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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Suenos de Tulum Boutique Hotel

    Tulum Beach| 1 to 3 Beds | 1 Bath
    Art imitates life on the beach at Suenos Tulum  with amazing wall reliefs and murals that reflect Nature and the Maya in the context of the beach environment. This alternate energy mini-resort has 12 rooms in four different buildings, plus a beach front swimming pool and restaurant.

  • Zorba Tulum Penthouse

    Zorba Tulum Penthouse

    Tulum Beach| 2 Beds | 2 Bath
    Enjoy stellar views of Tulum beach from this incredible penthouse perch! Bird's eye view of the white sand and turquoise sea from this exclusive 2BR home.

  • 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

  • Zorba Villa 3 Tulum Mexico

    Zorba Tulum Villa 3

    Tulum Beach| 4 Beds | 3 Bath
    Cradled by a canopy of cascading palm trees, Zorba Villa 3 is a three-bedroom, three-bathroom, private oasis on beachfront property that is located just minutes from Tulum’s famed Beach Road.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 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.

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