2 Best Hotels in Xcalak, The Riviera Maya

Flying Cloud Hotel

$$ | Camino Costero at Xcalak, Km 54, Xcalak, 77940, Mexico

This small hotel is a repurposed 25-year-old house that caters mostly to divers who come to the XTC Dive Center and use it as launching point for their adventures and explorations. The rooms are cozy and fresh, with ceiling fan and comfortable mattresses. Some include a kitchenette, while others enjoy gorgeous ocean views. 

Pros

  • On-site restaurant
  • Small swimming pool
  • Accomodation and diving packages

Cons

  • No a/c
  • Lots of mosquitoes
  • Some rooms don't have ocean views
Camino Costero at Xcalak, Km 54, Xcalak, 77940, Mexico
984-179–5692
hotel Details
5 rooms
Rate Includes: Free Breakfast

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Sin Duda Villas

$$ | Xcalak, 77109, Mexico
Sin Duda drone shot
Marlon Krieger

Set on a lovely beach, this property has accommodations—all adorned with Mexican pottery and other collectibles—that include two apartments with private kitchens; a secluded jungle studio (which the owners refer to as "a tree house for adults"); and a house divided into three suites that share a kitchen, dining room, sundeck, and library full of books and board games. Yogurt and homemade granola prepared with coconut from the property's trees are stocked in the refrigerator for breakfast. Kayaks (suitable for both the ocean and the two lagoons just behind the property), fat-tire beach bikes, boogie boards, and snorkel gear are included in the rate. Guests are always greeted with free, strong frozen margaritas and a warm welcome from the friendly hosts.

Pros

  • Solar powered
  • World-class snorkeling
  • Sports gear included in the rate

Cons

  • Getting here on the rough, potholed road isn't easy
  • No restaurant
  • Lots of bugs
Xcalak, 77109, Mexico
306-500–3240-in the U.S.
hotel Details
6 units
Rate Includes: No Meals

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