OUR Habitas Bacalar Mexico
OUR Habitas Bacalar
Carretera Federal 307 Xul Ha, 77963 Bacalar, México
Date of Creation
Hotel General Manager:
David Saadia – Cluster General Manager l Tulum & Bacalar
Luxury Boutique Eco-Hotel
OUR Habitas Bacalar
History & Story
Mother Nature is our driving force of inspiration. It is the backdrop, the stage and the star of the show. Our home in Bacalar is our retreat into the warmth of the jungle and lagoon, immersing us in the present moment through grounding experiences amidst seven shades of blue.
Habitas is an experience-led global hospitality group – a home for a global, social movement in the places we live, work and travel to. Habitas builds and activates hotels in inspiring destinations with community at its core, acting as social architects to create extraordinary experiences. Its mission is to change peoples’ lives in a positive way by creating deeper human connections.
Opened in 2021
Date Added Extansions
Main Strengths, Special Touch
The property features 34 A-frame rooms designed with a minimal environmental impact and built using local, natural materials. Overlooking seven shades of blue or lush jungle views, each room is equipped with spacious earth-toned interiors, a private deck and an outdoor shower for a deeper connection to our surroundings. Embracing the beauty of nature, Habitas Bacalar is also home to a Lagoon Deck with a fully-equipped bar, a yoga shala, and a wellness center with treatment rooms and a program designed around holistic practices using local ingredients like Melipona honey, coconut and cacao. The two-story open-air restaurant and bar, Siete, brings together the best of Quintana Roo’s local, fresh ingredients to create a menu that marries an array of flavors, colors and history into a myriad of dishes crafted with intention. The experience is centered on our programming pillars of food, wellness, adventure, music, art & culture and learning, with a specific focus on wellness and adventure. Guests can enjoy activities out on the lagoon, such as SUP yoga, paddle boarding, crystal kayaking, catamaran cruises and eFoiling, as well as relaxing, recentering experiences like daily yoga, sound healing, Janzu and temazcal.
Swim in the Bacalar Lagoon: This is the main attraction of the town. The lagoon is a natural wonder, with seven shades of blue and surrounded by mangroves. You can swim, kayak, paddleboard, or take a boat tour to explore its different corners.Visit the San Felipe Fort: Built-in 1729, this colonial-era fort was used to defend the town from pirates. Nowadays, it is a museum where you can learn about the town’s history and enjoy a panoramic view of the lagoon.Explore the Cenotes: The Yucatan Peninsula is famous for its cenotes, and Bacalar is no exception. There are several cenotes in the area, such as the Cenote Azul, Cenote Esmeralda, and Cenote Negro, where you can swim, snorkel or dive.Discover the Bacalar town: The town of Bacalar has a charming colonial architecture, with colorful buildings, narrow streets, and a relaxed atmosphere. Walk around its main square, visit the San Joaquin Church or the Municipal Market.Enjoy the nightlife: Bacalar has a vibrant nightlife, with several bars and restaurants where you can enjoy live music, cocktails, and a laid-back atmosphere.Take a day trip to nearby attractions: Bacalar is close to other popular destinations such as Tulum, Chetumal, or Mahahual. You can take a day trip to explore their beaches, ruins, and natural wonders.
Bacalar, Quintana Roo, Mexico
• Number of suites: N/A
• Number of Luxury rooms: N/A
• Number of rooms, (keys) in all: 34
• Our rooms: Each room provides at least 505 square feet (47 square meters) of private space and creates the perfect environment for relaxation and reflection. Complete with private outdoor rain showers, king-sized beds, fine linens and air-conditioning. Soothing amenities made from locally sourced, all-natural ingredients. Free access to high-speed internet.
• Jungle (16 rooms) Our Jungle rooms are tucked amid lush palms, providing the perfect backdrop to reconnect with nature.
• Lagoon Breze (10 rooms) Our Lagoon Breeze rooms feature a blend of partial lagoon and jungle views. Unwind to a symphony of sounds from a private open-air terrace.
• Lagoon rooms (8) Our Lagoon rooms offer privileged views of the blue lagoon. Wake up to a myriad of hues while relaxing and recharging just feet from the shore.
Located 30 minutes from Chetumal Airport and a two-hour drive from Our Habitas Tulum, Our Habitas Bacalar is nestled on an eight-hectare property on the shores of Mexico’s Bacalar Lagoon, a lake also known as the Lagoon of Seven Colors for its multiple shades of vibrant blue. Habitas is the first global hospitality group to launch a property in Bacalar.
Our Home is Adults Only
Restaurants & Bars
•Located on the lagoon’s edge, Siete brings together the best of Quintana Roo’s local, fresh ingredients to create a menu that marries an array of flavors, colors and history into a myriad of dishes crafted with intention. Our kitchen is authentic and rustic while refined, with techniques that highlight the power of plant-based cooking and honor the environment around us. Centered around our belief that food is medicine, our seasonal ingredients are hand-selected at local farms by our chefs, who work closely with farmers to tap into local knowledge and choose produce based on their health and wellness benefits. Our menu also features carefully-selected animal products from the region, such as Yucatecan pork and freshly caught seafood, which are prepared by honoring local recipes and techniques. Some of our highlight dishes include Shrimp Aguachile, Leche de Tigre Ceviche, Heirloom Spiced Carrots and Local Long Beans, to name a few.
•Lagoon Deck Our Lagoon Deck boasts ample lounge space for relaxing and unwinding, a fully-equipped bar, food service and direct access to the warm waters of the lagoon.
Our Wellness: We believe that achieving authentic self-expression begins from the inside out, through nourishment of body and mind. Walk through our botanical garden as we learn about medicinal aromatic herbs and visit our cacao and melipona honey huts where we immerse ourselves in the local traditions and practices of Mayan culture
Corporate & Celebrations events
•Siete 2,281 ft2 | 212 m2 MAXIMUM CAPACITY: 80 GUESTS. Our two-story restaurant Siete overlooks the lagoon, serves the best of local, fresh ingredients and offers comfortable seating for both large groups and intimate dinners.
•Our Lagoon Deck 6,512 ft2 | 605 m2 MAXIMUM CAPACITY: 80 GUESTS Our Lagoon Deck boasts ample lounge space for relaxing and unwinding, a fully-equipped bar, food service and direct access to the warm waters of the lagoon.
•Our Shala 506 ft2 | 47 m2 MAXIMUM CAPACITY: 25 GUESTS With perfectly framed views of the lagoon, our Yoga Shala offers an A-frame structure with a palapa roof and wooden floors ideal for small groups looking for privacy.
Extra Notables Features
• Our Home is nestled on the shores of Bacalar’s blue lagoon, allowing for an unparalleled connection to our natural world. From sunrise to sunset, we offer a variety of ways to explore out on the gentle waters. Watch the sun paint the morning sky during our Sunrise Paddle Board Excursion, glide across the lagoon in a transparent kayak, charter a catamaran with friends at sunset or join us as we fly across the water’s surface on our Lift Foil boards.
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