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Papaya Playa Project

Km 4.5 Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila, 77780 Tulum, Quintana Roo

+52 984 871 1160

per night


based on 260 reviews


Value for money

Situated a short drive from Mayan Ruins of Tulum, Papaya Playa Project provides chic accommodation in Tulum. It also features an outdoor pool, a private beach and a beauty centre. Guests of Papaya Playa Project can unwind with a rejuvenating massage or treatment at the on-site spa. It offers child-minding services, a currency exchange and a reception that operates 24 hours a day. The hotel has 85 individually-decorated rooms that are fitted with all the necessities to ensure an enjoyable stay. Bathrooms are stocked with necessities like a shower and bathrobes. The hotel's in-house restaurant is a convenient option for guests wishing to dine in. Guests can enjoy a beverage on the bar's terrace. Papaya Playa Project is a convenient place to explore Xel-Ha Park and Sistema Sac Actun. Akumal and Xpu Ha are located a short car ride from the property.

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  • Private beach
  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Free parking

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Mosquito net
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe

Services and conveniences

  • Car rental
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Key access
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water
  • Chapel/shrine

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Cycling
  • Scuba diving
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Evening entertainment
  • Water sport facilities (on site)
  • Windsurfing
  • Night club


  • Internet
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner


  • Window
  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Storage available
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Solarium
  • Bridal suite
  • VIP room facilities

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit located on ground floor
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Hypoallergenic
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Allergy-free room

Pool and spa

  • Spa
  • Outdoor pool
  • Plunge pool
  • Pool towels
  • Pool with a view
  • Private pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Massage


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper


  • Outdoor dining area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Private beach
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Balcony


  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Minibar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Dining table


  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Shared kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining area


  • Extra-long beds (> 2 meters)
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking and transportation

  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Free parking
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Private parking


  • Ironing service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Tumble dryer

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Cribs available
  • Playground


  • Fax/photocopying

Places of interest near Papaya Playa Project

Recommendations carefully curated by Momondo Places

Km 4.5 Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila, 77780 Tulum, Quintana Roo


Tulum Mayan Ruins2.6 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Mina Tulum0.0 mi
Beach Club Papaya Playa0.1 mi
Kin Toh by AZULIK0.1 mi
Bagatelle Tulum0.1 mi

Traveler Reviews

GoodBased on 260 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Staff super friendly (in 50 reviews)
  • "Amazing beach, chilled, and very relaxing." (in 43 reviews)
  • incredible location and vibe. (in 34 reviews)
Cons -
  • Claustrophobic and tiny rooms. (in 27 reviews)
  • Bad service in the restaurant. (in 13 reviews)
  • Could not get any rest Saturday night. (in 12 reviews)

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Info about your stay

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • Drive distance from Cancún to Papaya Playa Project and vice versa is 69.6 mi and the overall drive time is about 3h 28min. Driving time can vary based on the time of day and traffic.

  • If you intend on renting a car to travel from Cancún to the hotel, you will have peace of mind knowing that Papaya Playa Project offers parking on site. Car rentals in the area typically go for $9/day for a base model rental. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Papaya Playa Project. The nearest airport to the hotel is Cancún.

  • Customers of Papaya Playa Project are welcome to bring their dogs with them during their stay.

  • Papaya Playa Project does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call Papaya Playa Project at +52 984 871 1160. If you are staying at Papaya Playa Project, you are more than welcome to order food through the hotel’s room service menu.

  • Yes. Many momondo users traveling to Tulum specifically look for hotels with a pool. Papaya Playa Project may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • When staying at Papaya Playa Project there is just 2.5 mi between you and Tulum city center. While making your way to the center of Tulum, you should plan to visit Tulum Mayan Ruins, along with all the shops and restaurants.

  • For questions regarding the hotel or your stay at Papaya Playa Project, call +52 984 871 1160.

  • Yes, Papaya Playa Project has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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