Papaya Playa Project

Papaya Playa Project

Km 4.5 Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila, 77780 Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico
+52 984 871 1160

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based on 330 reviews

Papaya Playa Project
Sat 4/1
Wed 4/5

About Papaya Playa Project

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Enhanced cleaning
    This stay has committed to enhanced cleaning measures.Learn more
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi and Parking for free

Papaya Playa Project is an eco-luxury retreat situated on Playa Pescadores beach, just a couple miles outside of Tulum. The hotel is ideal for couples and leisure travelers seeking a tranquil, eco-friendly beach experience. It is located near the Parque Nacional de Quintana Roo and the Mayan Riviera.

Thatched oceanfront bungalows combine rustic, natural materials with modern coastal design and decor to create a comfortable, unique experience. Guests can choose from a variety of award-winning accommodations, including 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom, 3-bedroom, and 4-bedroom casitas, casas, and cabins. All accommodations feature mosquito nets, cool concrete flooring, air-conditioning, in-room safe, artsy bathrooms, high-quality linens, complimentary bottled water, a coset, hammocks, and cozy sitting areas. Upgraded units offer lofts, private jacuzzi tubs, personal plunge pools, and rooftop jungle-view terraces. Some larger suites feature a kitchenette. All rooms are smoke-free and kid-friendly.

Guests can enjoy private beach access to a world-class beach. Yoga classes, watersports, beach sports, snorkeling, and day tours are available. A day-spa offers massages and other therapeutic beauty services. Free parking is available onsite.

Papaya Playa Project offers numerous eating and drinking options. An onsite restaurant offers a menu which meshes Mayan and Mexican cuisine with a creative twist. All ingredients are organic and locally sourced. Fresh seafood is available. The restaurant includes a double-decker bar with stunning ocean and beach views. Gourmet cocktails, fine wines, and craft brews are served.

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Property safety measures

Papaya Playa Project has implemented the following measures:
Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, increased availability of sanitation products.

Social distancing measures

Lobbies with safe social distancing.

Streamlined check-in and check-out.

Minimal contact with hotel personnel and other guests.

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Amenities at Papaya Playa Project

  • 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
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • First-aid kit
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • 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
  • Eco tourism
  • 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

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


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

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

Reviews of Papaya Playa Project

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2.0 Poor
Pros:Location is great
Cons:Staff attitude, room size, threadbare towels, no amenities in the room, inconsistent hot water
2.2 Poor
Pros:Beautiful location, as is all of Tulum.
Cons:Very loud parties thrown BY hotel. No room service No fridge Limited hot water Primitive Housekeeping walks in unannounced with no schedule to clean rooms. Pool cleaner would do the same. Private pool in our casita would be walked into regularly. Not private Housekeeping accidentally took our personal towels and hotel has still not returned
3.4 Poor
Cons:Bad service. No towels. Bad attitude from the manager. Cold food.


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

What's nearby

  • Playa Paraiso1.9 mi
  • Temple of Doom Cenote Esqueleto2.4 mi
  • Tulum National Park2.6 mi
  • Fantasea Dive Diving & Adventures2.6 mi
  • Tulum Mayan Ruins2.6 mi
  • Templo de las Pinturas2.9 mi
  • Sistema Ox Bel Ha3.1 mi
  • Cenote Escondido3.6 mi
  • Sistema Sac Actun4.7 mi
  • Gran Cenote4.7 mi
  • Tulum Monkey Sanctuary6.2 mi
  • Cenote Santa Cruz Tulum6.3 mi



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Most expensive month to stay with an average 80% rise in price.
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Top tips for your stay at Papaya Playa Project

  • If you’re after a cheap room at Papaya Playa Project, then you should consider staying during the low season. The cheapest deals can generally be found in January and June.
  • Prices can also vary depending on which day of the week you stay. For the best room deals at Papaya Playa Project, plan to stay on a Sunday or Saturday. The most expensive day is usually Wednesday.
  • The cheapest price a room at Papaya Playa Project was booked for on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $381, while the most expensive was $1,159.

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Distance to city center

2.5 mi