8 Best HomeAway/Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Tulum, Mexico - Updated 2024

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Popular for breathtaking beaches and remarkable landmarks such as the ruins of a historical Mayan Port city and the Gran Cenote, Tulum is a beautiful town on the Carribean coastline of Mexico. Boasting of majestic turquoise seascape and lush greeneries, Tulum has so much in store for tourists. Aside from basking in the morning sunlight, breathing the freshest air, and swimming in crystal clear waters, you might also want to visit IK Lab which is the town’s version of the Guggenheim museum or snorkel in the Gran Cenote and interact with marine animals or marvel at the beauty of ancient ruins in Parque Nacional de Tulum. You will never run out of fun and exciting things to do in this lovely coastal town. But before anything else, a wonderful place to stay comes first. We have prepared for you a list of the best HomeAway vacation rentals in Tulum, in case you are planning a vacation to Mexico. Feel free to check them out below.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 07, 2024.

1. Unique accommodation in a jungle-like setting (from USD 87)

If you are tired of the typical and boring accommodations, this unique HomeAway vacation rental in a jungle-like setting might excite you. Situated in a peaceful, secluded, and safe community, within a 20-minute drive from the white sand beaches of the town, this accommodation is ideal for couples or guests traveling in pairs as it can accommodate a maximum of two people only. It features a small yet compact home with glass windows that let you see the surrounding greeneries. It includes a comfortable king-size bed, a lovely bathroom room, a patio where you can spend time in sipping coffee or meditating, listening to the sound of nature, and a relaxing hammock. Staying in this accommodation makes you feel connected and one with nature.

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103 reviews   Wifi Available
cottage 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
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the simple remote nature abundant setting with comfortable and forgo use accommodations were just what we needed
the place was clean and the bed was so comfortable
casita is clean and the surrounding area peaceful
the house was clean clayanna was very hospitable and the experience was all around great
the host is knowledgeable and kind
she was gracious and very helpful
clayanna is a wonderful host and a lovely person as well
clayanna was an excellent host
the treehouse is a short drive to downtown tulum and very close to several beautiful cenotes
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2. Fantastic accommodation in a turtle nesting area (from USD 807)

This fully-furnished beachfront house is ideal for a large group of guests. It can accommodate up to 12 people, has 4 relaxing bedrooms and 6 private bathrooms. Every inch of this lovely HomeAway accommodation exudes elegance and sophistication like that of a five-star resort. It has a luxurious interior, excellent amenities, carefully thought of decors and well-chosen pieces of furniture. Aside from that, they house a lovely infinity pool that provides a scenic view of the beach. Another fascinating thing about this villa is that it is located in a majestic coastal area known to be the densest turtle nesting spot. So you can watch turtles roam around but be sure to be mindful not to disturb them and ruin their habitat.

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Tulum, Estado de México, Mexico
villa 12 Guests 4 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

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I'm reading through the other 5star reviews
and the parking is free
digging and the laying of eggs
The view the expansive house with privacy for each bedroom the balconies
There is nothing like relaxing in the evening by the pool with all the lights out
The house was very clean
House was very clean and well-maintained
and were able to see both the large turtles and the eggs hatch
and I can't stop thinking about the beautiful views while relaxing poolside sleeping to the sound of the ocean and
We had lots of teenagers and 6 adults
She is a great cook
She is also a great cook
Warm with a nice ocean breeze
and we looked forward to every meal she prepared for us
Lesley gave us excellent local advice
Villa Arghy is by far the best house rental in Tulum
Had a great time snorkeling in the nearest Cenote
The cenotes are just around the corner and Tulum is a nice short drive
The ruins in Tulum are lovely and interesting
It is out of the line of the tourist yet not far from everything
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3. Excellent condo-type accommodation (from USD 102)

This is a lovely Haven in Tulum, Mexico. It is located a minute away from the white sandy Caribbean beaches. This HomeAway vacation rental features a fully furnished condo unit in a safe and gated community. It includes two comfortable bedrooms and two private bathrooms ideal for up to five guests. It also has amazing amenities that you may enjoy during your stay from a fully equipped kitchen, a parking space, a fitness facility, a relaxing living room, and a spacious dining area. There is also a communal pool that you can take advantage of, and watersports equipment is available for usage in case you want to swim in the nearby beach.

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Tulum, QROO, MX
55 reviews  
condo 5 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

4. Superb top-rated casita (from USD 499)

This spacious, fully furnished casa is acknowledged to be the best vacation rental in Tulum, Mexico. It is situated along the Mayan Riviera, featuring a Mediterranean architecture and interior design style. Guests traveling in big groups love this holiday home as it can accommodate up to 10 guests. This accommodation provides guests with a home away from home kind of vibes with four comfortable bedrooms, six private bathrooms, cozy lounges, a fully equipped kitchen, and a spacious dining area. Aside from that, there is a lovely pool just outside the house that will make you dive into and spend some time in. To top it all off, this casa has a rooftop deck with a panoramic view of the majestic seas and the surroundings.

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Tulum, QROO, Mexico
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 10 Guests 4 Bedrooms 6 Bathrooms

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there are powerful air conditioning units in each bedroom so sleeping was exceptionally comfortable
the house was so lovely just as it's pictured and the air conditioning kept us cool at night
there was also actually 2 kitchens which was kind of weird to see but useful
thank you to felipe and greydi for delicious food and the well kept house pool and grounds
satellite tv was great to have (don't be shocked - mostly in spanish)
the house was very clean and the housekeeper came every day and cleaned everything
bedrooms were comfortable and clean
our rooms were cleaned and made up and a welcome when we returned from our adventures
it's own (very clean) pool was a great spot to actually relax (toys and floaties included)
the staff are gracious
amazing house with a great staff
the house staff is also so very helpful and accommodating
given the covid-19 pandemic he was communicative and fair and flexible
our family loved this property and the fantastic staff
the community is great and very close to tulum beach and all restaurants downtown
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5. Superb villa along the Soliman Bay (from USD 566)

If you want to feel closest to the sea, this lovely beachfront HomeAway vacation rental might interest you. It provides guests with quick access to the breathtaking, pristine white sand, and crystal clear waters of Soliman Bay. It is ideal for families on a vacation or a group of friends on a tour, exploring the town of Tulum. It can accommodate up to eight guests, has four comfortable and relaxing bedrooms and three bathrooms. This beachfront villa is a beautiful resort-like holiday home with relaxing outdoor seating, some watersports equipment such as kayaks, snorkeling gears, and life jackets, a patio where you can spend time having coffee or after hour drinks, and other basic amenities like a fully equipped kitchen, dining area, and comfortable indoor lounges.

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98 reviews   Wifi Available
villa 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8
Minimum Nights: 3
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 30 days before check-in.

Top guest reviews
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You won't want to miss a single one
The kitchen is well equipped
The pool was a little smaller than I thought it would be from the photos
And there is nothing like enjoying and photographing the sunrises from the rooftop deck
Only the bedroom with the twin beds does not There is plenty of privacy and room for everyone inside and outside the house
The house is kept impeccably clean and the beach is raked every morning
The meal she cooked for us was very good
The owner is a great guy and very accomodating
Unfortunately there was some major construction next door
and she is accommodating Ask for
the owner Arul is extremely helpful and responds to questions and problems very quickly
is by far the best location Akumal
It's only steps to the bay where you can experience great snorkeling simply by wading out in waist deep water
but we loved having a more private location
The home is beautiful and in a great location PERIOD
Gabby and Pancho are new and inexperienced
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6. Splendid property with an uninterrupted view of the Caribbean (from USD 550)

Providing guests with stunning and uninterrupted views of the breathtaking Carribean Sea, this amazing villa exudes resort-like setting. It is fully furnished with a Hampton interior design style, and modern well-curated pieces of furniture and decors. It is ideal for a family vacation or friends getaway as it can house up to eight guests. It has four cozy bedrooms and five private bathrooms. Aside from that, it features a lovely and inviting pool with relaxing outdoor seating. This villa also has a fully equipped kitchen, a spacious lounge and dining area, a balcony, and a parking space. They also provide watersports equipment for guests during their stay.

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Tulum, Qunitana Roo, Mexico
PRIVATE VACATION HOME 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

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the home pool and view are beautiful and exactly as pictured and described
) the cleaning woman cindy was also excellent and very helpful
cindy kept the house so tidy and clean and stefan kept the pool and grounds perfect
we had a wonderful time in this beautiful clean home
we just returned from our family vacation and had the pleasure of staying in this clean modern waterfront property
- the owners and property manager were totally available and helpful
very available and helpful staff
the staff took great care of us including a couple of meals they prepared on-site
amazing house on the water amazing staff amazing time
if you want a vacation that is at once exciting informative and relaxing rent this lovely house
enjoyed snorkeling & kayaking in soliman bay- a quick walk from the house
the home is located a short walk to solomon bay which has a great beach and snorkeling
definitely not the place if you want to walk to clubs or be around a lot of people
we also followed many of dan’s recommendations for restaurants and places to visit—very helpful
we loved that the house is pretty remote and quiet
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7. Fantastic villa ideal for honeymooners (from USD 229)

This beautiful villa is ideal for honeymooners or tourists traveling in pair. It is fully furnished, equipped with resort-like amenities, and provides guests with an uninterrupted view of the ocean. It features a luxurious and elegant interior, a homey bedroom with a king-size bed, a private marble accentuated bathroom, a spacious wardrobe, and more. They also house a lovely pool with comfortable seating and relaxing hammocks. In addition, a fully equipped kitchen, a parking space, a beautiful garden, are included in this excellent accommodation.

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116 reviews   Wifi Available
villa 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2
Minimum Nights: 2
Refund Policy : 100% refund if you cancel at least 14 days before check-in.

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we preferred to watch the waves and enjoy the view from the pool (which is great)
the pool was kept beautifully clean by walter
the house was perfectly clean
the house and grounds were spotless and the details and quality were beautiful
mac is a great host
owner mac is a flawless host
mac the owner was so helpful in sending us detailed directions/instructions and restaurant recommendations and travel tips
mac is always so accommodating and very helpful with anything that is needed
mac was an amazing host and shared a tremendous amount of invaluable information to make our trip perfect
it's location is perfect i spent time in the pool every day we were here
if you want a place where you can walk easily to 5 star restaurants this isn’t your place
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8. Lovely vacation rental with an excellent pool

This luxury villa is fully furnished and spacious enough to accommodate up to 14 guests. It has four cozy bedrooms and four bathrooms. It is situated in a private and gated community in Tankah Tres Bay with easy access to the breathtaking Tankah and Soliman Bay. This vacation rental offers resort-like amenities from an inviting kids-safe pool to an in-house gardener and a maid. It also includes a functional kitchen with all the appliances and utensils that you will need for food preparation, a dining area with a coffee seating for 10 people, a balcony, and a lovely garden. They even provide watersports equipment to their guests during the duration of their stay from kayaks, snorkeling gear, life jackets, and safety helmets.

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137 reviews   Wifi Available
House 14 Guests 4 Bedrooms 5 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 14
Minimum Nights: 5
Refund Policy :

Top guest reviews
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The main living and dining room is open so we did not feel crowded
The incredible view the swaying palm trees
But Google translater would have worked too
The meals they prepared were top notch
We all cook and found the kitchen to have everything needed to create and enjoy some feasts
The house was as pictured and well kept and comfortable
The house is spacious and comfortable (we were 8 adults; 2 in the casita) and kept very clean
Very nice spacious bedrooms and bathrooms
a total of 13 adults and young teens)
The pool was clean and very nice temp (we were there in November)
He clearly is in close communication with Armando and Delia --
Lovely sweet people always smiling attentive and eagerly responsive to our needs
The real prize though was Armando and Delia--so warm and friendly and so helpful
They responded to every and all questions promptly
outstanding Eric always answered our questions promptly and continued through the entire trip
Very private and secure location only a 5-10 minute drive into Tulum 5 minute drive to the ruins just outside of Tulum Beautiful pool and right on the beach
We ate out a couple of times at the restaurants down the street and they were good
We enjoyed the restaurants which were close by and new ones in Tulum and Akumal
The beaches in this area of Mexico are suffering from excessive seaweed and this made the beach not pristine as pictured
the snorkeling/swimming is just perfect)
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Gorgeous Tulum

Tulum, Mexico, will never disappoint you if your main goal in visiting this town is to enjoy the breathtaking Caribbean Sea. This town is definitely a haven for tourists who enjoy the waters as much as they love city tours and national parks. Because of this, the number of vacation rentals in this town has grown exponentially. Well, no one can blame them as this town really is a gem. Remember this list of the best HomeAway vacation rental in Tulum that we have prepared for you because this might come in handy sooner or later.

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