The 17 Top 5-Star Resorts in Tulum

Tulum is always charming, but the way to truly elevate it is by finding a stay that ticks off all the boxes of your desire. For a truly opulent experience, a 5-star hotel in Tulum is the way to go.

Be prepared to get blown away, as I guide you through the best this lovely pearl in the Caribbean has to offer. By the end of this ride, you will know exactly what you want for your visit to this mesmeric seaside town.

Our Top Picks: Luxury Tulum Hotels At a Glance

After visiting Tulum numerous times over the past couple of years, the following are my favorite 5-star accommodations. While all the hotels on my list are great options, the following three truly stand out in every aspect. Be it their location, atmosphere, or service, these were the cream of the crop. 

  • La Valise: Tulum’s dreamy beachfront escape, where chic rooms, a vibrant beach club, and personalized service create a soulful connection with the Caribbean.
  • Casa Malca: An art paradise brimming with history, you will get an unexpected treat in Casa Malca. Be one with eccentric, bold, and luxurious, at one of the finest hotels the town has to offer.
  • Be Tulum: This rustic Bohemian haven symbolizes everything the chic side of Tulum has to offer. If you are out for an island-style luxury and relaxation, this is it.

Best 5-Star Tulum Resorts

Let’s jump right into my review of the best 5-star stays in the gem of the Yucatan peninsula.

1. Casa Malca Tulum: The Pablo Escobar Mansion 

Casa Malca Tulum

📍Location: Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila Km 9.5, 77780 Tulum, Mexico
4.5 out of 5

✨Key Features:

  • Former mansion of Pablo Escobar, now transformed into Casa Malca
  • Artistic and eclectic decor curated by renowned contemporary art collector Lio Malca
  • Private beachfront property in Tulum
  • Infinity pool with a vibrant mural overlooking the Caribbean Sea
  • Fusion of historical charm and modern luxury

Stepping into Casa Malca Tulum, the infamous past of Pablo Escobar seamlessly merges with contemporary allure. The vibrant and eclectic decor, a masterpiece curated by art connoisseur Lio Malca, creates a lively ambiance.

Check-in was an experience in itself, as the staff warmly welcomed me to this beachfront haven. The rooms, adorned with unique artworks, exuded a perfect blend of history and luxury.

My favorite spot was the infinity pool, where a captivating mural overlooked the turquoise expanse of the Caribbean.

room at  Casa Malca Tulum

Amenities transcended the ordinary; the private beach provided a tranquil retreat, and the attention to detail in service was impeccable. Dining was a culinary delight, with a menu that mirrored the fusion of eras.

Casa Malca offers more than luxurious accommodation; it’s an artistic journey through time. My stay here was a testament to the transformation of history into a vibrant celebration, creating memories as colorful as Tulum’s sunset.

2. La Valise Tulum Resort 

La Valise Tulum Resort 

📍Location: Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila KM 8.7, 77780 Tulum, Mexico
⭐Rating: 4.7 out of 5

Key Features:

  • Enchanting beachfront location with panoramic Caribbean views
  • Two elegant infinity pools 
  • Impeccable interiors featuring local crafts, designs, and soaring palapa roofs
  • Two exceptional restaurants offering a culinary journey from day to night
  • Artfully designed interiors with a focus on Mexican artwork and copal-infused ambiance
  • Hammocks, daybeds, and secluded cenotes invite you to embrace the leisurely Tulum lifestyle

Now, let me paint a picture of the tropical haven that is La Valise Tulum Resort. This gem effortlessly weaves together the allure of sea and jungle, offering beachside villas and quaint bungalows that harmonize with nature.

Picture elegant infinity pools guiding you to the pristine beach – a stroll you’ll want to savor.

Inside, the resort showcases local artistry and design, seamlessly blending with the cream-colored walls mirroring the sandy shore.

room at La Valise Tulum Resort 

Suites open generously, framing uninterrupted views of swaying palms and the turquoise Caribbean. The two restaurants are both gastronomic delights, evolving from sun-dappled jungle scenes to enchanting starlit evenings.

La Valise invites you to surrender to the unhurried rhythm of Tulum life. Hammocks sway in the breeze, daybeds beckon on the private beach, and secluded cenotes glisten for exploration.

The restaurants promise leisurely feasts, from fresh ceviche to the local Charadinhas cocktail. Each moment, from lazy breakfasts to beach lounging, is a page in the story of this tropical haven. La Valise Tulum is not just a resort; it’s an ode to the art of relaxation.

3. Be Tulum Beach & Spa Resort 

Be Tulum Beach & Spa Resort

📍Location: Carretera Tulum Boca Paila Km. 10, 77780 Tulum, Mexico
⭐Rating: 4.5 out of 5

Key Features:

  • Serene beachfront location in Tulum
  • Elegant and minimalist design with a bohemian touch
  • Private plunge pools in some suites
  • Spa services with a focus on holistic wellness
  • Gourmet dining options showcasing local and international flavors

I was told this is one of the best 5-star hotels in Tulum on the beach. My stay at Be Tulum Beach & Spa Resort felt like stepping inside a dreamy oasis.

Nestled on the pristine shores of Tulum, the resort’s minimalist design exudes chic tranquility. The personal plunge pool in my suite offered secluded relaxation, complementing the sound of the waves just steps away.

Check-in was a breeze, with the staff radiating warmth, creating an instant sense of belonging. The room, adorned with local art, was a sanctuary of comfort. The attention to detail in the spa reflected a commitment to holistic well-being, providing a rejuvenating escape.

room at  Be Tulum Beach

Amenities seamlessly blended luxury with nature; the beachfront yoga sessions were a soul-soothing highlight. Dining was a culinary journey – each meal was a masterpiece fusing local and international flavors.

Whether indulging in the seafood delights or savoring a cocktail at sunset, the experience was a symphony for the senses. 

My time here was more than a stay; it was an immersion into the allure of Tulum’s beauty and the art of refined relaxation.

4. Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa 

Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa

📍Location: Carretera Chetumal Puerto Juarez Km 236.7 Tankah, 77780 Tulum, Mexico
⭐Rating: 4.5 out of 5

Key Features:

  • Expansive beach access with tropical views
  • Adults Only section with swim-out pool and lush tropical surroundings
  • Preferred guest perks, including exclusive bars and beach areas
  • Varied dining options, standouts include Gohan (sushi) and Bordeaux (French)

Ah, Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa – my squad’s playground for a Labor Day escape. The journey from Cancun airport was a scenic hour and a half, setting the stage for our all-inclusive adventure.

Our room, nestled in the Adults Only haven, flaunted a swim-out pool and tropical views – the dreamy escape we craved. The cherries on top were their exclusive bars and a beach haven with canopy beds, all designed for that extra touch of indulgence.

kids zone at Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa

Now, imagine the Girls’ Getaway Package – breakfast in bed, spa delights, and bubbly upon arrival. Yes, please!

The variety of the morning spread was a feast, complete with fruit, eggs, toast, and mimosas. We were impressed by the scrumptious spread.

Now, let’s spotlight the sun-soaked positives. The resort staff, our unsung heroes, were a cheerful bunch. The ease of getting a taxi and the constant readiness felt like having a personal entourage.

Gohan, the sushi haven, and Bordeaux, the French delight, emerged as our culinary heroes. Adults Only spots added a touch of tranquility, and even the World Cafe buffet earned its stripes for tasty variety.

5. Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Resort 

Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Resort

📍Location: Carretera Cancun Tulum 307, ROO 77774 Tulum, Mexico
⭐Rating: 4.2 out of 5

Key Features:

  • Prime beachfront location along the Riviera Maya
  • Comprehensive all-inclusive offering for a hassle-free stay
  • Elegant and spacious rooms with modern amenities
  • Lush pool areas, including an infinity pool with ocean views
  • Exclusive beach club for a tranquil seaside experience
  • Fitness center, spa, and entertainment activities for varied interests

My first thought when looking for a Tulum 5-star all-inclusive resort was the Hilton. Prepare for a journey into the lap of luxury at the Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Resort, where the allure of the Riviera Maya meets the renowned Hilton hospitality.

Let’s talk location – right on the beachfront, the resort is perched as the crown jewel along the Riviera Maya. The all-inclusive tag is more than a promise; it’s a commitment to a seamless, worry-free stay.

I was blown away by the room. A sanctuary of elegance and comfort with a view that whispered the secrets of the ocean. Modern amenities blended seamlessly with spacious design, setting the tone for a retreat like no other.

Dining at the Hilton Tulum is a gastronomic journey. Multiple restaurants beckon, each offering a distinct culinary experience. From Mexican delights to international flavors, every meal felt like a celebration.

swimming pool of Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Resort

Now, the pools – a playground of serenity. Lush landscapes embrace inviting waters, with an infinity pool stealing the spotlight, offering a mesmerizing view of the ocean. The exclusive beach club, a tranquil haven, made seaside lounging an art.

For those craving activity, the resort caters to every whim. A well-equipped fitness center, a rejuvenating spa, and an array of entertainment options keep boredom at bay.

In the grand symphony of our stay, Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya emerged as a harmonious crescendo. An ode to luxury, a celebration of location, and a testament to the Hilton commitment – it’s not just a resort; it’s an invitation to indulge in the art of relaxation.

6. La Zebra Tulum, a Colibri Boutique Hotel 

La Zebra Tulum, a Colibri Boutique Hotel

📍Location: Carretera Tulum a Boca Paila Km 8.2, Ejido Pino Suarez, 77780 Tulum, Mexico
⭐Rating: 4.8 out of 5

Key Features:

  • Dreamy beachfront location in Tulum’s beach zone
  • Chic and stylish rooms with modern bohemian decor
  • On-site amenities, including a beach club, spa, games room, and rooftop pool
  • Focus on local Mexican culture through food, drinks, music, and arts
  • The Mulberry Project, a renowned cocktail bar specializing in mezcal
  • Family-friendly atmosphere

First off, let’s talk vibes – the kind that makes you go, “This is it, I’ve found my beachside soulmate.” Nestled on Carretera Tulum, La Zebra is a stone’s throw away from Tulum’s culinary gems, beach clubs, and boutiques. And oh, did I mention it’s just a casual stroll from Hartwood and Arca? Major win!

Rooms? Think understatedly chic with a touch of Tulum’s signature bohemian charm. My garden room felt like a private oasis, complete with a beach view from my balcony – a delightful surprise.

Service here is like having your personal vacation genie – laidback, welcoming, yet incredibly detailed. The intimate size of La Zebra adds that extra dash of charm, and the staff’s warmth makes it feel like a home away from home.

Now, let’s dive into the playground of amenities. Despite its cozy size, La Zebra packs a punch. From a beach club that shuns pretentious vibes to a spa, games room (foosball, anyone?), and a rooftop pool, they’ve got it all.

But what sets La Zebra apart is its celebration of Mexican culture. The on-site restaurant is a haven for local cuisine, and the private dining room with Chef Eleazar Bonilla is a gastronomic journey worth every bite.

If you’re into mixology, The Mulberry Project, led by the renowned Jasper Soffer, is a must-visit.

7. Jashita Hotel Tulum

Jashita Hotel Tulum

📍Location: Punta Soliman, 77780 Tulum, Mexico
⭐Rating: 5 out of 5

Key Features:

  • Romantic Jungle Hideaway
  • Superior Deluxe Suite Tropical View
  • Three Pools
  • Attentive Staff
  • Chic Beach Getaway

Picture a place where the staff knows you by name, luxury intertwines with intimacy, and each corner whispers sweet jungle secrets.

Right in the tranquil “public” beach area, Jashita exudes a romantic aura, creating a serene escape. Quiet, secluded, and profoundly private, it’s a dreamy jungle hideaway for those craving tranquility over Tulum’s usual hustle and bustle.

The property unfolds as a delightful oasis, featuring three outdoor pools, a spa, a yoga studio, kayaking, paddle boarding, and a dedicated pool bar.

The true magic, however, lies within the suites. Our suite felt like a tropical daydream, complete with a wrap-around balcony, panoramic views, an outdoor shower, and a private plunge pool – the epitome of opulence.

rooftop view of Jashita Hotel Tulum

Pandano, the hotel’s singular restaurant, earns a solid 8 for its fresh, speedy, and well-presented Mexican & Italian cuisine.

Room service continues the culinary love affair, featuring lobster pasta and warm strawberries with homemade vanilla ice cream. The three pools, including an adult-only rooftop pool bar with breathtaking views, left us breathless.

In the grand tapestry of Tulum hotels, Jashita stands as a masterpiece, weaving romance into every thread. For those seeking a chic beach getaway with a touch of jungle magic, Jashita Tulum beckons – our hearts already pine for a return to its mesmerizing embrace.

8. Mi Amor Tulum, a Colibri Boutique Hotel (Adults Only) 

Mi Amor Tulum

📍Location: Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila km 1, 77780 Tulum, Mexico
⭐Rating: 4.1 out of 5

Key Features:

  • Intimate boutique setting with personalized service
  • Striking contemporary design echoing Tulum’s artistic vibe
  • Oceanfront location for mesmerizing views
  • Luxurious rooms adorned with local artisanal touches
  • A tranquil pool area with lounge beds and private cabanas
  • Wellness offerings, including yoga sessions and spa services
  • Culinary excellence with a focus on fresh, local ingredients

Nestled along the Tulum coastline, Mi Amor presents itself as a sophisticated retreat tailored for adults seeking an escape into serenity and style.

Check-in at Mi Amor Tulum is a seamless immersion into tranquility. The attentive staff, with an eye for detail, ensures a warm welcome, setting the tone for an intimate and personalized stay.

The rooms at Mi Amor are a sanctuary of refinement. Contemporary design meets local artistry, creating a harmonious space. Ocean views paint the backdrop, and every detail, from the handcrafted furnishings to the ambient lighting, reflects the spirit of Tulum’s artistic community.

The atmosphere at Mi Amor is an enchanting blend of sophistication and relaxation. The adults-only setting ensures a quiet ambiance, perfect for couples seeking a romantic escape. The sea breeze and artistic accents create an atmosphere that lingers in memory.

dinning zone at Mi Amor Tulum

The pool area at Mi Amor is an oasis of calm. Lounge beds and private cabanas beckon lazy afternoons, while wellness offerings like yoga sessions and spa services add a touch of rejuvenation.

Dining at Mi Amor is an indulgence in culinary artistry. Fresh, local ingredients take center stage, whether it’s a romantic dinner by the ocean or a casual lunch at the poolside. Each bite is a celebration of Tulum’s vibrant gastronomic scene.

Mi Amor Tulum, a Colibri Boutique Hotel, transcends the ordinary, offering a haven where artistry meets luxury, creating an unparalleled adult-only retreat in the heart of Tulum.

9. Papaya Playa Project

Papaya Playa Project

📍Location: Km 4.5 Carretera Tulum Boca Paila, 77780 Tulum, Mexico
⭐Rating: 3.9 out of 5

Key Features:

  • Beachfront eco-hotel with a bohemian vibe
  • Sustainable practices and eco-friendly accommodations
  • Diverse lodging options, including beachfront cabanas
  • Vibrant Beach Club hosts events and festivals
  • Emphasis on environmental consciousness

Ah, Papaya Playa Project – the tropical haven where sustainability meets style. Nestled along the pristine Tulum beachfront, this eco-hotel weaves environmental consciousness into its vibrant tapestry.

Imagine waking up in a cozy beachfront cabana, the rhythmic lull of the waves inviting you into a realm of serenity. Each stay becomes a gentle embrace of nature, leaving you with a sense of connection to the environment.

The commitment to sustainable practices echoes throughout the property, from the innovative use of renewable energy to the rustic yet modern design that harmonizes with the lush surroundings. 

food zone at Papaya Playa Project

At the heart of the Papaya Playa Project lies the bustling beach club, a dynamic space that evolves from tranquil daytime lounging to lively music festivals under the starlit sky.

Sip on a refreshing drink, sink your toes into the sun-kissed sands, and immerse yourself in the bohemian atmosphere – it’s a sensory journey that encapsulates the essence of this extraordinary eco-hotel.

Whether you seek quiet contemplation or vibrant celebration, Papaya Playa Project offers an enchanting sanctuary where sustainability and style coalesce, creating memories that resonate long after the waves have whispered their tales.

10. Hotel Bardo Tulum (Adults Only) 

Hotel Bardo Tulum

📍Location: Av La Selva entre Kohunlich Xcaret Y, Tulum City Centre, 77780 Tulum, Mexico
⭐Rating: 4.9 out of 5

Key Features:

  • Secluded, exclusive retreat in Tulum town
  • Stunning bohemian decor with jungle-inspired textures
  • Private villas with personal plunge pools
  • A giant pool resembling a cenote
  • Milum Restaurant offers delectable cuisine, with room service available
  • Sound healing, donation-based yoga, massages, and Temazcal ceremonies
  • Sister property Una Vida next door, sharing amenities and two beautiful pools

Stepping into Hotel Bardo in Tulum is like discovering a hidden treasure chest in the heart of the town. You know, the kind of place that makes you mentally calculate how much it would cost just to live there forever?

The vibe here is straight out of my wildest bohemian dreams. Imagine stunning jungle-inspired decor that’s so Instagram-worthy, that it could make your followers believe you’ve stumbled upon the secret entrance to paradise. And paradise it is, tucked away just a short walk from Tulum’s vibrant center.

Now, let’s talk about that pool – not just any pool, but one that’s practically a cenote in disguise. As the sun dips below the horizon, the whole place transforms into a magical wonderland, with candles and lanterns casting an enchanting glow. I’m not ashamed to admit I may have whispered, “This place is in a WHOLE mood” more than a few times.

bar at  Hotel Bardo Tulum

Milum Restaurant deserves its own chapter in the book of culinary delights. The sangria at Kinky Room Bar? To die for. And if you’re feeling extra fancy, room service is the way to go. Picture this: gourmet cuisine enjoyed in the privacy of your own villa – pure indulgence.

Speaking of villas, let me tell you, they redefine luxury. My personal retreat came complete with a plunge pool, a hammock made for lazy afternoons, and an outdoor dining area. It’s like they plucked my vacation fantasies straight from my mind.

And the wellness offerings? Don’t even get me started. Sound healing, donation-based yoga – Bardo is not just a hotel; it’s a haven for the soul. And having the option to explore the amenities at Una Vida next door? It’s like a two-for-one deal on luxury.

Transportation? Easy, peasy with free parking and the option to cruise around on bikes. They even help you hail a taxi if you’re feeling a bit extra.

11. Coco Unlimited 

Coco Unlimited

📍Location: Carretera Tulum- Boca Paila Km 8, 77780 Tulum, Mexico
⭐Rating: 4.1 out of 5

Key Features:

  • Chic boutique hotel with a focus on personalized luxury
  • Intimate setting for a secluded and romantic escape
  • Stylish accommodations with modern amenities
  • Rooftop terrace offering panoramic views
  • Exceptional service and attention to detail

Step into Coco Unlimited, a haven where luxury intertwines with intimacy at the heart of Tulum. Immerse yourself in stylish suites adorned with modern decor and thoughtful touches, creating an ambiance perfect for those seeking a romantic escape – where every moment becomes a celebration.

beach view at Coco Unlimited

Ascend to the rooftop terrace, a hidden gem boasting panoramic views of the lush surroundings. Whether you’re greeted by the gentle hues of sunrise or the starlit tapestry of the evening, this elevated space adds an extra layer of magic to your stay.

The staff’s unwavering commitment to ensuring a seamless experience propels Coco Unlimited into a realm of unparalleled hospitality, turning your Tulum getaway into a symphony of luxury and romance.

12. Casa Phoenix Tulum Mexico 

Casa Phoenix Tulum Mexico

📍Location: Carr Tulum – Boca Paila Km 11, Sian Kaan. 77780, Tulum, Q.R., 77780 Tulum, Mexico
⭐Rating: 4.1 out of 5

Key Features:

  • Bohemian-chic retreat with glamorous touches
  • Luxurious accommodations in a serene setting
  • Private pool surrounded by lush greenery
  • Thoughtful design blending local elements with sophistication
  • The tranquil atmosphere for a rejuvenating stay

Most people would assume Casa Phoenix rates like 4-star hotels in Tulum, but I disagree. In Casa Phoenix, bohemian vibes intertwine with a touch of glamor. Stepping into this enchanting retreat, the lush surroundings envelop you in an oasis of tranquility, setting the stage for an unforgettable stay.

Luxurious accommodations elevate your experience to one of refined comfort, while the private pool, nestled amidst verdant greenery, becomes your exclusive haven for moments of pure relaxation.

The thoughtful design goes beyond aesthetics, skillfully weaving local elements with sophistication, creating an atmosphere that feels both authentic and opulent.

Casa Phoenix isn’t merely a place to stay; it’s a destination where the line between indulgence and nature blurs, inviting you into a harmonious retreat that lingers in your memories.

13. Ana y Jose Tulum Hotel & Spa 

Ana y Jose Tulum Hotel & Spa

📍Location: Carretera Tulum Boca Paila Km 7, 77760 Tulum, Mexico
⭐Rating: 4.4 out of 5

Key Features:

  • Exquisite beachfront location in Tulum
  • Elegant and spacious accommodations with a touch of rustic charm
  • Renowned spa offering holistic wellness experiences
  • Culinary excellence at the on-site restaurants
  • Idyllic beach club with breathtaking views
  • Authentic Mexican hospitality

Ana y Jose Hotel & Spa beckons travelers into a world of refined luxury infused with authentic Mexican warmth. The exquisite beachfront location sets the stage for a Riviera Maya escape that blends elegance and rustic charm.

Accommodations here are a testament to sophisticated comfort. Spacious rooms adorned with tasteful decor provide a serene retreat, each echoing the soothing melodies of the nearby ocean.

The attention to detail in design ensures a harmonious fusion of modern luxury and the natural beauty that surrounds the property.

For those seeking holistic rejuvenation, the on-site spa is a sanctuary of well-being. Offering a range of treatments inspired by ancient traditions, it promises an immersive journey to relaxation and renewal. The skilled therapists and serene ambiance create an oasis within the oasis.

The hotel is a haven for culinary enthusiasts. The on-site restaurants boast a curated menu of Mexican and international delights, prepared with precision and flair.

night view at Ana y Jose Tulum Hotel & Spa

Dining becomes an experience in itself, whether savoring the ocean breeze at the beach club or enjoying an intimate meal under the stars.

Speaking of the beach club, it’s a picturesque enclave offering not just stunning views but also a vibrant atmosphere. Lounging on the sun-kissed sands, indulging in a refreshing beverage, and gazing at the turquoise waters – it’s a quintessential Tulum experience.

What truly sets this hotel apart is the embodiment of authentic Mexican hospitality. The staff’s genuine warmth and attentiveness create a welcoming atmosphere, making guests feel like cherished friends.

This place is not just a hotel; it’s a curated experience that captures the essence of Tulum’s beauty and the spirit of indulgence. From the moment you arrive until the reluctant farewell, it’s a journey into the heart of Riviera Maya’s coastal paradise.

14. Una Vida Tulum Resort 

Una Vida Tulum Resort

📍Location: Avenida Tulum, Tulum City Centre, 77780 Tulum, Mexico
⭐Rating: 4.8 out of 5

Key Features:

  • A secluded luxury resort in the heart of Tulum
  • Private villas with plunge pools and stunning jungle views
  • An exquisite design blending modern comfort with natural elements
  • On-site restaurant offering a culinary journey through Mexican flavors
  • Serene Spa provides indulgent wellness treatments

Una Vida Tulum Resort is a hidden gem tucked away in the lush heart of Tulum, offering an exclusive escape that feels like a personal paradise. The private villas, each with its plunge pool, redefine luxury living, providing a perfect blend of seclusion and sophistication.

Upon entering my villa, the seamless integration of modern comforts and natural elements struck me. The design is aesthetically pleasing and thoughtfully curated for a tranquil ambiance.

Large windows frame the breathtaking jungle views, creating a seamless connection between the indoor and outdoor spaces.

One of the highlights of my stay was the on-site restaurant, a culinary haven where every meal felt like a journey through Mexican flavors. The chefs masterfully crafted dishes that delighted both the palate and the soul. Dining under the starlit Tulum sky added an extra layer of magic to the experience.

pool area of Una Vida Tulum Resort

The spa at Una Vida deserves a special mention. Serene and indulgent, it became my refuge for relaxation. The wellness treatments, rooted in traditional practices, transported me to a state of pure bliss.

The skilled therapists and the soothing ambiance made each session a rejuvenating escape.

The resort’s commitment to providing a personalized and memorable experience was evident in every interaction.

The staff, gracious and attentive, made me feel like a cherished guest rather than just a visitor. Whether arranging a special dinner or offering local insights, their warmth added to the overall charm.

15. Kimpton Aluna Resort Tulum, an IHG Hotel

Kimpton Aluna Resort Tulum, an IHG Hotel

📍Location: Poligono 04 Fraccion 05 Lote 04 S/N, Zama, 77760 Tulum, Mexico
⭐Rating: 4.1 out of 5

Key Features:

  • Beachfront oasis in Tulum with stunning Caribbean views
  • Thoughtfully designed rooms and suites inspired by local artistry
  • Rooftop pool and bar offering panoramic vistas of the ocean
  • Signature restaurant serving delectable Mexican and international cuisine
  • Wellness-focused amenities, including yoga classes and spa services

Staying at Kimpton Aluna Resort Tulum is nothing short of enchanting, surrounded by the breathtaking beauty of Tulum’s coastline. The beachfront location provides a daily dose of serene moments, where the rhythmic waves of the Caribbean serve as a soothing soundtrack to your getaway.

The rooms and suites at Kimpton Aluna are a testament to thoughtful design, inspired by local artistry. The vibrant colors and intricate details seamlessly blended with modern comforts, creating a cozy retreat that felt both stylish and authentically Tulum.

A highlight here is undoubtedly the rooftop pool and bar. The panoramic views of the ocean are mesmerizing, especially during sunset. Sipping on a refreshing cocktail while basking in the warm hues of the Tulum sky can become a cherished evening ritual.

dining space at Kimpton Aluna Resort Tulum

The culinary journey at the signature restaurant is a delightful exploration of Mexican and international flavors. Each dish is a masterpiece, reflecting the commitment to excellence in both taste and presentation. Dining al fresco adds an extra layer of enjoyment to every meal.

Kimpton Aluna goes beyond traditional hospitality with its wellness-focused amenities. From invigorating yoga classes overlooking the ocean to rejuvenating spa services, the resort offers a holistic approach to relaxation and self-care.

What truly stands out is the attentive and friendly staff. Their genuine warmth and eagerness to ensure a memorable stay add a personal touch to the overall experience. Whether recommending local gems or attending to any request, their hospitality makes you feel like a welcomed guest.

16. Orchid House Tulum 

Orchid House Tulum

📍Location: Aldea Zama Calle Kinich Na, Zama, 77760 Tulum, Mexico
⭐Rating: 4.3 out of 5

Key Features:

  • Intimate boutique hotel with a secluded atmosphere
  • Elegant suites adorned with contemporary Mexican artwork
  • Rooftop pool offering panoramic views of Tulum’s lush surroundings
  • Gourmet dining experiences showcasing local and international cuisines
  • Personalized service and attention to detail create a home-away-from-home feel

Staying at Orchid House Tulum is a journey into serenity, where every moment feels like a blissful escape into luxury. Nestled in an intimate setting, this boutique hotel exudes an air of exclusivity, providing a haven of tranquility away from the bustling world.

The suites at Orchid House are a blend of modern comfort and artistic charm. Adorned with contemporary Mexican artwork, each room feels like a gallery, showcasing the rich cultural tapestry of Tulum. The attention to detail in design creates an ambiance that is both chic and inviting.

The rooftop pool can become your personal sanctuary, as it offers breathtaking panoramic views of Tulum’s lush surroundings. Whether basking in the sun or stargazing in the evening, the rooftop provides an enchanting backdrop for relaxation.

Dining at Orchid House is a culinary delight, with gourmet experiences celebrating local and international flavors. Each dish is a masterpiece, reflecting the culinary expertise of the chefs. The intimate setting of the dining spaces adds an extra layer of sophistication to every meal.

17. O’ Tulum Boutique Hotel (Adults Only)

O’ Tulum Boutique Hotel

📍Location: Lote 12 Tankah IV, 77760 Tulum, Mexico
⭐Rating: 4.0 out of 5

Key Features:

  • Exclusive boutique hotel catering to adults only
  • Stylish suites with private balconies or terraces
  • Beachfront location with direct access to Tulum’s pristine sands
  • Relaxing rooftop pool and lounge area overlooking the Caribbean Sea
  • Chic restaurant serving delectable Mexican and international cuisine
  • Personalized concierge services ensure a tailored and memorable stay

Stepping into O’ Tulum Boutique Hotel was like entering a secret oasis where time slowed down, and every detail exuded sophistication. As an exclusive retreat for adults, this boutique hotel seamlessly blended luxury and tranquility.

My suite was a sanctuary of style and comfort. With private balconies or terraces, each room offered a personal space to soak in the beauty of Tulum. The thoughtful design complemented the natural surroundings, creating a harmonious retreat.

The beachfront location was a dream come true. With direct access to Tulum’s pristine sands, I found myself effortlessly transitioning from the chic ambiance of the hotel to the soft embrace of the Caribbean Sea. It was a seamless dance between relaxation and exploration.

The rooftop pool became my go-to spot for soaking up the sun while enjoying panoramic views of the turquoise waters. The lounge area provided a perfect setting for unwinding with a refreshing drink, creating a blissful escape from the ordinary.

beach view at  O’ Tulum Boutique Hotel

Dining at the hotel’s chic restaurant was a culinary journey. The menu, a fusion of Mexican and international flavors, delighted my taste buds with each dish. Every meal felt like a celebration of both local and global gastronomic delights.

What truly elevated my experience was the personalized concierge services. The staff at O’ Tulum Boutique Hotel anticipated my every need, ensuring a tailored and memorable stay.

From insider tips on local gems to arranging bespoke experiences, their attention to detail added a layer of luxury to the entire stay.

This hotel is a curated experience that caters to the desires of discerning travelers. For those seeking a tranquil and stylish escape in Tulum, this adults-only haven is a gem waiting to be discovered.

Final Thoughts

Tulum boasts a selection of 5-star hotels, each offering a unique blend of luxury and serenity. From secluded retreats to beachfront escapes, the town’s accommodations cater to diverse preferences. I hope my reviews help you choose the best option. 

Whether you’re drawn to the romantic ambiance of Jashita or the all-inclusive experience at Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa, the destination provides a range of options to suit different tastes.

These 5-star establishments collectively contribute to Tulum’s allure, making it an appealing destination for those seeking an elevated and refined getaway in this teal island paradise.