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Papaya Playa Project

Introducing, PAPAYA PLAYA PROJECT , A MEMBER OF DESIGN HOTELS™ PROJECT a true sustainable project in Tulum. Having sought far and wide for a place to create an authentic, nurturing experience, the 900 meter stretch of oceanfront paradise cocooned on the Caribbean coast of the Mayan Riviera was the perfect spot. Together with the owners of of the existing Papaya Playa beach resort, Design Hotels™ is initiating the ultimate pop-up camp. Claus Sendlinger explains: “Our idea was to create a transitory, yet deeply culturally-rooted experience and we couldn’t have dreamed up a better place to make this happen. Capitalizing on the natural environment and multicultural character of Tulum, we quickly put together an international team of real visionaries, each enriching the experience with their own food, music, design or wellness concept. The enthusiasm and creative energy of everyone involved enabled us to renovate the camp and put together a holistic program within a very short period of time.” So come December, the authentic-pleasure seekers have a new raw-luxe camp they can sink and rub their feet into. Eighty-five cabanas have been renovated by the Design Hotels™ creative team. Integrating local materials and building techniques, they encourage its residents to soak in the warmth of the elements, both physically and mentally. The separation between man and nature diminishes in these rustic spaces while the perception of small indulgences – like high thread count sheets, flowing mosquito nets and thick towels – is heightened. The ultimate luxury in most of the cabanas, is the private porch, where hammocks gently swing guests into sync with Tulum’s laid-back rhythm.
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Km 4-5 Carr Tulum-Boca Paila, Tulum 77780 Mexico
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Cozumel Airport65 km
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PPP was beyond expectations. The staff were all friendly and helpful when we needed information about the area, where to eat, etc. This resort defines Tulum- such a fun, relaxing vibe here. We loved the Jungle Breakfast, the fresh juices and cocktails. We stayed in a Jungle Casit
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Wry conflicted with this review as the Papaya Playa Project definitely had a rustic charm. But it’s not your typical SPG/Marriott hotel. Docking points because of cold showers, leaky roofs (during heavy rain), pool closure and extra charges on the bill. But they did try to comp
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We had the best week in PPP which was a perfect vacation spot in every way. The room was totally comfortable, the staff helpful and welcoming, and the beach beautiful and without sea grass! The easeful, casual vibe of this beautiful resort, so integrated into the natural beauty
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l had the opportunity to stay here and l just have to say that l have a good time the food was rich the waiters very friendly Veronica very good giving service Miguel reception very kind and also gave us a recommendation of a wonderful cenote everything was a good experience i w
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Recently I spent several days at Papaya Playa. The experience was extraordinary. The beautiful sea, the lovely gardens and my room were unique. Especially remarkable the warm treatment of the Front Desk people. Javier's kindness, Miguel's disposition and Vero's smile were very i
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private patio in the jungle
open bathroom plan
Rooftop pool from our jungle casita
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Interior - Ocean Front Cabana
casita jungle private pool terrace
Hi, I am in the middle of my research looking for a venue for our destination wedding too and Tulum by far stands out to me. Could I ask by any chance what the budget you are working with? And if all your guests are expected to stay at the the hotel? Thanks, Krystal
Dear Krystal, Congratulations on your upcoming wedding! We have different tailor-made options for your special day. Our Weddings Team will be happy to answer this or any other of your concerns. You can find our Weddings Team contact on our website in the Events Program Section. (Please apologies, we cannot send you the email address through here) Thank you and have a wonderful day!
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What are the prices for breakfast? Deciding whether to pay $25 USD for a couple for breakfast or go ala carte.
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How are the vegetarian and vegan food options?
Hi! Are kids allowed here? Apologies if this was answered elsewhere. Thanks in advance.
Yes! We are a family hotel.
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Is there a communal pool for those not staying in a casita?
No communal pools.. But you have the ocean a few feet away..
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"that has ocean view"
"The casitas are beautiful"
"Casita its close to the restaurant and bar"
"Casita Jungle Ocean View (upper deck with pool)"
"Choose a room close to the south end near Azulik, you will be far from the bar but get to rest better."
USD 175 - USD 1,154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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MexicoYucatan PeninsulaQuintana RooRiviera MayaTulum
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