Staircase, Wood Tread, and Wood Railing Cocooned by the jungles along the Mexican Caribbean coast, Papaya Playa Project offers the best of both forest and sea. The design of this eco-friendly resort hotel uses “Chukum”, a traditional Mayan building technique that keeps interiors cool.  Photo 5 of 11 in Escape to the Jungle in One of These Modern Forested Retreats