Last Updated on February 18, 2023 by Sammie
17+ Best Bacalar, Mexico Hotels and Airbnbs (Budget to Luxury)
Bacalar, Mexico is a beautiful, cozy, quaint (I could go on…) town just 34 minutes north of Belize and about a 4 1/2 hour drive south of Cancun. If you’re a planning a trip to Bacalar you’ll have LOTS of options for hotels and Airbnbs. This list has been hand selected to give you the top rated Bacalar Mexico hotels and Airbnbs ranked from budget to luxury.
If you’re looking for raves and disco EDM parties (if those are even a thing…) Bacalar might be a little slow for your speed. HOWEVER, if what you are after is a relaxing vibe where you can reconnect with yourself or loved ones, surrounded by ridiculously beautiful scenery, then you’ve found your place. Packed with good restaurants, cafes, and enough water activities for the restless, Bacalar is a wonderful destination for a weekend or a week stay.
I’m jealous you’re planning a trip here, feel free to invite me!
What are the best Bacalar Mexico hotels, in 2022?
One thing you are going to want to consider before choosing between a hotel or Airbnb in Bacalar is the type of trip you are after. Besides considering price, you may also want to consider what your day will look like.
If you plan to grab a coffee on your way to the lagoon and come home to make some chilaquiles at lunch, an Airbnb might be more your style. However, if you would like to come back to freshened-up sheets and a bar steps away from your room, maybe a hotel will be the way to go! Scroll down to get some help with the decision-making!
Budget Bacalar Mexico Hotels UNDER $50
1. Hotel Henry Inn
“Great place and amazing value for the money!” -Booking.com
Bacalar Park: 10 min walk
Lagoon: 7 min walk
Address: Av 7, Mario Villanueva Madrid, 77934 Bacalar, Q.R., Mexico
2. Casa CheJum Bacalar
“…this lovely hotel made our trip to Bakalar so much more wonderful and we would definitely stay here again.” -Booking.com
Bacalar Park: 7 min walk
Lagoon: 9 min walk
Address: C. 22 y 11, entre 9, 77930 Bacalar, Q.R., Mexico
3. Hotel Ma’alob Che Bacalar by Rotamundos
A clean and roomy hotel that is a little off the touristed path. If you want something a bit more quiet and secluded that won’t break the bank, this is a great option. This Bacalar Mexico hotel is located just a 15 minute walk from the lagoon this hotel offers free wifi and 24 hour front desk to help with all your Bacalar questions. Lots of restaurants and cafes are within walking distance of this charming hotel all the while being out of the way of the hustle and bustle of the main tourist street.
“Extremely clean, quiet, great front desk personnel.” -Booking.com
Bacalar Park: 30 min walk
Lagoon: 15 min walk
Address: calle 38 Manzana 6 Lote 12 entre av 19-A y Quintana Roo Calle 38 19 A 19, B, 77930 Bacalar, Q.R., Mexico
Midrange Bacalar Mexico Hotels UNDER $100
1. Hotel Sun Ha Bacalar
“Good location near to city centre and marinas. Friendly staff, no problem with earlier check-in. Clean room, delicious breakfast…” -Booking.com
City Centre: 7 min walk
Lagoon: 2 min walk
Address: Av. 1 boulevard costero entre calle 12 y 14 mz.13 lt.11 colonia, Centro, 77930 Bacalar, Q.R., Mexico
2. Amigos Hotelito
Dream of waking up and watching a sunrise steps away from your bed? It’s possible at Amigos Hotelito. This cozy hotel offers just 5 well manicured rooms for couples, families, or individual travelers alike. Make use of the amazing location by taking twilight strolls along the lagoon or taking one of the FREE kayaks out for a spin. This Bacalar Mexico hotel is walking distance to lunch at one of the many international restaurants in the city centre. And if you are in need of a relaxing afternoon at the hotel, Amigos Hotelito equips each room with a balcony to enjoy with a hammock to take a nap on.
“Great place, beautiful location, awesome staff – definitely recommend!” -Booking.com
City Centre: 20 min walk
Lagoon: 1 min walk
Address: Costera Lote B-Mz 4, Magisterial, 77933 Bacalar, Q.R., Mexico
3. Agam Hotel
Check out this boutique hotel’s cool vibe by staying in one of their 17 rooms walking distance from city centre. Agam Hotel guests can enjoy the on property bar and outdoor pool while still maintaining wifi throughout the property. You don’t have to fret about transportation because this place offers a free hotel shuttle to get you relaxing stress free from baggage pickup. Guest’s praise the hotel’s lush greenery alongside it’s beautiful pool to help you escape reality. And when you need some human interaction it is only 5-10 minutes to find a bounty of good restaurants and bars.
“This could easily be one of the best hotels in Bacalar with very stylish ambiance and professional service.” -Google reviews
City Centre: 10 min walk
Lagoon: 6 min walk
Address: Av. 5 entre 30 y 32, Centro, 77930 Bacalar, Q.R., Mexico
Luxury Bacalar Mexico Hotels OVER $100
1. Casa Chukum (Travelor’s Choice!)
Rest easy in one of the exclusive and individually styled rooms in this ECO-FRIENDLY boutique Bacalar Mexico hotel. This 3 star hotel offers guests a lavish green garden alongside a beautifully designed terrace. There is an outdoor pool that will take your mind off any and all stresses that you seek to escape in the paradise that is Bacalar. Guests praise the exceptional staff and love the onsite pet dogs and cats that mingle with the guests!
“Solid, reliable place to stay — centrally located, comfortable beds, courteous staff, strong Wifi.” -Booking.com
City Centre: 7 min walk
Lagoon: 4 min walk
Address: Avenida 3, Esquina con 28, 77930 Bacalar, Q.R., Mexico
2. Zensus Eco Boutique Hotel
Zensus is an eco hotel that provides a beautiful terrace and sun deck for its guests to enjoy. The on premise restaurant offers wood fired pizzas and a lovely assortment of wines. This location is further from city centre but that isn’t by any means a downfall. Zenus is a Bacalar Mexico hotel quite close to the lagoon (though you may not realize it from being immersed in the trees!) and Beachclub Luxe. Guests are made to feel at home from the friendly staff and are encouraged to ask about the local amenities and sites to check out!
“Welcoming and cosy bungalows right near the lagoon with a pool” -Booking.com
City Centre: 30 min walk
Lagoon: 12 min walk
Address: ENTRE HOTEL ALUXES, Costera 1 11, 77930 Bacalar, Q.R., Mexico
3. Habitas Bacalar
“One of the signature activities we’ll be offering is Janzu, which is a powerful water therapy that works to release fears and emotions as well as realigns energy.” -Ourhabitas.com
City Centre: 5.1 miles
Lagoon: On the lagoon
Address: Carretera Federal 307 Xul Ha, 77963 Bacalar, Q.R., Mexico
Budget Airbnbs in Bacalar (Shared Room)
“Probably the Most Fun Place You’ll Find in Bacalar where the Fun Happens Daily.” -Airbnb.com
- 100 meters from lagoon
- 700 meters from ADO bus station
House Rules: No pets
“This is not a luxury place but a hippie jungle managed by passionate people who are making a great job. I highly recommend for those who want to have a jungle experience stay instead of another boring hotel or apartment room.” -Airbnb.com
- 5 minutes drive from downtown Bacalar
- 5 minutes drive from lagoon
- Bringing your own vehicle is SUGGESTED
House Rules: No pets, not suitable for children and infants, no parties or events, smoking IS ALLOWED
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- Located right on the pier!
House Rules: No pets
Midrange Airbnbs in Bacalar (Private Room)
“A few minutes to the main square, and just a few more to the lagoon. Very thoughtfully put together place, with sweet little touches everywhere you look. Easy to recommend!” -Airbnb.com
- 2 blocks from City Center
- Beach access
House Rules: No pets, no parties or events, smoking is allowed
“This place is great if you are looking for something different, you get a trailer for yourself located in a beautiful garden with a dock on the lagoon.” -Airbnb.com
- Located right on the pier!
- 2 KM from city center
House Rules: No pets, no smoking, no parties or events
“We had such a great time in Bacalar and all the credit goes to these absolutely incredible hosts.” -Airbnb.com
- Located right on the lagoon!
- 3 blocks from city center
House Rules: No pets, no smoking, no parties or events, not suitable for children or infants
Luxury Airbnbs in Bacalar (Entire Place)
“Gorgeous tropical oasis with modern conveniences. Lovely hosts. Beautiful town. Loved it.” -Airbnb.com
- 4 minute walk from City Center
- 7 minute walk to lagoon access
House Rules: No pets, no parties or events, smoking is not allowed
“Excellent place to rest, they make you feel at home, very clean, comfortable, safe, kindness at all times, excellent amenities, excellent atmosphere, excellent location and price. ” -Airbnb.com
- N/A – City Center
- 2 minute walk to lagoon access
House Rules: Pets ARE ALLOWED, no parties or events, smoking is not allowed
“Great place! Super clean, neat, well maintained, spacious, and well-equipped. The views from the outdoor living room and hammocks make it worth every penny. ” -Airbnb.com
- 2 blocks from city center
- Private lagoon access
- This apartment is praised by guests for its location!
House Rules: no pets, no parties or events (just ask!), smoking is allowed
If you have any hotels or Airbnbs that you think should make the list that are missing, leave a comment below!!
Interested in a day trip after your stay in Bacalar Mexico? Check out my post on the COBA RUINS for an interesting alternative to Chichen Itza!