Activities

Bikejalal Bike ToursNot just a tour of Bacalar on a bike, BikeJalal brings it to a new level. This is where adventure really takes off: along the lake shore, jungle trails, remote ruins, pontoon bicycling ON the lake, and any other expedition you like. Bring the ideas and we’ll take you there with the gear and the know-how. Phone: 997 111-3854  Facebook


Alianze ToursAlianza Tours and Excursions is a national Mexican company offering tours by bus (A/C, bathrooms, travelers insurance) to Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Tabasco, Veracruz, Palenque, San Cristóbal, and the archeological zones of Mexico, Belize and Guatemala. We can help you enjoy a full and varied stay in Bacalar. Find us inside the Handall gas station on the highway at Calle 30. WhatsApp 983 119-9526 or 984 119-3924. Facebook


Kaan ExpedtionsKa’an Expeditions is a certified tour operator specializing in unforgettable traveler experiences with the communities, nature, and history of the region. We offer various services for the adventurous traveler to experience the arqueological, ecological and biological diversity of our area. To us travelers are like friends and we will make your experience at Calakmul or where ever you choose personal, enjoyable and satisfying. Reservations: 983 125-0888; Website


You’re in Bacalar and want to get out ON THE LAKE? At Veleando Ando that’s what we do. Learn to sail or rent a sailboat (cats and mono-hulls), take a tour – short or long – or maybe charter a romantic evening sail with wine, dinner, musician and more. Get out and paddle ON THE LAKE with kayak rentals and tours or our two-day totally exciting adventure sail tour. Veleando Ando: getting visitors out ON THE LAKE for eight years. 983 110-0415. More info: Facebook, website.


Need to get to or around Bacalar – just contact Bacalar XP Tours. Looking to rent a car for a trip to Mahahual, Xcalak or the Rio Bec area?  Want a ride to or from the airport – Chetumal or Cancun? Maybe you just want to get to know Bacalar: rent a bike, tour the lake by boat, enjoy nearby ruins, all with an experienced guide who knows Bacalar and the region. Call us at 983 120-6645 or visit us on Facebook. Bacalar XP Tours has something for everyone.


Sail Bacalar Lagoon ecologically and comfortably with Casa Tortuga Sailng Tours. Have an unforgettable experience with your family and friends without damaging wildlife or polluting the Lagoon. You are welcomed aboard our 30 ft Catamaran for your private tour of the lake that provides a “live aboard” experience. Climb on board and beautiful Laguna Bacalar is yours. Ask for one of our private tours or design your own experiences. We sail everyday! Call 983 834-2537, visit Facebook or our website.


No matter how you want to explore Bacalar, Emy Tours can make it happen. Tour the lake in a shared motor launch – two hours for $250 pesos per person. Private tour? Sailboat, motorboat, kayak, paddleboard: just tell us how many, where, and when. Like to explore Bacalar Pueblo? Rent a bike — and a guide if you want. Emy Tours has years of Bacalar knowledge to share. On the town Square, booth across from the Fort. Phone 998 143-3610.


Paddle Bacalar offers guided premium SUP tours from the north end of Laguna Bacalar in Buena Vista. Tour the lake privately, at your own pace, away from the motorboats and bustle of Bacalar Pueblo and see the spectacular beauty the quiet backwaters offer. Take one of our morning package tours (two hours, $500 pesos or three hours $600 pesos, breakfast $100 pesos) or let us work out the perfect adventure for your group and interests. WhatsApp 983 107-8167 or more info.


Explore Laguna Bacalar and its natural beauty with the knowledgeable guides at Venado Azul (English and Spanish.) Learn about nature, history, and the ecology of Laguna Bacalar on a tour by sailboat, kayak, pontoon or motor boat. Enjoy our packaged tours (2.5 hours and 4 hours) or personalize a tour for your family and friends. Private dock, large picnic area with hammocks and lounge chairs, plenty of parking. Phone/Whatsapp: 983 119-7134  Email: venadoazulbacalar@gmail.com. More info.


Active_Nature_small_ir Active Nature invites you to experience the Laguna of the Seven Colors on tour with one of our experienced guides. Discover the diversity of magnificent Laguna Bacalar and the surrounding jungle on guided kayak or canoe trips, jungle walks, biking adventures, and sunset or full-moon tours. Guides fluent in English and German. Email us at activenaturebacalar@yahoo.com, visit our website  or visit us at Villas Ecotucan (km 27.3 on Route 307.)


casa_de_cultura_ir Bacalar’s Cultural Center is located on 5th Avenue at the corner of 26th Street and is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 am until 8:00 pm. The Culture Center, in a spacious hacienda-style setting, provides a variety of classes and courses of instruction, including dance, folklore, singing, poetry, writing, theatre and painting. A History of Bacalar project records in paintings the town’s rich past, and story-reading and other activities are offered to youngsters. Contact Carlos Chay, director, at 834-2036 for information about current exhibits and activities.


las velas small Paddle, swim, sail, sun, ski, stay, eat, drink, enjoy yourself at Las Velas Beach and Sail Club on the Costera. Paddle boards, sail boards, sail boats, kayak, motor boat, catamaran – however you want to enjoy Laguna Bacalar we can help. Want to stay right here where the action is? Restaurant/bar, three rooms (shared bath) plus a private suite make it easy to enjoy the lake and you won’t be more comfortable on the shore than here at Las Velas.


Enjoy the lake to the max with a private tour perfectly suited for you and your family. Lagunakristal Tours are available in French, Spanish and English. The captain will go where the client likes, but she also knows the most beautiful and interesting places so you’ll experience the magic of the lake.  You’ll board Flora, a comfortable, artistic covered boat that fits up to nine people, idea for the whole family and anyone who would like to return happy from sightseeing, with us! Refreshments included. Reservations and pricing – 984 138-2948 (calls/Whatsapp).


Your guides to paradise and Bacalar Pueblo Magico! Bacalar has a lot to see and do and Páay bej Tours makes seeing and doing it easy. On Calle 22 between  Páay bej Tours offers Bacalar visitors a wide range of activities from bicycling. boat tours, and kayaking, to jungle, natural reserve, and archeological tours, to museums and city tours. For information and pricing, call 983 834-2555.


lancheros-de-bacalar-rev1_ Laguna Bacalar is beautiful to look at. But you see more of the lake and more of that beauty from the water. Enjoy a boat tour with Bacalar’s own association of captains —  Lancheros el Fuerte de Bacalar. $200 peso tour = 90+ minutes of visiting lake destinations and a swim at the Canal de las Piratas. Includes shaded seat with cushion, life preserver, water or soft drink on a safe boat with an association captain. For a private tour, pick your favorite spots then talk with a captain to understand costs and go. Open every day from 9:00 am until 6:00 pm. Info cel 983 107-4065.


Jose Xcalak Tours – Maybe you are very serious about fly fishing… maybe you are very excited about snorkeling… or maybe you are just very ready for a vacation to explore the reefs, islands, lagoons and bays of the beautiful Xcalak National Park. My name is Jose, I live in Xcalak, and I am here to help you. Please check the website to learn a bit about my services and your options for exploring the Xcalak preserve. Feel free to send me an email with any questions you may have. I hope to see you down here soon.


pistola_chica_ir Have you ever wondered what the life of a pirate was like, or wanted to learn about the lives of the Mayans before Europeans came to the New World? Visit the Fort of San Felipe, on the town square, to find out. Open six days from 9:00 am until 7:00 pm. Closed Mondays. Joseas Moltalvo Yama, director of the museum and an accomplished artist, also offers a variety of art classes at the Fort. Check it out !


Mahahual Ecotours lets you experience nature the Mayan way with the beautiful Caribbean beaches of Mahahual as your base. You a water person? Swim, snorkel, and scuba the blue salt water, explore fresh-water cenotes, learn about stromatolites (a millions-of-year-old life form), and more. Want to see wildlife? Let Victor Morales guide you on a jungle tour, or schedule bird watching for some prime time, or go on a lionfish safara. Let your interests – and Victor – be your guide. Explore all the Costa Maya has to offer the way that suits you best. More info.