Papaya Playa Project

4.0 star property
Upscale hotel on the beach, with 2 outdoor swimming pools

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Papaya Playa Project

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Casita Jungle Rooftop Pool
Casa Palapa
Front of property
Casa Palapa
Casa Palma | In-room dining

Overview of Papaya Playa Project

8.0 out of 10 Very good
8.0/10 Very good

Popular amenities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Room service
  • Pool
  • On private beach
  • Breakfast included
Km 4.5 Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila, Tulum, QROO, 77780

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSFER IK1 min walk
  • Popular LocationTulum National Park9 min walk
  • Popular LocationTulum Beach18 min walk
  • AirportTulum, Quintana Roo (TUY)8 min drive

Room options

Casa Palma

  • 3229 sq ft
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 King Beds

Casa Coco

  • 2906 sq ft
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 10
  • 5 King Beds

Casita Loft Ocean View with Pool

  • 2325 sq ft
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Casa Arena

  • 2260 sq ft
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 8
  • 4 King Beds

Casa Viento

  • 17653 sq ft
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 10
  • 1 Double Bed, 3 King Beds and 1 Queen Bed

Casita Ocean View with Pool

  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Casa Palapa

  • 18503 sq ft
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 10
  • 4 King Beds and 1 Double Bed

Cabaña Jungle View 1 Bed

  • 248 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Cabaña Ocean View 2 Beds

  • 248 sq ft
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Double Beds

Casita Ocean View

  • 624 sq ft
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Cabaña Ocean View 1 Bed

  • 323 sq ft
  • Ocean view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Double Bed

Casita Jungle with Pool

  • 323 sq ft
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Queen Futon

Casita Jungle Rooftop Pool

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed

About this area


Located in Tulum, Papaya Playa Project is in a rural area and on a private beach. Tulum Mayan Ruins is a notable landmark, and the area's natural beauty can be seen at Tulum Beach and Playa Paraiso. Traveling with kids? Consider Xel-Há Park and LabnaHa Ecopark Adventures. Kayaking and scuba diving offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails and ecotours nearby.

What's nearby

  • SFER IK - 1 min walk
  • Tulum National Park - 9 min walk
  • Tulum Beach - 18 min walk
  • Las Palmas Public Beach - 4 min drive
  • Playa Paraiso - 9 min drive

Getting around

  • Tulum Intl. Airport (TQO) - 56 min drive


  • Taqueria Honorio - 5 min drive
  • Arca - 5 min drive
  • Antojitos la Chiapaneca - 6 min drive
  • Puro Corazon - 6 min walk
  • Charly's Vegan Tacos - 1 min walk

About this property

Papaya Playa Project

4-star family-friendly hotel by the ocean
You can look forward to free continental breakfast, a nightclub, and a beach bar at Papaya Playa Project. With a private beach, free beach cabanas, and beach massages, this hotel is the perfect place to soak up some sun. Treat yourself to a facial, reflexology, or a deep-tissue massage at the onsite spa. Be sure to enjoy Mexican cuisine at the onsite restaurant. Enjoy onsite activities like beach volleyball and beach yoga. In addition to a terrace and a coffee shop/cafe, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi.
Additional perks include:
  • 2 outdoor pools with sun loungers
  • Free self parking
  • Bike rentals, extended parking, and a roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Express check-out, wedding services, and concierge services
Room features
All 87 individually furnished rooms have perks such as air conditioning, in addition to amenities like late night room service and free WiFi.
More amenities include:
  • Art supplies and childcare services
  • Recycling and composting
  • Bathrooms with rainfall showers and eco-friendly toiletries
  • Wardrobes/closets, ceiling fans, and daily housekeeping


English, French, German, Italian, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Height restrictions apply for onsite parking
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle on request for a surcharge
  • Free secured, uncovered self parking on site
  • Extended parking on site

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily
  • A bar/lounge
  • A beach bar
  • A coffee shop/cafe
  • A restaurant

Things to do

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Beach volleyball
  • Beach yoga
  • Bicycle rentals
  • Evening entertainment
  • Full-service spa
  • Nightclub
  • Playground
  • Surf lessons

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Art supplies
  • In-room babysitting (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Safe at front desk

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour and ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Business services

  • Meeting rooms


  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Free beach cabanas
  • Garden
  • In a national park
  • On a private beach
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pool loungers
  • Terrace

Full-service spa

  • Aromatherapy
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Deep-tissue massages
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • In-room massages
  • Reflexology
  • Swedish massages


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • 1 step to reach entrance
  • In-room accessibility available in select rooms
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only


  • Designated smoking areas
  • Eco-friendly cleaning products used

Room amenities


  • Bedsheets provided


  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Shower only
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Late-night room service


  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Composting
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Individual decor
  • Individual furnishings
  • Iron/ironing board on request
  • Recycling
  • Safe



Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee
Minimum check-in age: 18


Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged
Express check-out available

Special check-in instructions

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests will receive an email 72 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 72 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk


No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
2 children, up to the age of 3 years, can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types