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The best hotels in Calakmul

There is so much to see in the Calakmul area, besides the spectacular biosphere that you might want to stay a few days, if not a week like I did. The best area where to stay is either Xpujil or right at the entrance of the Biosphere. In this post, I will tell you all my favorite Calakmul hotels. I have stayed in a couple of them and visited all the ones I am mentioning here, while I was in the area.


If you don’t know the area very well, you may want to read my post about all the things to see in the Calakmul Area to have an understanding of what’s waiting for you. Here below, instead, you can read my suggestions on where to stay.

HOTELS IN CALAKMUL

Puerta Calakmul

If your intention is to visit only Calakmul, your best choice among the Calakmul hotels would be the iconic PUERTA CALAKMUL located right at the entrance of the Calakmul Biosphere.

Hotels Calakmul
The suggestive rooms at night  Photo courtesy of Hotel Puerta Calakmul

Its a total immersion with nature as you wake up at the sound of the birds chirping around your cottage in the deep jungle. The accommodations are what I call simple chic, made of natural material like wooden and stones and will offer you tranquillity and privacy for your comfort and enjoyment. You will be able to use tv and wifi in the common areas only, where also the restaurant is located. The kind concierge will be able to assist you with the organization of tours and taxi for all your visits if you don’t have a car.

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HOTELS IN XPUJIL 

If you are comfortable with driving and you wish to stay in Xpujil town or close by, I can suggest you the following properties.

RIO BEC DREAMS 

I actually stayed there a few years ago, during my first visit to Calakmul. I loved it; to sleep literally in the jungle hear the sound of nature was an experience. The rooms are very much looked after and nicely decorated. Intimacy and tranquillity are guaranteed.  The staff is very kind and welcoming. The price is very affordable and great for the quality provided. It is located 12 km from Xpujil. You can see the sign from the road. Can’t-miss it.

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CASA KA’AN

Situated on the way to Valentin Natural, just at the beginning of the secondary road, those are beautiful cottages inside nature. I great solution if you wish to feel like in your home at a few minutes driving  from Xpujil Archaeological site, Valentin Natural, Becan and Chicanna’, right in the heart of Calakmul area.

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HOTEL CASA MAYA 

Situated just beside hotel Rio Bec, Hotel Casa Maya is the largest in the area and yet you can still find peace and tranquillity. The comfortable rooms are situated on 3 levels in a beautiful garden. Some rooms have also a private balcony. The guests have free use of bicycles as the area is popular for biking and hiking. The hotel also provides car rental. Wifi is also available. Click on the link above for more info on rates and availability.

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Best hotels in Calakmul

HOTEL MAYA BALAM

This is to me the best offer in terms of quality/price – It has a very reasonable price for the great quality it offers.. The rooms are immaculate and nicely decorated, wifi throughout the property and it is at a walking distance from the town center. What makes it cheaper from the above choice is the fact that it is not immersed in the jungle which can be considered a plus factor for nature lovers and causes an increase of the rates. However, in terms of the quality of the rooms, it is definitely comparable if not better than the more expensive neighborhood

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These are the hotels I have checked out myself but you can explore further options on this link

ENJOY YOUR STAY IN CALAKMUL and please let me know how it went! I look forward to hearing from you!!


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