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With Tulum Archeological Site reachable in 18 miles, Ekumal by Villas Duendes Rotamundos provides accommodations, a restaurant, free bikes, an outdoor swimming pool and a garden. Complimentary WiFi is featured throughout the property.

All units are air-conditioned and some of them include a seating area with a flat-screen TV, and a fully equipped kitchen with a dining area. There's a fully equipped private bathroom with shower and free toiletries.

An American breakfast is available daily at the luxury tent.

If you would like to discover the area, cycling is possible nearby.

Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal is 25 miles from Ekumal by Villas Duendes Rotamundos, while ADO International Bus Station is 26 miles away. The nearest airport is Cancún International Airport, 60 miles from the accommodation.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.2 for a two-person trip.

Ekumal by Villas Duendes Rotamundos has been welcoming guests since Aug 20, 2016
Hotel chain/brand: Rotamundos

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.3)

Breakfast Info

Vegetarian, American


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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Ekumal by Villas Duendes Rotamundos

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Hi do you have fridge and kitchen inside the room? Tks
    yes we do have fridge in each room.
    Answered on December 25, 2020
  • how far is this from the beach
    Answered on January 31, 2020
  • if I was looking to book a group. How many domes are available? How far is the local restaurants?
    we have a restaurant at the place and we have 6 spaces at the time hosting 20 persons comfotably.
    Answered on December 25, 2020

Managed by Diego

Company review score: 8.8Based on 7,326 reviews from 79 properties
79 managed properties

Company info

Villa Duendes represents the expression of a young and experimental architect, creating a genuinely unique, mythical and restful atmosphere nestled in the heart of the jungle. Fully organic and environmentally friendly the domes were constructed using a unique building method developed in the middle east to resist heat, flooding and earthquakes.

Property info

The retreat provides all guests 24h use of the big year-round pool, hammock zone & restaurant that serves breakfast and dinner meals , WIFI in common areas, social spaces,, free bike rental, parking and an on site barbecue. All rooms are fitted with a fridge, and the entire area is pet friendly.

Neighborhood info

The name Akumal derives from the Mayan language meaning “Place Of The Turtles”, making Akumal world renowned for its snorkelling with turtles, diving and white sand beaches. Other popular activities in the area include ATV tours, Golfing and Fishing Tours. For convenience we recommend the use of a car when getting to Villa Duendes. The domes are located 2km from the federal high-way on a charming jungle road, meaning you can easily walk or cycle to the beach or to the collectivos (public transportation running from Playa Del Carmen to Tulum). We offer free parking and bike rental.

Languages Spoken

Area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Great location - show map
1 Restaurant On Site


    Open for: Breakfast, Lunch

Amenities of Ekumal by Villas Duendes Rotamundos
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Guest bathroom
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Landmark view
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Barbecue
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
  • Full-body massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Additional charge
  • Massage Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Pet bowls
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Private check-in/out
  • Baggage storage
  • Wake-up service
  • Laundry Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • Key access
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Mosquito net
  • Soundproof
  • Private entrance
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Building Characteristics
  • Detached
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • Adults only
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules Ekumal by Villas Duendes Rotamundos takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 9:00 PM


8:00 AM - 11:00 AM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Payments by takes your payment for this stay on behalf of the property, but make sure you have cash for any extras once you get there.


Smoking is not allowed.


Parties/events are not allowed

Quiet hours

Guests need be quiet between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM.


Free! Pets are allowed. No extra charges.

The fine print

Please note front desk is available from 8:00 am until 21:00 pm, if your plans are to check in after this 21:00 please contact the property and let them know this so they can provide further instructions.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has temporarily suspended its shuttle services.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

This property does not accommodate bachelor(ette) or similar parties.

Please inform Ekumal by Villas Duendes Rotamundos of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

FAQs about Ekumal by Villas Duendes Rotamundos

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Check-in at Ekumal by Villas Duendes Rotamundos is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • Guests staying at Ekumal by Villas Duendes Rotamundos can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Vegetarian
    • American

  • The prices at Ekumal by Villas Duendes Rotamundos may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Ekumal by Villas Duendes Rotamundos has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • Ekumal by Villas Duendes Rotamundos is 2.4 miles from the center of Akumal.

  • Ekumal by Villas Duendes Rotamundos offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Full-body massage
    • Swimming pool
    • Back massage

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Ekumal by Villas Duendes Rotamundos by:

    • Car 1h 20min