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Hotel Description

At Papaya Playa Project you'll be 4.7 km (2.9 mi) from Tulum Mayan Ruins and 4.2 km (2.6 mi) from Tulum National Park. Highlights at this beachfront hotel include 3 outdoor swimming pools, a private beach, and a restaurant.

You can enjoy in-room childcare, free bottled water, and ceiling fans, featured in all 73 rooms. Nice touches to enhance your stay include rainfall showerheads and free toiletries.

A day of pampering can include deep-tissue massages, Swedish massages, and detox wraps along with aromatherapy and hydrotherapy. At the hotel's own beach bar or bar/lounge, you can enjoy a drink. Enjoy access to kayaking, snorkeling, and surfing/boogie boarding. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas and a coffee shop/café. Cooked-to-order breakfast is available daily between 7 AM and 11 AM. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of an airport shuttle.

Attractions within a 30-minute drive of this 3-star Tulum hotel include Xel-Ha Water Park and Akumal Beach.

Maya jungle experience cabana 1 double bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$158 per night

Maya Ocean View cabaña 1 double bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Maya Oceanview cabaña 2 Double beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Maya Oceanfront cabaña 1 double bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Jungle Experience Casita with Pool

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Rustic Casita 4 People

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Property Features

Step outside to unwind on the white sand beach. Enjoy the complimentary cabanas and umbrellas for a relaxing day at the beach. Cool off in one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools at Papaya Playa Project, and enjoy summer activities like surfing/boogie boarding and snorkeling. Along with a restaurant, there's a coffee shop/café on site. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a beach bar and a bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. Free self parking is available. For a fee, the property may offer extended parking privileges after check-out. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Tulum hotel.

  • 1 floor
  • 73 guestrooms or units
  • Dining venue
  • Bar on the beach
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Cabanas on the beach (free)
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Garden
  • Bellhop
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • On private beach
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3
  • Free WiFi
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Cancun, Quintana Roo (CUN-Cancun Intl.) (120.4 km / 74.8 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Airport shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Papaya Playa Project offers 73 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Bathrooms include rainfall showerheads and complimentary toiletries. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy cooked-to-order breakfast daily from 7 AM to 11 AM.

Onsite venue - This restaurant specializes in Mexican cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Nearby Activities

3 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a private beach. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Volleyball on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Beach yoga on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Spa Services

  • Massages on beach
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Massages

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 4 AM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 3 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pets

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Papaya Playa Project

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.

  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No elevators
  • No pets or service animals allowed
  • Parking height restrictions apply

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 15 and USD 35 for adults, USD 10 and USD 25 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 135 per person (one-way)
  • Airport shuttle fee per child: USD gratis (one-way), (from 0 to 3 years old)
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Papaya Playa
  • Papaya Playa Project
  • Papaya Playa Project Hotel
  • Papaya Playa Project Hotel Tulum
  • Papaya Playa Project Tulum
  • Papaya Project
  • Playa Papaya
  • Playa Papaya Project
  • Playa Project

You should know

  • Papaya Playa Project offers transfers from the airport (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation with your arrival details prior to travel.
  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Up to 2 children 3 years old and younger stay free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.

Promotions

Daily Events Promotion


Book a stay in any rate category for travel anytime and enjoy live DJ sets at the Beach Club (Tuesday-Sunday, noon to 6 PM and Saturday, 8 PM-2 AM) and a monthly Full-Moon Party (10 PM-4 AM).


Details available at check-in. Valid anytime, subject to availability. Other restrictions may apply.