Where to stay around Tulum?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,182 holiday lettings near Tulum. From 340 condos to 259 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Tulum for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Tulum?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Tulum. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Tulum National Park: 1,140 holiday lettings
  • Tulum Mayan Ruins: 1,140 holiday lettings
  • Gran Cenote: 1,141 holiday lettings
  • Tulum Monkey Sanctuary: 1,138 holiday lettings
  • Xel-Ha Water Park: 1,381 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Tulum listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent condos in Tulum?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 340 condos in Tulum. Our other popular types of Tulum holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 259 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 224 self catering accommodations
  • Apartments: 221 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including bungalows and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Tulum?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 852 holiday homes with pool available in Tulum. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday home, apartment, condo, or hotel in Tulum, Mexico your home away from home

    Tulum is a fabulous destination for a holiday in Mexico, combining the beauty of the beach and the Caribbean Sea with the awe of impressive Mayan ruins. The town of Tulum is situated on the famous Yucatan Peninsula in Quintana Roo in the far south east of Mexico. Just 80 miles (128km) south of Cancun, self catering accommodation in Tulum is a great alternative to the busy and popular city, yet is within easy reach if you want to go there for a day trip.

    Things to do on holiday in Tulum, Mexico

    You’ll find there’s certainly plenty to do when you stay in self catering accommodation in Tulum. Tulum Beach is often the main attraction for many visitors, whether you go to the public beach or have a private section of beach included with your Tulum self catering accommodation. Whichever it is you’ll find the softest, whitest sand, gently sloping into the lapping waves of the turquoise blue Caribbean Sea. This really is a picture perfect location! When not sunbathing or swimming you can also enjoy other activities; snorkelling and scuba diving, kayaking and boogie boarding are just a few of the popular water based activities here or try something different and kite surf Tulum Beach!

    The town, known as Tulum Pueblo to distinguish it from the ruins, has a good selection of shopping, supermarkets, restaurants and a lively nightlife, so there’s everything here that you’ll need for an enjoyable holiday in Tulum.

    Places to visit on holiday in Tulum, Mexico

    The major tourist attraction for the area is undoubtedly the Tulum Maya ruins. These are the third most visited Mayan ruins in Mexico and can get very busy in the peak season. The good thing about staying in self catering accommodation in Tulum is that you’re nearby so you can visit during the quieter times of the day before the tourists arrive from places like Cancun. The impressive ruins are the best preserved coastal ruins in Mexico, and the setting on the coast is quite spectacular.

    Other than the Mayan ruins you can also use your accommodation in Tulum as a base for exploring other nearby places. Cancun is close enough for a day trip if you want to visit a busy city with loads of shopping, entertainment and more, whilst half way between Tulum and Cancun is the popular coastal resort of Playa del Carmen.

    The weather in Tulum, Mexico

    The tropical climate provides warm to hot temperatures throughout the year for holidaymakers coming to self catering accommodation in Tulum. February to early May is the driest time of the year, and although temperatures are hot the rest of the year rainfall is quite common with September being the wettest month.

    Flights to Tulum, Mexico

    Visitors to self catering accommodation in Tulum can use Cancun International Airport, about 70 miles (112km) to the north. This is Mexico’s second busiest airport so has a good number of airlines offering flights to here. Monarch Airlines, Thomas Cook Airlines, and Thomson Airways are amongst those available.

    Activities and attractions in Tulum

    Are you hoping to find attractions to visit while you're in town? Travellers enjoy Tulum for its snorkelling, cycling and yoga. Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Tulum a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Xel-Ha Water Park (14.6 mi / 23.5 km)
    • Tulum Monkey Sanctuary (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
    • LabnaHa Ecopark Adventures (11.4 mi / 18.4 km)
    • Jungle Place (16.1 mi / 25.9 km)
    • El Toh Ecopark (16.4 mi / 26.3 km)
    • Riviera Maya Golf Club (18.3 mi / 29.4 km)

    Seasonal weather in Tulum

    Travellers enjoy Tulum for its snorkelling. If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, July, September and April are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 31°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Tulum

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Tulum. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Tulum National Park (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
    • Akumal Beach (20.1 mi / 32.4 km)
    • Xpu-ha Beach (27 mi / 43.5 km)
    • Tulum Beach (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
    • Las Palmas Public Beach (4.8 mi / 7.8 km)
    • Playa Paraiso (5.2 mi / 8.3 km)