Stone Tree Tulum-Sleeps 2-14 People

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Last updated: 10/06/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

STONE TREE TULUM is the first Vacation Rental in Tulum and is located in the original Maya neighborhood. Be local or tourist as you like in this culturally rich and friendly place. The high stone walls surrounding the property create a very safe and private garden with a pool to return to after excursions. The pool has a fountain and built in seating. The location is central yet secluded. It is one block from where the jungle begins, separating the town from the beaches. If you rent a car, it is a five to seven minute drive to the Beaches and the Tulum Ruins. On street parking is close to the entrance door to the property. .. Bank ATM restaurants, bars, cultural center, town plaza and markets are a short walk from the house. It is three blocks from the main bus terminal, bike rentals and Taxi's. It is ten blocks to a lovely bike path leading to the beaches, a twenty minute bike ride.

The entire property can be rented for large groups 10 to 14 people. The Main House and each of the Cottage Apartments can be rented separately. The Main House sleeps 9. The upper Cottage Unit 'Cottage Alta' sleeps 2 and the lower Cottage Unit 'Cottage Baja' sleeps 3. Both houses will sleep a total of 14 people.

MAIN HOUSE, 6 GUESTS: $175-350/NIGHT, $1050-2450/WEEK
COTTAGE ALTA, 2 Guests or COTTAGE BAJA, 2 Guests: $70-110 Night, $450-770/week
*Additional people: $20/night per person

Taxes. Wifi, Cable TV, Cleaning after 3rd night, 5 Gal. Jug of purified water that can be refilled across the street in a small store that also sells beer, alcohol, chips and ice. All cotton sheets and towels, beach towels and umbrellas. The three kitchens have blenders, coffee makers, and are fully equipped with all that is necessary to prepare your own meals.
Tips: 10 pages of my tips based on 25 years in the area.

The MAIN HOUSE has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a kitchen, a living/dining area, 2 large terraces on the second floor and a roof terrace. It will sleep 9 people.
The COTTAGE has 2 studio rooms, one on the first floor and one on the 2nd floor and it has a roof terrace above. Each of the Cottage studio units has a full service kitchen with stove and refrigerator, bathroom and walk-in closet. COTTAGE BAJA is the first floor unit. It has a Double and a Single Bed. and sleeps 3. COTTAGE ALTA is the second floor unit has a queen bed and sleeps 2.
The MAIN HOUSE is private from the Cottage and each studio private from the other. You can enjoy your privacy or mingle w/other guests as you wish. The pool and front patio area are shared with other guests along with an outdoor shower for de-sanding after beach excursions.
The houses are stone-built. The windows, doors and most furnishings are hand-crafted by local Maya craftsmen. All windows and doors on both houses are screened so mosquito nets are not needed. The thick stone walls, many large windows, and high ceilings with fans in every room provide excellent ventilation. All bedrooms and each cottage studios have air conditioning. It is rarely needed or used.

STONE TREE has been a site for weddings, family reunions, honeymoons and single travelers. It has always been a great pleasure of me when I am in Tulum to meet the guests. They come from all walks of life and ages and from all over the world; backpackers, doctors, farmers, filmmakers, divers, anthropologists, teachers, cooks. It has been a great pleasure for me when I am there to meet such interesting and wonderful folks.

I am prompt in answering emails and phone calls if guests have any particular questions before or during their stay. My Manager Soco will be there for you if and when you need her assistance.
Air Conditioning: $7.USD per A/C per Night. The Main House has A/C in each bedroom and each of the Cottage Studio Rooms has A/C. Pay Soco as you use it/them during your stay.
Catering: Meals prepared by Soco - Her 'mole' is to die for! Also highly recommend are her pre-hispanic vegeterian offerings. $5.-$6.USD per meal per person include tortillas,beans, rice and a fruit drink.
Shopping ahead for your arrival: $15.USD + cost of groceries.
Massage: $50.USD for one hour massage. We have an excellent Maya Massage person who will come to the house and give you a 1 Hr. Massage for $50.Usd.
Laundry: $5.USD per load
Additional House Cleaning
Babysitting: $7.USD per hour for 1-2 children


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff


  • Events Allowed
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

  • Other (See Description)


  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

    Downstairs bedroom-Main House...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    Master bedroom-Main House-2nd Floor...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 king, 1 twin/ single

    Main House-2nd Floor...moreless

  • Living/Dining Spare bed: 1 double

    Main House, 1st Floor-Living/Dining 'Memory Foam' Bed...moreless

  • Main House 2nd floor

    Room between 2 Bdrms & Bath w/small frig...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 double

    Cottage 'Baja', 1st Floor Unit...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    Cottage 'Alta', 2nd Floor...moreless

  • Main House:Each upstairs bedroom has outside stairways leading to them. Bedroom #2 has a small balcony and also a large tiled Terraza. Bedroom #3 has a smaller Terraza. Mattresses are pillowtop/high quality. King beds are comprised of 2 singles. They can be separated depending on your group's needs for sleeping arrangements. We have a CRIB for guest use....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • BABY SITTING: Soco, my manager is a grandmother and children love her. Everybody loves her. Children will want you to leave! She charges $5.00 per hour for child care in-house or to accompany you on excursions. MASSAGE: Our maya massage man will give you a massage for one hour for $35.Usd. Guaranteed, you will be amazed. He has cured ailments of mine and other guests that Doctors had said required surgery. CHEF: $5.00 per meal per person delivered on order. Added charge if served and cleanup after. Mexican menu: meat fish or vegetarian. PRE-TRAVEL SHOPPING: We will shop for food and drink or have a prepared meal for your arrival for an added charge. ...moreless


  • Books:

    We have an assortment of books to choose from. Sit by the pool or swing in a hammock alongside it or on a terraza and read the book you never had time for at home!...moreless

  • Foosball
  • Television:

    Main House has Cable TV Each Cottage unit has a Cable TV...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Theme Parks

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Shelling
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Seats 6-8 and kitchen table seats 2-3...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Addn't Cost is $7./day per a/c. The Main House has A/C in each bedroom and each Cottage Unit has A/C. All rooms in both houses have ceiling fans....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    The constant carribean breeze and clothes lines on the flat roofs is our clothes dryer..very quick dry and sweet smelling results! ...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Linens Provided:

    Sheets and towels are all cotton with high thread count sheets. Beach towels are provided.. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    On street parking in front of property....moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    In-house Laundry Service for additional charge....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    WIFI: Access to internet in both houses and garden and terrazas. ...moreless


  • Catering Available:

    Soco, my Manager for 7 years is a chef. Prepared meals delivered as ordered. She charges $5.00 per person per meal. Here mole with 16 ingredients is to die for! ...moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    3-each house has coffee maker & coffee grinder...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Blenders, Coffee Makers, Juicer, Coffee Grinders & Garlic Presses, Etc....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Full service kitchens in Main House and each Cottage unit...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    (3) All 3 kitchens (each Cottage Unit and Main House) have what you need to prepare meals. Coffee makers, grinder, blenders, cooking utensils etc. pots pans and dishes etc. Microwave, Purified Water cooler/heater in Main House. 5 gallon jugs of purified water provided in each house at check in and refills can be purchased at tienda across the street for about $2. Each. Ice chests/coolers provided....moreless

  • Microwave:

    In Main House only...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    (3) Each Cottage Unit and Main House have full size refrigerators and upstairs Main House has a small refrigerator...moreless


  • Balcony:

    The Upper Cottage 'Alta' has a small balcony overlooking pool & garden. 2nd floor Main House has small balcony and 2 large terraces. Flat roofs/both houses provide added deck space....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Main house has 2 terraces; One is 14x23' and other 20x11', Cottage Alta small balcony, flat roof decks on each house great for yoga or star gazing. Hammocks and Lounge chairs provided. ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Well maintained tropical garden with many trees and birds. Our pet land turtle lives there and if you put a banana in her dish, she may come out of hiding....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Outdoor Barbeque...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    Beach umbrellas and beach towels...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Float/Sit pool w/ built in seating, a cascading waterfall, maintaining a cool refreshing temperature all year. A perfect spot to dip into after excursions. Children will never want to leave it. ...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 4.4
from 8 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Sep 1 - Dec 15, 2015
1 night min stay
Holiday Season
Dec 16 - Jan 5, 2016
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Not included


RATES are for MAIN HOUSE and COTTAGE ALTA & COTTAGE BAJA, Based on OCCUPANCY 10 PERSONS-$20.USD for each extra person

IF AVAILABLE, the MAIN HOUSE and or one or both COTTAGE UNITS can be rented separately. Inquire for rates.

No charge for Children Age 2 or Under.

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100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 10/06/2015
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Car: Recommended

I highly recommend walking about town in the evenings. I love the neighborhood. Where else can you go where you might pad outside the gate and see an elephant and camel being led down the road announcing the circus has come to town? There are all sorts of street venders selling from their tri-cycles. You could never leave the neighborhood and have the freshest of vegies, fruits, honey, spices, etc...or walk a few blocks to the Cultural Center and find a world famous opera singer performing in the outdoor theatre at no charge. Or you want a beer, some ice, chips, walk across the street to the little in-house store to get them and head for the beach!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1985

About the owner: In 1985, I discovered Tulum by accident. I allowed a friend to pressure me into going there and made my first non-work-related travel trip. HEL-LOW!!! question of myself many times. Let's just say I had fallen in love with the people and the place.

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Speaks: english, spanish

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Main House Living/Dining Room

    Main House Living/Dining Room

  • Patio


  • Main House Kitchen

    Main House Kitchen

  • Main House-1st Floor-Bedroom #1 w/Double Bed

    Main House-1st Floor-Bedroom #1 w/Double Bed

  • Main House Bedroom #2, King size bed, Entrance to Terrace

    Main House Bedroom #2, King size bed, Entrance to Terrace

  • Main House 2nd Floor Bedroom #3-King size and Single size beds

    Main House 2nd Floor Bedroom #3-King size and Single size beds

  • Main House Door to Roof Terrace

    Main House Door to Roof Terrace

  • Cottage Baja-Studio room w/Double and Single size beds, kitchen & bathroom

    Cottage Baja-Studio room w/Double and Single size beds, kitchen & bathroom

  • 2nd Floor Cottage Alta  Bathroom

    2nd Floor Cottage Alta Bathroom

  • Pool Waterfall

    Pool Waterfall

  • Pool fun!

    Pool fun!

  • My favorite Tulum Beach

    My favorite Tulum Beach

  • Terrace view from above

    Terrace view from above

  • Main House Living/Dining Room

    Main House Living/Dining Room

  • Kitchen doorway to Living/Dining room

    Kitchen doorway to Living/Dining room

  • Main House 1st Floor Bathroom

    Main House 1st Floor Bathroom

  • Main House 2nd Flr Bedroom #2, Entrance to Terrace

    Main House 2nd Flr Bedroom #2, Entrance to Terrace

  • Main House Stairway to Roof Terrace

    Main House Stairway to Roof Terrace

  • 1st Floor Cottage Studio 'Baja'

    1st Floor Cottage Studio 'Baja'

  • 2nd Floor Cottage Studio 'Alta'

    2nd Floor Cottage Studio 'Alta'

  • Cottage Stairway down from Roof Terrace

    Cottage Stairway down from Roof Terrace

  • Float pool w/built in seating   Water remains cool all year.

    Float pool w/built in seating Water remains cool all year.

  • Garden


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Date last modified - Friday, November 20, 2015

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