Tulum Luxury Hotels: 5-Star Resorts & More on Mexico’s Coast

You can’t go wrong with a trip to Tulum. Inviting turquoise ocean water, white sandy beaches, tropical trees, cocktails, yoga on the beach, and the list just goes on and on. What better way to experience all this magic than with a lavish stay at a Tulum luxury hotel?

Tulum is a mesmerizing tropical paradise and one that truly does cater to every kind of traveler. With boutique boho shops and restaurants in town, offering dishes from vegan delights to arguably the best tacos in Mexico, you’ll be spoiled for choice on (literally) every corner.

Staying in a luxury hotel in Tulum means you’ll have world-class facilities at your disposal. Additionally, you get unmatched service to ensure the trip of a lifetime. Even if you aren’t planning a beach vacation right now, still check out Tulum’s most opulent accommodation spots and you may find some inspiration for the future.

If you need a few more ideas on maximizing your time in this famed vacation destination, check out this Tulum itinerary

8 Luxury Hotels in Tulum

Whether you’re traveling for a special occasion, or you just feel like spoiling yourself with some downtime, the luxury Tulum resorts below won’t disappoint.  

From luxury eco-hotels to waking up to the sounds of the ocean crashing just outside your door, these are among the best hotels in Tulum. You will love everything about these ultra-stylish 5-star hotels in Tulum, Mexico. 

La Valise Tulum

La Valise Tulum

When you wake up in La Valise, you’ll think you’re still in a dream. One filled with palm trees, white sand, and a calming ocean breeze coming in through your glass doors. Oh, and did we mention you can choose between a beachfront or jungle view room? Both are equally as charming.

This boutique hotel features just nine luxury rooms, making this the perfect intimate getaway for couples. Boasting thatched roofs and wooden beams and decks, this charming 5-star beachfront resort fits right in with the boho-chic style of Tulum. 

Although sophisticated design characterizes every corner, you’ll find the atmosphere in the resort is laidback and the service friendly and accommodating. If you aren’t basking on one of the beach beds then the heated infinity pool is where you can spend your days in the sun.

La Valise offers a beachy escape like no other. Whether you opt for a day out exploring the Maya ruins or town or you want to kick back at the hotel, you’ll be in total bliss at this rustic-chic oasis on the beach.

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Hotel Bardo

Hotel Bardo

If you want to be in the middle of the eccentric bustle of Tulum’s city center, Hotel Bardo is for you. The design is contemporary and minimalist with locally made elements inspired by Maya culture. 

Each room takes inspiration from the idea of a “loft-style villa” and each one comes with its own private plunge pool. You’ll also find an oven, fridge, and free WiFi in every room. 

Although located in the city, this accommodation is nestled amongst a jungle-type setting. However, you won’t have to worry about the heat as each villa has its own air conditioning.

The fantastic concierge service will be able to assist you with any questions you may have about exploring the area and recommending tours and sights. The Tulum Ruins and Tulum Archeological sites under 4 miles from the hotel are a must-visit when in the area. 

The hotel encourages self-reflection and offers a variety of ceremonies as well as heat and sound healing practices. So if you are looking for a spiritual experience while staying in the lap of luxury, you’re in the right place.

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The Beach Tulum

The Beach Tulum

This adults-only resort on Tulum beach is the perfect mixture of beach chic luxury and barefoot escape. If you are wondering about the name of the hotel – well, it originated from the fact that each room is in fact on the beach. With, as you can imagine, exquisite sunrise views over the Caribbean ocean every morning.

The decor in the room is minimalist with just the right amount of romance, comfort, and luxury for an unforgettable stay. The rooms are spacious with their own balconies boasting outdoor hammocks and cushions. While the rooftop suites have their own private terraces. 

Start your day with a free yoga class, before borrowing a bike (also free of charge) and exploring the town. Then finally end off your day with a delicious meal at Ziggy’s, the in-house restaurant. You can also take a short stroll to some of the best restaurants and bars in Tulum where you can enjoy an innovative cocktail or tasty meal. 

Everything about this hotel is incredible, from the picture-perfect location to the world-class service and complimentary added extras. You are bound to leave this hotel feeling more relaxed and rejuvenated than when you arrived. 

Click here to book a room at The Beach Tulum 

Mi Amor a Colibri Boutique Hotel

Mi Amor a Colibri

Another adults-only 5-star resort hits the list and it also doesn’t disappoint. Home to only 18 rooms surrounded by breathtaking beauty, it guarantees a private stay with attention to detail in everything you lay your eyes on.  

The resort is centered around the pool and open-air restaurant, which are among just some of its most appealing facilities. Dotted around the property you’ll find egg-shaped hanging chairs, hammocks, and wooden gazebos with comfy beds overlooking the ocean. 

Just when you thought it couldn’t get any better… it does. You’ll find a spa on the grounds too, that offers everything from unique rituals, to romantic couples packages and classic hot stone massages. Oh, and you can end off your day of blissful relaxation with a flower-filled bath and champagne.

Service at the hotel is warm and welcoming and on arrival, the staff greets with Aperol spritzers to get your coastal vacation underway. It doesn’t stop there – the friendly staff will go out of their way to ensure you have a comfortable stay and you’ll find them chatty and accommodating when serving dinner.

If you are looking to really switch off from the world, you’ll be happy to know that all the rooms are television-free. Don’t worry about entertainment, there is a pile of interesting books on your coffee table for you to enjoy. Besides, with so many things to do in Tulum, including the Caribbean ocean on your doorstep and Maya Ruins and four cenotes to explore – a television will be the last thing on your mind.

Click here to book a room at Mi Amor a Colibri Boutique Hotel 

Hotel Ma’xanab Tulum

Hotel Ma'xanab Tulum

Stylish simplicity exudes from every corner of this gorgeous beachfront hotel in Tulum. Just 55 yards from South Beach Tulum, when you aren’t pampering yourself at the spa or indulging at the restaurant, you’ll spend most of your time at the beach. Or, if you prefer your swimming time to include a drink in hand, the hotel’s pool is the best place for you.

The room interiors are inspired by the materials, colors, and textures of Mexico to create tranquil spaces that transfer into a peaceful atmosphere throughout the hotel. You can choose from ocean, garden, and jungle view suites for your stay, some with their own private plunge pools. 

The lighting, furniture, and additional touches have been well-thought-out to ensure a comfortable stay in minimalist luxury. Your air-conditioned room will keep you cool on those hot summer days and the coffee machine will ensure the best start to your days in Tulum.

This tranquil sanctuary could not be better located. This, coupled with the exceptional service and facilities, promises a vacation in Tulum you won’t easily forget. 

Click here to book a room at Hotel Ma’xanab Tulum

Orchid House Tulum

Orchid House

Everything about this hotel is dreamy. From the mixture of Maya, bohemian, and orchid-themed decor running throughout the hotel to the well-appointed rooms and nest-like pods suspended in the jungle, you’ll feel like you have stepped into another world.

Surrounded by tropical greenery, the lushness surrounding you instantly makes you feel at peace. The hotel is located just under 2 miles from Paraíso Beach. When you are not spending your days splashing in the ocean, enjoy a cocktail on the rooftop pool, surrounded by serene nature. 

With only 10 rooms on-site, you can only imagine the personalized and attentive service you will receive at this boutique hotel in Tulum. The 24-hour front desk will be able to answer any of your questions all day. Plus, the hotel will also help organize tours for guests, depending on what you want to see and do in Tulum.

With the choice between master, jungle, or garden suites with plush king-sized beds and antique furniture, this 5-star resort guarantees a serene escape from your usual reality. A space to indulge in the finer things in life before heading back to the fast pace of everyday living. 

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Be Tulum Beach and Spa Resort

Be Tulum Beach Spa & Resort

A stylish jungle retreat with tall leafy palms and ocean views gives the feeling that you are on your own private island oasis. Although secluded, the hotel is just a two-minute walk from vibey roadside bars, food trucks, and restaurants. The best of both worlds!

This secluded feeling persists in the private rooms which are spacious and modern. The polished cement floors and leather framed mirrors give them a regal feeling. Some rooms come with private pools, so be sure to request when booking, if you would like one.

The hotel’s spa, the Yaän Healing Sanctuary, is one of the most iconic spas in Tulum and offers a variety of indigenous-inspired rituals and treatments. These include traditional massages and facial treatments as well as healing rituals and ceremonies. You’ll also have the option of joining a temazcal ceremony and daily yoga in the treetop studio.

When staying at Be Tulum you can take your beach days up a notch. The hotel offers swimming with dolphin excursions, snorkeling gear, and SUP boards for all guests to use. This classic boho hotel in Tulum welcomes children 13 years or older, making it the perfect choice for couples or families with older children looking to have a fun and relaxing vacation together. 

Click here to book a room at Be Tulum Beach and Spa Resort 

Casa Malca

Casa Malca

This quirky spot is slightly different from the cool boho-chic style you’ll see throughout the rest of Tulum. Rumored to be Pablo Escobar’s former hideaway, you’ll now find a boutique hotel with character and charm. The eccentric interior and artworks were carefully chosen by the Colombian owner, also a New York art dealer with a keen eye for unique pieces. 

This colorful theme carries through to the large and elegant rooms, either facing the sea or lush gardens. Each has a comfy lounging area and unique local artworks, crafts, or furnishings from Mexico and of course, air conditioning.

The atmosphere around the hotel is laidback and you can choose to kick back on the beach on your doorstep or chill out by the pool during the day. In the evenings, enjoy a meal at the hotel’s restaurant, Philosophy, or explore the nearby beachfront restaurants and bars, just a short walk away. 

If you are looking for one of Tulum’s 5-star resorts with a bit of twist, this is your best bet. Without compromising on luxury, service, or facilities – you’ll experience a Tulum luxury resort that’s a little different from the rest. 

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Discovering Luxury Resorts in Tulum, Mexico 

Tulum is a magical destination and it’s easy to understand its recent rise in tourism fame. It’s the perfect amount of quirky, luxurious, and ocean splendor to make the most incredible coastal trip. From Tulum 5-star hotels to all-inclusive resorts and boutique hotels, this coastal paradise has it all. 

When spa days and yoga classes are the order of the day, not to mention unlimited beach time, Tulum really is the sanctuary you have been looking for. If you need to unwind from the busyness of life or if you are looking for the perfect spot to celebrate a special occasion, then you should consider these luxury hotels in Tulum.