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  • AnnaLupilla profile photo AnnaLupilla
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Most romantic hide-away ever seen!!: Diamante K

Hotel Diamante K. offers lovely cabañas with a small beach and a fine restaurant. I only can recommend them, as I liked it a lot there. Maybe one of the most romantic places I've ever been to.

I don't remember the exact prices, but dorm beds in Diamante come for about 11$, rooms without bath 22$. For sure it was one of the nicest places, I've ever been to. There are hammocks on the beach, where you can sit and watch the sea, and in nighttimes, they burn torches, as there is no electricity after 11.30 p.m.

  • Opinion of Price: N/A
  • Written November 29, 2004
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  • Maria_75 profile photo Maria_75
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Accomodation in Tulum

Tulum is not a big touristresort like Cancun and Playa del Carmen. The city is just some houses stretched along the highway. The best place to stay is in one of the cabañas on the beach. From the ruins and south there are many small places offering all kinds of cabañas, from the smallest and cheapest to big and luxurious. The price range from just a few dollars pr night and up to hundreds of dollars depending on what you want.

  • Opinion of Price: N/A
  • Related to: Historical Travel, Archeology, Beaches
  • Written November 22, 2004
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  • LucyRupert profile photo LucyRupert
  • Reviews: 3

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Zama's: Tulum, Mexico

I would definitely stay here again. The place was very clean, beautifully appointed, with a great open air restaurant. The staff was wonderful too! They took great care of us.

The cabanas are right on the beach. There is always a breeze flowing through the rooms. The shower was big and beautiful. Each bed has a mosquito net - but am not sure if I needed it.

No air conditioning - you don't need it (at least when we were there)

No power - only solar or wind generated -so leave your hair dryer at home.

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Related to: Beaches
  • Written October 3, 2004
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Que Fresco - restaurant at Zama's


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  • KELLAIN profile photo KELLAIN
  • Reviews: 1

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Bahia Principe: Best All Inclusive in Tulum, Mexico

For our first trip to Mexico, we couldn't have picked a better place to stay. This hotel was just out of this world. All the staff were extremely friendly and most helpful with any request we had.
It had 5 A La Carte restaurants on the complex of which you could choose 3 to eat in once during a 1 week AI stay. The rest of the time you can eat in the buffet which was very well organised and the variety of food was just amazing.

Beautiful private beach, great entertainment nightly, excellent air conditioned rooms, 2 pools, staff were just so so friendly.

  • Opinion of Price: about average
  • Related to: Spa and Resort, Historical Travel, Romantic Travel and Honeymoons
  • Written September 27, 2004
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  • chris_i79 profile photo chris_i79
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one of many: The Cabana Experience

Tulum offers the traveler to be able to experience staying in beachside cabanas for an affordable price. The beach south of the ruins is lined with different accomidation options. Prices vary between $20 to $ 200 depending on which luxuries you want to do wtih out.

What can I say, Turquoise water outside your door and some amazing sunrises!

  • Opinion of Price: more expensive than average
  • Written May 31, 2004
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What else could you want?


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  • chrisvandenbroucke profile photo chrisvandenbroucke
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Cabanas Santa Fé: Nice little huts but...

Well, first I loved it.
Little huts on the beach. This means when you get up, you don't have to dress very much and you can jump in the ocean. You don't need a swimming pool!

There was no comfort, only a double (hard) bed and one chair but I didn't care.

It changed during the night when it started raining. It rained inside the cabana and we had to move the bed all through the night.
We had our indoors swimmingpool....

We paid 40 pesos for this double

  • Opinion of Price: least expensive
  • Related to: Backpacking, Budget Travel
  • Written March 15, 2004
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Tulum


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  • windsorgirl profile photo windsorgirl
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Cabanas Sante Fe: Sleeping on the Beach

This is a popular place to stay, located only 1km south of the Tulum Ruins. Wake up early and make the walk to the ruins before it gets too hot.

You can stay in beach side cabanas for $15/night or sleep in a hammock for only $3. They also had very good inexpensive meals here and a large white sand beach.

Please note that this information is from Feb 2001. Apparantly Cabanas Sante Fe has since closed down and I do not know if it has reopened under a different name. However, there were several similar cabana accomodations nearby so I recommend checking the most recent Lonely Planet Travel Guide for up to date information.

  • Opinion of Price: least expensive
  • Related to: Backpacking, Budget Travel
  • Written October 4, 2003
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beach side cabana, Tulum


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Piedra Escondida. Tulum: Piedra Escondida. Tulum

Not cheap at approx $100 per night but if you want a relaxed place to stay in Tulum, this is the place.

What a delightful place. Eight rooms only, 2 per 'block' (wat & daub style with thatched roof, painted yellow) built around what is in effect almost a small private beach (the coast here is full of little 'bays', interconnected by rocky headlands).
Each room has 2 double beds and oceans of space, with either a balcony (top floor) or terrace with hammocks etc.. Big bathrooms, comfortably furnished without being ostentatious.
Public spaces very welcoming and 'cosy', lots of information about various trips in the area, books to borrow, small sitting area with board games etc.. Great little bar which serves brilliant cocktails and there is an excellent Italian restuarant (great for breakfast too) attached.

  • Opinion of Price: more expensive than average
  • Written September 15, 2002
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  • hayward68 profile photo hayward68
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Robinson Club Tulum: Robinson Club Tulum

We had an all-inclusive deal that included airfare from Toronto, all the drinks and food for $1258 Canadian

This is a German owned resort so there were a lot of German tourists there. Should have brushed up on my German! Absolutely beautiful place, gorgeous beach, extremely clean, very friendly staff. Loved the place, the food was amazing! There are lots of palapas for shade on the beach, though you'll have to be out early to get a chair.
The resort has it's own dive centre which lends out snorkelling gear and you can book your diving trips here as well.
Watersports like kayaks and windsurfers are available from the watersports centre.

  • Opinion of Price: more expensive than average
  • Written August 25, 2002
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