Tulum is a laid-back hippie coastal town, with a chic restaurant luxury vibe. Vegan restaurants surround the strip, beaches, jungle tree houses, and eco friendly environment.
During my stay in Tulum I stayed at the Azulik. I have known about this hotel for the past 3 years and it has been at the top of my bucket list forever! I read a ton of reviews and looked into everything. The main verdict was that the hotel was beautiful but not to stay too long! Azulik is a jungle tree house eco friendly resort in the heart of Tulum. The hotels organic architecture is made from it’s surroundings.
Beach views overlooking the Caribbean Sea
All the rooms are connected by wooden walkways with two stories above the ground. The ground became a bit dangerous and slippery when rainy.
The hotel had no A/C, television, cell service, or showers (only bathtubs). Some people may be turned off by this but I actually loved how I was able to disconnect from the world and connect with nature.
Rating Azulik solely on beauty and looks it would be a 10/10! I would have loved to have a shower and A/C as it can get extremely hot in Mexico. The staff was extremely nice and helpful. We booked the Mayan villa and were located on the upper floor of the resort. Our bedroom had a Mayan bath with a coconut shell for bathing, king sized bed with a mosquito net, a jacuzzi and outdoor patio.
The toilet was inside a little hut in the room, with glass doors and windows that locked shut. For the most part I felt safe at night but I definitely think it would be easy for someone to break in! There is no electric lighting in the room so everything is lit by candles at night.
The balcony was the best part of the room! We had our own jacuzzi, patio, lounge chairs and floating hammock bed.
Azulik, unlike most places in Mexico is not all inclusive; you must pay for the meals as you go. There are 3 restaurants Kin Toh, Cenote, and Tseen-Ja. The food at Kin Toh was amazing but very over priced for the portions that you receive.
I ordered the grilled shrimp dish which was amazing!
We tried out Cenote restaurant as well for breakfast and ordered the French toast and a fruit yogurt bowl!
The food was definitely great but extremely overpriced. Some days I was just craving something simply- this is definitely not the place for that!
Where to eat:
Sugar Shack at Mateo’s
Where to drink :
Coco Tulum Hotel
What to see:
Cenote Dos Ojos
Niche Ha Cenote