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Coliving in Tulum

Tulum was one of the last cities built and inhabited by the Maya in the 15th century and is one of the best-preserved coastal Mayan cities around. Although you can’t live in Tulum, you can live near it, making it a great coliving choice for any digital nomad. Tulum is one of the most-visited archaeological sites in Mexico, receiving over 2.2 million visitors a year. The ancient city has massive defense walls built around it and is perched on the edge of a steep cliff wall to keep invaders out.

Since you can’t live in the ancient ruins, where can you live? Well, there are little small towns located just outside of Tulum or your best bet may be to look for coliving options near the city of Cancun. Cancun is only a short drive away from Tulum and is home to much of the nightlife and restaurants in the area. There is so much beauty surrounding the Tulum area from lush pristine beaches to the offbeat path in the jungle nearby. When you’re looking for a quiet restaurant to sit down and grab a warm meal, then Cancun is your best bet. Here you’ll find endless bars and nightclubs that stay open until the early hours of the morning.

You don’t need a car in these areas to get around, in fact, all you would really need living near Tulum is a bicycle. There is a public bus system that runs from Cancun to Playa Del Carmen and Tulum is a stop along the way. These buses are cheap and they’re efficient too. When you need to get away for a little, the Cancun international airport is only a short distance away. Here you will find non-stop flights all over the world, mostly to North and South America.

Fun facts about Tulum:

- The first inhabitants of Tulum named their city Zamá, meaning “Place of the Dawning Sun”
- Tulum served as a major trading post for both inland and seafaring goods from far away places
- Tulum is the third most visited archeological site in México after Teotihuacan and Chichen Itza

Finding affordable communal living in Tulum

Finding affordable housing in Tulum can be tough, especially in cities with high rent prices. One solution that many people turn to is communal living with shared spaces and roommates. This can be a cost-effective way to have a private room while still being able to afford rent in a desirable location. There are a few different options for finding a shared living arrangement in Tulum. One option is to look for a private room for rent in a coliving home. This can be a good option for people who want some privacy, but still want to be part of a community. Another option is to look for a shared room, where you'll be sharing a bedroom with one or more roommates. This can be more affordable, as you'll only be responsible for paying for your own bed. The downside is that you'll have less privacy, as you'll be sharing a bedroom with others. You can find both accommodation options on Coliving.com. We can help you find a compatible roommate based on your preferences and lifestyle. Some hosts do background checks and eviction history checks to ensure that the roommates you're living with are trustworthy individuals. When looking for a shared living arrangement, it's important to do your due diligence and make sure that you're comfortable with the living arrangement and the people you'll be living with.

What is coliving?

Coliving is a new trend amongst millennials for renting shared apartments. Whether you're moving to Tulum for work or just looking for a new apartment, coliving in Tulum is a good way to save money and live with like-minded people. Co-living places people from different backgrounds together and encourages them to interact, collaborate and form new friendships. When compared to dorms, coliving is much more attractive, since it's relatively inexpensive, all-inclusive and allows you to rent a furnished room with an individual lease.

Affordable and social housing in Tulum

Looking for an affordable and social housing option in Tulum? Consider coliving, a trend in shared apartment rentals that brings together individuals from diverse backgrounds to live, work, and form new friendships. Coliving in Tulum is a cost-effective alternative to dorms, offering furnished rooms with individual leases and all-inclusive pricing.

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  • Flexible Monthly stays Choose the convenience and flexibility of monthly stays – our short leases make it easy to relocate quickly if your job demands it.
  • Convenient Move-in-ready Don't move around with heavy furniture. All coliving spaces are fully furnished for comfort and convenience.
  • Affordable All-included Affordable rent without having to compromise on quality. Utilities, Wi-Fi, and cleaning costs are included in one price.
  • Social Built-in community Join a built-in community that is supportive and welcoming – Sharing with others helps you find meaning, belonging and acceptance in life.


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