The lowdown You get a jungle setting and private beach. Best for Those seeking guilt-free luxury near the hippie-chic town of Tulum. opened last year, Habitas Tulum was built in conjunction with local carpenters to minimise its environmental footprint. Its 32 rooms sit on elevated platforms and have thatched roofs, hardwood floors and secluded terraces. The prime ocean rooms are positioned slap-bang against the turquoise Caribbean waters, while the Jungle rooms are located beneath the palms. The hotel’s central point – and its only permanent structure – is an open-air steel and glass pavilion dotted with sofas, coffee-table books and lanterns. The informal Moro restaurant has wooden tables casually strewn amongst the trees, and head chef Federico Cappi oversees a Latin American-infused menu. Though sightseeing is recommended, you’ll need major willpower to peel yourself away from the seafront infinity pool. And for those who refuse point-blank to leave, there’s a jungle courtyard cinema, complimentary bicycle hire, yoga classes and wellness area with massage and facial treatments. Book it double rooms from £309 (habitastulum.com).