Aldea Zama Tulum Rentals + Travel Guide

Aldea Zama is an upscale new neighborhood in Tulum. Located halfway between Tulum Down Town (Pueblo) and the entrance to the beach area of Tulum, it’s the perfect place to find your temporary (or permanent) home in Tulum.

In this post, I will tell you why is it one of the best areas to stay and I will share the best Aldea Zama Tulum Rentals.

I stayed in Aldea Zama Tulum for about 2 months while I was house-sitting and looking after two beautiful cats. I had a bike to move around which was very convenient as walking around in the heat of the most humid months of the year (September and October) would have been impossible.

Aldea Zama Tulum at a Glance: Info and Tips

Although Aldea Zama is relatively close to downtown and the beach you will still need a means of transportation to get there, be it a bike, a motorcycle, or a car.

Otherwise, you can always rely on taxis but they are super expensive in Tulum, way above any reasonable fares and that’s why I’d rather use other options.

Keep in mind that in Tulum Uber is not available.

Still, I believe this is the best area to stay in Tulum because it’s located half way to the beach and close to town.

What is Aldea Zama Tulum?

Aldea Zama Tulum is a Residential Area that has been built into what was before a tropical forest full of mangroves and lush vegetation. That is why it sounds a bit ironic when I hear that many ongoing projects are called “Eco Friendly”.

Having said that, it is a very beautiful and relatively safe area where you can find not only exceptional condo hotels with modern design and the classic boho chic Tulum style but also, many nice restaurants, bars, cafes, and boutiques. It’s like a small pretty town within the town, with lots of green, cycling, and pedestrian lanes.

Many expatriates bought their homes there, some to live in and some others to make an investment and rent it out. In fact, some of the most popular Tulum Airbnb rentals, and, for sure, among some of the most amazing Airbnb in Mexico are located in Aldea Zama.

This is an upscale area and prices are the highest in Tulum, but you can also find some relatively affordable deals every now and then.

If you are working from home, wifi in this area is great, but always make sure you ask the homeowner before confirming the place.

Best Restaurants and Cafes’ in Aldea Zama

In Aldea Zama, you will also find a lot of nice restaurants for delicious meals and to hang out with friends, or on your own.

Here are my favorite ones.

  • Safari – awesome laid-back outdoor and indoor setting and great taco place
  • Chacabar– Mexican and international cuisine
  • The Pitted Date – vegan restaurant
  • Campanella Cremerie – the best ice cream and Italian pastry

My top favorite Aldea Zama Tulum Rentals

Aldea Zama is popular for its numerous Aparthotels and vacation rentals as they are building more and more. While it’s difficult to keep up with new places here you can find my favorite ones.

*Casa Mulix* Lovely Boho Chic Jungle Experience

πŸ“ Aldea Zama – Tulum Β· 1-5 guests Β· 2 bedroomΒ· 1 bath 1 kitchen ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – πŸ’²πŸ’²πŸ’²πŸ’²

Trendy beautiful apartment in the heart of Aldea Zama, newly furnished and nicely decorated with local art.

Equipped with the most modern features including:

  • Private pool
  • Garden view
  • Air conditioning
  • Hot tub
  • Shower
  • Kitchen
  • Safe
  • Washing machine

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Casa Waah

πŸ“ Aldea Zama – Tulum Β· APART HOTEL with different options ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – πŸ’²πŸ’²πŸ’²πŸ’²

Spectacular world-class apart-hotel in the high-end Aldea Zama. Spacious rooms and high-end finishing, balconies embraced by a soothing jungle for a tranquil stay in the upscale neighborhood of Aldea Zama Tulum. The apart-hotel offer different kinds of apartments of different sizes and

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Watal Tulum Hotel

πŸ“ Aldea Zama – Tulum Β· APART HOTEL with different options ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – πŸ’²πŸ’²πŸ’²πŸ’²

This spectacular boho-style hotel offers different kinds of spaces from apartments with fully furnished kitchens and different features to hotel rooms. All guests have access to the restaurants and the 24hrs reception.

The rooms are exquisitely made in clean cement and are decorated with wooden and bamboo objects and furniture, with many plants and local art. The finest linen and world-class amenities are also among the highlights of this beautiful hotel.

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Apartamento con balcΓ³n en la selva con jacuzzi / BBQ / 2 PAX in Aldea Zama

πŸ“ Aldea Zama – Tulum Β· 1bedroom – kitchen ⭐⭐⭐ – πŸ’²πŸ’²πŸ’²

Beautiful apartment with a private pool, garden view, and a balcony in a jungle setting. Guests can enjoy a private balcony overlooking the tropical garden and a pool in the common area.

Included also, air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, a kitchen, a hot tub, and a terrace are available for guests to use in the rooftop common area.

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Brisa Azul TOP / Jacuzzi Privado /

πŸ“ Aldea Zama – Tulum Β· 2 guests Β· 1 bedroom Β· 1 bed Β· 1 bath ⭐⭐⭐ – πŸ’²πŸ’²πŸ’²

This charming apartment, nicely decorated in perfect harmony with the surrounding jungle, is furnished with natural materials such as wood and rhinestones and some modern touches of steel and glass.

There are only 10 apartments in the building to allow an intimate and quiet atmosphere. But the real plus is the outdoor private terrace and plunge pool with Jacuzzi, where you can relax and enjoy your private space in peace and tranquillity.

Also, you will have a free bike to use for your entire stay.

βœ” Wifi
βœ” TV
βœ” kitchenette (not a full kitchen)
βœ” POOL

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Aldea Zama’s new apartment with a pool

πŸ“ Aldea Zama – Tulum Β· 4 guests Β· 2 bedrooms Β· 12bath ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – πŸ’²πŸ’²πŸ’²πŸ’²

Spectacular modern 2 bedroom and 2 bathrooms apartment with a private pool equipped with all the modern amenities and finest art decor, in the heart of Aldea Zama.

Among the amenities:

  • flat screen TV
  • Terrace
  • Free WIFI
  • Washing machine
  • Towels
  • Linens
  • Iron
  • Heating
  • Hairdryer
  • Dryer

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Zereno studio

πŸ“ Aldea Zama – Tulum Β· 2 guests Β· 1 bedroom Β· 1 bed Β· 1 bath ⭐⭐⭐⭐ – πŸ’²πŸ’²πŸ’²

Spectacular spacious studio, beautifully decorated in a bohemian style, with premium linen and world-class amenities, and artsy objects. External patio with a cotton-made hammock to relax surrounded by a lush tropical greenery.

Booking rate: Exceptional! 10

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Aldea Zama Rentals and Info: Final Thoughts!

I hope this post was helpful in learning more about the best Airbnb homes in Aldea Zama and how convenient the area is.

The only disadvantage, if we need to find one, is that you will need a means of transportation to move around, but to be honest you would need it from anywhere because as you might have noticed, in Tulum the beach is separated from the main town and the other places to visit in Tulum.

Aldea Zama is located in a very strategic location at an equal distance for everything. That’s why I find it the most convenient place to stay in Tulum.