10 Eco Hotels In Mexico - Updated 2022

Anne
Anne 
Updated

With all the weather-related disasters in this world today, eco-friendly travel is becoming the way to go, in a strong effort for environmental sustainability. Various efforts are being made by hotels to recycle, conserve energy and water. Installations collect solar energy and cisterns are used to collect rainwater. In fact, many hotels in Mexico are being designed purely to be environmentally friendly. Some properties also offer activities where visitors can experience nature without any negative impact. Mexico is concerned about the number of visitors on its beaches and in the jungles of the country. Conservation of the biodiversity is a must while making eco-friendly places comfortable and safe for visitors. The following is a selection of eco-hotels in Mexico. Scroll below to make your choice.

1. Casa Malca (from USD 626)

Casa Malca is a boutique hotel nestled on an unspoiled beach in Tulum. The hotel is at the edge of the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve. The 35-room property was created with locally sourced and sustainable materials, while the restaurant serves dishes made from fresh ingredients from the hotel’s garden, as well as from local markets, farmers and fishermen. The hotel features a bar-restaurant and is set in tropical gardens where a swimming pool can be enjoyed. Rooms have elegant decor and offer either garden or Caribbean Sea views. The hotel houses a contemporary art collection, including paintings by Keith Haring, KAWS and Kenny Scharf.


Casa Malca

Wifi Available

Address: Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila Km 9.5
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre Garden

2. Hotel Dos Ceibas Eco Retreat (from USD 175)

Hotel Dos Ceibas Eco Retreat is involved in sustainable tourism and is set on a private part of Tulum Beach. The eco-resort has a traditional Temazcal sauna and offers a range of massages and yoga classes. Guests can also have lessons in meditation, sacred dance and the full moon Mayan ceremony. The property is next to the lush and beautiful Sian-Ka'an Biosphere Reserve and is surrounded by tropical gardens. The hotel’s restaurant offers simple, home-cooked food and a continental breakfast is included. All rooms are powered by wind energy and solar panels and have a traditional decor, along with mosquito nets. There is a free Wi-Fi zone on the property.


Hotel Dos Ceibas Eco Retreat Tulum

Wifi Available

Address: Carretera Tulum Boca Paila Km 10 Manzana 20 Lote 5, Colonia Tulum Ruinas
Accommodates: 3

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

3. Casa de las Olas Surf & Beach Club (from USD 64)

Casa de las Olas Surf & Beach Club is located on the beachfront in Acapulco. The property features a garden and a private stretch of pristine Tulum beach and is located close to the entrance of the Biosphere Reserve. The hotel features a terrace and restaurant serving an a la carte breakfast. The only sounds are the breaking of the waves and the calls of exotic birds. The property was built to be eco-friendly and is powered by solar energy. Each room has a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom.


Casa de las Olas Surf & Beach Club

Wifi Available

Address: Costera Benito Juárez entre Nicolás Bravo y Manuel Altamirano Playa Bonfil
Accommodates: 3

Parking Restaurant Garden Terrace Airport shuttle Free parking Internet services Cycling

4. Diamante K (from USD 123)

Located 2.5 km (1.5 mi) from the Tulum Ruins, Diamante K is an exclusive and private oasis, tucked between the jungle and the Caribbean Sea. The property is surrounded by 200 palm trees and offers a beautiful bay with crystalline waters and white sand. The property has an ecological concept and uses solar energy and the electricity is turned off each night. The hotel is also in a very relaxed style, allowing guests to relax and live in harmony with nature. The property features a bar and restaurant. Some guest rooms feature private bathrooms, while others share a bathroom. Free toiletries and Wi-Fi are supplied.


Diamante K

Wifi Available

Address: Carretera Boca Paila Tulum Ruinas km 2.5
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Bar 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle

5. Ahau Tulum by Ahau Collection (from USD 522)

Ahau Tulum by Ahau Collection is an eco-friendly and pet-friendly hotel, steps from Tulum Beach and a ten-minute drive from Tulum Archaeological Site and the town center. The property features solar and wind panels and conserves water in a rain catchment system. The restaurant serves international cuisine and there is a shared lounge. Yoga lessons and massages are available for an additional fee. Suites feature mosquito nets and fans and offer views of the Caribbean Sea. There is also a free Wi-Fi connection and a bathroom with shower.


Ahau Tulum

Wifi Available

Address: Carretera Tulum a Boca Paila km 7.5
Accommodates: 3

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Bar Fitness centre Garden Terrace

6. Azulik (from USD 731)

Azulik is a private, adults-only beach resort and Mayan Wellness Center a short drive from the Tulum Archaeological Site and Tulum town center. The property has its own private, clothing-optional beach. Each treehouse was created from Mexican royal ebony and offers floor-to-ceiling windows and mosquito nets. They also feature a deck with day beds and seating areas overlooking the jungle and the Caribbean Sea. Rooms are without TV, phone or electricity to ensure a relaxing stay. The property has a beach bar and a spa and beauty center, as well as the traditional Mayan Temazcal sweat lodge.


Azulik

Wifi Available

Address: Carretera Tulum Ruinas KM 5 Rumbo a Boca Paila, Rojo Gomez
Accommodates: 2

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Terrace

7. El Patio 77 B&B (from USD 127)

El Patio 77 boasts of being the first sustainable design B&B in Mexico City. The property was awarded the Green Leaders award in 2015. The 1890 mansion was renovated in 2009 in order to make it more sustainable and eco-friendly. Guests can enjoy Mexican cuisine in the hotel’s courtyard, including fresh local fruits and juices, a special dish of the day and organic coffee. Guests can then explore the extraordinary richness and vibrancy of the San Rafael neighborhood surrounding the property with many restaurants within a few minutes’ walk.

8. Balamku Inn on the Beach (from USD 70)

Balamku Inn on the Beach is nestled on a secluded beach on the Costa Maya, a short drive from Mahahual. The ecological hotel features charming cabanas which offer luxury and comfort while respecting the surrounding environment. Each has a terrace which overlooks the ocean and features one queen-size and one single bed, along with a seating area and en-suite bathroom. Electricity is provided using solar and wind generation. Guests can enjoy scuba diving, kayaking and fishing, or visit the Mayan ruins, or simply relax and practice yoga on the beach.


Balamku Inn on the Beach

Address: Carretera Federal Mahahual-Xcalac Lote 9 S/N

Pool/beach towels Mobile app for room service Non-smoking rooms Massage Sun terrace Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay Physical distancing rules followed WiFi Available

9. Hotel Xic Xanac

Hotel Xic Xanac is an eco-friendly hotel located in a quiet area of Zacatlan, a 5-minute drive from the historic center and a 15-minute drive from Tuliman Waterfalls. The hotel features an eco-friendly freshwater pool, a traditional Temezcal sauna and a hot tub. The property features an organic farm and vegetable garden. The hotel uses only solar power for electricity and for producing hot water and heating. The rustic-style restaurant serves organic vegetarian and Mexican cuisine using products from the on-site farm and garden. Rooms feature Wi-Fi and either shared or private bathroom facilities. Free organic toiletries are provided for guests.

10. Nueva Vida de Ramiro (from USD 117)

Nueva Vida de Ramiro is located in Tulum, a ten-minute drive from the Tulum Archaeological Site. The property features a private beach area and a garden. The hotel collaborates with the Riviera Maya Tulum Sea Turtle Conservation Program and also with reforestation of native vegetation. The property is also involved in the recycling of garbage. A continental breakfast is served each day and the property has a restaurant and terrace. Guest rooms feature free Wi-Fi.

Enjoy a sustainable vacation this year

Take care of the environment and the gorgeous beaches and jungles of this green and beautiful country by staying in one of the eco-hotels in Mexico.

Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.

Get Trip101 in your inbox

Unsubscribe in one click. See our privacy policy for more information on how we use your data

Anne Sewell was born in England, but has spent most of her life in Africa - Malawi, Zimbabwe and South Africa - and now resides on the beautiful Costa del Sol in southern Spain. She loves writing...Read more

 Want to contribute as a Local Expert?
Explore Mexico
Good things are meant to be shared!