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12 Best Beachfront Hotels in Tulum, Mexico

If you’re planning a getaway in Tulum, odds are, you’re going for its spectacular beaches. There’s no better way to enjoy them than from a beachfront hotel, some of which allow you to fall peacefully asleep to the azure waves. You might even be able to wake up to a glorious sunrise over the Caribbean. These beachfront properties are some of the top picks in the area for the ultimate Mexican-Caribbean escape.

Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa - Tulum Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa
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Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa - Tulum

A top-rated hotel in Tulum, Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa sits on a secluded stretch of powder sugar-like sands just north of Tulum near the Mayan ruins. The all-inclusive rates include unlimited buffet meals and gourmet a la carte dining, top-shelf liquor, domestic and international house wines, as well as daily refills of in-room minibars and 24-hour room service. Snorkeling and diving are available along with free traditional Mayan temazcal ceremonies and two beachfront pools (one with a swim-up bar). Families will appreciate the kids’ club with a water park and the teens get their own club too. The holistic spa has a hydrotherapy area and bungalows for pampering treatments. The rooms are spacious and all come with balconies or terraces- some have jetted tubs and swim-up terraces.

Key Amenities:

  • Free traditional Mayan temazcal ceremonies

  • Kids’ club with a water park + a teens’ club

  • Two beachfront pools

Ahau Tulum Ahau Tulum
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Ahau Tulum

Ahau Tulum is nestled in the jungle providing the opportunity to immerse yourself in Tulum’s artsy, sustainable lifestyle. It includes a magnificent white sandy beach with spectacular cabanas for relaxation and guests can also enjoy sunrise meditation and daily yoga classes in an oceanfront studio. Massages, drum, and shamanic circles are available and certified instructors are on staff for learning how to kiteboard or paddleboard. The on-site restaurant offers a menu of Caribbean-inspired Mexican fare, while rooms feature ultra-comfy beds with mosquito netting and decks with sea or garden views.

Key Amenities:

  • White sandy beach with cabins

  • Activities such as paddleboard and yoga classes

  • On-site restaurant serving Caribbean-inspired Mexican fare

Nueva Vida de Ramiro Nueva Vida de Ramiro
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Nueva Vida de Ramiro

Nueva Vida de Ramiro is an eco-friendly, mostly solar-powered property on a gorgeous stretch of the Tulum beach strip with soft and powdery sands, complete with umbrellas, loungers, and day beds for unwinding while enjoying the dazzling Caribbean views. Turtle releases take place here too. There is no pool on-site, but the grounds are incredibly lush and you’ll find an outstanding Argentine restaurant with a craft bar just across the road where the complimentary breakfast is served. Bike rentals are available and rooms include options for oceanfront suites with furnished terraces and stunning sea views.

Key Amenities:

  • Set on a beach with umbrellas, loungers, and day beds

  • Bike rentals available

  • Argentine restaurant and craft bar

Sanara Tulum Sanará
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Sanara Tulum

Sanara Tulum is a barefoot luxury boutique hotel on Tulum Beach, with its name translating to “you will heal.” A chic eco-retreat, guests enjoy direct access to a private stretch of sands with water activities available, along with a small pool, a spa with nutritional programs, massages, and healing treatments, as well as a beachside yoga studio with yoga and other daily classes like paddleboarding. The indoor-outdoor eatery serves healthy, organic fare with gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan options, and there’s a bar for smoothies, juices, mocktails, and alcoholic beverages. Rooms include air-conditioning, yoga mats, beach towels, minibars, and bottled water.

Key Amenities:

  • Direct access to a private stretch of beach and water activities

  • Beachside yoga studio with a variety of classes

  • Healthy organic fare with gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan options enjoyed on-site

Amansala Resort Yoga, Wellness Retreats & Spa Amansala
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Amansala Resort Yoga, Wellness Retreats & Spa

Located right along a picturesque beach, Amansala Resort is the place to go to heal or enhance wellness. An all-inclusive property, it’s renowned for its luxurious, eco-chic accommodation with a variety of room options that include beachfront settings with sea views. World-class fitness and yoga classes are available, as well as full spa services, such as facials, body treatments, reflexology, and massage. A variety of retreats are available, while dining includes farm-to-table cuisine enjoyed on the seafront terrace.

Key Amenities:

  • Full-service spa with reflexology and massages

  • Fitness and yoga classes

  • Farm-to-table cuisine on-site

Mi Amor Colibri Boutique Hotel Tulum Mi Amor Hotel and Spa, Tulum
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Mi Amor Colibri Boutique Hotel Tulum

Mi Amor Colibri is a fabulous boutique hotel with flowing indoor-outdoor spaces and a gorgeous infinity pool with overwater cabanas. Pergolas are perched onto the beach, providing an ideal spot to relax with a sea view – as it’s rocky, many guests prefer the pool. Enjoy pampering treatments in the romantic spa, sipping cocktails at the cutting-edge bar, and dining at the outstanding French/Italian eatery with spectacular views enjoyed from floor-to-ceiling windows or the terrace. There are less than 20 guest rooms, and all come with outdoor tubs or plunge pools – many have ocean views too.

Key Amenities:

  • Infinity pool with overwater cabanas + rocky beach with pergolas

  • Romantic spa on-site

  • French/Italian restaurant

Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Resort Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Resort
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Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Resort

Nestled into a secluded bay with translucent blue waters overlooking beautiful white sands, the Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Resort is a nearly new property that opened in 2022 with eight pools and five Jacuzzis. It’s great for families, with a “Family Zone” that includes a water park playground, a kids-only splash pool, and family-friendly dining. You’ll find more than a dozen different eateries here, including five signature restaurants with everything from seafood to Italian fare, a deli, poolside eats, a coffee shop, and lounges. There are activities for the whole family, a gym, fitness classes, a spa, and nightly entertainment too.

Key Amenities:

  • Eight pools plus a “Family Zone” with a water park playground

  • Gym, fitness classes, and a spa

  • Multiple signature restaurants, + nightly entertainment

Casa Malca Casa Malca
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Casa Malca

Casa Malca is an art-focused hotel with an indoor pool and two outdoor pools, including one right at the beachside with stunning views. In one of the pools, you’ll ascend the set of blue-tiled steps and walk through a fountain and an underground grotto to feel as if you’ve entered nirvana. Activities include complimentary sunset yoga, and free bicycles are provided for exploring too. There’s also a beach club and multiple restaurants, while most guest suites come with terraces or balconies. All have handmade furnishings, original works of art from the owner’s vast private collection, and floor-to-ceiling windows with garden or sea views.

Key Amenities:

  • Indoor and outdoor pools

  • Beach club

  • Multiple restaurants on-site

Azulik Tulum Azulik Tulum
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Azulik Tulum

The adults-only Azulik Tulum offers a serene setting and a clothing-optional beach while blending magnificent Mayan architecture and breathtaking views for a luxurious off-the-grid experience. The Maya Spa Wellness Center is one of the highlights – in fact, Spafinder Wellness 365 named it the “best hidden gem” with personalized therapies that include sound healing. Yoga classes are offered daily, and there are multiple eateries, with everything from Mexican-Japanese fusion to Mayan avant-garde dishes, including vegetarian options. Very eco-friendly, water is sourced from an on-site cenote, and generators provide limited electricity. While there are power outlets for charging mobile devices, there are no TVs, and Wi-Fi is only available in common areas, perfect for unplugging. Lighting is by candle to reduce environmental impact while providing a romantic vibe.

Key Amenities:

  • Eco-friendly property with limited electricity and lighting by candles

  • Daily yoga classes and an outstanding spa with personalized therapies

  • Multiple restaurants, including vegetarian options

Bahia Principe Grand Tulum Bahia Principe Grand Tulum
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Bahia Principe Grand Tulum

The all-inclusive Bahia Principe Grand Tulum is a five-star resort that sits on a pristine stretch of white sands. It includes two pools, both with swim-up bars and several jetted tubs. Guests can enjoy a variety of water sports, from paddling to snorkeling, along with access to a golf course, tennis courts, gym, and a hydrotherapy spa. Families will appreciate the clubs for babies, kids, and teens, including a large water park for the kids. There are multiple eateries, including a la carte and buffet options, as well as a casino and nightclub for evening entertainment.

Key Amenities:

  • Two pools with swim-up bars

  • Hydrotherapy spa & a gym

  • Babies, kids, and teens clubs with a large water park

The Beach Tulum Hotel The Beach Tulum Hotel
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The Beach Tulum Hotel

The Beach Tulum is a boutique hotel in the heart of Tulum’s Hotel Zone. An adults-only property, it hosts just over two dozen rooms, all of which are right on the beach, complete with sun beds. It’s known for extra personalized, friendly service and offers a picturesque meandering pool and an outdoor whirlpool. Daily yoga classes are hosted, and the spa features a range of blissful Mayan-inspired treatments. There are two restaurants, including Fresco’s, which offers seafood and health-conscious fare, and Ziggy’s, a great place for breakfast with fresh juices while also serving as a performance venue for entertainment.

Key Amenities:

  • River-like pool and whirlpool

  • Daily yoga classes and Mayan-inspired treatments

  • Multiple restaurants, one also serving as a performance venue

Encantada Tulum Encantada Tulum
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Encantada Tulum

Encantada Tulum offers a gorgeous, secluded location on a beach with palapas and loungers. A boutique hotel with a friendly vibe and exceptional service, it’s all about preserving and sharing the local culture here. There are just eight rooms, all of which are very spacious and come with either a garden or ocean view, private terraces, and stylish Boho furnishings. Enjoy massages in the outdoor palapa, free loaner bikes, and native Yucatan fare at the on-site restaurant/bar. Gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan options are available. Romantic beachside dinners can be arranged too.

Key Amenities:

  • Outdoor palapa for massages

  • Beautiful, secluded beach with loungers and palapas

  • Restaurant/bar serving native Yucatan dishes

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