Located in the southern part of the Mexican Caribbean, along the Grand Costa Maya region, Mahahual is an off-the-beaten-path destination, ideal for travelers who are looking to unwind and escape the hustle and bustle.
Mahahual has beautiful beaches of pristine waters and low tides where you will be able to truly relax by listening to the waves crash, or if you prefer the action, get into the ocean and go snorkeling, diving, kayaking, paddleboarding or perform any other water activity.
Every trip to Mahahual must start on its malecón (boardwalk), which extends along 1,700 meters. Bike around this waterfront to admire the sunset, the Caribbean Sea and Mahahual's traditional colorful wooden houses.
Located 60 kilometers away from Mahahual, Xcalak is s small fishing village where time seems to stop. This destination is an excellent place for those seeking to be in contact with nature by performing activities such as sport fishing, scuba diving and snorkeling. This place features the Xcalak National Reef Park, which boasts caves, grottos and narrow coral passageways. Some of the marine life species you will be able to admire while diving include sea turtles, dolphins, tarpons and if you’re lucky enough, even some manatees, which you can also observe while diving in Banco Chinchorro Biosphere Reserve, another of the places to visit in Mahahual – a protected area that is one of the best places in the Mexican Caribbean to scuba dive, as it has different sceneries, highlighting its colorful coral reefs and more than 69 sunken ships that date back to the 16th and 17th centuries.
Visit Mahahual and experience the sense of calmness that only this destination can offer.