Jill Graddy

Nômade Tulum

Tulum

by: Jill Graddy

  • Why

    Staycation

  • When

    October 2016

  • Who

    Myself and my Mom!

Highs + Lows

  • The vibe is unlike any other hotel in Tulum. I was very impressed with all of the décor details, from rugs in the sand to lamps hanging from palm trees.

  • The curtains are really effective blackout shades, which is great when your room faces the ocean/sunrise.

  • One night during dinner our waitress told us to go to the beach right away because they were releasing baby sea turtles into the ocean. It was the coolest dinner experience ever.

  • The only water available is 100 pesos (roughly $5 USD) for a bottle. It’s hot out and it would be great if water were more readily available to guests.

: 44/50
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  • Life Changing

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Overall Value

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Stealable Stuff

  • Refer a Friend

Important Bits

  • Type

    Eco-chic luxury hotel.

  • Vibe

    Moroccan-inspired earthy luxe.

  • Location

    Very far south down the beach road toward the Sian Ka’an biosphere, but not too far to bike to popular restaurants and shops.

  • Rooms

    38 rooms and 12 tents.

  • Music

    Multi-cultural electro beats. Their full playlist can be found on soundcloud.com/nomade-tulum.

  • Year Opened

    2015

  • Designed By

    Sebastian Sas, the Owner.

  • Pool/Gym

    No, just the ocean and free rooftop yoga classes every morning. Some of the suites have private pools.

  • Restaurant

    El Macondo - locally sourced ingredients with many gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan options. La Popular - seafood grill on the beach (they serve up an incredible grilled octopus dish!)

  • Bar

    They have one in the lobby (you’re handed a free drink while you wait to check in) and another one on the beach.

  • Minibar

    No mini bar :(

  • Wifi

    Good connection and it’s free!

  • Children

    Bring them, Nômade is family-friendly!

  • Price

    Tulum Beach pricey, but the tents are very affordable.

In the Area

I didn’t try any of their spa treatments, but I did buy several jars of their Dijon-colored clay. I looked like Shrek when I put it on but my skin glowed for days afterward. (It’s great for taking the itch out of mosquito bites too!)

Mayan Clay Spa

MAYAN CLAY, Tulum, Mexico

I didn’t try any of their spa treatments, but I did buy several jars of their Dijon-colored clay. I looked like Shrek when I put it on but my skin glowed for days afterward. (It’s great for taking the itch out of mosquito bites too!)

Some say ARCA is the new Hartwood and I’m inclined to agree. Just a ten-minute bike ride from Nômade (though you might take a taxi after dark), don’t skip the crispy lechon (roasted suckling pig) and the green tea crème brulee.

ARCA Bar & Restaurant

Arca, Tulum, Mexico

Some say ARCA is the new Hartwood and I’m inclined to agree. Just a ten-minute bike ride from Nômade (though you might take a taxi after dark), don’t skip the crispy lechon (roasted suckling pig) and the green tea crème brulee.

AHL Nomade Tulum Feature Beach

Nômade Tulum

Nômade, Tulum, Mexico

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