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Papaya Playa

Km 4-5 Carr Tulum-Boca Paila, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

PPP is Tulum heaven, their casitas on the beach are wonderful, the bar is brilliant, the DJ's music phenomenal, adding to the whole relaxed vibe. I first visited Tulum 8 years ago, and needless to say the place has changed, i'm not sure for the better, but who am i to speak of this, this is apparently progress! That said... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My best friend and I had spent 2 weeks here and loved it. PPP was the perfect destination for a taste of paradise without feeling too pretentious, too romantic. We had a beach front cabana with en suit bathroom which was bijou and rustic but perfectly clean and private with a gorgeous view of the sunsets/ sunrises every morning. The... More 

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Bodrum
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at this beautiful resort for 5 nights and 6 days. Unforgettable experience. Warm welcome by Patrick, Sara and Alfonso. Staff very friendly thru-out the resort. Food excellent and prices are affordable. We had a luxurious bungalow with view to the ocean. Best part of our experience is that the hotel does not have TV. Rooms are very clean!... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just awesome if you like the eco/gypsy style. Don't expect wifi / huge rooms / etc.. Here you will find peace and nature in a small cabin in front of the ocean :) They do have cool smooth electro parties next to the restaurant on week ends I've heard - quite a trendy place too.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I staying here during the week and it was awesome quiet place. However, they clearly have some techno shindig thing going on, on the weekends that I would be have been really into 10 years ago, but would horrify me now. I would urge you to cough up and spend the money on a beach front room. The accommodations are... More 

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Dobbs Ferry, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I really miss the "old" (basic) Yucatan experience, but Papaya Playa Project keeps a bit of that with better food and amenities. Remember its a seaside jungle in a very ecologically sensitive, beautiful, historically rich culture. There are bugs, iguanas, heat, humidity, and water/power issues that are part of the every day life. The hotel could melt back into the... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Papaya Playa was awesome! Went there with my fiancé and were thoroughly impressed. We stayed in a garden view cabana with AC and private bathroom and the place was clean, cute and the bed was super comfy! There was a safe in the room and house keeping kept the place really clean and tidy. We had a partial ocean view... More 

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Cuernavaca, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

I was at Papaya last month with some friends. We stayed at the hotel and got ready for the full moon party. The place is awesome, the beach too. The music was great, my friends and I got body painted, it was super fun. We had the best time. The cabana was OK, not to fancy , but next to... More 

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Fall River, Massachusetts
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Stayed here one time before, thought it was wonderful. Was not aware they bought out resort that was next to it. Paid for ocean front base on previous stay...they put us in the last cabana on the top of a bluff with no access to the ocean about 1/2" mile walk to the beach. We were booked for nine days... More 

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We visited with a large group of friends (age range late twenties- mid thirties). Everyone in our group thoroughly enjoyed our stay at PPP. They helped us with our transportation reservation from the Cancun airport (private bus, affordable compared to others, comfortable ride) and it fared very well for us. We were pleasantly surprised with our room, #106, a jungle/garden... More 

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