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Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Papaya Playa Project

Papaya Playa Project is a boutique hotel complex of beachfront cabins and cottages, located on Mayan Riviera in Tulum. Set on a 900-metre stretch of private beach, it offers rustic accommodation with panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea. a 24-hour front desk is available. The cabins at Papaya Playa Project are modestly decorated, with high ceilings, a private bathroom and lots of natural light. Some have sea views or views of the tropical gardens. Papaya Playa Project organises events every saturdays and once a month a full-moon party. All the events feature music from international DJs at its beach bar. There is also a spa specializing in Mayan Shaman therapies. Water sports and fishing are all available on the nearby beaches. The Tulum ruins are located 1 km from the Papaya Playa Project. Cancún International Airport can be reached by car in 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.6)

Breakfast info

American, Buffet

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
and
1 sofa bed
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 1:
1 large double bed
Bedroom 2:
1 large double bed
Bedroom 3:
1 large double bed
Bedroom 4:
1 large double bed
Bedroom 1:
1 large double bed
Bedroom 2:
1 large double bed
Bedroom 3:
1 large double bed
Bedroom 4:
1 large double bed
Bedroom 1:
1 single bed
Bedroom 2:
1 large double bed
Bedroom 3:
1 large double bed
Bedroom 4:
1 large double bed
Bedroom 5:
1 large double bed
Bedroom 1:
1 single bed
Bedroom 2:
1 single bed
Bedroom 3:
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 4:
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 5:
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 1:
1 double bed
Bedroom 2:
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 3:
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 4:
1 extra-large double bed
Bedroom 5:
2 extra-large double beds
1 extra-large double bed
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.3
Facilities
8.0
Cleanliness
8.1
Comfort
8.4
Value for money
6.8
Location
8.6
Free WiFi
8.9
Low score for Tulum
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Riza
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Location, staff (Andres took full ownership and went above and beyond) and stunning views. It’s located at the start of the hotel zone so very easy to get a cab to Downtown and hotel strip. The Food and drinks were complimented with stunning beach...
  • Antonio
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Location in one of the best beaches in tulum, infrastructure relaxed , excellent customer service. They upgraded our room for free. Very supportive concierge.
  • Antonij
    Netherlands Netherlands
    Papaya Playa is a great place with an incredible staff. Yasmin & Esther helped us in all possible ways. The break fast is extensive, with lots of choice in fresh fruits, overnight oat and all kinds of egg. The casita with private roof top pool is...

Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
1 restaurant on site

  • Restaurante #1
    • Cuisine
      International
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian

Facilities of Papaya Playa Project
Great facilities! Review score, 8

Most popular facilities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Private beach area
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
View
  • View
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun terrace
  • Private beach area
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Live music/performance
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Beach
  • Evening entertainment
    Additional charge
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Snorkelling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Windsurfing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Children's playground
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in the rooms and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Car hire
  • Chapel/shrine
  • Fan
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Wellness
  • Yoga classes
  • Couples massage
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre
    Additional charge
  • Solarium
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules
Papaya Playa Project takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in
From 15:00
Check-out
Until 12:00
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction
There is no age requirement for check-in
Pets
Pets are not allowed.
Cards accepted at this hotel
American ExpressVisaMastercard Cash is not accepted

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Please note that if payment is made with American Express, an additional fee of 5% will be charged.

Guests staying on weekends will receive free admission to the Saturday's celebrations

In the event of an early departure, the property will charge you the full amount for your stay.

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

FAQs about Papaya Playa Project

  • Guests staying at Papaya Playa Project can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 5.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • American
    • Buffet

  • Papaya Playa Project offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Massage
    • Children's playground
    • Snorkelling
    • Diving
    • Windsurfing
    • Beachfront
    • Evening entertainment
    • Solarium
    • Couples massage
    • Live music/performance
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Swimming Pool
    • Yoga classes
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Spa facilities
    • Beach
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Walking tours
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Private beach area

  • Papaya Playa Project has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurante #1

  • Papaya Playa Project is 2.3 miles from the centre of Tulum. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The nearest beach is just 800 yards from Papaya Playa Project. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • The prices at Papaya Playa Project may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

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

  • Check-in at Papaya Playa Project is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Room options at Papaya Playa Project include:

    • Suite
    • Bungalow
    • Villa