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This property is 9 minutes walk from the beach. Papaya Playa Project is a sustainable boutique hotel complex of beachfront cabins and cottages, located on Mayan Riviera in Tulum. Set on a 1,000 yards stretch of private beach, it offers rustic accommodation with panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea. a 24-hour front desk is available.

The eco-friendly 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 0.6 miles 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 8.5 for a two-person trip.

Papaya Playa Project has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 16 Feb 2012.

Currency exchange: Need local currency? This property offers currency exchange on site.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

Breakfast info

American

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Casita Ocean View
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Max adults: 2
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Casita Jungle with Pool
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 1
Casita Ocean View with Pool
  • 1 extra-large double bed and 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 2
Loft Ocean View with Pool
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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Max adults: 8
Arena House
  • Bedroom 1: 1 large double bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 large double bed
  • Bedroom 3: 1 large double bed
  • Bedroom 4: 1 large double bed
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Max adults: 8
Palma House
  • Bedroom 1: 1 large double bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 large double bed
  • Bedroom 3: 1 large double bed
  • Bedroom 4: 1 large double bed
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Max adults: 10
Coco House
  • 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
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Max adults: 10
Viento House
  • Bedroom 1: 1 extra-large double bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 extra-large double bed
  • Bedroom 3: 1 extra-large double bed
  • Bedroom 4: 1 single bed
  • Bedroom 5: 1 single bed
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Max adults: 10. Max children: 2
Palapa House
  • 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
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Max adults: 2
Deluxe Bungalow with Garden View
  • 1 extra-large double bed
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4 reasons to choose Papaya Playa Project

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Closest beaches
  • South Tulum Beach

    South Tulum Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    150 yards from property
  • Las Palmas Beach

    Las Palmas Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Paraíso Beach

    Paraíso Beach

    8.3 Very good beach
    1.7 miles from property
  • Playa Pescadores

    Playa Pescadores

    8.2 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
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What's nearby
  • Parque Nacional Tulum
    0.1 miles
  • Ziggys
    2 miles
  • Tulum Bus station
    2.4 miles
  • Tulum Archeological Site
    2.5 miles
  • Bus station Tulum Ruins
    2.7 miles
  • Cesiak
    4.4 miles
  • Sian Ka´an Biosphere Reserve
    6.6 miles
  • Cenote Dos Ojos
    10.1 miles
  • Xel Ha
    11 miles
  • Xcacel-Xcacelito
    12.1 miles
Beaches in the neighbourhood
  • South Tulum Beach
    150 yards
  • Las Palmas Beach
    1.2 miles
  • Paraíso Beach
    1.7 miles
  • Playa Pescadores
    1.8 miles
  • Playa Santa Fe
    2 miles
Closest airports
  • Cozumel International Airport
    40.4 miles
How to get to Papaya Playa Project from Cancún International Airport
    Private shuttle
    Free parking is available.
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1 restaurant on site

    Restaurant

    Cuisine: International

Travel Proud
Travel Proud

This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Facilities of Papaya Playa Project
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun terrace
  • Private beach area
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Live music/performance
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Beach
  • Evening entertainment Additional charge
  • Water sport facilities on site Additional charge
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Snorkelling Additional charge
  • Diving Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Windsurfing Additional charge
  • Children's playground
  • Fishing Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
Transport
  • Airport drop off Additional charge
  • Airport pick up Additional charge
Reception services
  • 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
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Car hire
  • Chapel/shrine
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Wellness
  • Yoga classes
  • Couples massage Additional charge
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Sun umbrellas
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre Additional charge
  • Solarium
Languages spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
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Check-in

From 15:00 hours

Check-out

Until 12:00 hours

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 room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

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Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express Papaya Playa Project accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

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

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

FAQs about Papaya Playa Project

  • Papaya Playa Project has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

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

  • The nearest beach is just 800 yards from Papaya Playa Project.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Papaya Playa Project (subject to availability):

    • Parking on site
    • Private parking
    • Parking
    • Parking garage
    • Accessible parking
    • Free parking

  • Room options at Papaya Playa Project include:

    • Suite
    • Bungalow
    • Villa

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Papaya Playa Project by:

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 2h

  • Guests staying at Papaya Playa Project can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.4).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • American

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

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Children's playground
    • Snorkelling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Windsurfing
    • Evening entertainment
    • Solarium
    • Beachfront
    • Private beach area
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Spa facilities
    • Bike tours
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Live music/performance
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Water sport facilities on site
    • Yoga classes
    • Beach
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Walking tours
    • Couples massage
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Happy hour

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

  • 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.

  • Papaya Playa Project is 2.3 miles from the centre of Tulum.