Planning Your Visit

Planning your visit to Xcalak starts here. Decide when to visit and what you want to do. From Cancun, you’re best bet is to rent a car and drive to Xcalak, but if you’re budget doesn’t allow it there’s also a bus. Look below to find out about restaurants, food, and grocery trucks in Xcalak.

Accommodations in Xcalak - Overview

See the best accommodations in Xcalak complete with pictures + details.

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Choosing where to stay in Xcalak BeachThere are less than 20 places to stay in Xcalak, and it’s worth comparing to discover which ones fit your travel style.

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Xcalak Beach Hotels: What to Expect image on the beachBefore booking your stay at a beach hotel in Xcalak, there are a few important things you should know about staying on the beach.

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Getting to Xcalak - truck ready to hit the roadGetting to Xcalak is easiest by renting a car and driving. The trip realistically takes between 6 and 7 hours (even if Google Maps says it only takes 5).

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When to Visit XcalakThere isn’t just one “best” time to visit Xcalak. The best time depends on your priorities.

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Gulf Mexico Xcalak MapDon’t waste time searching for your hotel. Don’t drive past your accommodation. Don’t spend even 1 extra cramped-up minute in your car.

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Grocery Trucks & Buying Food in Xcalak - grocery truck at the beachWithout grocery stores in Xcalak, the locals rely on entrepreneurs who’ve outfitted their pickup trucks to carry a plethora of fresh and packaged goods.

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Restaurants in XcalakXcalak has a population of only 400 locals plus a few lucky expats, so it shouldn’t come as a shock that the selection of restaurants in Xcalak is limited. Don’t worry, it’s quality over quantity.

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Ultimate list of things to do in XcalakWe’ve put together a list of more than 40 things to do in Xcalak.

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