Carolina Lakefront Hotel offers guests a spectacular location on Laguna Bacalar, just five minutes from town center on the Costera. 16 beautiful rooms with great views (lake and/or gardens), restaurant with national and international fare, lakeside snack bar, pool, dock, kayaks, WiFi and onsite car rental. Continental breakfast and parking included. Phone: 981 154-1810  Info:

Aún estando ubicada cerca de la carretera federal, Posada Palmar ofrece al viajero una estancia relajada, sin ruido, con jardines, estacionamiento privado y alberca. Seis cuartos dobles, 2 cuartos individuales y 2 dormitorios – todos con aire acondicionado y decorada con muebles de madera preciosa de la zona – es fácil dejarse con familia y amigos. Cuenta con WiFi, cocina, desayuno y mucho espacio para disfrutar. Phone 983 136-7635   Info

Quiet, calm, gardens surround you at Cabanas Yemaya, one block from the Costera and the Parque Ecologico on the lake. Off-street parking, free WiFi, private bath/shower, double beds, and lots of flowers and trees to enjoy. Restaurants nearby and just a five minute walk to the Parque Central with the Fort, ATMs, and more. Traveling with a pet? Check first please. Phone: 983 120-1250  Info

Hotel Tuperenda, where you can relax in your comfortable, private room with hot and cold water, cable TV, WiFi, and air conditioning. Rooms accommodate from one to five guests, according to your needs; we have a beautiful swimming pool and provide American breakfast. Just one block from the lake and near restaurants and shops. Contact us at 983 834-2454, send email to, or more info

Posada El Refugio is located on 5th Avenue one block from the lake and the Parque Ecologico in the north end of town. This budget hotel has seven rooms, two cabanas. Two rooms have AC and TV; all have private baths, hot water, and fans. One cabana has a single queen bed; the other three queen beds. Plus two dorms with five single or double beds, and hookup for one camper. Large, shared lake-view palapa, secure parking, kayaks, bikes, hammocks and more. Call 983 134-6082, Info

Quiet yet near the highway, Posada Palmar offers the traveler very comfortable lodging with gardens, private parking, and swimming pool. Six double rooms, two singles and two dorms – all with A/C and tasteful hardwood furniture — make it easy for you and your family and friends to relax together. WiFi, kitchen, breakfast, and lots of space to hang out. Phone 983 136-7635 More info

Casa Chukum Boutique Hotel Casa Chukum Boutique Hotel is one of Bacalar’s newest places to stay – one block from the lake and three blocks from the Zocalo. Clean, spacious and tastefully-decorated rooms overlook gardens, lounge chairs and pool. Parking, restaurant and bar plus free WiFi and great breakfast. Family friendly with experienced staff ready to make your stay perfect. Phone: 553 250-3877.  Info.

Hotel Gran Balam - Jaguar Close to the bus station and one block off the highway, Gran Balam Hotel is a comfortable oasis of calm and quiet. Visitors will find new, clean rooms with private bath, A/C, beautifully crafted wooden furniture and bed, plus free parking and home-cooked breakfast. Nice shady courtyard with comfortable seating, gardens, and wifi. Phone: 983 753 9114.  More info.

This sweet laid-back hotelito offers travelers a range of lodging options, from shared room to private lakeside bungalo. Casa Bakal is on the Costera at a very nice spot on the lake for exploring. Wonderful grounds, nice pool, dock, decks, comfortable seating, bar, kayaks, paddleboard dawn tours, bikes, free breakfast, and more. Small and medium size pets welcome; no kids under ten please. Phone: 983 158 6672. More info

The new Hotel Casa de Lima is only steps away from the main square with comfortable air-conditioned rooms, private parking, free WiFi, and lots of area to sit or hang out in hammocks. Select the bedroom that best suits you; all have spacious private baths, A/C, cable TV, and room for luggage and clothes. Call for reservations 983 834-8525; Facebook.

Casa Tucan is a boutique two-room, second-story hotel with beautiful views of Laguna Bacalar in Buena Vista. One room has queen plus full bed and private bath, lots of windows with natural light and great views. Second room has two double beds and a single, plus bath. Both rooms have ceiling fans, table, dresser and mirror plus shared balcony. At km 48 on Highway 307. WhatsApp 983 836-0744 or more info.

Hotel & Suites Oasis Bacalar is a tasteful and tranquil hotel in the heart of Bacalar, situated one block from the Laguna and two blocks from the town square.  Eight suites of various sizes accommodate from two to ten people.  All suites have a full kitchen, private balcony, A/C, TV, Wifi, and access to our beautiful swimming pool.  Check out our guest’s comments on TripAdvisor.   For perks book directly with us at (+521) 983 120 7926,, and

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 Hotel Hotel 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 Aires Aires 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.

Las Velas Beach Club and Hotel just about has it all: two comfortable rooms with private bath and lake view plus a separate private apartment with kitchen and bath. Off-street parking, great location on the water, lots of space to hang out, pleasant rooms, full bar, restaurant plus all the fun you could want: sailing tours, paddle boards, Hobicats, motorboats, kayaks, jetskis, and more. More info: 983 834-3161 or Facebook.

mis_casas_roof_ 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.

pat-per-web-small On 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?

casa arbol logo small Casa 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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.