be reached via a paid airport shuttle service.
Rooms: 26 Stars: 5
Una Vida is a boutique hotel nestled in the lush jungle of Tulum, just a few blocks from the bustling town center, restaurants, and bars. Our tranquil oasis is just 5 km from the beautiful beach of Tulum, where guests can access exclusive beach clubs or the public beach. Our eleven Villas, nestled among tall trees, feature garden and jungle views, dream catchers, and locally sourced handcrafts. Enjoy the zen-like pool and common area, perfect for families, friends, and couples. Our staff is available to ensure your stay is comfortable, with private chefs, bartenders, concierges, housekeeping, and airport shuttles. Our 17 rooms include 7 one-bedroom, 6 two-bedroom, 3 Tropical King Rooms, and 1 full 3-bedroom house with a private pool and patio. Enjoy your home away from home at Una Vida.
Rooms: 20 Stars: 5
Hotel Bardo – Adults Only is one of the best five star hotels in Tulum. This boutique hotel opened in November 2019 and offers air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, free private parking, room service, free bikes, an outdoor swimming pool, and a garden. The bar serves drinks and the restaurant serves Italian, Mexican and Steakhouse cuisine, plus vegetarian and vegan options. All rooms come with a wardrobe, bed linen, a terrace with a garden view, a private bathroom with a shower, free toiletries and a hairdryer, and a safety deposit box. Hotel Bardo – Adults Only offers a à la carte or an American breakfast. The hotel is conveniently located near Tulum Archeological Site (5.5 km) and Tulum Bus station (1.3 km). The nearest airport is Cozumel International, 80 km away, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.
Rooms: 29 Stars: 5
Casa Malca is a boutique hotel nestled on an untouched beach in Tulum. Enjoy the bar-restaurant, lush gardens and well-appointed rooms with air conditioning and picturesque views of the Caribbean Sea or gardens. Private bathrooms come with complimentary toiletries and towels. Explore the nearby town of Tulum or the ancient Mayan ruins, both located within 10 km of the property. Cancún International Airport is 125 km away and complimentary parking is available.
Rooms: 71 Stars: 5
Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa is an award-winning five-star resort located near the ancient Mayan ruins and the bohemian town of Tulum. The resort is nestled in acres of tropical gardens and jungle, offering a tranquil escape. Every room is designed with a private and furnished terrace or balcony, marble bathroom, daily refreshed mini-bar, and 24-hour room service. Guests can choose to stay in the secluded adults-only section or enjoy direct access to a pool from one of the swim-out suites. For families, there is a splash park located near the Explorer’s Club, where kids can have fun while adults enjoy the on-site watersports and dive shop or discounted greens fees at the nearby Riviera Maya Golf Club. The Dreams Spa by Pevonia® offers a traditional Mayan spa ceremony experience, while the restaurants provide gourmet dining options and unlimited top-shelf spirits. With nightly entertainment, guests can enjoy a dream vacation at Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa.
Rooms: 657 Stars: 5
Experience luxurious living at Orchid House Tulum. This 5-star boutique hotel offers all the amenities you need for a perfect stay. With a concierge service, dry cleaning service and a 24-hour front desk, you don’t need to worry about a thing. Enjoy the outdoor swimming pool and garden, or take in the view from the terrace. Indulge in the delicious food at the on-site restaurant and stay connected with free WiFi. Located near South Tulum Beach and Tulum Archeological Site, the hotel is also just 79 km from Cozumel International Airport.
Rooms: 12 Stars: 5
Experience a new level of luxury at Mi Amor, the ultimate five star boutique hotel in Tulum. Unwind and take in the beauty of the Caribbean Sea as you relax in your private plunge pool or sip masterful cocktails in the infinity pool. Enjoy a live DJ session and indulge in delicious food and drinks. Let the sensuality, design, nature, and style of this unique hotel inspire you to ignite your spirit and awaken your senses. Disconnect from the world and reconnect with yourself and each other, in a paradise that will make you feel free. Mi Amor, for the love of life.
Rooms: 19 Stars: 5
Experience luxury at Hotel Ma’xanab Tulum, situated a few steps from South Tulum Beach. Opened in September 2019, this 5-star boutique hotel offers air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi and private bathrooms. Enjoy a host of amenities, including free bikes, free private parking, an outdoor pool, a fitness centre, a garden and more. Dine on Mexican cuisine, with vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options, or opt for the à la carte, continental or American breakfast. The Tulum Archeological Site is just 10 km away and the Cozumel International airport is 84 km away, with a paid airport shuttle available. Take a tour or make use of the room service and concierge service to make your stay even more special.
Rooms: 16 Stars: 5
The hotel has a spa and fitness center and offers yoga classes. Guests can also enjoy beach activities such as volleyball and kayaking. The hotel has a business center, a library and a lounge area. Be Tulum offers a unique and luxurious experience for guests who want to explore the Caribbean Sea and its many attractions. Located in Tulum, Mexico, Be Tulum is the perfect destination for a memorable holiday. From the luxurious suites, to the on-site restaurants, to the access to the Caribbean Sea, Be Tulum offers a truly unique experience. Relax in one of the two outdoor swimming pools, enjoy the beach activities, and enjoy the nearby attractions. For the perfect getaway, choose Be Tulum and experience the beauty of Mexico.
Rooms: 64 Stars: 5
Hotelito Azul is an exclusive 4-star boutique hotel, located 6 km from the Tulum Archeological Site in Mexico. This 2017-opened hotel offers a private beach, free WiFi, a bar, and an American breakfast. Guests can enjoy the terrace and bike hire is available. All rooms come with a desk, private bathroom with free toiletries and hairdryer, and a seating area. The hotel is close to Parque Nacional Tulum and Cesiak, and Tulum Bus station is 5km away. Cozumel International Airport is 67km from Hotelito Azul.
Rooms: 31 Stars: 5
Best areas to find hotels in Tulum, Mexico
Tulum is a stunning beach destination in Mexico. With its white sandy beaches, lush jungle and ancient Mayan ruins, it’s no wonder it’s become one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. If you’re looking for a place to stay in Tulum, you’re in luck – there are plenty of great hotels to choose from. Here are some of the best areas to search for a hotel in Tulum, Mexico.
The heart of Tulum is the beachfront hotel zone, where visitors can find some of the best hotels in the area. This area is great for those who want to be close to the beach, as well as to the town’s restaurants and nightlife. Hotels here often feature luxurious amenities such as private pools, spas, and direct beach access.
Another great area to look for hotels in Tulum is the downtown area. Here you can find a variety of budget-friendly accommodations, as well as some more upscale hotels. This area is great for those looking for a more authentic Mexican experience, as it’s close to many of the town’s cultural attractions.
If you’re looking for a more secluded, tranquil experience, then you should consider checking out hotels in the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve. This area is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the region, and visitors can stay in eco-friendly resorts or beachfront cabanas.
Finally, for those looking for a luxurious stay near the beach, the Aldea Zama area is a great option. This part of town is home to some of the most high-end hotels in Tulum, and visitors can enjoy amenities such as infinity pools, private beach access, and more.
No matter where you decide to stay in Tulum, you’re sure to have an amazing experience. With so many great hotels to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect place to stay.