Casa Paraiso

Casa Paraiso is not your typical Mexican Riviera resort. This resort hotel is located in the small coastal village of Xcalak, away from the hustle of the tourist towns and nestled between the lush jungle and serene beach. A variety of activities and individualized treatment enhance the region even more and ultimately create one of the most basic, relaxing, revitalizing, and fulfilling resorts in Mexico.

Active travelers will be kept plenty busy at Casa Paraiso, as they'll enjoy easy access to an ever-expanding array of outdoor activities. Visitors can engage in fishing, kayaking, and scuba diving at this beach-side location, among various other options.

Set in the vicinity of Xcalak, Casa Paraiso is a great choice for tourists wanting to stay in this section of Quintana Roo. If you're curious, the center of Xcalak is two miles (three kilometers) to the south.


Guestrooms at Casa Paraiso all have balconies that face the sea and hammocks that can fit two people. Casa Paraiso produces its own electricity by solar panels, and electricity and hot water are available at all hours. Guestrooms also have daily maid service, a ceiling fan, and a basic kitchen with a sink, stove, small refrigerator, cookware, utensils, drinking glasses, and dishes. The rooms lack air conditioning, but the breeze alone is usually sufficient to keep guests cool. The beds in the guest rooms vary in size, but there are some king beds available. There is also an option to have 3 single beds for fishermen or divers who would like separate sleeping options.

Casa Paraiso has a grand total of 4 villas, so we classify it as a very small property. Travelers who shy away from large crowds will fall in love with the simple ambiance at this location. In terms of overall merit, we have rated this villa complex a 2 star rating.

A list of the guest room amenities that you'll find at Casa Paraiso is provided below.

  • Private Bath
  • Balcony
  • Kitchen

Call ahead to confirm the option for a specific amenity, if it's particularly important to you.

Activities and Amenities

Casa Paraiso is remarkably secluded and peaceful. Xcalak is such a remote, small village that the village itself doesn't even have running water and the electricity can often go off for days at a time (not to worry, though; Casa Paraiso has its own water and energy sources). At Casa Paraiso, there are no loud clubs, tourist traps, or rowdy neighbors, just a simple village and the natural beauty of the region.

The hosts of Casa Paraiso, Ben and Esther, have been in the region for decades and provide individual attention and plans so that you get the most out of your stay. Activities at Casa Paraiso include swimming, diving, fishing, kayaking, snorkeling, biking, viewing nature, hiking in the jungle, and visiting the Mayan ruins. Snorkeling gear and beach towels are provided to guests. Though Casa Paraiso is deliberately simple and natural, the resort does actually offer free wireless Internet.

To view other general amenties at this location, check the list below:

  • Paddleboarding
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Snorkeling
  • Scuba Diving

Since the specifics tend to change, don't hesitate to call with questions if you have your heart set on a particular activity. Visit this page to see our in-depth discussion about the specific activities and recreation opportunities available at Casa Paraiso.


Casa Paraiso provides a full continental breakfast with a different hot Mexican dish each morning. For other meals, there are some restaurants close to the resort with delicious home-cooking (often, the restaurant is even the cook's house!). Guests can also use their equipped kitchens to cook their own meal, perhaps the fish caught on a trip earlier that day.

Another thing to think about while selecting accommodations is whether there will be dining in the vicinity. Hungry guests will discover a limited but good selection of restaurants close-by. Click here for a more detailed discussion about food in this area.

Guest Services

Casa Paraiso provides guest services, including the ones in the list below, so you can rest a little easier during your relaxing trip to Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

  • Maid Service
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Complimentary Breakfast


You will find a good selection of attractions located near Casa Paraiso. One nearby example is Mahahual Lighthouse, an interesting lighthouse.

The villa complex is in the vicinity of Xcalak, a particularly enjoyable area for tourists to explore.

For our in-depth discussion on other destinations and attractions near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: the vicinity of Xcalak, Mexico

Phone: (678) 630-7080



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