Paradise of the Chetumal Bay Flats

The village of Xcalak is located on the southernmost tip of the Yucatan Peninsula along the Caribbean coast of Mexico. Tucked along the world-famous Chetumal Bay, the Xflats at Tierra Maya’s six beachfront suites are elegantly furnished retreats with stylish Mayan décor, breezy exterior terraces, and dotted with tropical hammocks for guest to relax in the ocean front aromata. Our suites offer our guest a comfortable space to put your feet up after a long day of exhilarating fly fishing.

We cater to the serious saltwater fly angler while also offering numerous daily tours and activities for our non fishing clients. Our property stretches over 150 ft of remote beachfront where permit and bonefish are daily visitors.

Our 200 ft pier lies in the center of the property where you will be picked up by your guide for the day. Spend your mornings, afternoons, or days off on the pier waiting for the inevitable visit of many local species of fish.

The Flats sets itself high above the standard set at most fishing lodges and prides itself on the complete guest experience. We are professional and polished while remaining rested and relaxed
You’ve been fishing the flats all day, you’re spent from the concentration, physical exertion and adrenaline spikes, and you want to return to a cool, comfortable spot where you can put your feet up and savor the day overlooking the sea, welcome to the Xflats.

At a Glance
  • Target Fish: Bonefish, Tarpon, Permit, Snook, Barracuda

  • Location: Quintana Roo, Xcalak, Mexico

  • Seasons: All year (vary by fish species)

  • Hotel Capacity: Six (6) beachfront guest rooms.

  • Nearest Airport: Cancun

  • Documents needed:  Passport

Fishing Program

Each morning after breakfast at the hotel, you will be picked up at the dock and you will meet your guide and board your boat. Start times are typically around 8:00 AM and return around 4:00 PM. The fishing grounds are less than 30 minutes away.  

Fly Fishing Season

Year Round 

Ideal for a fisherman’s getaway or family vacation, the lodge’s beachfront suites carry an authentic Mayan style. These extraordinary suites feature expansive patios, a spacious bathroom, and living area that looks onto the bay. Each room offers a up to eight rod racks for your fully rigged setup.

Tierra Maya features six spacious and tastefully decorated oceanfront suites each with their own beachfront, balcony, overlooking the breathtaking expanse of the Mexican Caribbean. All guest suites are provided with 24 hour electricity, ceiling fans, purified drinking water, refrigerators in three of the six oceanfront suites and full kitchens in the Lux Apartment and the OFF-the-Beach Studio Apartment. Each one of our accommodations includes daily housekeeping service. Mother nature almost always provides a moderate, cool ocean breeze to keep things cool and comfortable.

At the lodge you will enjoy three meals per day. Breakfasts vary and are full fare with hardy portions. Lunch is almost always on the flats.....between casts. Four course gourmet dinners are excellent and include a full range of seafood, local fare, and more traditional foods.

Savor the Flavors of the Chetumal Bay

The Xflats at Tierra Maya is known village-wide for its exquisite cuisine and rustic beachfront settings. Whether you are savoring local cuisine or a more casual toe-in-the-sand vibe, you’ll enjoy our authentic local specialties and favorites, prepared and served in a restaurant that showcases the art of fishing with the companionship of fellow anglers.

Our Restaurant & Bar

Located oceanside, our restaurant features fresh seafood and local cuisine. Guests savior authentic local seafood, while enjoying the companionship of fellow anglers. Breakfast and dinner will cater to the local cuisine as each will complement our daily menu. With or without the accompaniment of sweet oceanside sounds, every meal is a delight, crafted with local produce and spice for your palate.

The Fish Bar does not fall short of historical glory and immortalized pursuits. Adorn on the walls of the bar, guests will find copious entries and objects that share a narrative of the past, from laminated maps to tarpon scales. Each item is designed to be held and examined, as we encourage your interaction. Our environment is proposed for engagement; to share our stories of the seas and talk of tales yet to be. Grab a pint and share your adventures.

Our dress code is very casual, with cover-ups required over swim suits in public and dining areas.

Tying Station

As a homage to our devote fishermen; our lodge has dedicated an area for our guests to leave a memento of their trip. We provide the necessities; such as vice, bobbin, whip finish, and scissors, however, we encourage our guests to bring a handful of their own hooks, thread, and material to fashion your perfect pattern(s).

On Site Amenities and Activities Include​​
  • Wifi

  • Walking/Bike riding distance to town

  • Daily housekeeping

  • Bike rentals (free)

  • Ocean Kayaks (free)

  • All Meals – Breakfast and dinner at on site restaurant. Lunch provided on the boat

  • Gourmet Food

Getting there

To reach Hotel Tierra Maya, you would fly into Cancún International Airport (CUN). From the airport either rent a car or have pre-arranged a shuttle service to transport you to Hotel Tierra Maya in Xcalak. Driving from Cancún International Airport will take about five hours to reach Hotel Tierra Maya. We recommend stopping halfway in Tulum for a lunch stop. 

Rates for 2020

2 Per Room / 2 Fishing

            Prices per person

  • 7 Nights Lodging
    6 Days Fishing
    $3,800 each

  • 6 Nights Lodging
    5 Days Fishing
    $3,500 each

  • 5 Nights Lodging
    4 Days Fishing
    $3,200 each

  • 4 Nights Lodging
    3 Days Fishing
    $2,900 each

  • 3 Nights Lodging
    2 Days Fishing

  • $2,600 each

1 Per Room / 1 Fishing

            Prices per person

  • 7 Nights Lodging
    6 Days Fishing
    $5,450 total

  • 6 Nights Lodging
    5 Days Fishing
    $4,950 total

  • 5 Nights Lodging
    4 Days Fishing
    $4,450 total

  • 4 Nights Lodging
    3 Days Fishing
    $3,950 total

  • 3 Nights Lodging
    2 Days Fishing
    $3,450 total

Included in packages:
The number of nights lodging and days fishing as specified in your package, all meals, snacks, nonalcoholic beverages, guide and boat per specified fishing days in package and fishing license.


Not included in packages:
International airfare to/from Cancun, accommodations outside of specified package dates, transfers to and from Hotel Tierra Maya, meals during travels to lodge, fishing equipment, gratuities for (guides, staff, and shuttle driver), alcoholic beverages.

To book any of our trips give us a call to start the process

Hotel Tierra Maya, Xcalak, MX

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