Villa Maya

Villa Maya is more than a place to stay, it is an 86 acre ecological reserve with unparalleled insight into the flora and fauna of Mexico as well as the traditional cultures of the Indo-Americans. Guests are treated to a wide array of natural characteristics and wonders and stay either in hammocks in simple cabanas or camp on-site.

Those looking to eat on-site will be particularly happy with Villa Maya, which has some nice on-location dining choices. In addition, the lodge has its own on-site restaurant.

Set on the island of Cozumel, Villa Maya is a great choice for visitors who are thinking about basing their vacation on this beautiful island. It is 1.5 miles west-southwest of the center of San Miguel.


At Villa Maya, gusts can either camp or sleep in a cabana. Camping only costs $10 (USD) per person per night. To stay in a common Mayan Cabana with a hammock and a common bathroom costs $25 (USD) per night. Guests can also rent out one of these cabanas that accommodates up to four guests for a private cabana for $100 (USD) per night.

Villa Maya has a grand total of 5 units. Travelers who know that fancy, commercial resorts aren't their style will really enjoy the simple ambiance at this property. Considering its overall quality, we have given this lodge a rating of 2 stars.

Below, you'll find a listing of in-room amenities offered by Villa Maya.

  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Radio
  • Air Conditioned

Call the lodge if your party will require certain amenities, if it's particularly important to you.

Activities and Amenities

The facilities at Villa Maya include common restrooms and showers, a campfire site, the Temazcal spa, an observatory, 10,000 meters of trails, and signs for both direction and for information on the local fauna including their traditional medicinal uses. Villa Maya offers excursions into the jungle with great insight into nature and the cultural heritage in a way and with a scope typically unavailable to casual tourists to the area.

Villa Maya provides the unique experience of a Temazcal spa ceremony led by a guide through the ancient philosophy and culture of the indigenous civilizations, providing respect and insight for nature and the past. The spa experience itself consists of a steam bath with spices that are meant to provide purity for body, mind, soul, and spirit. This experience is said to relieve many afflictions including stress, nervous tension, insomnia, fatigue, hormone imbalance, muscle cramps, and joint pain and stimulates internal organs while improving the immune system.

Also available at the lodge:

  • Solarium

It's a good idea to double check in advance if you're interested in something in particular. Visit this page to view our in-depth description about the specific recreation and activities offered at Villa Maya.


All meals are available for fees. Breakfast consists of cereal, fruit, bread, butter, jelly, juice, coffee, and tea. Lunch is Mayan food, Salbutes, Panuchos, and non-alcoholic beverages. For dinner there is the option of a salad and grilled chicken tacos or salad and grilled beef fajita tacos with non-alcoholic beverages.

Besides on-site dining, those looking for more culinary diversity can also check out some of the other local restaurants. Visitors staying at Villa Maya will encounter a few solid places to eat close-by. It's never a bad idea to learn which choices are available nearby, even though Villa Maya does have dining on-site. To find out more about this area's dining, click here.

Guest Services

The services available to guests of this location, including the one below, could prove pretty valuable during your stay in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

  • Tour Desk


You will notice a fair number of attractions near Villa Maya. Plan a vacation outing to some of the closest attractions like Cozumel Reef National Park, a nature sanctuary/wildlife reserve. Considering this lodge is located right on Sunset Beach, it's an ideal vacation spot for people who plan to take advantage of the sun, sand, and surf during their stay.

The lodge is located near San Miguel, a fascinating location for travelers to experience the diversity of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

For more about what's near Villa Maya, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Carretera Norte at Km. 2.2, Cozumel

General: 52-987-872-756


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