Flying Cloud Hotel and XTC Dive Center on Beach

The Flying Cloud Hotel

Located beside XTC dive center in Xcalak, Mexico, the Flying Cloud Hotel is a cozy, comfortable, five-suite boutique hotel. With its white walls and elegant …

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Playa Sonrisa Main Building

Playa Sonrisa

**Under new (and awesome) ownership as of Aug 2023** When we visited Playa Sonrisa, we knew that it was a “clothing optional” (aka naturist/nudist) resort. …

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Front of White Acocote Inn

Acocote Eco Inn

After a friendly greeting from the owner, the first thing we noticed was how bright the white walls and open rooms made Acocote Eco Inn …

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Palapa Hut with Chairs

Costa de Cocos

With individual palapa-roofed huts spread over the beach, Costa de Cocos was the exact picture of a “remote beach adventure”. Here, we saw no blocky …

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Featured Image of Casa Paraiso

Casa Paraiso

Our first impression of Casa Paraiso was that it looked (and felt) like we were on the beach as soon as we stepped out of …

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Sin Duda Villas from Beach Front

Sin Duda Villas

Touring around Sin Duda Villas, we felt like we were visiting a friend’s beach house – a friend who isn’t afraid of their house showing …

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Hotel Tierra Maya from Beach

The Tierra Maya Lodge

The Tierra Maya Lodge (formerly Hotel Tierra Maya) caters to serious fly-fishers, anglers, and their families. Located near town, the lodge has a lengthy 200-foot …

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Casa de Suenos main house view from the beach

Casa de Suenos

*currently not accepting guests (update April 2021)* We got a welcoming, laid-back vibe as soon as we arrived at Casa de Sueños, with its driftwood …

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