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Top 14 Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Tulum, Mexico

Diya
Updated Apr 24, 2019

Intrepid travellers in search of pristine, unspoiled island life should head straight down the Yucatan Peninsula coast for a slice of paradise called Tulum. Largely untouched by mass development, this idyllic location houses plenty of holiday rentals for fun-filled days amid sand and sea. While you might not get the best Wi-Fi connection or cell phone signal here, the region’s beauty will all but make up for that. Get your dose of Tulum’s unforgettable island life with these top Airbnb vacation rentals.

1. Luxury penthouse with private glass-bottom pool (from 262 USD)

This uber cool penthouse is the epitome of modern design, laced with luxury. With three king-sized bedrooms, a fully fitted kitchen with a Nespresso machine and a huge private terrace with barbecue grills, this Airbnb space is a rare gem. The highlight, however, is the private, glass-bottom sky pool with amazing views of the jungle. The property also has its own water treatment plant, ensuring tasty, clean water for its guests. Revel in the luxury of staying at your very own palatial penthouse - complete with its own staff to care for all your needs - in this perfect tropical paradise.

Luxury penthouse

Price: from 262 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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2. Private rustic cabin in Tulum centre (from 31 USD)

This pretty Mayan cabin for two is just the place for a romantic Mexican getaway. Located only 2.5 miles (4 kilometres) from the pristine beaches and 5 blocks from the main avenue, this cosy space is surrounded by grocery stores, bakeries, bars, and restaurants. A breakfast bar, coffee machine, refrigerator and helpful host will have you ready for adventure in this rustic, yet modern cabin.

Private rustic cabin in Tulum centre

Price: from 31 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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3. Modern, spacious apartment in downtown Tulum (from 76 USD)

This bright, breezy, modern apartment in the heart of downtown Tulum allows guests to live like a local. Located two blocks from the town hall, this lovely property is very close to shops, restaurants, and bars. With its contemporary kitchen and screened-in porch, this house is thoughtfully done up and includes personal touches like hand-woven throw pillows, art work by local artists, straw floor mats, and comfy bed linens. And when you’re not soaking up the feel of the city, laze away on the spacious balcony with your daily dose of caffeine.

Modern downtown apartment

Price: from 76 USD

Number of Guests: 6

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4. The Mayan jungle house (from 309 USD)

Located a few yards away from the turquoise waters of Tulum beach, this jungle house is part of Tulum’s Holistika community and is found right in the middle of the Mayan jungle. The beautiful, spacious property sleeps 7 and features airy, uncluttered rooms, a fully fitted kitchen, as well as a lovely private pool. Head down to the beach for the gorgeous waters, indulge in a massage or participate in ‘temazcal’, which is Mexico’s take on yoga. Taxis are available to visit the town, but it’s more fun zipping across the roads on the two-wheelers that are always available for rent.

The Mayan jungle house

Price: from 309 USD

Number of Guests: 7

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5. Cozy penthouse with rooftop plunge pool (from 67 USD)

This one has the best location - 5 mins from downtown and only 10 mins from the gorgeous beaches. This beautiful, edgy penthouse has access to a private plunge pool on the terrace, as well as an infinity glass pool on the ground floor. Surrounded by a tropical garden, the lovely space comes with a full kitchen, Wi-Fi, skylit bathrooms and even free bikes for rides to the beach. With housekeeping services available 7 days a week, enjoy a true Mexican holiday without ever lifting a finger.

New design penthouse

Price: from 67 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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6. Luxury-designed villa (from 152 USD)

Check-in to this beautiful luxury-designed villa located just five minutes to downtown Tulum. There are three large bedrooms with two queen-size beds and two king-size beds. Modern amenities include WiFi, Bose speakers and TVs to keep you entertained. There’s also a fully-equipped kitchen for those looking to whip up their own meals during their stay. The hosts also offer free beach bikes and locks for guests to use.

Luxury designed villa

Price: from 152 USD

Number of Guests: 8

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7. Brand new studio apartment at prime location (from 48 USD)

This brand new studio apartment, right in the centre of Tulum, is the next best thing to the area’s stunning beaches. The cosy apartment for 2 (or a maximum of 3), has close access to all major hotspots, including the shops, restaurants and, of course, the beach. If you don’t feel like walking, hop on one of the bikes that the host provides for all guests! With private parking, a well-furnished kitchen and tasteful furniture, you’re in for a very comfortable and convenient stay.

Brand new studio apartment in downtown

Price: from 48 USD

Number of Guests: 3

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8. Big, spacious apartment for 10 (from 123 USD)

This spacious new apartment is absolutely meant for big family getaways or a great Mexican holiday with friends. With a capacity for 10, the apartment is close to the shops, local eateries, sights, and the beach. The big, airy living room is the perfect place to gather around for coffee and drinks, while the free Wi-Fi and 40" inch flat-screen TVs in all the bedrooms take care of the entertainment factor. A personal masseuse is available around the clock for those with sore muscles and free bicycles are also provided for all guests.

Big spacious family house

Price: from 123 USD

Number of Guests: 10

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9. Casa Sampi, a Mediterranean-style listing (from 120 USD)

This lovely Mediterranean-style home is located in a quiet residential area, which has easy access to the main street and its restaurants, shops and supermarket. Everything is a few minutes away by bike and this rental provides three bicycles for its guests. Fitted with modern facilities, this little slice of Greece is extremely clean and roomy. The host also provides innumerable little tips on local sights as well as the best fishing/snorkelling tours, making your trip that much smoother as a result.

Casa Sampi

Price: from 120 USD

Number of Guests: 8

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10. Spacious loft in downtown Tulum (from 67 USD)

Located in the heart of downtown Tulum, this cosy space is only 10 minutes away from the beach. The pool and private terrace are meant for complete relaxation, while Batey’s (a popular local pub), is just a block away, with its refreshing cocktails and daily jazz nights. The rental comes with free parking, Wi-Fi and lovely modern furnishings. With all this plus its great location, this quaint, loft-like apartment is the perfect base camp for a few days amidst the sun, sand, and sea.

Spacious loft apartment

Price: from 67 USD

Number of Guests: 4

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11. A great apartment for couples (from 62 USD)

Located in The Highline, this studio has everything you need for a perfect romantic trip. There’s a comfortable king-sized bed and a private terrace for guests to hang out on and have a drink. Guests will not need to worry about safety, as there’s a concierge and 24 hour security. There’s also a beautiful infinity pool for you to take a dip in after a day of sightseeing.

A great apartment for couples

Price: from 62 USD

Number of Guests: 2

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12. Beautiful penthouse for 10 with jungle views (from 257 USD)

This lovely penthouse in Aldea Zama is the perfect destination for big families or a gang of friends. The complex comes with modern furnishings, including a lounging area with a bar on the first floor and hanging beds with gorgeous jungle views on the second. The third level is meant for spending some breathless moments under the stars. The hosts have a personal relationship with all the local bars, beach clubs, and restaurants and are always happy to make reservations for you to enjoy fun-filled, stress-free afternoons/evenings.

Palatial penthouse with jungle views

Price: from 257 USD

Number of Guests: 10

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13. Feng Shui apartment with private garden (from USD 105)

A cool blue pool, white cobbled walls and green gardens await you in this beautiful home. A bright kitchen and a lovely patio make for serenity and peace. The unit sleeps two guests in one bedroom and has a bathroom to share. As it is “Plus-verified”, you know you can expect a quality experience in this home. The apartment has a full kitchen and a dining area. The outdoor space is delightful, and the bathroom is en-suite. The unit comes with wifi connectivity, television access, bedroom comforts, and bathroom essentials. Free parking is available on the premises. Located in downtown Tulum, residing in this unit means that bars, restaurants, and shopping are all within walking distance. The beach is about 15 minutes by car. Guests can self-check-in with a lockbox.

Feng Shui Apartment with Private Garden
Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico
133 reviews
Entire flat 1 bed 2 guests 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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14. La Casa Blanca with an infinity pool plus bikes to get around Tulum (from USD 84)

This beautiful unit sleeps two guests and there is an infinity pool available. After a long day exploring Tulum, you will definitely enjoy that feature very much. Although you are residing an approximate 5 minutes from the beach, shops, and restaurants, you can explore further with the two bikes that are provided. The unit is located in a quiet area and many expats live in the area. Amenities provided include a dryer, bathroom essentials, and air conditioning. The place comes with free street parking, laptop-friendly workspace, and wifi. The kitchen has a refrigerator, stove, and microwave, plus the dishes that you may need for self-catering.

LA CASA BLANCA infinity pool•kingsize bed•2 bikes
Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico
69 reviews
Entire house 1 bed 2 guests 1 bedroom 1 bathroom

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Explore and savour the exotic beach town of Tulum

Nestled along the Yucatán Peninsula, Tulum is a spot sought out by intrepid travellers who like taking an unconventional path to paradise. So, pack your bags and run away to this unique Mexican destination for some unforgettable beach-holiday moments.

This article was originally published on Aug 29, 2017

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A spontaneous trip-planner, Diya is a freelancer from India who is now settled in Singapore. She loves reading, sketching, and exchanging travel stories with her friends (mostly for her handwritten...Read more

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