Taking a vacation to sunny Puerto Morelos doesn’t have to cost you an arm and a leg - there are plenty of budget-friendly options in the city! If you’re adventurous, try rooming with others in a hostel, or settle down in a cozy, private apartment. The area offers a variety of simple accommodations which rent rooms for under 100 USD a night. Take a look at these eight budget-friendly options!
Hostels are a popular budget-friendly option for travelers. At Hostel Humanity, you’ll rent a bunk and locker in a large room meant to accommodate several other travelers or book a private room with a double bed. Whether you’re traveling by yourself or with company, staying in a hostel is a great way to make new friends and become a part of a new community.
Hostel Humanity was built in 2016, so the facility is brand-new and extremely clean and welcoming. Visitors have noted the hostel’s cleanliness as well as the owner’s hospitality. It’s just a five minute walk from the beach, and the Cancun airport is just thirteen miles (21 kilometers) away. If you’re not in your room, you’ll be able to lounge outdoors in hammocks and comfy chairs or enjoy the pool. The hostel also provides a breakfast option with fresh fruit, coffee, cereal, and other breakfast items and offers free WiFi.
If you’ve been nervous to venture outside of your comfort zone and try a hostel, Hostel Humanity is a great place to start. Not only does the hostel offer perks usually reserved for hotels, but it starts at just 14 USD a night!
Address: 77580 Puerto Morelos, Mexico (see map)
Price: from 14 USD
Just a three minute walk away from the beach, this cozy apartment is the perfect place to find rest and relaxation. It’s the ideal location for a family or couple to enjoy a quiet beach vacation. It’s also located just five minutes away from the town square of Puerto Morelos, where you’ll be able to shop or grab a bite to eat at a local restaurant.
You can catch a taxi into town if you’d like, but you could easily spend the whole vacation walking to the beach and anywhere else your heart desires. If you’re a low-key traveler, be sure to check this one out!
Cozy and Fresh Apartment
Price: from 37 USD
Number of Guests: Up to 4
With a fresh, modern style and a view of the ocean, you’ll be shocked that rooms at Hotel Ojo de Agua start at just 70 USD per night. Along with beautiful, clean rooms, the hotel offers a pool - but you’ll probably not spend much time in it, since the reef right outside the hotel is suitable for swimming and snorkeling! Hotel Ojo de Agua is also walking distance from a variety of restaurants, bars, shops, and activities in Puerto Morelos.
Hotel Ojo de Agua
Price: from 70 USD
Number of Guests: Up to 4 per room
Though its rooms are simple and plain, Hotel Amar Inn offers the opportunity to stay in a convenient location for budget-friendly prices. Visitors have also expressed that the rooms are very clean and comfortable, and the hotel also offers a complimentary breakfast for guests. The property is only a one-minute walk from the beautiful Playa Del Mar Beach and in walking distance from a variety of restaurants and shops. Hotel Amar Inn offers a beautifully landscaped courtyard where you can watch the sunset and chat with other guests.
Hotel Amar Inn
Address: Lazaro Cardenas, Lote 4, SM2, Mz1, 77580 Puerto Morelos, Mexico (see map)
Price: from 60 USD
At Hotel Gota de Sal, you’ll be treated to a comfortable stay. The hotel offers clean, comfortable rooms, a pool, an on-site bar, and a restaurant that features live music most nights. You won’t even have to leave the hotel to be treated to local food and entertainment! However, if you’d like to explore, the hotel is also within walking distance of the Puerto Morelos Square and beaches perfect for swimming and snorkeling.
Hotel Gota de Sal
Address: Avenida Javier Rojo Gomez, 77580 Puerto Morelos, Mexico (see map)
Price: from 56 USD
Is your perfect vision of vacation staying in a quiet little retreat and being able to bike to all the local attractions? If so, this condo is the place for you! With two bikes at your disposal, you’ll be able to ride to the beach, try out local restaurants, and catch local activities. Located on the main street of Puerto Morelos, this condo is right across the road from the beach. From the roof, you can watch the sunset over the ocean’s waves. Visitors have praised the condo for its cleanliness and convenient location!
Lovely and Comfortable Condo
Price: from 44 USD
Number of Guests: Up to 4
Although it’s the most expensive lodging on our list, Hacienda Morelos offers the most amenities, and at just 83 USD a night, it is still extremely affordable. The hotel offers a wonderful complimentary breakfast with a wide selection of food items, including cooked-to-order items. The rooms are kept very clean, and the on-site bar offers the opportunity to sip refreshing drinks throughout your day.
The hotel offers a beautiful view of the sea, is located right on the beach, and also offers a pool for your enjoyment. From the balcony, enjoy a cold margarita and watch the waves.
Address: Av. Rafael Melgar lote 5 MZA 2 SMZA 1, 77580 Puerto Morelos, Mexico (see map)
Price: from 83 USD
Bed and breakfasts tend to have a quieter, relaxed vibe, and this one is no exception. This is a great place to stay as a couple, but it’s also ideal for large groups. If you’re staying for a romantic getaway, be sure to book the king suite, equipped with a private, ocean-view balcony and a jacuzzi tub. The villa is within walking distance to town and a beach. You’ll be welcomed by towering palm trees and step into the private garden, which is a great place to relax and sip a drink. The villa also has a private pool for your enjoyment.
Mexican Villa Bed and Breakfast
Price: from 64 USD
Number of Guests: Up to 8 per room
Plan a budget-friendly vacation in Puerto Morelos
It’s easy to get overwhelmed by the cost of travel accommodations, but we hope these eight budget-friendly ideas will help you plan your trip. Puerto Morelos is also full of budget-friendly activities, from swimming, snorkeling, and window-shopping to just sitting and enjoying the sun.
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