Our villa at Zamas, Tulum, Mexico

There are still spots in Tulum, Mexico, where the relaxed, low-key vibe of days gone by survives.

The living is easy at Zamas in Tulum

Among the best of those old-style resorts is Zamas, which still has cabanas right on the beach.

Zamas Tulum Mexico - www.ExplorationVacation.net

While tempting, we chose a garden bungalow instead.

Zamas Tulum Mexico - www.ExplorationVacation.net

It was very private; although we did have a few local residents drop by.

Zamas Tulum Mexico - www.ExplorationVacation.net

Zamas Tulum Mexico - www.ExplorationVacation.net

(They eat bugs and are harmless. Really. We loved having them around.)

We could see the ocean through the fence and, of course, we could always hear it.

Zamas Tulum Mexico - www.ExplorationVacation.net

Zamas Tulum Mexico - www.ExplorationVacation.net

The bungalows have a couple of units in each, but we were the only ones in ours, so we had it all to ourselves!

Zamas Tulum Mexico - www.ExplorationVacation.net

It was a bit of heaven.

Zamas Tulum Mexico - www.ExplorationVacation.net

Zamas is located in the older, more developed section of the hotel zone. When we visited late in 2014 we stayed in a Jungle Garden room a short distance from the main resort.

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