Mexico hotel beach

Where to stay in Yucatan? 10 Awesome places!

Table of Contents

Are you planning to travel to Yucatan and are you curious about where to stay in Yucatan? Then you are on the right page. In this article you can read about the best hotels and hostels to stay in Yucatan. During our trip through Yucatan we went looking for the best areas to stay in Yucatan.

Great accommodations give your trip an extra dimension. We always find it important that the price-quality ratio is good. This is reflected in all recommended accommodations.

We have compiled our recommended accommodations based on our itinerary through Yucatan.

Tip: Be on time with your booking because popular accommodations are quickly fully booked.

Tip: below you see the map of our Yucatan itinerary with our recommended accommodations for each destination. Click on the top right corner to enlarge the map. If you click on the star symbol next to the title you can save this map in your Google Maps account. In the map you can show or hide different categories.

Where to stay in Yucatan? Our favorite places to stay in Yucatan


Excellent value for money:
Hotel NYX Cancun

cancun v3

Hotel NYX Cancun is a beautiful resort that overlooks the sea. The restaurant is good. It also has a private beach which allows you to enjoy sitting on the beach without having to share it with many others. The rooms are neat and the beds of this hotel are of high quality. This hotel has a great location being close to downtown Cancun but still able to provide the peace you are looking for.

Location and luxury:
Ocean Dream Cancun

cancun v4

Ocean Dream Cancun is a resort located within walking distance of the center. The resort is built very high, so you have an amazing sea view from your room. In addition, this resort has two swimming pools and you can enjoy delicious food and drinks here. It is possible to book all-inclusive. If you’re looking for some luxury at a competitive price, this is the place for you.

Do you want to read more about Cancun? Read more here: things to do in Cancun.


tulum v13

Casa Almendro is a hotel that is centrally located, making it perfect to walk everything. The hotel is wonderfully quiet as it is three blocks from the main street. You can sit on the roof terrace and if you want to cook something, this is possible in the kitchen. The rooms are very neat and the beds are comfortable. Check prices and availability for Casa Almendro here.

If Casa Almendro is fully booked, you can stay at Casa Abanico Tulum. This is a hotel where you can relax, the rooms are big and you can use the bicycles for free. Check prices and availability for Casa Abanico here.

tulum v14

Do you want to wake up on the beach and walk straight into the sea? Villa Pescadores Tulum is highly recommended, as it is not set up as a large resort. It is very quietly located so you can enjoy a wonderful vacation. The rooms have a veranda and a private garden on the beach with a hammock. This is the best place to stay in Tulum looking at value for money. Check prices and availability for Villa Pescadores Tulum here.

If you are looking for something cheaper on the beach, Playa Esperanza Hotel Tulum is an option, you walk over the beach to your cottages. The cottages are cool and the location is great. Check prices and availability for Playa Esperanza Hotel Tulum here.

Do you want to read more about Tulum? Read more here: things to do in Tulum.


Location & Affordable:
The Yak lake house

The Yak Lake House Hostal

Yak Lake House is the best hostel to stay in Bacalar. Here you can book a room with a view of the lake that is not expensive. The location is perfect, next to the lake. In the evening you can relax by the water on your private beach. You can stay in a private room or a dormitory if you are traveling on a tight budget.

Great value for money:
Azul 36 Hotel

Azul 36 Hotel

Do you want something different? Then go and stay at Azul 36 Hotel, this is one of the hotels in Yucatan, it is beautifully built with a thatched roof. The courtyard of the hotel is great for relaxing, there is also a swimming pool which makes it even more beautiful. Rooms have air-conditioning and excellent beds, so you’ll sleep very well.

Do you want to read more about Bacalar? Read more here: things to do in Bacalar.

Sign Up for Newsletter banner


Price and location:
Tunich Naj


Tunich Naj is economically a good option. It is 500m from the main square so you don’t need to use public transport. You can also easily meet other travelers here because the garden has nice sitting areas. The breakfast is excellent, if you want to cook something for yourself you can use the kitchen. If you travel by car you can park it on their property.

Luxury for not that much money

valladolid v3

The colonial building, garden, and terrace are beautiful. The rooms are very spacious and have all the facilities you need. The location is perfect as it is right in the center. If you want some luxury for not that much money, Fundadores is the perfect place for you to stay.

Do you want to read more about Valladolid? Read more here: things to do in Valladolid.

Isla Holbox

Affordable with great quality:
Sirenas Caribbean Rooms Holbox

isla holbox v5

We stayed 8 nights at Sirenas Caribbean Rooms Holbox which is a very affordable place to stay in comparison to most other places. The location is perfect because it is just outside the center making it quiet. Within two minutes you are on the beach which is also great. The rooms are very clean, tidy, and equipped with air conditioning. The staff is super nice, we love dogs so we went every evening with the dogs to the beach. We also went a few evenings with the staff to have a drink in the village.

Location, luxury and more:
Mystique Holbox

isla holbox v6

If you want to stay at a magnificent place that is one of the best hotels in Isla Holbox you need to stay at Mystique Holbox. This hotel is really beautiful. This hotel is located near Casa Sirenas and is about a 5-minute walk from the center. The rooms are amazing and with the restaurant of the hotel, you can enjoy daily the best dishes of Mexico. The big benefit is that you eat at the beach so during dinner you have the sunset on your side. For sure without a doubt a special place to stay!

Do you want to read more about Isla Holbox? Read more here: things to do in Holbox.

Looking for articles of Mexico?

This article has been compiled from our Yucatan itinerary. You can use our itinerary for inspiration or copy it so that it saves you a lot of research. You can read all articles from Yucatan via our itinerary.

Finally, book your accommodations on time because the popular accommodations are fully booked quickly.

What do you think of our best places to stay in Yucatan? Share your thought in the comments below!

Did you enjoy this article? Then save it to Pinterest for later!

Mexico places to stay pin I
Mexico places to stay pin II

About us

Cynthia & Alexander sidebar

Hello, we are Cynthia & Alexander, the team behind Travel Your Memories! Traveling is our passion. When it comes to exploration, we love sharing our tips and adventures to inspire you. Welcome to Travel Your Memories, where we share our love for travel with you! Read our story.

Follow our adventure

More to discover

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Let's get social

Follow our adventures on Instagram