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Yucatan and Campeche States Hotels

Genesis Eco-Oasis

Pros

  • Intimate and eco-friendly
  • Cultural programs
  • Near Ek Balam

Cons

  • Early-morning crowing roosters
  • Sometimes difficult to make phone reservations pitted road to hotel
  • Best suited to dog lovers

Updated 02/19/2015

Fodor's Review

Close to the Ek Balam ruins, this simple retreat is modeled on local dwellings; cabins of stucco, wood, and thatch surround a casually maintained open area with a ritual sweat lodge, meditation room, and bio-filtered swimming pool. Several rooms have outdoor eco-showers and ensuite bathrooms, while four economical options have shared bathrooms. Unique accommodations range from the two-story Mayan temple (ideal for families) to the "birdhouse" with a spiral staircase leading to a tiny room perched in a tree. The owner organizes artisan tours of a nearby village where you'll grind corn for tortillas and learn about weaving and other traditional crafts. If you'd rather explore solo, bikes can be rented. The Genesis restaurant offers organic produce directly from the owner's farm.

Hotel Information

Address:

2 km (1 mile) northwest of Ek Balam, unknown, Yucatán, 97780, Mexico

Phone:

1985-101–0277-cell

Hotel Details:

  • No credit cards
  • 9 cabins
  • Rate includes No meals

Updated 02/19/2015

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