25 Best Tulum Hotels with Private Pools in 2024

two girls hanging out by the pool - Tulum hotels with private pools


Tulum is full of beautiful hotels and resorts β€” but how do you separate the good from the bad!? Well, you’re in the right place because I’ve done the homework for you, and the 25 Best Tulum Hotels with Private Pools are all featured here.

How can I be sure they’re the BEST hotels with private pools in Tulum Mexico? I’ve lived in Mexico since 2018, and have visited Tulum many times, so I know the best areas to stay and all the great beach hotels Tulum has to offer.

pool area of The Beach Tulum with pool lounge chairs

Don’t have time to read the whole article? Book The Beach Tulum β€” a luxury Tulum hotel with a private pool and a near-perfect rating.

If that one’s not for you, don’t worry β€” there are so many different accommodation options and hotels in Tulum with private pools. You can find traditional double rooms, resorts, apartment-style hotel rooms, and even penthouses with private pools.

Some of these hotels in Mexico with private pools offer an exceptionally luxurious experience, but there are also mid-range options and affordable resorts as well.

Ready to discover the 25 best hotels in Tulum Mexico with private pool availability? Let’s dive in so you can book your room in this idyllic city!

Top 3 Picks: Luxury Tulum Hotels with Private Pools


pool area of The Beach Tulum

The Beach Tulum
βœ”οΈ Outdoor swimming pool
βœ”οΈ Private plunge pools (in some rooms)
βœ”οΈ Seaview rooms


rooftop view of the beach - Jashita Hotel

Jashita Hotel 
βœ”οΈ 3 swimming pools
βœ”οΈ Beachfront hotel


private pool area of Cabanas Tulum

Cabanas Tulum Beach Hotel & Spa
βœ”οΈ Private beach
βœ”οΈ Outdoor swimming pool
βœ”οΈ Private pool (for some rooms)

The Best Beachfront Tulum Hotels with Private Pools

1. The Beach Tulum Resort

balcony area of The Beach Tulum, fronting the beach with private plunge pool and swing
Book The Beach Tulum to get this fantastic view of the beach while you’re chilling in your private pool. (Photo: Expedia, Tulum beach hotels with private pool)

⭐️ Rating: 9.1 out of 10 Stars | πŸ“ Location: Tulum Playa (South Beach) | πŸ© Check Rates and Availability

One of Tulum’s best adults-only beachfront hotels is called The Beach Tulum. It is a 5-Star Tulum hotel located in the heart of world-famous Tulum Beach.

The Beach Tulum is not only in a great location, but every room on the property has air conditioning, free WiFi, an ocean view, and complimentary breakfast at either Ziggy’s restaurant or Fresco’s Tulum Restaurant.

Incredible place. Tried both the Junior suite with private heated swimming pool, internal jacuzzi and private beach access, and the rooftop room with jacuzzi on the roof. Stunning view for both.

Federico (see more reviews)

The hotel also offers many wellness opportunities, such as a fitness center, yoga studio, and spa, to help you feel rejuvenated on your holiday.

If you search “Tulum hotel with private pool in-room,” then The Beach Tulum Private Pool Suites are always one of the top results. Both the Deluxe Double Room and Junior Suite have private plunge pools with a view of the ocean on their terrace/balcony.

Tulum hotels with private pools

2. Jashita Hotel Tulum

balcony of Jashita Hotel, with lounging chairs and plunge pool plus a view of the oceam
Get this view of the Caribbean Sea when you book Jashita Hotel. (Photo: Expedia)

⭐️ Rating: 9.2 out of 10 Stars | πŸ“ Location: Tulum Playa (North Beach) | πŸ© Check Rates and Availability

Jashita Hotel is one of the best Tulum hotels with private pools. They offer world-class service and the celebrity treatment for all their guests (even if you aren’t a celeb).

The hotel is on the far north side of Tulum and only has 30 luxury suites, so you’ll get a sense of privacy and exclusivity that you can’t find elsewhere.

Spacious rooms and bathrooms, beautifully furnished, high standard. Staff very friendly and service oriented. If you are looking for a high luxury hotel with a beautiful beach and pool area, this may be the place for you.

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Every guest will get a complimentary breakfast, as well as access to three outdoor pools with sun loungers, beachfront yoga sessions, snorkeling or scuba diving with a personal instructor, and spa services (for an additional charge).

A lot of the rooms at Jashita Tulum Resort have private plunge pools with a view, including any of the king rooms and honeymoon suites. If you’re seeking Tulum resorts with plunge pools, this resort is a great choice!

Tulum hotels with private pools

3. Cabanas Tulum Beach Hotel & Spa

patio of Cabanas Tulum, with lounge chairs, swing, and plunge pool fronting the beach
Book Cabanas Tulum Beach Hotel & Spa for a great Tulum hotel with a private pool fronting the beach. (Photo: Expedia)

⭐️ Rating: 9.3 out of 10 stars | πŸ“ Location: Zona Hotelera (Tulum Hotel Zone) | 🏩 Check Rates and Availability

Cabanas Tulum Beach Hotel & Spa is one of the most beautiful Tulum villas with private pool. 

Many of the rooms at Cabanas Tulum Resort have a small plunge pool next to a sunbed on the terrace/balcony.

What a great experience! At the hotel we requested a room upgrade with a beach view and a small private pool β€” Worth it! The front desk was always attentive. The Frescos and Ziggy’s restaurants are also very good.

Matt (see more reviews)

You will find everything from queen rooms with a private plunge pool to a giant three-bedroom Tulum villa with private pool, a hot tub, and two terraces. One room even has an exclusive rooftop hot tub with a view of the Caribbean Sea.

The staff is incredibly helpful at Cabanas Tulum, (almost) everyone speaks excellent English, and can help you arrange Tulum tours or rent bicycles to explore the town. It’s easy to see why this is one of the top Tulum hotels with private pools.

Tulum hotels with private pools

4. Hotel Ma’xanab Tulum

Hotel Ma'xanab Tuluml ounge area with private plunge pool
Book Hotel Ma’xanab Tulum β€” a hotel in Tulum that is a few steps away from a beautiful beach. (Photo: Expedia)

⭐️ Rating: 8.4 out of 10 Stars | πŸ“ Location: Tulum Playa (South Beach) | πŸ© Check Rates and Availability

Hotel Ma’xanab Tulum is a luxurious 5-star boutique hotel in the heart of Tulum, just steps away from South Tulum Beach. This beautiful property offers guests an array of amenities, including free bikes, private parking, an outdoor swimming pool, and a fitness center.

Most of their rooms have a small plunge pool, big enough for two people to enjoy, and sunbeds next to it with a view of the garden or ocean.

We enjoyed a lovely 4 night stay at Ma’xanab. We had a spacious double room as we were two friends and really appreciated all the space we had. The hotel itself is lovely including a spa, pool and private beach area.

Stefanie (see more reviews)

The rooms also have air conditioning and free WiFi access and are decorated in a modern bohemian style with bed linen and towels provided.

If you are on your honeymoon or romantic getaway in Tulum, this relaxing oasis could be perfect for you!

Tulum hotels with private pools

5. Mi Amor, a Colibri Boutique Hotel (Adults Only)

private plunge pool right outside the room in Mi Amor a Colibri Boutique Hotel
Relax in your own private pool when you book Mi Amor a Colibri Boutique Hotel. (Photo: Expedia)

⭐️ Rating: 9.2 out of 10 Stars | πŸ“ Location: Zona Hotelera (Tulum Hotel Zone) | πŸ© Check Rates and Availability

Mi Amor Tulum, a Colibri Boutique Hotel is a beautiful adults-only beach hotel in Tulum with private pool. This is an excellent hotel at a competitive price for couples heading to Tulum on a romantic getaway.

The rooms are stylishly designed, spacious, and equipped with air conditioning, a minibar, and a beautiful terrace.

I loved everything about this hotel. The pool was nice, breakfast by the cliffs on the cabana was amazing. If you love a good environment, want to relax, and get amazing pictures then this is the hotel for you.

Neneh (see more reviews)

Instead of a traditional plunge pool, some of the rooms at Mi Amor Boutique Hotel have a jet tub just outside of the bedroom! 

The staff is welcoming and attentive. Guests can enjoy a welcome drink on arrival, and they will find different hot teas left in their beds every night.

Tulum hotels with private pools

6. Tago Tulum by G Hotels

balcony area with private pool and a view of the ocean
If you’re looking for a beachfront Hotel in Zona Hotelera, book Tago Tulum by G Hotels. (Photo: Expedia)

⭐️ Rating: 8.7 out of 10 stars | πŸ“ Location: Zona Hotelera | 🏩 Check Rates and Availability

Another one of the most beautiful places to stay in Tulum with private pool offered in the room is Tago Tulum Suites.

The resort is literally right on the beach, and some of the best restaurants and things to do in Tulum are just a short walk from the hotel!

Tago was spectacular. The property is beautiful – the beach is lovely and the in-room pools are a special treat. The staff (Noah, Frida, Bety, Michel, and everyone else) were helpful and kind. I highly recommend a stay here.

Katherine (see more reviews)

The rooms at this Tulum private pool hotel are small but gorgeous, and every room has a double shower and a Tulum Mexico private pool looking out to either the garden or the ocean. 

Complimentary breakfast is offered with each booking, as well as free toiletries (so there is no need to buy a bunch of travel-size bottles).

Tulum hotels with private pools

7. Ana y Jose Tulum Hotel & Spa

family house in Ana y Jose Hotel & Spa Tulum, with a spacious living room and private pool
Going on a vacation with your family? Booking Ana y Jose Hotel & Spa Tulum is your best bet because they have a huge family house. (Photo: Expedia)

⭐️ Rating: 8.4 out of 10 Stars | πŸ“ Location: Tulum Playa (South) | πŸ© Check Rates and Availability

Ana y Jose Charming Hotel & Spa is a great destination for those seeking a luxurious, restful getaway in Tulum.

Situated at the edge of the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve in South Tulum Beach, this beautiful hotel has direct beach access and breathtaking views of both the ocean and jungle.

The room we had was beautiful, clean, and comfortable. We had the top balcony and the patio area was super spacious, and even came with a hammock and old fashioned bathtub (so cute!). The customer service was fantastic.

Nanci (see more reviews)

You can even find three rooms with a private pool. These rooms include 1) Deluxe double rooms with sea view, 2) Villas with private pool, and 3) private apartments.

In addition to being categorized as a β€œTulum resort with private pool,” these rooms also have air conditioning, free Wi-Fi, and stylish Mexican dΓ©cor.

Ana y Jose Tulum also offers excellent amenities like an outdoor public swimming pool, fitness center, 24-hour reception, and spa services.

Tulum hotels with private pools

8. Our Habitas Tulum

inside the tent of OurHabitas Tulum, with chairs and lamps, and a private pool outside
Book Our Habitas Tulum for a glamping style hotel in Tulum. (Photo: Expedia)

⭐️ Rating: 9 out of 10 stars | πŸ“ Location: Zona Hotelera | 🏩 Check Rates and Availability

Our Habitas Tulum (usually just called Habitas) is a super unique, eco-resort beachfront hotel in Tulum. Each room has a luxurious tent concept, and the location is far enough from the busy streets in Tulum to have a tranquil atmosphere.

If you stay here, you’ll have full access to an outdoor pool with sunbeds and a private beach area where they can sunbathe and swim in the ocean.

Everything exceeded our expectations. The room is extremely comfortable and recluse, the amenities are amazing and the food is outstanding. Staff is extremely helpful and kind.

Yugo (see more reviews)

All rooms come complete with comfortable bathrobes and free toiletries, and there is one double room with a private pool in a lush garden that’s perfect for couples on a romantic holiday in Tulum. 

Our Habitas Tulum also has an on-site restaurant that serves delicious food made from local ingredients and unique dishes that you won’t find anywhere else in Tulum.

Tulum hotels with private pools

9. Hotelito Azul Tulum Hotel

patio area of Hotel Azulito, wit circular plungo pool and boho swing, a laptop on the side table
Enjoy the private beach area when you book Hotelito Azul. (Photo: Expedia)

⭐️ Rating: 8.2 out of 10 stars | πŸ“ Location: Zona Hotelera | 🏩 Check Rates and Availability

Hotelito Azul Tulum Mexico is a sustainable, boho-style hotel with large, comfortable rooms right on the ocean in Tulum.

You can enjoy stunning views of Tulum and the Caribbean from the rooftop pools or sit in a hammock on your balcony (most rooms have a partial sea view). The bathroom is stylish, with great water pressure and complimentary toiletries.

Excellent stay with incredibly friendly, hospitable, and helpful hotel staff. The location was perfect (right on the beach), and the hotel is a bit quieter than others nearby.

Ngozi (see more reviews)

Some don’t like that it’s a 10-minute walk from the best part of town, but others love the exclusivity. Plus, everything else at this hotel is top-notch!

And If you book the Luxury Villa at Hotelito Azul, you will have a private plunge pool with a jungle view on your terrace.

Tulum hotels with private pools

10. Chiringuito Tulum Resort

rooftop deck of Chiringuito tulum, with orivate plunge pool overlooking the ocean
Get a rooftop private plunge pool with this amazing view by booking the Chiringuito Tulum Hotel private pool villas + suites. (Photo: Expedia)

⭐️ Rating: 8.4 out of 10 stars | πŸ“ Location: Zona Hotelera | 🏩 Check Rates and Availability

Chiringuito Tulum is a beautiful resort with stunning facilities and a thoughtful interior design. It’s one of the best resorts in Tulum with private pool that overlooks the Caribbean Sea.

Beautiful boutique hotel right on the beach that is located in the quiet area of Tulum. It is just a short walk to all the restaurants and beach clubs. Would definitely stay here again.

ryan (see more reviews)

If you find yourself Googling “Tulum hotel with room with private pool,” three rooms at Chiringuito Tulum fit the bill.

Each of the three rooms comes with its own private plunge pool. Book the Deluxe Private Pool room or the Suite Ocean View with Private Pool for a private pool with an ocean view.

Each room has a terrace, private bathroom, free WiFi, and complimentary continental breakfast.

Tulum hotels with private pools

11. Be Tulum Beach & Spa Resort

Be Tulum Beach & Spa Resort private pool area with loungers
Book Be Tulum Beach & Spa Resort for gorgeous suites and easy access to the beach. (Photo: Expedia)

⭐️ Rating: 8 out of 10 stars | πŸ“ Location: Playa Tulum (South Beach) | 🏩 Check Rates and Availability

Be Tulum Beach & Spa Resort is the complete package, featuring 64 elegant suites, three on-site restaurants, and a late-night bar. 

It’s also very close to the most pristine part of the coastline in Tulum and is a tranquil setting for your holiday in Tulum.

Beautiful atmosphere loved the grounds. One of the most picturesque places I’ve ever stayed. Front desk staff was very helpful and nice.

Taryn (see more reviews)

As for private pools, the Aire Suite & Tierra Suite have their own pools right outside the bedroom in the private garden on the secluded terrace. Two rooms, called Oceanfront Suites, also share a rooftop terrace with a pool.

πŸ’‘ Note: The resort is not technically adult-only, but you must be over 13 to stay here, so families with small children should choose a different hotel.

Tulum hotels with private pools

12. Papaya Playa Project

cottages in Papaya Playa Project surrounded by the jungle with rooftop private pools
Get to stay in these beautiful private cottages with rooftop private pools when you book Papaya Playa Project. (Photo: Expedia)

⭐️ Rating: 7.7 out of 10 stars | πŸ“ Location: Playa Tulum (South) | 🏩 Check Rates and Availability

Papaya Playa Project is a sustainable, eco-friendly boutique hotel complex boasting beachfront cabins and cottages with high ceilings, private bathrooms, lots of natural light, and a unique atmosphere for guests to relax and enjoy the tranquil beauty of Tulum.

 I liked the atmosphere and enjoyed my stay. [My] beachfront room played a big role in it! Having a private hammock in front of the room and being a few steps away from the ocean-view pool was an amazing experience!

Arsen (see more reviews)

There are a bunch of individual casitas to book at Papaya Playa Project, and most of them have private pools. 

These rooms include the Casita Jungle with Pool, Casita Jungle with Rooftop Pool, Casite Ocean View with Pool, Loft Ocean View with Pool, Arena House, Palma House, Coco House, Viento House, and the Palapa House.

Non-Beachfront Tulum Hotels with Private Pools

13. Hotel Bardo Tulum (Adults Only)

private villa in Hotel bardo, with a small private pool right outside the room
Book Hotel Bardo for a Tulum hotel with private pool perfect for those who want an intimate experience. (Photo: Expedia)

⭐️ Rating: 9.5 out of 10 Stars | πŸ“Location: Tulum Pueblo (Downtown Tulum) |  🏩 Check Rates and Availability

Hotel Bardo is a great choice for a luxurious hotel near Tulum Pueblo. It has beautiful air-conditioned rooms with a terrace, and all of the suites at Hotel Bardo have a private pool in a beautiful garden just steps from your bed.

Beautiful hotel in an amazing setting. The pool is more than we expected, lots of nice plants in the area and the room was amazing too. We will definitely come back.

dries (see more reviews)

These Tulum private plunge pools at Hotel Bardo are great for cooling off after a long day at the beach or exploring the historical ruins of the beach town. 

As for amenities, Hotel Bardo also offers free bikes, a large pool with sunbeds, a la carte breakfast, and an on-site restaurant & bar serving international cruising in the evenings!

Tulum hotels with private pools

14. Kan Tulum

bathroom of Kan Tulum with wooden bath and wooden fixtures and a view of the jungle
Book Kan Tulum for an eco-friendly Tulum villa with private pool and view of the jungle. (Photo: Expedia)

⭐️ Rating: 9.5 out of 10 Stars | πŸ“ Location: Tulum Pueblo | πŸ© Check Rates and Availability

Kan Tulum Resort is an eco-friendly boutique hotel in Tulum with a private pool. It’s in a great location, right in between Tulum beach and Tulum Pueblo (which are roughly 5 minutes from each by car or scooter).

There are only two types of rooms at the hotel, but one features an impressive private pool in room β€” the Deluxe King Studio Infinity Pool.

The property and staff exceeded our expectations. Additionally, the entire resort was immaculately clean. The beds were comfy. The water pressure in the shower was fantastic.

andrew (see more reviews)

Other perks at the hotel include clean facilities, delicious breakfast, and insanely comfortable beds (seriously, SO MANY people mention this in the reviews)! 

Kan Resort Tulum is also committed to sustainable travel, so you can rest assured that your footprint will impact the environment less during your stay!

Tulum hotels with private pools

15. Una Vida Tulum

one of the houses in Una Vida, spacious living room and kitchen and a private pool outside
Una Vida Tulum is perfect for families or large groups looking for spacious Tulum accommodations. (Photo: Expedia)

⭐️ Rating: 9.4 out of 10 Stars | πŸ“ Location: Tulum Pueblo | πŸ© Check Rates and Availability

Um Vida Hotel prides itself in being your home away from home with excellent hospitality and attention to detail. The hotel has a chic atmosphere, complete with dreamcatchers and local artwork in each of the properties’ 17 rooms.

Every room has beautiful views of the jungle and garden from your room and full access to the zen-like pool in the common area.

The facilities were great and the staff were super helpful with Tulum recommendations and any questions that we had. It was also in a great location with close access to the best bars/restaurants.

Hamish (see more reviews)

But if you’re a couple typing “Tulum Mexico hotels with private pool” into the search bar, you’ll want to book the Tropical Room with Plunge Pool and Private Garden.

On the other hand, large groups with families can book the Three-Bedroom Luxury House, which also has a private patio with a pool large enough for the family to enjoy!

Tulum hotels with private pools

16. Zereno Boutique Hotel Tulum

living room area and dining area of Zereno Boutique Hotel
If you’re traveling with a large group, booking Zereno Tulum is your best bet. (Photo: Expedia)

⭐️ Rating: 9.4 out of 10 Stars | πŸ“ Location: Tulum Pueblo | πŸ© Check Rates and Availability

The split level, 2-Story, apartment rooms at Zereno Boutique Hotels are among the best places to stay for groups in the heart of Tulum.

The apartment has a private plunge pool on the patio, a huge living area, and a full kitchen. This apartment can house up to 6 guests.

Rooms are very stylish, modern and new..the whole design is beautiful and also the service is super attentive and nice :). Breakfast is simple, but we always had fresh fruits which I love.

Hamish (see more reviews)

This apartment is the only room with a private pool at the hotel, but the other apartments are also beautiful and significantly more affordable than the split-level apartment.

Breakfast is included with the room, and this hotel is close to the best nightlife and restaurants in Tulum Pueblo!

Tulum hotels with private pools

17. Rubi Tulum Hotel

⭐️ Rating: 10 out of 10 Stars | πŸ“ Location: Tulum Pueblo | πŸ© Check Rates and Availability

Rubi Tulum is a 5 Star hotel that epitomizes exclusivity and style combined with luxury. It’s located at the heart of Tulum and offers many services, including a restaurant & bar, room service, and a snack bar.

Rubi Tulum features a range of luxurious villas and penthouses with private pools, air-conditioning, and an Γ  la carte breakfast each morning.

The room, the scent, the candles, and every piece of furniture and decoration made our stay pleasant and romantic. It is a beautiful place built with love and dedication! You don’t want to miss it!

Maria (see more reviews)

The Garden Villas feature an intimate garden complete with its own private pool and sunbeds, freestanding bathtub, and kitchenette.

And for a truly luxurious experience, book one of the Rubi Tulum Exclusive Penthouse Suites. These come with a private plunge pool, kitchenette, king-sized bed, and even a ladder up to your private “nest” sitting above the jungle with 360Β° views of Tulum.

Tulum hotels with private pools

18. Pacha Tulum Boutique Hotel

living room of one of the apartments in Pacha Tulum Boutique Hotel
Book Pacha Tulum Hotel for a luxurious and laid-back stay in Tulum Mexico. (Photo: Expedia)

⭐️ Rating: 9.4 out of 10 Stars | πŸ“ Location: Tulum Pueblo | πŸ© Check Rates and Availability

Pacha Tulum Boutique Hotel is another one of the best hotels in Tulum with private pool. 

This gorgeous boutique hotel offers both standard and superior rooms, a public pool, a poolside restaurant, and discounts on tours around Tulum.

We stayed in the Presidential suite with its own rooftop patio and pool. It was a nice large space with all the amenities we needed.

PETER (see more reviews)

The Presidential suite is the most luxurious room at the hotel and is the only suite that offers its own private rooftop patio and pool. This suite has a minimalist, open floor plan and a warm design to make guests feel comfortable and at home on their vacation.

Plus, Pacha Tulum Boutique Hotel is just 1,650-feet (500 m) from the Tulum Center in Downtown, so you’ll never be short on things to do in Tulum Mexico!

Tulum hotels with private pools

19. Copal Tulum Hotel

Copal Tulum Hotel lounging area then a plunge pool in the patio area
Book Copal Tulum Hotel, one of the best hotels with plunge pool Tulum. (Photo: Expedia)

⭐️ Rating: 8.2 out of 10 Stars | πŸ“ Location: Tulum Pueblo | 🏩 Check Rates and Availability

Copal Tulum Hotel is one of the most renowned resorts in Tulum, offering guests luxurious accommodations and a unique travel experience. 

The hotel has a beautiful modern design with loads of lush greenery surrounding an impressive community pool that feels like an oasis from its surroundings.

The setting is gorgeous. Simply being on the property felt like being on vacation β€” a true escape. Just walking from the room to the restaurant was soothing.

kim (see more reviews)

Copal Tulum Hotel has an array of luxury rooms and suites available. All of these suites have a sofa bed and are great for couples and small families, but there are also larger suites with a private pool with 2-4 bedrooms and can house groups of up to 10 guests! 

So, whether you’re looking for an intimate getaway or a family vacation, Copal Tulum Hotel has something for you. πŸ’‘ Note: For a real treat, book one of the suites with its private pool on the rooftop.

Affordable Tulum Hotels with Private Pools

20. O’ Tulum Boutique Hotel (Adults Only)

O'Tulum Boutique Hotel view from the plunge pool area
Feel like a celebrity without breaking the bank when you book O’ Tulum Boutique Hotel. (Photo: Expedia)

⭐️ Rating: 8.1 out of 10 Stars | πŸ“ Location: Tulum Playa (North Beach) |  🏩 Check Rates and Availability

O’ Tulum Boutique Hotel is one of the top-rated Tulum stays with private pool. It’s located about five miles north of Tulum Beach and Tulum Pueblo, offering a quiet stay without the noise of the city. 

Every guest at O’ Tulum will receive bathrobes, free toiletries, and breakfast included in their room.

The concierge was welcoming. Food was good. Private pool was nice. Room was comfortable and clean. Staff was pleasant. Views are amazing.

nneka (see more reviews)

There is also an outdoor pool with a sun terrace and a bar, but you can also find private pools in each suite with a gorgeous view of the ocean and the larger public pool. 

Rooms here are typically less than $200 per night (on average, but of course, rates vary), which is an excellent price compared to other resorts in Mexico with private pools.

Tulum hotels with private pools

21. Tuluna Tulum Hotel

Tuluna Tulum Hotel private patio area with a lounging mat and a plunge pool
Book Tuluna Tulum Hotel β€” one of the affordable Tulum hotels with private plunge pools. (Photo: Expedia)

⭐️ Rating: 8.1 out of 10 Stars | πŸ“ Location: Tulum Pueblo | πŸ© Check Rates and Availability

Tuluna Tulum Hotel offers luxurious accommodations at just a fraction of the cost of most resorts and luxury hotels in Tulum. The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, bicycle rental, and is located close to Tulum City Center.

The hotel was beautiful. The apartment was amazing. Comfortable/clean and with our own private pool! What more could you want? Room service also makes some amazing margaritas!

Correia (see more reviews)

All the rooms are apartment style and such good value for your dollar. They are very spacious and equipped with multiple bedrooms and a full kitchenette, including refrigerators and stovetops.

If you are looking for a great affordable hotel with a pool in Tulum, the Deluxe Apartment has a private plunge pool, two bedrooms, a full kitchen, and a living area. For digital nomads in Tulum that have a larger budget, don’t miss this lux spot.

Tulum hotels with private pools

22. Aroma Tulum

plunge pool area of Aroma Tulum
If you want an intimate experience, booking Aroma Tulum is the best way to go. (Photo: Expedia)

⭐️ Rating: 7.2 out of 10 Stars | πŸ“ Location: Tulum Pueblo | πŸ© Check Rates and Availability

Aroma Tulum is another excellent choice for those seeking an affordable Tulum hotel with a private pool.

This hotel offers air-conditioned rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, and complimentary breakfast with light options, and you can cancel up to 48 hours before your trip free of charge.

We really enjoyed our stay at Aroma. It was really clean, the beds were very very comfortable and the staff was great! Location was good too. Not on the main street but close. Loved our stay there!

Suvantha (see more reviews)

Cancun Airport transfers and bicycle rental services are also available upon request.

As this is not a luxury hotel in Tulum, there is only one suite with a small private plunge pool. Although it’s not huge, the plunge pool Tulum is set in a tranquil setting on the terrace, making it a great place to relax in the evening. 

Tulum hotels with private pools

23. Atman Residences Tulum Hotel

one of the family apartments in Atman Residences Tulum Hotel, with a spacious lounging area and dining area, a private pool outside
Book Atman Residences Tulum Hotel if you’re looking for an aparthotel in Tulum. (Photo: Expedia)

⭐️ Rating: 8.5 out of 10 Stars | πŸ“ Location: Tulum Pueblo | πŸ© Check Rates and Availability

Another one of the cheapest hotels with a private pool Tulum offered is Atman Residences Tulum Apartments.

This hotel is on the city’s outskirts, but towards the beach, so if you rent your own transportation in Tulum, you will have easy access to the town and the beach.

Half way between the beach and the city. The accommodations are well equipped with a modern look and jungle vibe. Great place to relax! The staff is very friendly.

Julieta (see more reviews)

This is a really nice hotel at an affordable rate in Tulum! It has a large outdoor swimming pool, fitness center, and onsite restaurant serving American, Caribbean, and Mediterranean cuisine.

There are three room options; a suite with a rooftop terrace, one bedroom apartment, and a two-bedroom apartment. All rooms at Atman Residences have a private pool, but the pools are much bigger in the apartments.

All-Inclusive Tulum Hotels with Private Pools

25. Dreams Tulum Resort with Private Pool & Spa

swim out pool area of Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa All-Inclusive
Dreams Tulum All-Inclusive is one of the best options for Tulum all-inclusive resorts private pool. (Photo: Expedia, Tulum resorts private pool)

⭐️ Rating: 7.6 out of 10 Stars | πŸ“ Location: Tulum Playa (North Beach) | πŸ© Check Rates and Availability

Dreams All-Inclusive Tulum Resort & Spa is one of only two all-inclusive resorts in Tulum (as in, located within the city limits). It’s also one of the best Tulum all-inclusive resorts with private pool options.

The resort is family-friendly, but there is an adults-only section called Preferred Club Suites. Here, you’ll enjoy swim-out suites, making it one of the best options for Tulum all-inclusive resorts private pool seekers.

A beautiful resort with a lovely, luxurious feeling room. The gardens, beach and pool areas were really clean and well kept. All the staff were really friendly and helpful and it was a really relaxing break.

anna (see more reviews)

The resort has free meals for all guests, live entertainment most nights, multiple pools on the premises, and a private beach with cabanas and sun-beds free to use.

The resort also has spa treatments and guided tours, but these are not included in the price of the room.

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26. Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya

couple swimming in the swim out pool area of Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya
Book Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya for an all-inclusive Tulum resorts private pool experience. (Photo: Expedia)

⭐️ Rating: 9 out of 10 Stars | πŸ“ Location: Akumal Beach | πŸ© Check Rates and Availability

Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya is located about 25 minutes north of Tulum, towards Playa Del Carmen, in the small Mexico beach town of Akumal.

Since Tulum is a smaller town, there really aren’t large resorts, so many opt for Akumal Mexico instead.

Secrets is an adults-only, all-inclusive resort on a beautiful stretch of the Caribbean Sea. It has premier rooms (like the Romance Suites and Presidential Suite). These swim-out suites have private pools with a view right outside your bedroom.

We stayed in a swim out room, and the room and pool were gorgeous. Resort grounds were stunning, [the] beach location and swimming pool were so beautiful, and the staff was incredibly helpful and so friendly.

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The property also offers great amenities like a fitness center, a full spa, three pools, private beach access, and multiple restaurants serving delicious international cuisine.

And as an all-inclusive resort, all meals and amenities are included in the price of the room (except for specific spa treatments).

This Secrets Mexico Hotel is perfect for couples interested in all inclusive resorts in Tulum Mexico with private pool in the room.

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Where to Stay in Tulum: Best Tulum Neighborhoods

Tulum, Mexico, is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, with stunning beaches, Mayan Ruins, and vibrant nightlife.

The town has three main areas, Tulum Beach, Aldea Zama and Downtown Tulum, each offering a unique experience. 

1. Tulum Hotel Zone (Tulum Beach Town)

bicycle parked to coconut tree on Tulum beach
Wherever you decide to stay, you can bike around the area to see more of Tulum.

This is the busiest section of Tulum, with tons of restaurants, beach clubs, shopping, and the best nightlife in town. If you want to stay in the heart of all the action, Tulum Beach is the place.

This area consists of luxurious resorts, Tulum beach clubs, and private villas that are perfect for those looking to indulge in a high-end luxury resort in Tulum. There is also great nightlife and fine dining here.

🏝️ Tulum North Beach Zone

This area is the quietest part of Tulum Beach, with limited hotels and restaurants. It’s close to the cenotes and the ancient Mayan Ruins, and some of the best beaches in Tulum are here (ie. Playa Pecadores, Playa Paraiso, and Playa Maya AKA Playa Ruinas Beach).

🏝️ Tulum South Beach Zone

This zone has the best beach in Tulum, as well as easy access to Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve. This area is known for its eco-friendly hotels and resorts that are an intimate escape from Tulum’s busy town center for families and honeymooners.

2. Aldea Zama Tulum

aldea zama tulum neighborhoods

Budget travelers who want to stay in a quieter part of downtown Tulum will usually find the most affordable rentals in Tulum in this area. It is located between downtown and Tulum Beach, and has a residential feel with lots of new construction buildings.

3. Tulum Town (AKA Tulum Pueblo or Downtown Tulum)

The bustling town center is known as “The Pueblo.” Hotels here are cheaper than beachfront resorts but still have great nightlife and food (especially authentic Mexican food) and quaint coffee shops.

Best Tulum Hotels with Private Pools: FAQs

Is Tulum worth visiting?

Yes β€” Tulum is a beautiful tourist town where it’s super easy to get around, so visitors can have a unique but stress-free vacation here.

woman walking into ven a la luz Tulum sculpture of a wooden man
Don’t miss Ven a la Luz (Come Into the Light), the famous Tulum sculpture by Daniel Popper.

It’s full of options for accommodations, restaurants, sites, cenotes (natural jungle pools), and nightlife options. It’s also one of the most Instagram worthy places in Mexico.

However, Tulum does get crowded since it’s one of the top destinations in Mexico. If you can, visit during the Tulum shoulder season months (February-March, and October-November), when you’ll get lower prices, smaller crowds, and good weather.

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What is the most expensive part of Tulum?

Tulum Beach β€” Tulum only has two main areas: Tulum Beach and Tulum Town (Downtown), and prices for everything on the beach are always significantly higher, from food and drinks, to hotels and yoga classes.

colorful shops in Tulum Town (AKA Downtown Tulum or Tulum Pueblo)
Colorful shops line the streets in Tulum Town (AKA Tulum Downtown).

Is it better to stay in Tulum Town or Beach?

It depends β€” To stay where all the action is, opt for the Tulum Hotel Zone on Tulum Beach. However, this is the most expensive part of town, so when traveling to Tulum on a budget, opt for Downtown Tulum (Tulum Town).

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Is Tulum worth staying in?

Yes β€” If you want to visit Tulum, it makes sense to stay in Tulum. It has great hotels, and is also one of the most desirable destinations in the world for beach lovers, Mayan history buffs, and laid-back digital nomads.

Is Tulum a luxury destination?

Yes β€” Compared to other Mexico destinations, Tulum is on the pricey side. If that’s what you’re after, it has many amazing luxurious hotel options, like Hotel Bardo Tulum and Casa Malca Hotel, the Pablo Escobar House in Tulum.

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What is the best month to go to Tulum?

February β€” In general, winter is the best time to visit Tulum for nice weather, but December and January can be crowded and expensive.

Prices and crowds usually drop off by February and March, but the weather’s still nice.

Now, because there’s never snow, some would consider Tulum a year-round destination β€” and it kind of is, but what some caveats (keep reading for those).

🌑️ Tulum Weather Chart

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Tulum average weather. (Photo: Weather and Climate)

Summers in Tulum Mexico are incredibly hot and humid, and this is also Atlantic Hurricane Season (which runs June 1-November 30 each year).

Besides summer, April and May tend to be especially brutal, and even local dread these months.

However, these months will have lower price tags, as they’re outside of the high tourist season (November to March), when prices are inflated, and the beaches are crowded.

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How long should you stay in Tulum?

3-7 Days β€” You can see all the highlights and must-see Tulum sights in three days.

However, if you want to check out the surrounding areas, there are so many great Tulum day trips to enjoy if you have a full week. For these, you’ll want to rent a car in Tulum to be able to move around freely.

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Where is the best place to stay in Tulum?

Tulum Beach β€” This is the most romantic part of town, where you’ll find all the best hotels, the most famous Tulum Instagram spots, the famous Tulum Mayan Ruins, and the best restaurants in town.

tulum ruins on the beach
The Tulum Ruins are one of the top sites in Tulum Beach Town.

Of course, the quote-unquote “best place in Tulum to stay” depends on you, your budget and your travel style.

If you are looking for a quiet escape, look for a hotel in the North Beach Zone. However, if you want to be close to all the restaurants and nightlife, you should book one of the hotels in Downtown Tulum or the South Beach Zone.

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Which luxury hotels in Tulum are romantic?

The most romantic luxury hotels Tulum has are in the South Beach Zone.

couple kissing by the pool at Tulum resort in Mexico
La Valise is one of the best places to stay in Tulum for couples. (Photo: Roberto Nickson via Unsplash)

It’s far enough from the heavy tourist center to have a relaxed atmosphere but doesn’t feel detached from incredible restaurants and beach clubs.

Based on great ratings and reviews, the best and most romantic Tulum Mexico luxury hotels are Hotel Bardo, Casa Malca, and La Valise.

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Where do the celebs stay in Tulum?

Tulum Beach β€” Celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio, Paris Hilton, Kristen Cavallari, Demi Moore, and Drew Barrymore, have been spotted in Tulum atΒ Habitas, Azulik, and the Amansala Resort & Spa.

Looking for the best hotels in Tulum Mexico on the beach for your stay (that cost less than the 5-Star hotels in Tulum the celebs stay at)? Here’s some info on where to stay and the best beach hotels in Tulum Mexico:

So if you’re planning a trip soon, from New York City or further afield, consider adding one of these amazing Tulum Mexico beach hotels to your list.

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What do I pack for Tulum hotels with private pools?

Since the best places to stay in Tulum Mexico will have much of what you need, you’ll want to pack lots of bathing suits, and light, breathable clothing for your Mexico outfits.

For what to wear in Tulum, always remember that Tulum is located in the Yucatan Peninsula, which has a hot, tropical climate year-round.

🧳 Still wondering what to put on your Tulum packing list? Head to this article for a full rundown, The Ultimate Tulum Packing List.

Final Thoughts: Best Tulum Hotels With Private Pools

If you are trying to figure out where to stay in Tulum on the beach, there are a ton of choices for the best beach hotels Tulum Mexico offers that also have private pools.

pool area of The Beach Tulum with pool lounge chairs

Still undecided? My pick for the best Tulum hotel with private pool is The Beach Tulum (Adults Only) β€” a beachfront hotel with a near-perfect 10 Star rating.

There are also options in Downtown Tulum, so make sure to think about which area best suits your travel needs and budget, and always read reviews before booking the hotel.

For the best Downtown Tulum hotel with private pool, I recommend Hotel Bardo Tulum (Adults Only), or Kan Tulum if you’re traveling to Tulum with the kids.

Tulum Travel Planning Guide

1. Should I buy Mexico travel insurance?

100% YES! β€” With basic coverage averaging just $5-10 USD per day, enjoy peace of mind with a plan from Travel Insurance Master, one of the biggest names in travel insurance. (Read more)

2. Can you drink the water in Tulum?

No β€” You’ll want to buy this Water-To-Go Bottle, which filters your drinking water so you don’t get sick from drinking water in Mexico, and helps keep you hydrated while traveling Mexico. (Read more)

3. Is it safe to rent a car in Tulum?

Yes β€” Renting a car in Mexico is one of the best ways to see the country! I always rent with Discover Cars, which checks both international companies and local Mexican companies, so you get the best rates. (Read more)

4. Will my phone work in Tulum?

Maybe β€” It depends on your company, so check with your provider. If you don’t have free Mexico service, buy this Telcel SIM Card. As Mexico’s largest carrier, Telcel has the best coverage of any Mexico SIM Cards. (Read more)

5. What’s the best way to book my Tulum accommodations?

For Tulum hotels, Booking.com is the best site, but for hostels, use Hostel World. If you’re considering a Mexico Airbnb, don’t forget to also check VRBO, which is often cheaper than Airbnb.

6. What do I pack for Tulum?

Head to the Ultimate Tulum Packing List to get all the info you need on packing for Mexico.

7. What’s the best site to buy Mexico flights?

For finding cheap Mexico flights, I recommend Skyscanner.

8. Do I need a visa for Mexico?

Likely Not β€” U.S., Canadian and most European Passport holders don’t need a visa for Mexico; but check here to see if you do a Mexico travel visa. The majority of travelers will receive a 180-Day FMM Tourist Visa or passport stamp upon arrival.