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

  • Coral Tulum Luxury Boutique Hotel

    Coral Tulum Hotel

    Tulum Beach| 1 Bed | 1 Bath
    This Tulum hotel uses the soothing color palette of the coral reef to create an atmosphere of unfound luxury on the heavenly, powdery beaches of Tulum.   Only 20 suites some with private pools, turndown service, a king size extra large suite, sweeping views of the Caribbean Sea and an incredible on-site restaurant, nothing has been forgotten at Coral Tulum Hotel.

  • Casa Madera

    Tulum Beach| 2 Beds | 2 Bath
    This windswept beachfront is all about unwinding and getting in touch with nature. Awe-inspiring views of Papaya Playa and Tulum beach, 2 stylish bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, over-sized terrace with a pool, and free Wi-Fi .

  • 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. 

  • Be Tulum Boutique Hotel & Resort Tulum Mexico

    Be Tulum Boutique Hotel

    Tulum Beach| 1 Bed | 1 Bath
    Mix three parts ‘beach’, two parts ‘chic’ and you have Be Tulum, a cool spot on an awesome beach. You’ll Be-vacationing in style in your own beach bungalow with nearly all the conveniences of home. Services on site include their beach bar/restaurant, Spa services and more.

  • Tulum Beach House Rental Casa Bonita

    Casa Bonita

    Tulum Beach| 2 Beds | 1 Bath
    Cute little beach house right on Tulum beach. This is a rare find as most accommodations are in boutique hotels. The casa can sleep up to 4 people. A cozy little gem for sure. Alternate energy and ecofriendly accommodations.

  • Beach House Vacation Rental Casa Vallejo by Zamas Bungalows

    Casa Vallejo

    Tulum Beach| 6 Beds | 5 Bath
    Enjoy this 5 bedroom ocean view beach house affiliated with Zamas Bungalows on Tulum beach. Located across the street from the beach, 100 mtrs./yrds from Zamas. Service from the restaurant and dive shop next door are steps away.

  • 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.

  • Ana y Jose Hotel and Spa

    Tulum Beach| 1 to 2 Beds | 1 Bath
    Come to Tulum for the sun, surf and sand. Stay at the family-owned beachfront hotel with its 14 air-conditioned rooms, an elegant swimming pool and a lovely beach restaurant & bar. Embrace an 'unplugged' vacation with no TV, emails or work calls. You deserve it!

     
  • casa palapa papaya playa

    Casa Palapa

    Tulum Beach| 5 Beds | 5 Bath
    This eco-chic oceanfront house is spacious enough to accommodate up to 10 people, stylish enough to host a wedding and rustic enough to be different. Minimalist design, a master suite with a Jacuzzi, jaw-dropping outdoor lounge, a private pool.

  • Hip Hotel Boutique Hotel on Tulum Beach

    Hip Hotel

    Tulum Beach| 1 to 2 Beds | 1 Bath
    This beachfront hotel with only 22 rooms is located away from the busier beach road sections of Tulum for a peaceful, tranquil stay for couples and families. Recently opened by the Ana y Jose Hotel Group, you are sure to have all the benefits of a Tulum vacation.

     
  • Nomade Tulum Boutique Eco Chic Hotel on the beach

    Nomade Tulum Hotel

    Tulum Beach| 1 to 2 Beds | 1 to 2 Bath
    This low key luxury hotel is on one of the best parts of Tulum Beach with picturesque Caribbean views. Enjoy their onsite restaurant, beachfront bar and evening beach campfires while you unplug on your vacation.

  • 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.

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