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Ahau Tulum

#9 of 95 Hotels in Tulum
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GreenLeadersPlatinum level
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Tulum, Mexico
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was looking for a romantic getaway with my wife and this was DEFINITELY it!!! The minute we arrived we were warmly welcomed. Arturo and the crew took excellent care of us. The setting is exactly what you think of when dreaming of a jungle beach paradise. Just steps from the water, we slept peacefully with our doors open! The...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

We will definitely be returning to Ahau next time we're in Tulum! The atmosphere was great, our room was stunning. We stayed in an Ocean Front Junior Suite and loved it. It was a good size, a huge bed and a patio with a hammock and table with uninterrupted views of the ocean and beach. The restaurant and beach bar...

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Mexico City, Mexico
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is my favorite place to stay whenever I visit Tulum. I think this was my 8th visit! I consider it my "happy place". I can't say enough wonderful things about the service. I always feel like family when I return because the employees give a warm welcome to guests and make sure they are taken care of. Marco -...

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1Thank Callie L
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

got married about a year ago at ahau and am thankful for having spent 2 weeks in this amazing hotel! starting with the staff (Marco, Paris, Jesus, and the whole family) they were the friendliest and most welcoming out of any other hotel on the beach in tulum! if you are looking for service with good octopus, tequila, and mezcal...

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2Thank mark_advisor2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The rooms are gorgeous, the Raw Cafe food is amazing, and the location is ideal. I've stayed here every time I've come to Tulum and had no reason to look elsewhere. Extra bonus is they don't use that mosquito smoke like other resorts so you can still enjoy the fresh air!

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1Thank diona111
London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the beautiful Ahau Tulum for 2 glorious weeks this April and had the most amazing time! We were a family of 5 (2 adults, 2 children 8yrs and 6yrs and a baby 11 months) and found the place perfect for us - it is VERY child friendly, the staff all made a huge fuss over them which...

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2Thank jogreener
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for the perfect beach to spend the day at. Our hotel recommended we check out Ahau Tulum and we are glad we did! They are more upscale and have a great selection of food and drinks (cocktails and beers).They are also one of the few beaches that still allow dogs so there were a bunch of cute...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We highly recommend this lovely hotel. We stayed in room #8, a junior suite A oceanfront top level and it was absolutely perfect for a couple. The balcony hammock is a clear favorite for those early evenings with a bottle of wine brought to the room by the fantastic staff. The restaurant is very good and if you like us,...

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Arturo S, Gerente at Ahau Tulum, responded to this review

Hola!! We are so grateful to hear that you are recommending us as a lovely hotel with a fantastic staff; it is so nice to know that you and your girlfriend enjoyed room #8 and its balcony with a bottle of wine. in addition , we would like to thank the nice comments about the restaurant, services and the acknowledge...

London
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Spent a sunny day here and thought the hotel was nice, beach was lovely and the food tasty. The service was friendly and their crab special was really tasty. What a view and setting. Highly recommended.

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Arturo S, Gerente at Ahau Tulum, responded to this review

Hola!! We would like to thank you for taking the time to write such nice words about Ahau and its food, beach and setting. Come back anytime and enjoy Tulum and Ahau once again! Thank you! Best Regards, Arturo Soto General Manager

Minnesota
Reviewed April 18, 2017

What a unique place. It was beautiful. We stayed in room 15. In the morning I could get up, grab my swimsuit and towel and walk the 20 feet on white sand to the ocean. It was spectacular. The staff was nice, cheerful and very pleasant. I could then get back to the deck which looked out on the ocean...

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Arturo S, Gerente at Ahau Tulum, responded to this review

Hola!! It is amazing to have such great comments about the staff, your room and the beach, however, it is unfortunate that the hot water did not work your first day and we apologize for this, in the middle of the jungle and near the ocean and in a windy day sometimes it is very hard to maintain the flame...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
GreenLeadersPlatinum level
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Ahau Restaurant & Beach Grill
Ahau Restaurant & Beach Grill
Cuisines: Mexican, Seafood
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Ecological luxury Hotel with a Guest House in Tulum Beach in Mexico ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ahau Tulum

Address: Carretera a Boca Paila Km 7.5, Tulum 77760, Mexico (Formerly Esmeralda-K)
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Tulum
Price Range: $59 - $449 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ahau Tulum 3*
Number of rooms: 23
Also Known As:
Ahau Tulum Hotel Tulum
Esmeralda k Hotel Tulum
Esmeralda k Tulum
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Tulum
#5 Family Hotel in Tulum
#5 Best Value Hotel in Tulum
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Tulum
#11 Romantic Hotel in Tulum
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“Ahau Tulum seems to book up much quicker than when I started staying here a couple years ago. Definitely book a few months out if you can to get your choice of room because often the more economical options book up quickly! ”
calliel2014, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“sleep and wake up to the sound of the ocean on superior beachfront suites”
mark_advisor2017, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Room 4 - Ocean view and very quiet”
jogreener, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Pay extra and get an ocean view room. The property and beach are amazing.”
MinnesotaPat, Apr 18, 2017 | Read review
“Get a room with a view”
MaryLothrop, Mar 25, 2017 | Read review
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