The Waves Tulum

4.0 star property
4-star hotel in Tulum with 3 outdoor pools and spa
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The Waves Tulum

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3 outdoor pools, pool loungers
Front of property
Deluxe Studio With Private Plunge Pool | View from room
Deluxe Large Penthouse Apartment Rooftop Pool | Private kitchen | Toaster, blender, cookware/dishes/utensils, reusable coffee/tea filters

Overview of The Waves Tulum

9.0 out of 10 Superb
9.0/10 Superb

Property highlights

  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Pet-friendly
  • Parking available
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
Avenida Kukulkan, Region 1, Mz. 32, Lt. 1, Tulum, QROO, 77780
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Restaurants and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • 3 outdoor pools and 2 spa tubs
  • Breakfast available
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
  • Steam room
  • Children's pool
  • Pool bar
  • Swim-up bar
  • Room service
Feel at home
  • Children's pool
  • Cookware, dishware and utensils
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Blackout curtains

Room options

Deluxe Studio With Large Balcony

  • 62 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Single Beds and 1 Large Single Sofa Bed

Deluxe Penthouse Studio Rooftop Pool

  • 81 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed OR 1 Large Single Sofa Bed

Deluxe Penthouse Apartment With Rooftop Pool

  • 121 sq m
  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 King Beds and 1 Large Single Sofa Bed

Deluxe Studio With Private Plunge Pool

  • 50 sq m
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 King Bed OR 1 Large Single Sofa Bed

Deluxe Large Penthouse Apartment Rooftop Pool

  • 143 sq m
  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 King Bed, 1 Queen Bed and 1 Large Single Sofa Bed

Signature Studio Private Plunge Pool

  • 37 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Signature Studio With Balcony

  • 31 sq m
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Deluxe One Bedroom Apartment Private plunge Pool

  • 72 sq m
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 King Bed and 1 Large Single Sofa Bed

About this area

What's nearby

  • Tulum National Park - 4 min drive
  • Tulum Mayan Ruins - 9 min drive
  • Las Palmas Public Beach - 14 min drive
  • Gran Cenote - 7 min drive
  • Playa Paraiso - 16 min drive
  • Tulum Beach - 9 min drive
  • Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve - 15 min drive
  • Soliman Bay - 25 min drive
  • Xel-Há Park - 17 min drive
  • Dos Ojos Cenote - 24 min drive

Getting around

  • Tulum Intl. Airport (TQO) - 45 min drive


  • Taqueria el Sabor Mexicano - 11 min walk
  • La Baguette - 11 min walk
  • La Consentida - 11 min walk
  • Pizzine - 10 min walk
  • Cafeteria Hunab Ku - 10 min walk

About this property

The Waves Tulum

The Waves Tulum puts you within a 10-minute drive of Tulum Beach and Tulum Mayan Ruins. Guests can grab a bite to eat at the coffee shop/cafe and visit the spa to be pampered with deep-tissue massages, body wraps or facials. Other highlights at this upmarket hotel include 3 outdoor pools, a poolside bar and a fitness centre. Fellow travellers say good things about the overall property condition.


English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 98 rooms


  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until anytime
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18


  • No cots (infant beds)


  • Pets stay for free (dogs only)
  • Service animals welcome
  • Pets must be supervised
  • Food and water bowls available


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking on site
  • On-site parking is limited
  • On-site garage

Other information

  • Designated smoking areas

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast (surcharge) each morning 8:00 AM–11:00 AM
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Poolside bar
  • Swim-up bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children's pool
  • Pool toys


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Bike hire
  • Pool loungers


  • Built in 2021
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Fitness centre
  • 3 outdoor pools
  • Designer shops on-site
  • Bike parking
  • Full-service spa
  • 2 hot tubs
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room
  • At least 80% of food locally sourced
  • Vegan dining options
  • Vegetarian dining options
  • Humane treatment of captive wild animals
  • Locally owned and organised tours and activities


  • Lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible van parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness centre
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Step-free path to entrance

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 42-inch Smart TV
  • Digital TV channels
  • Streaming services

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning
  • Wet bar
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Window screens

Sleep well

  • Down duvet
  • Blackout curtains
  • Bed sheets provided

What to enjoy

  • In-room massage

Freshen up

  • Shower only
  • Soap and shampoo
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet paper

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Printer
  • Electrical adapters/chargers

Food and drink

  • Chef
  • Toaster
  • Cookware, dishes and utensils
  • Blender
  • Reusable coffee/tea filters


  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Energy-saving switches
  • Guidebooks/recommendations
  • Local maps
  • Restaurant dining guide

Special features


The on-site spa has 3 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages and Swedish massages. The spa is equipped with Turkish bath/hammam. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy and reflexology.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of approximately USD 15 for adults and USD 7 for children

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Reservations are required for spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.


This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business or profession.
This property uses a grey water recycling system.
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

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Frequently asked questions

Does The Waves Tulum offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, The Waves Tulum does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at The Waves Tulum?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser and social distancing measures are in place. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at The Waves Tulum?
Yes, there are 3 outdoor pools and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at The Waves Tulum?
Yes, dogs stay free. Food and water bowls are available.
Is parking offered on site at The Waves Tulum?
Yes. Parking spaces may be limited.
What are the check-in and check-out times at The Waves Tulum?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is noon.
What is there to do at The Waves Tulum and nearby?
The Waves Tulum has 3 outdoor pools and a spa, as well as a steam room and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near The Waves Tulum?
Yes, there's an on-site restaurant.
What's the area around The Waves Tulum like?
The Waves Tulum is located a short 11-minute walk from Dos Aguas Park.







Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities




8/10 Very good

Descubriendo mexico
Estancia relajante y un buen servicio.
Conrado, 2-night family trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Tyrone, 1-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

David, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Exactly like the pictures
Sasha, 2-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

I will be back, everything was amazing. It was really hard to leave and go back home.
clivette, 5-night trip
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10/10 Exceptional

Simply said, Awesome! Highly recommended. Not a beach front, but a great place to stay.
Jaime, 4-night romance trip
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10/10 Exceptional

The property is beautiful. On-site restaurant. Staff were friendly and helpful.
Rachael, 2-night family trip
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8/10 Very good

Four days in Tulum
CONS. -We got in the hotel room, the toilet water wasn't working ,they came right away to fix it. -The Ac wasn't working and someone came. - There were soo much mosquitoes and flies but someone came to spray the room right away. -I saw two mosquitoes killed and left on the washroom wall. - I feel like having paper towel in the kitchen will be nice. -There were no towels we had to requestWe received PROS -Our room got upgraded and received free breakfast. -The room is nice especially for the price you pay for. -I like how the room have the private hot tub. -Two bottles of water were giving every morning. -I was able to do late check out for 1pm -They were helpful to request a taxi for you. Would I stay here again? YES! DEFINITELY! I FELT SAVE AND WELCOMED.
sandra, 4-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

So clean, staff is amazing
Oyin, 3-night trip
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8/10 Very good

Victor, 2-night trip
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General property information

Reasons to Book
Outdoor Pool & Beautiful Rooms
Check-In Time
3:00 PM