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

  • Tulum Beach House for Vacation Rentals Casa de las Palmas Tulum Mexico

    Casa de las Palmas

    Tulum Beach| 5 Beds | 3 Bath
    One of few beach houses on amazing Tulum beach. This 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom alternate energy house is close to restaurants & beach bars. Each bedroom has a balcony. Multiple living spaces, kitchen. Sleeps 8 adults, 3 small kids

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Villa Sanara

    Tulum Beach| 3 Beds | 3 Bath
    Ideal for a stylish Riviera Maya getaway with family or friends, this tropical contemporary three-bedroom villa sits just steps away from the beach at a luxurious eco hotel in beautiful Tulum.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Cabanas Tulum Boutique Hotel on Tulum beach since 1973.

    Cabanas Tulum Hotel

    Tulum Beach| 1 to 2 Beds | 1 Bath
    Cabañas Tulum first established in 1972 is located on a large stretch of beautiful beach, surrounded by coconut palms and the turquoise sea. It's the perfect place to relax and connect with nature.

  • 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.

  • Casa Mandala Tulum beach house vacation rental

    Casa Mandala

    Tulum Beach| 5 Beds | 4 Bath
    Casa Mandala Tulum, A tropical paradise for you to unwind in. Come enjoy this semi-private home tucked away with 2 other homes in a private slice of Paradise.

  • 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.

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