Welcome to
Xcalak!


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Xcalak

The restaurants in Xcalak are, for most travelers, unlike anything they would expect to experience back home. Most housed within alfresco wooden shacks with dirt or sand floors,…

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Xcalak

Driving

Driving is made easier when you take the time to become familiar with a few differences you'll encounter while in the…

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Great Ways to Stay

There are Many Different Accommodation Options in
Xcalak

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Xcalak

Accommodations:

Just before you reach Ambergris Caye as you drive down the Caribbean Coast of Mexico, you'll encounter the small town of Xcalak. Nature and watersports are the major draws to…

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Xcalak

Hotels

In Xcalak, the accommodations tend to be cozy and tasteful. While there are a few resorts in town, they consist of…

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More Ways to
Have Fun:

You Won't Run Out of Options Vacationing in
Xcalak

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Xcalak

Activities:

Thanks to environmental laws, Xcalak is protected from mass tourism and remains small and slow to develop. This is great for those looking for a spot along the Caribbean coast…

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Xcalak

Attractions

Xcalak is the place in the Costa Maya region of the Mexican Caribbean where people go to escape. Life here is about…

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Shopping

Shopping is so far off the radar of the Xcalak experience it is even recommended that visitors bring their own groceries…

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Snorkeling

Like much of the activity in Xcalak, snorkeling is a laid back affair that invites guests to go out and explore on their…

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Travel Planning Fundamentals for
Xcalak


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Xcalak

A relatively unknown vacation destination in the Mexican Caribbean, Xcalak is the go-to spot for seasoned anglers, divers, and those who want to disconnect and get away from the…

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Xcalak

Within a quarter of a mile off the shore of Xcalak is a barrier reef that runs along the coast. Because this was once a busy fishing village, the sea life is not as abundant…

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Xcalak

Air Travel

With no official airport in Xcalak, tourists are forced to look for other options when planning to fly to the remote town.…

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