Mahahual: The Village of Fishermen

Mahahual: The Village of Fishermen

Do you want to take a leave from the madding crowd like the song? Mahahual, a village of the Yucatan Peninsula in Quintana Roo can give you exactly that one!

On your next trip to the Mexico, reserve a space for the Mahahual as a break from the craziness and adventure. Well, that does not mean that the place is going to be boring. This coastal village has some outstanding places and events to keep you in the flow of enjoyment.

“ Mahahual?”

Never heard of it? Well, it has become one of the most emerging tourist centers of the region. Because of its availability of seafood and soft sandy beaches, the village is getting more than a million visitors each year.

“How Can I Get in Mahahual?”

The most convenient and appropriate route to Mahahual is from Bacalar. You will find the Combi in that town. Combi is a van and a comfortable transport for reaching Mahahual.

“What is the news about staying in the city?”

Once, the village people were totally dependable on fishing and boating. Now, the scenario has been changed dramatically. A large portion of the inhabitants is now creating scopes to make it more attractive for tourists. That is the reason for building new resorts and villas.

Blue Kay Eco Resort is a luxurious staying along with the beach. Luna De Plata and Koox Matan Ka’an are affordable for most of the tourists. They have the equivalent features of any five-star hotel.

If you want to stay with friends or your family, Costa Maya Villas and Resort Boutique El Fuerte will be good options. Make sure you reserve the hotel room before arrival. Tourists are now going to Mahahual with a rush!

“Ok! What Will I See in Mahahual?”


The beaches of Mahahual are mostly neat and clean. The soft sand and warm sunlight will be more than enough for spending a whole day. Laziness or lying on the beach doing nothing was never been so enjoyable!

The Caribbean breeze and the tropical sunlight have created a perfect combination for the tourists. The best part of these beaches is less crowded. Most of them are public beaches in Mahahual.


The major occupation of the people in Mahahual is fishing. You can become the part of this community too!

Just book a fishing trip from the local fishing company. They will take you to the shore. These boat tours are designed both for beginners and experts. So, if you have no previous experience, don’t worry a little! The tour package will include guides for assisting on your fishing voyage.

Mayan Ruins

Who wants to miss the chance of climbing a Mayan temple? None!

In Mahahual, you will be able to visit the Chacchoben, Dzibanche and Kohunlich ruins. Each of them is preserved perfectly to give the best sight to the tourists.

The tourism department of the Quintana Roo has secured these places and reduced all the risks for tourists. So, sanction a day of your trip schedule and let the tour be more spectacular.

Also, a bonus event of Mayan experience is offered by some agencies. You will get the opportunity to get blended with their lifestyle for a day!


The lighthouse is undoubtedly a special place to hang out. An adjacent road is a romantic place for couples. Take a beer bottle from the nearby restaurant and have a walk!

The lighthouse was built for the ships and still functional. Also, with special permission, tourists can go to the top of the lighthouse. If you get a chance, don’t let it go!

Lost Mayan Kingdom

This is a water theme park. The zip line experience is truly an event for increasing your adrenaline rush.

The whole park can be observed while zip-lining. You should not try it if you have vertigo.



“What to Eat in Mahahual?”

Seafood of the Mahahual has a special recognition. If you have fallen in love with the Mayan cuisine while touring in Mexico, this great place will enhance your love! Most of the restaurants have the famous Mayan dishes.

Again, you can just grill the fish you caught during the fishing tour. The Mexican sauce is also well-known as a taste enhancer. Mahahual will not let you get bored for a second!

“Which is the Suitable Time of Visiting Mahahual?”

For a sunny and warm weather, May-June is the best season. And, try to catch with the Mexican weather report for avoiding any unfriendly weather situation. Carry your personal sunscreen all the time to avoid sunburn.

Sanction the tour in Mahahual alongside the tour to Tulum or Bacalar. This will create a flow in your vacation. Enjoy every segment of this small village


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