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Get an overview of this hotel3-star hotel with pools and private beach

When you stay at Papaya Playa Project in Tulum, you'll be by the sea and close to Ziggy Beach and Tulum Mayan Ruins.

This beach hotel is within close proximity of Playa Paraiso and Cave Heaven.

Make yourself at home in one of the 73 air-conditioned guestrooms. Bathrooms have rainfall showerheads and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include safes and complimentary bottled water, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Treat yourself with massages, body treatments, and facials. After dipping into one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools, you can spend some time at the private beach. Additional amenities at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which features a bar. Dining is also available at a coffee shop/café. Relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge or a beach bar. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily for a fee.

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available on request), and free self parking is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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.

The hotel offers a restaurant and a coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a beach bar and a bar/lounge. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access. Complimentary self parking is available on site. The property may provide extended parking privileges to guests after check-out (surcharge).

Papaya Playa Project has designated areas for smoking.

  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Free beach cabanas 
  • Beach towels 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Number of floors - 1 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Garden 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Total number of rooms - 73 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Beach bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • On private beach 
  • Restaurant 
  • Free self parking 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Wedding services 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  


Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Rainfall showerhead 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe 

Where to Eat

Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7 AM and 10 AM.

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


Start your morning with a cooked-to-order breakfast, available each day from 7 AM to 10 AM for a surcharge.

Nearby Things to Do

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.

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

Spa Services

  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 

Hotel Policies


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.
Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • No pets or service animals allowed

You need to know

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.

No pets or service animals allowed

No rollaway/extra beds available

No elevators

Parking height restrictions apply

Noise-free rooms not guaranteed


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at 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 220 per person (roundtrip)
  • Onsite credit card charges are subject to a surcharge
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • 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

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 6 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Daily Events Promotion

Book a stay in any rate category for travel anytime and enjoy the following events:

  • Live DJ sets at the Beach Club (Tuesday-Sunday, noon to 6 PM)
  • Movie nights (Thursday, 8-10 PM)
  • Live bands (Friday, 8-10 PM)
  • Live DJ sets (Saturday, 8 PM-2 AM)
  • Monthly Full-Moon Party (10 PM-4 AM)
Details available at check-in. Valid anytime, subject to availability. Other restrictions may apply.

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