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This property is a 9-minute 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 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

Currency Exchange: Need local currency? This property has 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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Casita Ocean View with Pool
  • 1 king bed and 1 sofa bed
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Max adults: 2. Max children: 2
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Max adults: 8
Arena House
  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 8
Palma House
  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen bed
  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen bed
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Max adults: 10
Coco House
  • 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
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Max adults: 10
Viento House
  • Bedroom 1: 1 king bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 king bed
  • Bedroom 3: 1 king bed
  • Bedroom 4: 1 twin bed
  • Bedroom 5: 1 twin bed
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Max adults: 10. Max children: 2
Palapa House
  • 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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Max adults: 2
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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
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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 speaks English
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

    8.3 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 neighborhood!
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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 Neighborhood
  • South Tulum Beach
    450 feet
  • 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

    Food: International

Travel Proud
Travel Proud

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Amenities of Papaya Playa Project
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Sun deck
  • 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 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).
  • Accessible parking
  • Parking garage
Transportation
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
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
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Car rental
  • Chapel/Shrine
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Outdoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Spa
  • Yoga classes
  • Couples' massage Additional charge
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Spa facilities
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa Additional charge
  • Solarium
Languages Spoken
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
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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.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

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

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

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

  • 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 is 2.3 miles from the center of Tulum.

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

  • 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
    • Spa facilities
    • Bike tours
    • Nightclub/DJ
    • Live music/Performance
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Yoga classes
    • Beach
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Walking tours
    • Couples' massage
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Happy hour

  • Room options at Papaya Playa Project include:

    • Suite
    • Bungalow
    • Villa

  • Papaya Playa Project has 1 restaurant:

    • Restaurant

  • 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

  • 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