Tulum is part of the Riviera Maya, a huge stretch of coastline in Mexico. The area is popular both for the incredible beaches and the Mayan Ruins at Tulum. Despite its popularity, it is not that hard to find cheap hotels in Tulum.
The majority of places to stay are located right on the beach. You can find anything from 5-star resorts to 3-star hotels and locally owned cabanas. Needless to say, the high end resorts have a hefty price tag but if you are willing to travel outside the tourist season, you can find some good bargains. Otherwise, plan to stay in a locally own hotel-type cabana, with less facilities but plenty of authenticity. Also, if you are staying further from the beach you can find some really cheap hotels in Tulum.
Tulum is home to the third most visited archeological site in Mexico. The ruins are extremely well preserved and are easily reached from the modern city of Tulum, as well as from Cancun or any other beach town on the Riviera Maya. Apart from the Mayan ruins, Tulum is also popular as a beach destination. Mix the incredible weather, white beaches, crystal clear water, tasty food and cheap hotels in Tulum and youâ€™ve got a lovely place to spend a romantic vacation, your honeymoon or just get away from everything for couple of days.
Some of the best budget choices in Tulum include: Acuario Tulum Hotel (47rooms, AC, free parking) , Posada Luna del Sur (minimum stay: 2 or 5 nights, depending on the season, adults only) and Cabanas Los Arrecifes (beachfront bungalows, private bathroom, no AC).