Tulum Beaches

Chic Beach Destination

Unlike other ‘popular’ beach destinations of the Caribbean, Tulum beach boasts a rich historical past. Being one of the last cities inhabited and built by the Mayas, Tulum beach hosts the ONLY archaeological site located along the shores of Riviera Maya. Most Tulum visitors remain on the beaches located right in front of the Tulum Ruins, but move further south and you will find the pristine beaches everyone talks about.

Rich Historical Past On Some of the Most Sought-After Beaches

To reach the Tulum beaches outside of the Tulum ruins, take the Coba road east in the direction of Boca Paila and bear right on the Tulum beach road. There are beach clubs located along the Tulum beach road, where you can use their parking, restaurant and beach chairs for the mere cost of a lunch. If you prefer not to use a beach club, turn to the left at the end of the Coba road and seek out the old Santa Fe Beach where locals and regular visitors hang on the beach.

With the soft white sand under your toes, you’ll understand why Tulum beach is a bohemian beach destination. Long stretches of uninterrupted beach allow for long walks, privacy, a feeling of solitude and few other people sharing your little paradise. The sand is finer than other beaches, and the water can seem ‘bluer’ than other cities.

Tulum beaches are loved by locals and visitors alike as people are scarce and beauty is abundant on the shores of Tulum. The simple pleasures found on the beaches of Tulum remain timeless!

A Word to the Wise: Tulum Beach

  • This is a sandy beach with isolated rocks
  • The beach is semi-private in front of the resorts and hotels
  • Foot protection is not required in most areas
  • Snorkeling and swimming are recommended when seas are calm
  • Beware of currents, stay near shore

Stay Close By

  • Zorba Villa 3 Tulum Mexico

    Zorba Tulum Villa 4

    Tulum Beach| 4 Beds | 3 Bath
    Nestled among a canopy of trees, Zorba Villa 4 is a three-bedroom, three-bathroom private oasis in Tulum with access to powdery-soft sand and turquoise blue waters of Tulum Beach.

  • Zorba Villa 2 Tulum Mexico

    Zorba Tulum Villa 2

    Tulum Beach| 3 Beds | 3 Bath
    Nestled on an enchanting, naturally-landscaped, beachfront property, Zorba Villa 2 is a three-bedroom, three-bathroom home that offers the best of both worlds – a private oasis located minutes away from the bewitching, laid-back charm for which Tulum is known.

  • Maria del Mar Boutique Hotel Tulum Beach

    Maria del Mar Boutique Hotel

    Tulum Beach| 1 Bed | 1 Bath
    This beautifully designed hotel takes the best of Tulum’s picturesque coast and local restaurant scene and puts it into one exquisitely designed vacation.

  • Casa Ixchel

    Tulum Beach | 9 Beds | 6 Bath
    Casa Ixchel combines minimalist, eco-friendly design with maximum home comforts including a full-service staff. Located in Tulum, this six-bedroom, 6.5-bathroom vacation villa is the last property before the entrance to the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve. Views of the shimmering Caribbean Sea can be seen from nearly every room.

  • Casa Gaia

    Tulum Beach| 1 Bed | 1 Bath
    This romantic vacation rental faces the Caribbean sea on a beautiful part of Tulum Beach. Surrounded by tropical gardens, palm trees and open blue sky, you will instantly shift from work to life the second you place your bags on the floor.

  • The Beach Boutique Hotel on Tulum Beach

    The Beach Tulum Hotel

    Tulum Beach| 1 Bed | 1 Bath
    Choose from 3 Special Deals! Extraordinary Tulum Beach Boutique Hotel. The Beach Tulum is an adult only, boutique hotel that provides all the luxury amenities you could dream of while staying true to the bohemian feel of this beautiful beachfront town.

  • Exclusive Beach House for rent Casa Chic in Tulum Mexico

    Casa Chic

    Tulum Beach| 6 Beds | 5 Bath
    Casa Chic is a beachfront villa located within Rancho San Eric on the southern end of beautiful Tulum beach. This is a semi-private stretch of pure white sand just above the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve, a protected 1.3 million acre reserve.

  • El Paraiso Hotel Tulum

    El Paraiso Hotel Tulum

    Tulum Beach| 1-2 Beds | 1 Bath
    Without a doubt, such a heavenly place, with miles of powder-soft sandy beaches and the crystalline waters of the Caribbean, deserves nothing less than the name El Paraiso or “paradise” hotel. Only 10 rooms with ac and wifi.  Guests have lounge chairs on the beach. Bikes available for rent. 

  • Casa Laura by Zamas Tulum

    Casa Laura

    Tulum Beach| 5 Beds | 3 Bath
    Part of the Hotel Zamas property, Casa Laura is a great option for wedding parties or large groups travelling together. You have all the amenities of their beachfront hotel with the added privacy and convenience of a vacation home.

  • Zobra Villa 5, Tulum Mexico

    Zorba Tulum Villa 5

    Tulum Beach| 6 Beds | 5 Bath
    With captivating views of the turquoise Caribbean Sea and powdery-soft sand and a private, seaside pool, Zorba Villa 5 is an expansive oasis of tranquility near the heart of Tulum’s famed beach community.

  • Hacienda Paraiso Tulum villa vacation home rental Tulum

    Hacienda Paraiso Tulum

    Tulum Beach| 8 Beds | 7 Bath
    Luxury Tulum beachfront vacation villa with stunning beach and Caribbean views. Located right on the beach this luxury villa sleeps up to 16 people and provides a picture perfect vacation.

  • Zobra Tulum Villa 1

    Zorba Tulum Villa 1

    Tulum Beach| 2 Beds | 2 Bath
    Zorba Villa 1 is a two-bedroom, two-bathroom beachfront escape where rustic elegance meets boho-chic. Enjoy unparalleled views of the azure blue water of the Caribbean and powdery-white sand of the Tulum beach only steps away from your home.

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