Yucatán and Campeche States Hotels

Genesis Eco-Oasis


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


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

Published 08/21/2015

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


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



Hotel Details:

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

Published 08/21/2015

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