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Costa de Cocos

Xcalak Peninsula | follow Hwy. 307 to sign for Mahuahual, turn right at road to Xcalak, Xcalak, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Massapequa, New York
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

We took a ride down from Mahahaul for the day. Our first stop was at the Reel Inn at "Costa de Cocos". We had some delicious fish tacos and my GF ordered one of their "specialty" drinks. The girl working the bar was entirely sure how to make it but was THRILLED when she was told that it was perfect.... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

My husband and I have been vacationing in the Maya Riviera area for the past 20 years, witnessing the area go from peaceful and quaint to nonstop development and traffic. We were anxious to find a place that brought back the feel of a simpler, fishing town experience. The area around Xcalak definitely does that. I was a little worried... More

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Austin, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We stopped here for lunch twice after diving with XTC (also fabulous). They accommodated up to 7 of us with smiles and a welcoming atmosphere. The food was wonderful and the Tarpon Pale Ale was greatly appreciated by my husband. Unfortunately we didn't get an opportunity to try the pizza which is after 5 pm. We had a selection of... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

This place is fantastic, the food is great and the fishing is wonderful. Be prepared for a simple hut that is clean, has electricity and flush toilets. The place pretty much closes down after 8:30pm so bring a few activities or bubblies to keep you busy. Fishing starts at 8am, you meet at the dock and head out to the... More

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London, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Xcalak is a find - it looks miles and miles away on the map (right by the Belize border), but it's only 3 hours South of Tulum if you have a decent car. And wow - the place is to die for. A cute dusty Wild West outpost, 60kms from the next town, with miles and miles of virgin mangrove... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013 via mobile

Awesome food, awesome fishing, in a great relaxing place. The accommodations are rustic but functional. Don't stay here if you are looking for a "canned" cancun resort experience with beach peddlers and techno music. Food at the reel inn bar was awesome and so was the service. Nicest people I've met in Mexico.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013

This was my 5th trip to CDC and it didnt disappoint me. They have kept the place in good condition all these years. The food is still great and the flyfishing even better ! This is one of my favourite place to get away from it all. No it isnt 5 star, but it is very comfortable, simple and clean.... More

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Sacramento, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

My husband and I stayed one night here in October 2013. We were pleasantly surprised at how much we enjoyed Costa de Cocos!! The staff was extremely helpful and friendly from the minute we stepped out of the car. The food here was extremely good! We decided to go on a 1/2 day fishing trip and our guide Reuben was... More

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Trondheim, Norway
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

We did not stay at this hotel, but had lunch here every day during our stay in Xcalak. We stayed at Casa Carolina and did not bring any groceries with us to have lunch there. So Costa de Cocos really became our "saviour" one day when everything else was closed! We had the fish tacos many times and they where... More

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Cologne, Germany
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22 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

just outstanding ambient with good food. Nice terrace to sit outside, very romantic. We had mainly Pizza which was really good. Friendly staff and good service. Heard from many people that they also prepare the fish you might have catched - even lion fish. Only little downside - it is not cheap, for Mexican standards expensive - nevertheless worth a... More

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Address: Xcalak Peninsula | follow Hwy. 307 to sign for Mahuahual, turn right at road to Xcalak, Xcalak, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Costa Maya > Xcalak
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Costa De Cocos Xcalak, Mexico - Costa Maya

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Costa de Cocos is about immersing yourself in nature, while relaxing in a hammock suspended under palm trees, enjoying an ice cold beverage on our patio, fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, traveling along the coast in a kayak, or touring the surrounding landscape on foot, observing our local flora and fauna. From our shore you will observe numerous juvenile fish in the shallows, while multiple species of shorebirds feed along the coast. All you hear is the gentle roar of waves breaking on the nearby reef, all you feel is the warm sun and a gentle breeze blowing across your skin. You are surrounded by turquoise waters and dense jungle and mangroves. No skyscrapers, crowds, or cell phones.Costa de Cocos offers a truly unique experience on the frontier of Mexico. Our environmentally friendly resort has much to offer those who seek to experience life off the beaten path. We are located within the Xcalak Reef National Marine Park (Parque Nacional Arrecifes de Xcalak). The closest gas station and ATM are 30 miles (50 km) away, and the closest sizable town, Chetumal, is a distant 130 miles (200 km). Power is provided by the sun, with a generator backup.No square concrete rooms here, you will stay in a private Mayan-style beach bungalow with attached bathroom and shower. You will dine in our shore-front restaurant and bar, with wood decor and thatched roof.During your stay you can go fishing, snorkeling, and scuba diving, experience guided bird tours, kayak along the coast, visit Mayan ruins, travel to nearby towns and museums, and visit Belize. We are located five hours south of Cancun and three hours north of Chetumal. Belize and Ambergris Caye are located only a few short miles to the south.We have a wireless Internet connection, but no cell or land-line phone service. The nearby village of Xcalak offers very little in the way of shopping and nightlife. If you are looking for sandy beaches, shopping, and an active night life, it it best not to choose us. ... more   less 
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