Popular hostel chain Selina opens second location in Tulum

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Things are lively south of Cancun. Popular hostel and coworking chain Selina just opened its latest property in Tulum earlier this month. Selina Tulum Downtown is now the brand’s second location in the beach town and 12th in all of Mexico. The first property, Selina Tulum, is located along the beach in Tulum’s Zona Hotelera, making this new location a more central alternative for those looking to stay downtown. We have all the details for you below.

Selina reception area in downtown Tulum, wide beige floor and wooden background
Image courtesy of Selina.com

According to the brand’s official website, “Selina Tulum Downtown sits in the heart of the vibrant city, surrounded by stunning white sand beaches, crystal clear waters and the captivating ancient Mayan ruins of Tulum. Immerse yourself in the bustling party scene of the town, search for cenotes as you weave through the mangroves of Parque Nacional Tulum, or explore your wellness journey with a local Mayan shaman, just minutes from our town center.

bed with white linens and accents on the wall of downtown Selina Tulum property.  private standard room.
Image courtesy of Selina.com

Here at the property, guests will be a stone’s throw from the hustle and bustle of downtown Tulum and have easy access to major attractions in this part of the Riviera Maya.

Selina Tulum Downtown is officially the 6th of its kind in Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, with other properties located near Playa del Carmen, Isla Mujeres, as well as 2 in Cancun (Downtown and Hotel Zone). And if you want to catch up with friends at Selina Tulum with its beach club, shuttle service is provided to and from the property.

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bed and window in private plus suite in downtown Selina Tulum property
Image courtesy of Selina.com

What is Selina?

Aimed at 20s and 30s who like to travel slow while working remotely, Selina offers plenty of services to cater to this demographic with plenty of stylish amenities along the way. The company says the property offers “more than just a place to stay” by offering plenty of opportunities to meet other travelers and digital nomads, whether that’s by participating in daily events or taking tours to explore the surroundings of Tulum. To ensure fast WiFi for its guests, many of whom are “digital nomads,” the hotel brand recently partnered with GigNet to provide fiber optic internet to its Riviera Maya properties.

Some of Selina’s signature events, like morning yoga and rooftop sunset parties, are currently scheduled at the property, with more planned for the coming months. Although there is no dorm option for travelers at the moment, you can book a stay in one of their Private Where Private rooms More.

Selina Plus Private Suite Patio and Pool in Downtown Tulum
Image courtesy of Selina.com

Selina Tulum Downtown: What’s Featured

At Selina Tulum Downtown, expect your typical Selina amenities with a touch of stunning views and luxury to boot. According to the website, services and amenities at this location will include:

  • Coworking space with free Wi-Fi
  • Tour desk
  • Swimming pool
  • Wellness area and spa
  • On-site catering
  • Nightclub
  • Rooftop bar
  • Yoga classes
  • Stylish private rooms and common areas
  • Accept animals
Tulum beach and ruins

Events in Downtown Selina Tulum

Please note that the hotel is still under construction and will open in phases over the next few months. As for this month’s events, there’s Sunset Music on the Rooftop, a free event happening every night starting at 6 p.m. Rooms can also be reserved for 30% off for its opening promotional sale. To qualify for the discount, bookings and travel must be made by December 20, 2022.

There’s also morning yoga scheduled at 9 a.m. on Mondays, Thursdays, and Sundays, and it’s marked at 10 pesos per class.

Bicycle parked in a busy street in Tulum

All About Selina Hostels

Selina, a chain of hostels known for offering guests personalized stays that combine comfort and play, opened its first property in 2014. From Costa Rica to Uruguay, the brand has properties scattered along the beachfront as well as than jungle locations. Latin America. In recent years, the company has expanded globally to destinations in Europe, Africa, Israel and the United States. Its first space in Asia is also set to open later this year in Phuket, Thailand.

Selina also launched 5 other new properties earlier this year and announced 6 more to come in Portugal, Morocco and the UK.

Drone shot of a cenote near Tulum Mexico

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