Stunning Family and Adults-Only Resorts in Tulum Mexico

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The Bahia Principe Grand Tulum is one of the best resorts in Tulum, Mexico.

Mexico has beautiful beaches, a rich culture and fascinating history. One of the best places to experience all this is in Tulum on the Yucatan Peninsula in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo. There’s something magical about the well-preserved Tulum Mayan ruins situated atop a cliff overlooking the sparkling blue Caribbean Sea. And with a variety of comfortable resorts in Tulum Mexico, you’ll have access to this historical site as well as sunny beaches, great snorkeling, cenotes and other outdoor activities.

Here are the 11 best resorts in Tulum Mexico to book on your next trip.

1. Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa

Carretera Chetumal-Puerto Juarez Km. 236, 77760 Tulum, Q.R., Mexico
+52 984 871 3333

​​Located about five minutes from downtown Tulum, Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa is among the best all-inclusive resorts in the area. Situated on 44 acres of coastline and jungle landscape, the resort has luxury accommodations with separate areas for families and adults only.

A private beach, free cabanas, water sports, two swimming pools and 16 dining options/bars provide everything you need for a relaxing vacation. In addition, the resort is near Tulum ruins and the family-friendly Xel-Ha natural waterpark. Family amenities include free cribs, an on-site playground, free kids club and babysitting (surcharge).

Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa Highlights

  • All-inclusive luxury resort with separate sections for families and adults only
  • Private beach with free cabanas
  • Two swimming pools
  • 16 restaurants and bars
  • Free cribs, kids club
  • Proximity to Xel-Ha natural water park


Pool and ocean view of the Bahia Principe Grand Tulum, one of the best resorts in Tulum, Mexico.
Bahia Principe Grand Tulum. Photo credit: Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts

2. Bahia Principe Grand Tulum

Carretera Federal Chetumal- Benito Juarez Km. 250, 77760 Tulum, Q.R., Mexico
+52 984 875 5000

The Bahia Principe Grand Tulum is an all-inclusive resort with a beachfront location in the heart of the Riviera Maya. Choose from a variety of spacious rooms, suites and lavish villas, many with ocean views. The resort has a private beach where you can enjoy a massage or activities like volleyball, kayaking, snorkeling and other water sports.

Amenities include seven restaurants, a golf course and a marina. Plus, kids can soak up Mayan culture through play in the Zama Kids Zone. In addition, guests have access to some of the restaurants and entertainment at Bahia Principe Grand Coba.

Bahia Principe Grand Tulum Highlights

  • Beachfront all-inclusive resort
  • Private beach for masses and activities
  • Seven restaurants
  • Proximity to Akumal Beach and Xel-Ha water park


The Bahia Principe Grand Coba is one of the best resorts in Tulum, Mexico.
Family suite at Bahia Principe Grand Coba. Photo credit: Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts

3. Bahia Principe Grand Coba

Carretera Federal Chetumal- Benito Juarez Km. 250 Local B, Akumal, Municipio, 77760 Tulum, Q.R., Mexico
+52 984 875 5000

The family-friendly Bahia Principe Grand Coba overlooks a white-sand beach and has a variety of posh rooms and suites with many amenities. Enjoy land and water sports, two outdoor pools and a casino as well as entertainment for both adults and kids. International dining options include a la carte dinners. More amenities include a free water park, spa, golf course, beach shuttle and bicycle rentals.

Bahia Principe Grand Coba Highlights

  • Family-friendly all-inclusive posh resort in Riviera Maya
  • Suites include a Family Master Suite that sleeps up to four adults and four kids
  • Onsite playground and children’s pool
  • Babysitting (surcharge)


The Bahia Principe Luxury Sian Ka'an is one of the best resorts in Tulum, Mexico.
Bahia Principe Luxury Sian Ka’an is a romantic, adults-only resort. Photo credit: Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts

4. Bahia Principe Luxury Sian Ka’an

Chetumal-Cancun Km 250, 77780 Akumal, Q.R., Mexico
+52 984 875 5000

Those seeking a romantic getaway should consider the adults-only Bahia Principe Luxury Sian Ka’an. Nestled in the jungle, the contemporary resort is located about 15 miles north of Tulum. The secluded luxury resort pampers guests with spacious suites, spa treatments, four outdoor pools, beach bars, four restaurants, a nightclub and daily/nightly entertainment.

There’s also a golf course, easy beach access and a fitness center. More amenities include room service and free wifi. Plus, guests have access to restaurants (except buffet) at sister properties Bahia Principe Luxury and Bahia Principe Grand.  

Bahia Principe Luxury Sian Ka’an Highlights

  • Luxury adults-only resort
  • Spacious suites
  • Beach access
  • Golf course


5. Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All Inclusive Resort

Situated in a bay, the beachfront Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Resort has 735 rooms and suites. Connecting/adjoining rooms are available. Enjoy eight outdoor pools and the Family Zone with a variety of activities for kids, teens and adults. The resort has 13 restaurants featuring international cuisine, a full-service spa, cultural activities and nightly entertainment. Enjoy additional amenities at the resort’s sister property, the Conrad Tulum Riviera Maya.

Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All Inclusive Resort Highlights

  • Oceanfront resort with a variety of accommodations
  • Kids stay free
  • Family Zone with activities for kids, teens and adults
  • 13 restaurants
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Free wifi
  • 24-hour room service


6. Kore Tulum Retreat and Spa

Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila Km. 3.8 Lote 48 Admo, México 180D, Playa, 77780 Tulum, Q.R., Mexico
+52 998 387 0431

Located within Tulum’s Jaguar National Park, the adults-only Kore Tulum Retreat and Spa Resort is a luxury property with elegant suites and views of the Caribbean Sea. Room amenities include mini bars, air conditioning, two water bottles per day and more. Whether you want to relax by the outdoor pool, enjoy a spa treatment or take a bike ride, you’ll find plenty of onsite amenities. The resort is near Tulum Beach and Mayan ruins.

Kore Tulum Retreat and Spa Highlights

  • Nestled in the lush Jaguar National Park
  • Adults only resort
  • Elegant suites
  • Proximity to Tulum Beach and other Tulum attractions
  • Free bikes for exploring the area


7. Catalonia Royal Tulum

Km. 264,5 Chetumal, Carr. Cancún – Tulum, 77790 Xpu Ha, Q.R., Mexico
+52 984 875 1800

The all-inclusive Catalonia Royal Tulum is an adults-only resort located in an idyllic location surrounded by a jungle, mangrove forest, cenotes and a pristine beach. The resort pampers guests with a variety of services and amenities. Enjoy a welcome cocktail before settling into your room or suite.

Explore the property’s outdoor pool and Jacuzzi, full-service spa and nine restaurants. Among the amenities are a hair salon, free wifi and 24-hour room service. Plus, check out scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking and yoga classes. The resort is about a 20-minute drive to the Xcaret Eco Theme Park.

Catalonia Royal Tulum Highlights

  • Adults-only, all-inclusive beach resort
  • Outdoor pool and Jacuzzi
  • Swim-up bar
  • Scuba diving, snorkeling, kayaking and other water sports


8. The Waves Tulum

Kukulkan, Región 01, Mz 32, Lt 01, La Veleta, 77760 Tulum, Q.R., Mexico
+52 984 238 3695

Travelers will find a range of comfortable suites and apartments (some with a private plunge pool) and amenities at The Waves Tulum. The family-friendly (and pet-friendly) hotel has accommodations with a kitchen and private pool. Three swimming pools, a swim-up bar, a hot tub and a cenote invite guests to relax onsite.

Nearby attractions include the Tulum Mayan ruins , Tulum National Park and Tulum Beach.

The Waves Tulum Highlights

  • Ideal Tulum location
  • Range of accommodations, some with kitchens and private plunge pools
  • Family-friendly resort with a children’s pool
  • Proximity to Mayan ruins, Tulum Beach and other popular sites.


9. Nomade Tulum

Carr. Tulum-Boca Paila Km 10.5, Tulum Beach, Zona hotelera, 77880 Tulum, Q.R., Mexico
+52 984 689 0577

Located on a beach that borders a jungle, the laid-back Nomade Tulum boutique hotel encourages travelers to disconnect and embrace nature. As a home-base for your stay, choose from suites, treehouses or luxury tents. The beachfront lodge is a holistic getaway with a wellness center that includes yoga classes, water therapy and other activities. Two restaurants and a bar/lounge, an outdoor pool and full-service spa are among the amenities.

Nomade Tulum Highlights

  • Beachfront lodge that borders a lush jungle
  • Wellness program
  • Spa treatments
  • Outdoor pool
  • 24-hour room service


10. Conrad Tulum Riviera Maya

Carretera Cancun Tulum 307, ROO 77774 Tulum, Mexico
+52 984 195 1050

The family-friendly Conrad Tulum Riviera Maya offers a variety of room options from guest rooms to suites. Kids stay free. The property has seven restaurants, three beach bars, two poolside bars and five outdoor pools. A free kids club and a 24-hour fitness center make this beachside resort a good option for families.

Conrad Tulum Riviera Maya Highlights

  • Kids stay free
  • Five outdoor pools
  • 10-minute drive to Xel-Há Park


11. Maya Tulum by G Hotels

KM 5 Carretera Tulum-Boca Paila Lt10 Zona Hotelera, 77780 Tulum, Q.R., Mexico
+52 984 231 7485

Maya Tulum by G Hotels is a beachfront resort with rooms that offer jungle and ocean-view rooms, creating a magical setting. Kids stay free and connecting/adjoining rooms are available. Located in the heart of Tulum, the family-friendly Maya Tulum is about a two-minute walk to South Tulum Beach and a short drive to Tulum Mayan ruins and Tulum National Park.

Onsite amenities feature a private beach area, an indoor swimming pool, room service and free wifi.

Maya Tulum by G Hotels Highlights

  • Beachfront resort in Tulum
  • Kids stay free
  • Private beach area
  • Close to Tulum Mayan ruins


Native Angeleno and seasoned travel journalist Mimi Slawoff writes for numerous print and digital publications. She is also the author of Oldest Los Angeles (Reedy Press, 2022). A lifelong world traveler, Mimi is an award-winning journalist who writes about outdoor adventures, cruises, Europe and cultural activities. Mimi has three grown kids and lives with her husband and their dog, Maya, in Los Angeles.
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