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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 900-yard 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. Guests staying on weekends will receive free admission to the Saturday's celebrations. 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 8.4 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

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 king bed
and
1 sofa bed
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 4:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 1:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 4:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 1:
1 twin bed
Bedroom 2:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 4:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 5:
1 queen bed
Bedroom 1:
1 twin bed
Bedroom 2:
1 twin bed
Bedroom 3:
1 king bed
Bedroom 4:
1 king bed
Bedroom 5:
1 king bed
Bedroom 1:
1 full bed
Bedroom 2:
1 king bed
Bedroom 3:
1 king bed
Bedroom 4:
1 king bed
Bedroom 5:
2 king beds
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Property practices

This property told us they've 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
8.3
Value for money
6.8
Location
8.5
Free WiFi
8.9
Low score for Tulum
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Vucak
    United States of America United States of America
    The staff is very friendly but pretty slow on drinks and food. Other than that everything was great.
  • Aaron
    United States of America United States of America
    The property was big, clean, and really felt like you were in a jungle.
  • Neil
    United States of America United States of America
    Beautiful place the staff is a 10 and the energy is perfect

Hotel area info

Restaurants
1 Restaurant On Site

  • Restaurante #1
    • Cuisine
      International
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian

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

Most popular amenities
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free WiFi
  • Free parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Private beach area
  • Breakfast
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
  • Live music/Performance
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Beach
  • Evening entertainment
    Additional charge
  • Nightclub/DJ
  • Snorkeling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Windsurfing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Playground
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    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 available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Parking garage
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • English
  • Spanish

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

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa American Express Cash is not accepted Papaya Playa Project accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-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 the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

FAQs about Papaya Playa Project

  • Room options at Papaya Playa Project include:

    • Suite
    • Bungalow
    • Villa

  • Guests staying at Papaya Playa Project can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 5.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • American
    • Buffet

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

  • Papaya Playa Project has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurante #1

  • The nearest beach is 2,450 feet from Papaya Playa Project. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Papaya Playa Project is 2.3 miles from the center of Tulum. 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, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

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

    • Spa
    • Massage
    • Playground
    • Snorkeling
    • 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

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