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Maya Cala Lake Front Villa a Jewel in the Jungle o

View of Maya cala from out on the lake of seven colors -Laguna Bacalar
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View of Maya cala from out on the lake of seven colors -Laguna Bacalar
Lake shoreline
The Casa- Your View from inside the Villa
The Casa kitchen /Living /TV Room
The Casa Master bedroom comfy queen pillow top bed
The Casa Living Room > TV sitting area
The Casa Master Bedroom Shower / Bathtub over looks the lake
The Casa -View of lake from the Casa kitchen
The Casa master bedroom > sink / vanity.
The Casa Kitchen
The Casa Living Area /Kitchen
Cook up a storm all the Kitchens are fully equipped - toaster,blender ,crockpot,turkey roas
Looking down to the lakeshore from the Casa Shower /Bathtub
The Casa Lounger out side CASA master bedroom
The Casita -View looking up lake from Casita Terrace
The Casita > Master  Queen bedroom comfy pillow top bed
The Casita Waiting for you >>>Casita Terrace View
The Casita kitchen with everything you need
The Casita Amazing View's  from Casita Terrace
The Casita spare bed room double bed
The Nest -View looking out from rhe Nest El Nido
The Nest El Nido -  Double Bedroom
The Nest Lining / TV Room
The Nest on Top >Sink / Fridge Bar Area
The Nest up Top of Casa > Futon Queen bed
The Nest
The Nest
The Nest / El Nido Patio
Great Room -View from inside Mayacala's central Great Room
Great Room with the dinning room Table
Looking to the 27 ft ceiling
The Great Room
The Great Room
Great room As you enter you will see a Fountain this is where the Entrance is for The Casita and The Nest
The Great Room Entrance fountain
Great room after the Renovation
Great room - wrap around windows sliding with screens with Lake and jungle views
The Great Room- Dine with a View
Out on the path that meanders around the peninsula.....paths are all around the property & Gardens
Ask Managment about all the Amenities ...Boat Tours and check Mayacala's Website for links
Views > from morning until night
Wake up to this > morning  sunset :)
Sunset at mayacala > Wake up to this
Sunset  Wake up to this with your morning tea or coffee and the birds will be serenading you.
meandering pathways through out mayacala
Garden is mixed with nursery plants and Jungle plants makes for an interesting Garden
Oh Ya > Afternoon Seista
Grass area at shoreline of Mayacala
Blooms 12 Bougainvillea's on the property
Looking out into the Peninsula wonerful wild Jungle
Garden early in the making and is now very Lush
BBQ - ing all you need is coals
Path that meanders around the shoreline of the Peninsula
Pathways all around mayacala
From roof Top
Day trips to the Mayan ruins
Wild Life > Ant eater > The Last time i was there there was a group of Monkeys swinging in the Trees
Stunning view of Great room
Maya cala Entrance
Lake front view of mayacala.com
Driveway entrance of Maya cala
Mayacala.com as you drive up
Blooms :)
Out door table  besideout door BBQ
Out door BBQ briskets / coals
Lake front exterior of Maya cala
Looking in from out in the point on the path, meandering paths take all through out  the property
Maya cala as you drive up
Guest Kayaking and exploring the amazing lake
Peace-full  waters to explore the Lake
Maya cala guest on outings
Area Activities - se Area Amenities for fishing links
TOP  Roof top Way up there
360 view's
Boat tours of the lake, Check Maya cala's website for links in the Activates info
Laguna Bacalar
The Lake
The Lake
This is a shot from out in the point a little peninsula on the lake front of the on the path
Sitting area on the property with a stone BBQ just beyond the area
12 Bougainvilleas through out the gardens
Relaxing Palapa at the Lake at Mayacala
Jungle gardens all around the property of Maya cala
Kayaks for guest use .
Great Room stunning views of the Lake and jungle
Casita terrace ....breakfast with the birds
Front yard of the Villa
Maya cala dock with  Palapa great  for relaxing ,  shade of the palapa or sun tan on the loungers
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Villa -
5 Bedrooms , 4 Bathrooms , Sleeps 13
Bacalar, Yucatan Peninsula
Welcome Maya cala Villa

Maya Cala is a lakefront Villa on its own private cove that is built into a small bluff overlooking the pristine Laguna Bacalar (a fresh water lake), in a secure gated community. A tropical paradise, with warm crystal clear water, surrounded by lush jungle vegetation with many birds including Toucans, exotic butterflies and monkeys in their natural habitat.
From the moment you arrive, the jungle comes alive and serenades you. Each room has stunning views, you can dine, relax or shower in the comfortable setting of Maya Cala .Meander through the garden paths throughout the property and you will see orchids, bougainvilleas, banana, oranges, lemons trees and other native jungle plants. Butterflies flutter around you, treetops will start to sway as a troop of monkeys swing through the trees.
The Villa has Wi-Fi, Sat...
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Listing #FKN3932697
About the Owner
sally a
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:90%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Interaction with guests
I am very easy to reach and vigilante in communication for any questions Maya cala's guests have . Miguel checks guests in and gets you all settled in . Miguel maintenance the gardens and property. He is also the caregiver and if there is any issues ,repair or problems he will be there when you contact Miguel with any issues.
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Reviewed February 24, 2017

Our fourth time staying at Mayacala on beautiful Laguna Bacalar, just gets better and better. If you enjoy natural beauty, peace and quiet, in a lovely surrounding do not miss the chance to try this place. The lake is magical and Sally never stops improving...More

Thank kmjohn
Garden8330, VR Owner at Maya Cala Lake Front Villa a Jewel in the Jungle o, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2017

Sweetest couple, it is always a pleasure to have you stay, I am so lucky if i am there at the same time so i can enjoy a visit and watch a sunset and a cocktail.

Reviewed December 29, 2016

It is a great place, confortable and nice, it have a direct accesobthe lagon best place to stay on bacalar , Was a greate expirince

Thank Oscar F
Garden8330, VR Owner at Maya Cala Lake Front Villa a Jewel in the Jungle o, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2017

Thank you Oscar and family, And i loved the picture you sent it was beautiful ! Hope to have you back again.

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Reviewed November 28, 2015

Our group of 7 adults (all family members) enjoyed 5 days at MayaCala and everyone of us would return in a heartbeat. The home is split into 3 rentals, we rented them all. One couple stayed in the Nest, another couple and a single person...More

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Garden8330, VR Owner at Maya Cala Lake Front Villa a Jewel in the Jungle o, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2015

Thank you for coming i am so happy you enjoyed your time at Maya cala and had fun in the lake.

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Boat Available
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Cots:(1)
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (13)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (3)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (6)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Patio
  • Playground
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Secure Parking
  • Shared Garden
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Swingset
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • VCR
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 AM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Maya cala Villa - House information and rules >When groups are here renting the whole villa it is very important that all dishes, pots and pans, utensils, blankets stay in the...
    3 Full baths
    1 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Crib
    2 Sofas
    2 Fulls
    2 Queens
    1 Twin
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Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to Canadian Dollars and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: C$328 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee : C$66 / stay - Fee
Additional Rate and Availability Information
Welcome, Maya cala Villa is versatile.
Please check our website for lots of helpful info -
The Casa/Casita and the Nest can be rented together or separate or you can book the whole Villa together. It works perfect for larger groups or more than one family vacationing together or a couple looking for a romantic secluded getaway.
Please ask for quote if your only to book a single suite or part of the villa or the Entire Villa- sallyattwell@hotmail.com or call 250-493-4700
Weekly maid service / Clean linens and towels weekly. Charge for additional maid service. Laundry service available. Discount for entire house (both sides rented to the same party) please inquire.
A/C available with additional charge of $5.00 per day per unit
Pricing > See mayacala.com


Bed Config

1 Queen & 1 Double



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About the neighbourhood
Maya Cala means Mayan Cove and so the Villa sits on its own private cove over looking the Laguna Bacalar known as the lake of seven colors , surrounded by green jungle. The peace and tranquility of this location are as incomparable as the magnificent view and colorful sunsets. The water is so clear and fresh it's like stepping into heaven.
There are nearby ruins for day-trips or a locally run zip-line to see the jungle from another angle. You can kayak on the calm azure waters or rent a boat in Bacalar and go bird-watching across the lake in the mangroves. On the other hand hanging about in a hammock with a book may be your entire day.
The tranquil lake is fed by underground springs and has all the turquoise color and beauty of the Caribbean sea but the clear water is far more r...
Getting around
When guests confirm i will send a link with many area day trips , area info ,Boat tours ad more. Maya Cala is located in the middle of a jungle and a lagoon, making for an ideal setting for a variety of endemic plants and many animals, including a large number of birds.

A Tropical Paradise! The Villa is privileged because of it's amazing setting, on it's own private cove with the surrounding jungle and our close proximity to the ocean, either to the huge Bay of Chetumal and the beaches of fine white sand and turquoise water in Mahahual, from where you can reach the spectacular Chinchorro Reef, an underwater marvel.
Car advised
How to get there
. When reservation is confirmed and final payment has been received, you will be sent Full instructions along with a land mark picture,lock box instructions,and house info and rules
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Water Park Nearby.
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