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Papaya Playa Project is a sustainable boutique hotel complex of beachfront cabins and cottages, located on Mayan Riviera in Tulum. Set on a 2,700 feet stretch of private beach, it offers rustic accommodations 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 organizes 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 mi from the Papaya Playa Project. Cancún International Airport can be reached by car in 1 hour and 30 minutes.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.5 for a two-person trip.

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

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

Breakfast Info

American

Free private parking available at the hotel


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
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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.
Closest beaches
  • South Tulum Beach

    South Tulum Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    450 feet from property
  • Las Palmas Beach

    Las Palmas Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • Paraíso Beach

    Paraíso Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.7 miles from property
  • Playa Pescadores

    7.9 Good beach
    1.9 miles from property
Property questions and answers
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  • does each bungalo have its own soaker pool on the roof? it looks that way in the pictures and want to be sure.
    None of the bungalow rooms have private pools. That would be only for the Casita Jungleview with pool or our Casita Oceanview with pool. However, ther..
    Answered on December 10, 2020
  • Hello! Do you guys provide COVID testing ? My husband and I are planning to come on feb 11 and stay till 14th. We must have a negative test to retur..
    Hello! Yes we do, at check in we can schedule your testing and the results will be ready in 24 to 48 hrs. Kind regards, Paloma Matus Guest Experi..
    Answered on January 30, 2021
  • My sister and I would be coming from Cancun. Is there ability for PPP to organize transport?
    Dear guest; We will be happy to arrange private transportation, we only require your complete flight information and to do it with 24 hours in advance.
    Answered on February 2, 2020
  • Is your private beach next to the property or do I need to use a means of transportation to go there?
    Hello, The property is in front of the beach, you just need to walk some steps to go there. Regards,
    Answered on October 14, 2019
  • Is this gay friendly
    In our hotel all guests are welcome regardless of gender or nationality.
    Answered on January 9, 2021
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Hotel area info *
1 Restaurant On Site

    Restaurant

    Food: International

Travel Proud

Travel Proud

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

Amenities of Papaya Playa Project
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
View
  • View
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • Private beach area
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Bicycle rental Additional charge
  • 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 sports facilities on site Additional charge
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Snorkeling Additional charge
  • Diving Additional charge
  • Cycling
  • Windsurfing Additional charge
  • Playground
  • Fishing Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit 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 available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/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
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service Additional charge
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Mosquito net
  • Car rental
  • Chapel/Shrine
  • Family rooms
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Entire unit located on ground floor
Outdoor swimming pool
    Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Spa
  • Yoga classes
  • Couples' massage
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Solarium
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

House rules

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Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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 of all ages are welcome.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's 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 the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

FAQs about Papaya Playa Project

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

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

    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 2h

  • Check-in at Papaya Playa Project is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Guests staying at Papaya Playa Project can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • American

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. See 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, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Papaya Playa Project has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

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

    • Spa
    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Playground
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Windsurfing
    • Evening entertainment
    • Solarium
    • Beachfront
    • Private beach area
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Bicycle rental
    • Bike tours
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Beach
    • Spa facilities
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Live music/Performance
    • Yoga classes
    • Walking tours
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Swimming pool
    • Couples' massage
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Happy hour

  • The nearest beach is 2,450 feet from Papaya Playa Project.

  • Room options at Papaya Playa Project include:

    • Suite
    • Bungalow
    • Villa