Top 9 Family Resorts In Tulum, Mexico - Updated 2024

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Tucked away on Mexico’s eastern coast, Tulum is easily one of Yucatán Peninsula’s most stunning places. From the rich and admirably preserved Maya sites to palm-fringed beaches extending for miles, the town offers a pleasing opportunity for laidback chilling, and exciting exploration. Add to this is great tropical weather all year round. Beautiful beachfront hotels and beach resorts line the scenic, white sand shores. Head up to this exquisite getaway destination and make it a trip to remember for your family and yourself. And, while you’re busy packing your itinerary with what to do and what to see, do take time out to zero down on one of these top family resorts in Tulum, Mexico.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and access to family-friendly amenities and activities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 08, 2024.

1. The Waves Tulum (from USD 117)

For a stay at a gorgeously designed property with gardens and courtyards to hang out, socialize, and relax, book at The Waves Tulum. This family-friendly resort offers spacious accommodations, along with penthouse apartments for those traveling in large groups. These rooms all include a kitchen for preparing meals both kids and grown-ups will like.

Enjoy some family bonding at the outdoor swimming pool, playing in the water or guzzling icy smoothies from the pool bar. You can also teach them the joys of barbecuing at the picnic area.

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The Waves Tulum

Wifi Available

Address: Avenida Kukulkan region 1, mza 32, lt 1
4.19 km (2.6 mi) from Tulum

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

2. Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Resort (from USD 510)

Too tired to deal with the minutiae of your long-awaited vacation? Treat yourself to a fine, hassle-free family holiday at Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Resort with their amazing packages. You’ll have plenty of perks to look forward to during your stay. Choose from the plentiful dining options at the 13 outlets available. Your package also includes unlimited drinks and cocktails.

Neither you nor your kids will be bored here. Splash all you want at the water park, especially during hot days. Curious minds can join the daily cultural activities offered by the resort. If you’re traveling with a baby or toddler, you can avail of babysitting services as well.

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Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Resort

Wheelchair accessible Visual Aid: Braille Visual Aid: Tactile

Address: Carretera Cancun Tulum 307
18.17 km (11.3 mi) from Tulum

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Fitness centre Garden

3. Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa (from USD 807)

Perched amidst verdant gardens and built in a Mexican colonial-style architecture is Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa, where local flavour blends with modern, top-class amenities. Each of the resort’s rooms come with an attached private balcony offering spectacular views of the Carribean’s cerulean waters and towering palms doing a happy dance.

While enjoying your family vacation in Tulum, you may opt for one of the Temazcal treatments, a traditional Maya-style spa for a wholly relaxing and unique affair. For the little ones, there’s a kids’ pool, water park, and a kids’ club to keep them engaged. Plus, there are plenty of water sports opportunities here as well.

This property is also pet-friendly, although you need to put in a separate request and pay an extra fee. While kids are allowed on most parts of the property, there are sections that are adults-only.

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Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Carretera Chetumal Puerto Juarez Km 236.7 Tankah
5.21 km (3.3 mi) from Tulum

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna

4. Nah Uxibal Villa and Casitas (from USD 173)

Boasting a private beach area and offering plenty of snorkelling and canoeing opportunities is Nah Uxibal Villa and Casitas. Here, you can rent out an entire bungalow, studio, or multiple-bedroom house. Plus, you will have excellent access to the beach, garden, and barbecue facilities. Horseback riding, fishing, and windsurfing are also offered nearby. Else, there is a water park off-site that the kids can enjoy. This accommodation can also arrange babysitting services, so get in touch with them should you need it.

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Nah Uxibal Villa and Casitas

Wifi Available

Address: Soliman Bay, Tulum
9.44 km (5.9 mi) from Tulum

Parking Pets allowed Golf course (within 3 km) Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms Airport shuttle Fishing

5. Cabanas Maalix

Cabana-living is one of the most amazing experiences you can have in Tulum, and offering that is Cabanas Maalix, just 60 m (195 ft) from South Tulum Beach. While activities at the beach such as water sports, beach cycling, picnics, and sunbathing are an option, you can also enjoy the live musical performances hosted by this resort. The property boasts large open areas that make for good spots for your kids to play and run around. The on-site eatery has a kids menu especially curated to appeal to children. At this accommodation, even your furry friends are welcome.

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6. Grand Bahia Principe Tulum (from USD 132)

Grand Bahia Principe Tulum offers an experience like no other. More than anything else, the property’s on-site dolphin aquarium is quite the attraction for children. Plus, the water park, tennis court, fitness centre, kids’ club, and children’s playground, among other facilities, make it completely family-friendly. For a fun time exploring Tulum, you can also rent bicycles from the resort. Guests with little children can get in touch with the concierge for babysitting services as well.

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Bahia Principe Grand Tulum - All Inclusive

Wifi Available

Address: Carretera Chetumal - Cancún Km 250
19.91 km (12.4 mi) from Tulum

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna

7. Luxury Bahia Principe Akumal (from USD 141)

An all-suites property, Luxury Bahia Principe Akumal offers gorgeous, unrestricted views of Mexican skies and Caribbean waters from the attached private balcony on each suite. This kid-friendly Tulum resort has an on-site tennis court, shops, aerobics class, casino, billiards, games room, and also a nightclub where you can let your hair loose and have a whale of a time.

There are ample entertainment options here. Plus, they offer bicycle rentals at no additional charge, so you can easily hitch one and explore the area. As for kids-specific facilities, the resort has an outdoor play area with kid-friendly equipment, an indoor play area, several board games and puzzles.

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Bahia Principe Luxury Akumal - All Inclusive

Wifi Available

Address: Carretera Chetumal Benito Juarez, Km 250, Local B, Akumal, municipio de Tulum, Quintana Roo
19.13 km (11.9 mi) from Tulum

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna

8. Grand Bahia Principe Coba (from USD 180)

Offering excellent access to windsurfing, diving, beach cycling, and other water sports, Grand Bahia Principe Coba is an excellent choice for those of you looking to chill primarily at the beach. Some of the resort’s on-site facilities include a fitness centre, yoga classes, table tennis, solarium, hammam, and a few others. As for your children, there is a kids’ club, kids’ pool, water slides, water park, kids’ playground, indoor play area, and a games room, among others. The on-site restaurant has a kid-friendly buffet too.

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Bahia Principe Grand Coba - All Inclusive

Wifi Available

Address: Carretera Chetumal - Cancún Km 250
18.91 km (11.8 mi) from Tulum

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna Fitness centre

9. Sunscape Akumal Beach Resort & Spa (from USD 218)

Sunscape Akumal Beach Resort & Spa has complete amenities, direct access to the beach, stunning views from the property’s terrace, and quite a few relaxation options for its guests. This is a superb option you can consider when visiting Mexico. Since the property is just 600 m (2,000 ft) away from Akumal Beach, guests can enjoy excellent and easy access to beach activities. As for entertainment options within the accommodation, kids will have a great time at the playground or playing tennis or table tennis. Other than that, there’s also a kids’ club and games room that the little ones can access. Washbasins in the bathrooms have been installed at a lower height than usual, and the toilet is equipped with grab rails.

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Sunscape Akumal Beach Resort & Spa - All Inclusive

Wifi Available

Address: Carr. Cancún - Tulum KM 252, Xpu Ha, Tulum, Mexico, 77780
20.82 km (13.0 mi) from Tulum

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Fitness centre

So much to do in and around Tulum

While luxuriating at the beach is definitely something you can do, cave-diving in one of Tulum’s cenotes is an absolutely must - Gran Cenote, Dos Ojos Cenote, and Aktun-Ha Cenote are a few of the more popular ones where you can try this. Else, exploring Maya sites such as Tankah Natural Park or El Castillo will also be a rewarding experience. Before all that, be sure to zero in on one of these top family resorts in Tulum, Mexico.

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