Casa Maya Azul – a modern, very private villa directly on Laguna Bacalar.  Spacious home in gated enclave with three bedrooms, two and a half baths plus penthouse suite with kitchen, full bath, balcony, A/C, and views to die for. Large well-equipped kitchen with views, comfortable living room, nice dining room and porches leading to the lake nearby. Master has queen bed, sitting area, A/C, private balcony, full bath with tub for two, shower, dual sinks, and large clothes closet. Email  More Info

Szapot HotelHotel Szapot is in a very central location: four quiet rooms around a courtyard with private parking shaded by trees. One room has a single queen bed and three rooms have two queens, all with private bath, table and chairs, A/C, hammock hooks, clothes storage, and Internet. Shared refrigerator and free coffee each morning. Steps away from stores, restaurants, the Zocalo, and the historic Parish Church of San Joaquin. Phone 983 120-5748. More Info.

Hotel AiresAires Hotel is on 3rd Ave. just two blocks off the main square and one block from the lake. Twelve tastefully decorated rooms, each with spectacular views, large private balcony, bath, single sofa bed, and either one or two queens, A/C, individual solar hot water, free WiFi. Access to shared terraces, gardens, and rooftop with lounges and hammocks, private parking, 24 hour security, free breakfast buffet. Contact us at 983 834-2216 or visit Aires Hotel.



Gentle jungle adventure awaits you at Mis Casas. Located at the north end of Laguna Bacalar (km 59-Pedro Santos) the accomodations and atmosphere offered to guests are tranquil, and friendly. There are three 2nd story efficiency apartments and one ground floor private cabana for rent. Socialize with other guests in the lakeside boathouse or palapa kitchen/bar or enjoy the beauty of the jungle from your private balcony. Visit our website for directions, photos, tour details, apartment pricing, and other information.

carolina-small_Visit Casita Carolina for a delightful stay right on the shore of Laguna Bacalar. Located two blocks from the square and within walking distance of the Fort and most of Bacalar’s services and sights. Casita Carolina offers convenient, cozy, and well appointed dwellings — all with private baths, daily maid service, and comfortable, shared common areas. We are a Trip Advisor Hotel of Excellence Award winner. More info?

calandrias-thuambnai_Welcome to  Las Calandrias, a beautiful two-story, three-bedroom house with gardens, guest casita, private dock and spectacular vistas. Imagine a comfortable, spacious home directly on Laguna Bacalar with handsome wooden windows, doors and cabinets. Give the property some of the best views, finest stonework, and nicest landscaping on the lake. Fill the home with high-quality furniture and finishings hand-crafted from beautiful, local tropical hardwoods. Add a chef’s kitchen, a host’s dining and living room, a gardener’s grounds, a sun worshipper’s decks, a privacy-lover’s landscaping, and all the windows, light, and air anyone could want.  Get ready for fun.

pat-per-web-smallOn the park, just one minute stroll to restaurants and the Fuerte San Felipe Museum and two minutes to beautiful Laguna Bacalar. Pata de Perro Hostal and Suites offers lodging ranging from hostel with shared kitchen and terrace to suites with full bath and private kitchen. WiFi and parking are included; laundry and tours available. Phone 983 834-2062. More info?


lulu-posada-smallPosada Lulu la Bruja is located on the lake, surrounded by palms and gardens with vistas of the clear, blue waters of Laguna Bacalar. Private or shared dorm, private suite and lakeside cabanas and more. Large, well-equipped kitchen and spacious patio, palapa with lots of hammocks, beautiful swimming and sunning, and on-site restaurant and bar make it easy to just enjoy life. Info 983 834-2250 or Facebook.


casa arbol logo smallCasa del Arbol is a modern villa located directly on the shore of beautiful Laguna Bacalar. Featuring Mexican style architecture, the house is fully furnished with three bedrooms overlooking the lake, two baths, comfortable living room, well-equipped kitchen, large private dock, two terraces, hammocks, secure parking, WIFI, telephone, satellite TV, surveillance and alarm system, spacious yard and gardens, and free double-kayak. Casa del Arbol is pet-friendly and we speak English. Phone 983 120-5703  More info: Casa del Arbol

miriam-logo3Hotel Miriam Bacalar, just one block from the lake and two blocks from Bacalar’s main square,  is a short walk to everything in town.  This lovely family run hotel has seven rooms that can each accommodate up to four people with air conditioning, a plasma TV and wifi. The rooftop patio has a spectacular view of the lake and is a wonderful place to relax for  sunrise or sunset.  Call 983 125 2848 and visit us on Facebook for more information.

blue-nido-facebook-logo-small-15Nido de Quetzal is the perfect place to enjoy comfort and tranquility in five different rooms, one just right for you. One block from the public dock and five blocks from the town square, Nido  offers free Wi-Fi, coffee and snacks in the morning, and you can rent kayaks or arrange a tour to get to know the lake and its surroundings. More information at 983 834-3045 of check us at

magic-small-logo_Magic Hostel has private cabanas, shared dorms, or camping: take your pick and all with direct access to beautiful Laguna Bacalar. Fresh food, vegetarian meals, shared kitchen, hammocks, wonderful dock, and you can take lessons and rent sailboats, windsurfers, catamarans and more. Don’t have a tent? We rent 2, 3 and 5 person tents and have a large, grassy area and lots of shared, shady spots to hang out. Learn more: or email

s-starr-thumb_Casa Estrella de Bacalar offers guests a remarkably private, tranquil, and luxurious lakefront holiday. The coconut-lined drive and spacious courtyard lead to a lovely, custom-designed home. One wing has the master suite and bath with garden, the other has the guest suite and living room. Large central patio with dining room, kitchen and lake view make this a great home away from home. The adjacent Hotel Rancho Encantado provides additional amenities, including a spa, restaurant and tours.  Visit our website or call/whatsapp Jacqui (+52-983-164-6951) for more information.

casa-colibri2_small_Close by in Xul-Ha, brand-new studio apartment, Casa Colibri, with great vista of Laguna Bacalar and nice grassy lawn for kid-friendly access to swimming, snorkeling, or kayaking (two kayaks available.) Large room with king bed and sofa bed, ceiling fan, A/C if needed, and fully equipped kitchen with stove, refri, microwave, toaster, etc. Private bath with toiletries and towels; meals available by request. Wireless internet, laundry, and daily maid service. Call 983 154-0134 for info and reservations or email

casa_paraiso_small_revised_Casa Paraiso Maya is located in a very private place on Laguna Bacalar and offers de luxe accommodations with three bedrooms, three baths, living room, dining room, kitchen, service area and private dock. Wonderful swimming and water sports location and perfect for relaxing, this home has excellent handicap access. Rent by week or month.

maria-maria-mosaico-small_Hotel Maria Maria — with beautiful views of the lake — sits one block from the water and two blocks from the town square, and a one minute walk to free public balneario. Three new, spacious, second-story rooms with bath share a large, airy common space with refrigerator, microwave, WIFI, and lots of breezes and comfortable seating. Private balconies provide very nice views and as much fresh air as you want; all rooms have ceiling fans and optional A/C if things get really warm. Kids under 10 free. Bilingual staff.

laceiba-new-logo-small_Hotelito La Ceiba is located on 3rd Avenue, one block from the Costera between 8th and 10th Streets. This charming, small hotel offers rooms for two to four persons, some with kitchenette and lake-view balcony and all with free Internet access. Large, shared roof-top patio with shade or sun seating and great vista of beautiful Laguna Bacalar.

casa-tortuga-small_You won’t find a more accommodating place to stay than lakefront Casa Tortuga, Hostel and Breakfast. Looking for a special get away for two? Try one of the comfortable rooms with king bed, private bath and air conditioning. Traveling as a group or on the cheap? Casa Tortuga has dorms and lake-view camping. Fresh, continental breakfast included; home-cooked lunches and dinners available. More info.

amigos_from_pier_ir1Amigo’s Hotelito has spectacular vistas of the Laguna in a quiet area of the Costera just 1.5 km south of the square. 5 large rooms with bathroom, SKY TV, A/C, ceiling fan, FREE WiFi, secure parking and terrace with hammocks overlooking the lake.  50 meter dock with lighted palapa. Boat tours arranged. Families always welcome. For reservations email For more info visit our website.

quinta_mai_small_You just couldn’t be closer to the water or on a more beautiful part of Laguna Bacalar than Quinta Mai. This shady house has full kitchen and bath, two bedrooms (one with A/C), living room, huge veranda, laundry area, and a stone beach house directly on the lake with bar, toilet, sink, refrigerator, and a shady hammock — the perfect place to relax, gaze at the lake, read a book, or just sip a cool bebida. Visit vacation rentals for more information.

new-villas-logoSpend your days surrounded by nature at Villas Ecotucan Ecological Resort located on the shores of the beautiful Laguna Bacalar, one of Mexico’s largest freshwater lakes. Stay in one of five comfortable and spacious stone cabins with thatch roofs, surrounded by tropical gardens and reminiscent of a Mayan settlement offering guests a tranquil base for relaxing with nature.

yaxche_small_Offering some of the lagoon’s finest shore and swimming, Campamento Ecoturístico “Yaxche” is a natural paradise. Sandy lake bottom, beautiful blue waters, and five hectares of jungle, nature pathways, and grassy yard make this an eco-campers dream. Kayaks, boat rides, two small cabañas and more just a bit more than three kilometers north of the entrance to Bacalar. No Campers or RVs; hammocks and tents only, please. Reservations: cell Tel: 983 10 20921/983 12 63253 or email at

aluxes_2013_logo_small_Hotel and Restaurant Aluxes offers one of the most beautiful views and as handsome a restaurant and bar as you’ll find the length of Laguna Bacalar. Six comfortable and private guest rooms, spacious docks, and all the water toys make this a wonderful place for an afternoon of sun and fun or a week of family vacation. Swim, relax, visit the spa, take a cruise on the lake, or rent kayaks, paddle boat, or stand-up paddle boards. Restaurant and bar open 12-9pm Thursday through Tuesday; closed Wednesdays.   Reservations: 983-834-2817

maya-cala-2_Maya Cala sits over pristine Laguna Bacalar in lush jungle with toucans, parrots, exotic butterflies and monkeys in their natural habitat. Two fully-equipped residences rent separately or together; either can include a private roof-top studio with bath, double bed and queen futon. Casita has two bedrooms, one bath. Casa has two bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths and a large Great Room with queen futon entertainment area. Kayaks, bikes, hikes, birding, and swimming at your door. Info Here.

hotel laguna logo smallHotel Laguna Bacalar is perched above one of Laguna Bacalar’s most beautiful cenotes, offering guests a quietly spectacular and unique panorama of the lake. Recent renovations make the restaurant an even more enjoyable dining experience, and the swimming pool and bar makes the Hotel Laguna one of Bacalar’s favorite family vacation spots.  View from the swimming pool, patio dining area, and hotel rooftop is among the finest the lake offers. Call 983 834-2205  or visit for more information.

pehaltun-dawn-small_Pehaltun – a large, lakeside property two kilometers north of Bacalar – offers  guests a choice of three gracious and private accommodations, each of which highlights in its own way the lake’s incredible beauty and tranquility. The three rental units are well separated and each provides an enchanting outpost for observing and enjoying beautiful Laguna Bacalar. A full-time groundskeeper/guard keeps the property well-maintained and secure. A handsome dock with covered palapa allows visitors to swim, kayak, sun or just hang out. Bird-watching is superb and guests can enjoy just strolling the property or relaxing with a book or one of the DVDs from the shared library.

If you are traveling but want the comfort and ease of staying in your own home, visit us here at Hotel Bacalar Mágico. Located at 3rd Ave and 8th Street, just two blocks from beautiful Laguna Bacalar and four blocks from the Fort and town square. Spacious single, double and triple rooms with A/C, fan, TV, free wireless internet, and ample parking.  For more information and rates, please call 983 834 2043 or cel 983 124-0394 or 983 124 0807 or email us at We look forward to serving you. Visit for more info and photos.