Discover Tulum Glamping & Unique Places to Stay in Tulum, Mexico

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Tulum sits 130 km south of Cancun, Mexico nestled between white-sand Caribbean beaches and lush tropical Yucatan jungle. As a result, it’s a favorite destination for nature-loving travelers. So, it comes as no surprise there are some fantastic Tulum glamping spots to experience. 

The Yucatan Peninsula is full of natural wonders and beauty. Certainly, Tulum is a place where you can spend your days playing or relaxing on a pristine beach, swimming in mystical cenotes, exploring ancient Mayan ruins, and having epic jungle adventures. 

Meanwhile, evenings in Tulum are best spent enjoying delicious meals and creative cocktails at one of the many bars and restaurants along the beach or in town before retiring to your Tulum glamping site to sleep comfortably surrounded by nature. 

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Tulum is small but accommodations are generally divided into two main areas: Puebla (town) and the beach. But, there are also glamping sites and unique places to stay in Tulum near the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve which is not far from the famous Tulum ruins. 

Glamping in Mexico is very different than say glamping in Ireland or glamping in Washington state due to climate and landscape. However, the types of Glamping structures can be very similar. Glamping types in Tulum include luxury tents, cabanas, geodesic domes, and even tree houses and are situated in unique settings such as jungle, cenotes, and right on the beach. 

Here are a few favorite spots to get you started with your Tulum glamping vacation plans:

Luxury Tulum Glamping Hotels

For the purposes of this post, we are calling the following accommodations “glamping hotels.” The glamping spots in this section will have multiple accommodations and may have hotel-type amenities such as a pool, restaurants, on-site staff and activities.

Nomade Tulum

Nomade Tulum
Photo Credit: Nomade Tulum

Location: Hotel Zone, South Tulum Beach

Best for: Solo, couples, groups, holistic retreat, luxury glamping

If you want the experience of ultimate luxury glamping in Tulum Nomade is a good choice. Choose from a range of accommodations which include rooms, suites, treehouses and luxury glamping tents. All options include comfortable beds, air conditioning, safes and WiFi.

Nomade Tulum pride themselves on being sustainable, carbon-free and existing in harmony with nature. Along with beautiful glamping accommodations, Nomade also offers wellness and holistic programs including Mayan ceremonies, healing sessions, yoga, music therapy and holistic cuisine.

Guest Review: “One amazing stay ar Nomad! Walked barefoot in the Garden of Eden ! Very relaxed atmosphere! Incredible grounds and the Delux tents were confortable and a great experience. Location, views, people all of them got us into on amazing mood ! We will come back for sure!”

Casa Nawal Tulum

Casa Nawal Tulum glamping tent
Photo Credit: Casa Nawal Tulum

Location: Inside the Tulum National Park close to the Tulum ruins

Good for: Couples, beach, tent glamping

Casa Nawal is the perfect choice for glamping on the beach in Tulum. They are on the same property as Ikal Tulum Hotel just inside the Tulum National Park. Accommodation options include luxury glamping tents and Mayan Lodges. Some of the tents are oceanfront so you can fall asleep to the sound of the waves.

All the Sibley Bell Canvas glamping tents sit on a raised wooden platform which also creates a deck. They come furnished with a custom-made bed and comfy pillow-top mattress and are decorated with local art. The tents are even air-conditioned to keep you comfortable.

Guest Review: “Casa Nawal was a beautiful beach retreat with a relaxing and earthy vibe. We initially were placed in a beautiful tent on the interior of the resort, but after one night realized there was a bonfire in close proximity which bothered my asthma. We spoke with the staff and they graciously moved our tent to a beach front location away from the smoke smell. The tent was equipped with an AC at night as well as a very comfortable bed. Each day after we got back from exploring we were greeted with a freshly made bed and new towels. The bathroom facilities were also always clean and well stocked. Just to the left of the resort was a great bar/restaurant which had wonderful food, music and beach seating. Such a chill vibe with great people from around the world. I would definitely recommend!”

Ku Kuk Glamping Tulum

Ku Kuk Tulum glamping
Photo Credit: Ku Kuk Tulum

Location: Chemuyil, 15 minutes from Tulum

Best for: Solo, couples, families, groups, dome glamping

Ku Kuk is one of the few glamping places to stay in Tulum with geodesic domes right in the heart of the jungle. It’s also one of the few luxury glamping spots in Tulum that allows kids making it a great choice for families.

Domes come with features like comfy king-sized beds, a private bathroom, air conditioning, mini bar and some even have private outdoor jacuzzi tubs. Available to guests on site are an outdoor kitchen, pool, cenote-style jaccuzi, hammocks, a terrace and outdoor lounging areas.

Hotel Azulik Tulum

room at Azulik Tulum glamping
Photo Credit: Azulik Tulum

Location: Tulum Beach Hotel Zone

Best for: Adults only, luxury glamping, clothing-optional, romantic, beachside

Hotel Azulik Tulum a beautifully unique luxury glamping option right on Tulum beach. It’s definitely not the most budget-friendly on our list but it will be one of the most memorable accommodations you’ve ever stayed in.

The stunning resort combines art and nature creating a sanctuary of harmony and wellness between the sea and the jungle. Luxurious treehouse villas overlook the Caribbean sea and blend into the jungle backdrop making it feel one with nature. Each villa has its own style and special features such as mosaic soaker tubs, artisanal hot tubs with a sea view, round beds, hanging beds, and private decks with plunge pools and stairs to the beach.

Guest Review: “The architecture and spirit of it was amazing and very unique. I would def come back in a sea villa again or a sky villa. Nothing between u and the water. Perfect breeze with a fan and mosquito netting around the bed. Multilevel with villa with multiple sitting areaS. 1 day we just ordered room service and stayed there the whole day. Villas are unreal”

Harmony Glamping Tulum

Tulum Glamping tent
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Location: Puebla (Tulum town)

Good for: Couples, families, eco-friendly, luxury glamping, healthy food & activities  

Harmony Glamping & Boutique Hotel is located on the Green Beat Organic Permaculture Farm at the edge of Tulum town. They are an eco-friendly luxury glamping site offering six Glamour Bell Tents all with queen size beds, luxury bedding, mosquito netting, fans, and private verandas.

The glamping tents share two communal bathrooms that are cleaned twice daily and are outfitted with showers, toilets, sinks, towels, and 100% natural soap and shampoo.

In addition, there are uniquely decorated guest suites within the boutique hotel plus a lovely pool and gardens, two restaurants, and a yoga center on the grounds.

Guest Review: “It’s a nice Hotel with quite large and luxurious rooms and a nice pool, and we were even allowed us to use the kitchen and yoga studios. Everyone was quite nice, but especially Alex was amazing and could help us with everything we needed! You can walk to the center from here, but they also rent out bikes in the Hotel. It is a very nice place to stay for a few days.”

Cinco Tulum

Cinco glamping Tulum
Photo Credit: Cinco Tulum

Location: Tulum Beach

Best for: Couples, romance, beach

Stay in a romantic glamping tent right at Cinco on the beach among the palm trees. There are seven tents available complete with king-sized beds, comfy bedding, a private hammock lounge area, and either fans or air conditioning.

There is a beach club, a restaurant and a bar on site which all receive rave reviews. But many of the reviews from past guests of Cinco mention the attention to detail and smooth teamwork of the staff and management that make it such a special experience.

Guest Review: “Took a spur of the moment two day trip to Tulum and decided to be adventurous and book a tent. If it turned out to be uncomfortable it was only for two nights right? It was AMAZING. From the food to the outdoor showers to the cozy air conditioned tent, we couldn’t have asked for more. We were sorry to leave and will definitely be back.”

Libelula Tulum Glamping

Libelula Tulum glamping
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Location: Beachfront in the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve

Best for: Couples, luxury glamping, nature, beachfront

The nine glamping cabanas at Libelula Tulum provide absolute luxury and comfort in the heart of Mayan nature. Cabanas are outfitted with king-sized beds, 600-thread count cotton sheets, en-suite bathrooms with rain showers and organic toiletries, ceiling fans and WiFi. Each cabana suite is uniquely decorated and is steps from the ocean.

Libelula has an onsite kitchen serving authentic Mexican cuisine cooked in their wood-fired oven or on the outdoor grill. In addition, meals are served al fresco at a lovely communal table on the sand creating a lovely setting. This is definitely one of the most luxurious spots for glamping in Tulum.

Guest Review: “The views, privacy and the secluded access to the beach were phenomenal. It was incredibly peaceful, quiet and intimate. Slightly off the main strip (with easy access), meant that this place seems very exclusive. The chef made the best food I had in Tulum (try the breakfast). All the staff were so friendly and helpful. Lastly, Jorge, the host was an absolute legend and looked after us so much. I’d recommend anyone to stay here that wants a beautiful beach, great food, turtles, and easy access to Tulum.”

Huaya Eco Camp Yurts

Huaya Camp Tulum
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Location: Tulum Puebla

Best for: Couples, small groups, luxury yurts, romantic getaway, convenience to town amenities

Huaya offers a handful of comfortable, spacious yurts in a jungle garden setting. The location is just steps from the many restaurants and shops of Tulum town but has the peacefulness that comes with being immersed in nature.

Each Yurt has double or queen beds and a private bathroom with a beautiful outdoor shower. On-site are a refreshing pool, outdoor relaxing areas and a great restaurant serving traditional, local gastronomic cuisine. They also offer daily yoga sessions.

Guest Review: “It was a peaceful oasis, but not too far from the Centre. The rooms are very clean and comfy. And the hotel has a really nice layer back feel to it and the outdoor shower is Amazing. I will definitely come back to Huaya without a doubt. I also recommend attending The Temezcal(sweatlodge) you come out feeling like a new person, Jaime and his team are the best!”

Serena Glamping Tulum

Glamping tent in Tulum Mexico
Photo Credit: Serena Tulum

Location: Tulum Beach Hotel Zone

Good for: Couples, luxury glamping, beach, nature, serenity

Serena Tulum offers ten luxury glamping rooms with king-sized beds, AC, a private bathroom, wood flooring, and a mini-fridge. They also have jungle rooms which are part glamping/part hotel room.

The location is in the jungle just steps from the beach with amenities such as a Mayan pool, sundeck with a view, fire pits, and bike rentals. Available activities include yoga, meditation, spa treatments plus local food and mezcal tastings.

Guest Review: “I enjoyed Serena Glamping so much. The scenery was beautiful and the staff was super helpful with getting excursions booked. Only bad part was the mosquitoes.”

Ikal Tulum Boutique Hotel

Ikal Tulum glamping
Photo Credit: Ikal Tulum

Location: Inside Tulum National Park

Good for: Couples, small groups, wellness, beach, Tulum ruins

The zen Ikal Boutique Hotel is located on the beach inside the Tulum National park. There are several rustically luxurious cabanas providing a serene and comfortable stay within nature. 

Each cabana is uniquely decorated and comes with either a king or queen bed, a private outdoor shower or tub, a private jungle garden, and lovely views. Some suites even have a private plunge pool. This is definitely one of the most unique places to stay in Tulum.

The beachside Maia restaurant uses organic and locally sourced ingredients and they have an extensive wellness program offering daily sessions and workshops in yoga, dance, and wellness education.

Guest Review: “Staffs are the most welcoming and nice at front desk. Beautiful hotel and rooms with great location for relaxing. They have yoga classes which was great. I recommend to rent a scooter to explore Tulum.”

Nativus Tulum

Glamping tent at night

Location: Tulum Beach Road near Sian Ka’an

Good for: Couples, nature, seclusion, activities

The property of Nativus Tulum provides a variety of beautiful natural Yucatan surroundings. You will be jungle glamping in a luxury tent with a king-sized bed, a private bathroom, and an open-air shower surrounded by lush vegetation. 

Just a short walk from your jungle home is the powdery-white sand of a Tulum beach and on the property itself is a natural cenote with a private dock. Spends days relaxing on the beach or playing in the cenote with the provided kayaks, paddleboards, and snorkel gear.

Bike rentals and yoga sessions are also available on request.

Guest Review: “The staff and service was awesome. Everything was clean and comfortable. Location is on the south end of everything on the beach– very quiet, but still walkable to beach clubs and restaurants (taxis/bikes are also available). The included breakfast was very filling and delicious with fresh squeezed OJ! Cenote is gorgeous and quiet compared to others– loved SUPing, swimming and watching the wildlife every morning. Rosa del Viento Beach Club is a short walk away, and they treat Nativus guests like guests of their own with no day pass required. A two night stay was the perfect, relaxing amount of time to spend here with my partner after several days in the louder parts of Tulum.”

Lumapi Jungle Eco-Lodge & Huts

Open air loung on beach in Tulum Glamping
Photo Credit: Lumapi

Location: 10 minutes from Tulum Puebla on the road to the local cenotes

Good for: Couples, small groups, adults-only, nature, eco-friendly

Lumapi is a true jungle retreat with a selection of huts and cabanas containing comfy queen or king-sized beds. The accommodations also come with a private bathroom complete with a wonderful outdoor shower.

The vision at Lumapi is to provide guests with a comfortable and magical immersion with nature without doing damage to the environment. They are achieving this by using natural materials and solar power and striving to be 100% sustainable and ecological.

Guest Reviews: “If you want a magic, get away from it all jungle retreat then this is for You.. completely unique, met lots of great people staying over. Magical energy, lots of fab birds and fauna… “

I Scream House

I Scream House Tulum
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Location: Tulum Beach Hotel Zone

Good for: Couples, groups, adults-only, party scene

I Scream House offers several treetop cabanas of different sizes. Glamping suites can sleep 2 or 4 people in king, queen or double beds. Amenities for each suite vary but generally include a balcony with a view, private bathrooms, fans and wifi.

The property is located on the edge of the jungle just 2 minutes from the beach and amenities of the Tulum hotel zone. There is a bar and a small restaurant on site. Be warned that the bar can be loud into the wee hours.

Guest Review: “Amazing staff and beautiful room! It was amazing overall! The building and room were such a cool vibe and beautifully made. The location and price are unbeatable!! We loved the feeling of being in what seemed like a jungle. The music is quite loud at night but it is a really cool vibe and a lot of fun if you want to enjoy a drink at their bar or don’t mind the noise.”

Uman Tulum Glamping & Cenote

Uman Tulum Glamping
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Location: South Tulum Beach Hotel Zone

Best for: Couples, central location, adults only

Uman Tulum offers 7 luxury glamping tents beautifully situated in the jungle yet just a short distance from South Tulum Beach. Each glamping tent is covered by a palapa and comes furnished with a king-sized bed, lounge area, bathroom and a glorious outdoor shower.

They provide free WiFi, continental breakfast and fans for your tent. Plus there is a sun terrace, firepit, beach access and a beautiful cenote right on the grounds. Uman is a great place to stay in Tulum if you’re looking for an intimate glamping site in nature.

Cenote Lodge at Nahouse

Chairs and table on a deck overlookign a cenote at Tulum glamping site
Photo Credit: Nahouse

Location: Just outside Tulum Puebla

Best for: Couples, families, luxury

There are four jungle lodges at the Nahouse complex. These spacious lodges were hand-built from natural, local materials and are set in a peaceful jungle setting. Each unit can sleep up to 4 people with one bedroom and a sectional sofa.

With a full kitchen, solid walls and floor some may argue this is not glamping. However, we choose to include places to stay in Tulum like this when they are unique structures and are focused on immersion in nature. The natural cenote-like pool at the center of the complex adds to this feeling of a natural experience. 

Guest Review: “We loved it all! It was the most beautiful serene setting! The only thing is that it is about a 15 minute cab ride to the beach and hotel zone. However that did not bother us at all. We will definitely be staying here again!”

Mamasan Treehouses and Cabins

Mamasan Treehouses Tulum
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Location: South Tulum Beach

Best For: Couples, central location

Mamasan treehouses, cabins and geodesic domes are built from local, natural materials with minimal impact on the natural surroundings. The whole site is very eco-conscious complete with solar energy and rain water recycling.

Each accommodation is unique but they all come with queen beds, full bathroom, AC and internet. Amenities on site include a restaurant, bar, lounge, coffee shop and rooftop terrace.

Guest Review: “Location: love the location as it’s in the center of everything, the hotel design itself is very unique, the traditional Tulum style. I stayed at the dome which faces the jungle, which has ceiling window, I could fall asleep under the stars and wake up to the beautiful nature and the sun. During my stay, I felt so much healing just by being so close to the nature. Meanwhile I still have walking access to bars and restaurants near by.”

Glamping Tulum Airbnb, VRBO & Private Rentals

These Tulum glamping sites range from a single private lodging to sites with several glamping spots. The one thing they all have in common is that they are unique accommodations usually immersed in nature.

Casita Milagros: A Jungle Tree House

Tulum Tree House
Photo Credit: VRBO

Location: In the jungle, 20 minutes from Tulum Beach

Best For: Couples, off-grid, eco escape

This Tulum treehouse is an ideal escape from everything but still just a short drive from the beach and tourist sites. Your jungle home sits up in the lush jungle canopy with plenty of windows to enjoy the surrounding nature. You’ll sleep in a lovely bedroom with a queen-sized bed and romantic but practical netting to keep the bugs out.

There’s an en-suite bathroom with a sink and composting toilet. Outside is a beautiful natural shower and an outdoor kitchenette. Evenings can be spent on the rooftop listening to the sounds of the jungle.

Guest Reviews: “Clayanna’s property was simply incredible. Being able to go enjoy the simplicity and pureness of the jungle while still feeling comfortable and safe was a experience I won’t soon forget. Thank you Clayanna for sharing such a beautiful with us!”

Jungle Eco-Treehouse

Glamping treehouse dome
Tulum Jungle Eco Treehouse Airbnb image

Location: 15 minutes from Tulum Centro

Best for: Couples, nature, serenity, privacy

Stay in a geodesic dome perched in the trees overlooking the Maya jungle. The luxurious bed looks out through a wall of windows to the jungle and night sky creating the experience of sleeping in nature. You also have a private bathroom with an outdoor jungle shower, biodegradable toiletries and a large terrace with a table and chairs for a romantic breakfast or evening glass of wine.

Within walking or cycling distance are natural cenotes to explore and cool off with a refreshing dip and Tulum beach is a 10-minute drive away.

Acacia Jungle Cabins

Tulum Jungle Cabins
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Location: Tulum Puebla (in town)

Best for: Solo, couples, small groups, jungle glamping

Acacia offers 5 glamping cabins in the jungle made from local, natural materials. The cabins are decorated with handmade furniture and lots of beautiful wood. Each place comes with a king-size bed, large bathroom, mini-fridge and AC.

Cabin guests can enjoy a lovely community area with comfy seating and hammocks surrounded by nature. Although you will feel miles away from anything the site is just 1.5 km from town making it easy to go and explore and shop.

Guest Review: “Catherine’s airbnb was probably one of the best airbnbs I have ever stayed at. I wish I spent more time at the property because it was just amazing!! My boyfriend and I had the most amazing romantic getaway. Juan, the property manager was so helpful during our stay. Also the bikes were an amazing plus to get around town quickly!”

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