Bacalar Journals

Laguna Bacalar

A February 2004 trip to Bacalar by _charlotte_

Hotel Laguna Photo, Bacalar, Mexico More Photos
Quote: Lago Bacalar is about 200 miles south of Cancun, very near Chetumal. Lake Bacalar is simultaneously transparent while having many colours of blue and green. The fortress in town has a magnificent view, and the town square is a nice place to sit and have a drink and chat with people.

Laguna Bacalar


Bacalar Photo, Bacalar, Mexico
Laguna, or Laco Bacalar, is a large, freshwater lake in a stone basin surrounded by plush tropical vegetation. The night scenes are lavender and purple and fragrant with flowers. It is a paradise of jungle smells and sounds.Quick Tips: Swimming out front of the Hotel Laguna is refreshing. You can freely dive deep from the board or the dock and have no fear of touching bottom. Be careful not to pop your ear drums, though. This is a nice spot to stop en-route to Xupil and Calakmul. It is also a good day base for visiting Chetumal, Kohunlich and has a nice nearby waterfall. Best Way To Get Around: The bus from Cancun to Bacalar is the best way to get here. You can ask the driver t...Read More

Hotel Laguna

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Hotel Laguna Photo, Bacalar, Mexico
This hotel is absolutely beautiful and maintained with love. It is built into the rock hillside of Laco Bacalar. It is colourful, full of flowers, and welcoming in many ways.

There was plenty of hot water in the bathroom, and the sleeping area was spacious.

The restaurant was reasonably priced and the food was delicious. The bartender didn't like making margaritas and watch out for a little padding of the bill in the restuarant.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on October 11, 2004

Hotel Laguna
.5 mile south of Bacalar
Bacalar, Mexico