Maya Cala Lake Front Villa a Jewel in the Jungle

Maya cala looking from out on Laguna Bacalar "known as the lake of seven colors
Maya cala looking from out on Laguna Bacalar "known as the lake of seven colorsLake front shoreline area with 6 loungers for sunbathing and relaxing and a DockView looking out from inside Maya cala Villa 
The amazing fresh water lake !The Casa kitchen fully equipped !The Casa Master comfy pillow top bedThe Casa open concept living /TV / kitchenThe Casa shower / bathtub with a view of the lakeLooking out from inside the villaThe Casa sink/vanity / bathroomThe Casa terrace right outside the kitchenThe Casa kitchen everything you need for cooking up a stormLooking out to the terrace sitting areaLiving / TV areaCooking up a storm !Looking out to the lake below is the beach are before the new grass filled in.Relax it's 5 O clock somewhere !View from the CasitaThe Casita Master bedroom with a very comfy pillow top bedThe Casita viewThe Casita Kitchen - fully equipped to cook your selves up a storm !Love that LAKE!The Casita bathroom vanityThe Casita spare bedroom with comfy pillow top bedThe Casita looking out to terrace exterior sitting areaThe Casita table chairs with jungle all around youThe Nest looking over the lake from the Juliet balconyThe Nest - El Nido  double bedThe Nest studio with kitchen, Bar / living  /TV room with fold down queen futonBar / sm kitchen with full size fridge / freezer

From $178 / night

Bacalar, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Maya Cala Lake Front Villa a Jewel in the Jungle
5 bedrooms
13 guests
2 night min

Overview Description


Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 3.5
Sleeps: 13
Type: Villa
Per night: $195 - $347
Per week: $1,249 - $2,195
Pets allowed: No
Internet: Yes
Description of the Bacalar vacation villa rental
Welcome to Maya cala Villa the jewel in the jungle
The Villa is versatile
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.
You can reserve the Casa or Casita and add on the Nest or reserve the Casa and Casita or you can or rent the entire Villa or what ever works most comfortable for you and your budget.
All rates are based on 2 person occupancy per suite -renting the entire villa includes 6 over this is $20 per person per day>please ask about specials

Please Note > Maya cala is booked up for Nov 15th to the 24th /and Dec 19th 2015 to Jan 5th 2016 all other dates are open for reservations.

A Tropical Paradise! The Villa is privileged because of it's amazing setting, on it's own private cove with the surrounding jungle, Laguna Bacalar is a fresh water lake pure clean and warm It is known as the "The lake of Seven Colours".
A vacation at Maya cala will reward you with gentle tropical breezes, warm crystal clear water, starry nights and the seductive sounds of a genuine jungle paradise. I chose this location on Laguna Bacalar and would love to share the serenity seclusion and beauty it provides.
Maya cala, built in 2010, is on a bluff overlooking pristine Laguna Bacalar in a secure gated community. This is a tropical paradise is surrounded by lush jungle vegetation with many birds including Toucans and parrots; exotic butterflies and monkeys in their natural habitat. Laguna de Bacarlar is a rare tropical paradise.
The moment you arrive the jungle serenades you.
You will be immersed in a spectacular natural landscape that carried through to the house. Each room has a unobstructed view of the setting so you can dine, relax, or shower in the jungle.
Maya Cala is both comfortable and elegant. The furnishings are tasteful and practical.If you manage to pull yourself away, the local attractions are interesting, close by, and inexpensive. Within an 15 minutes / hour's drive you can snorkel in the Caribbean or explore ancient Mayan ruins. The villa has Wi-Fi, Sat. TV and A/C.

In 2013 an airy studio, called the Nest, was added creating a stunning 27 ft. high ceiling over the Great Room. The villa was designed with a central great room to give separation and privacy to the main living areas.

Casa, Casita and Nest all are fully equipped with everything you need -home away from home
Both Casa and Casita have fully equipped kitchens with stainless steel full size fridge with freezer, stove with oven, microwave, toaster, blender, coffeepot, plus all utensils to create fantastic meals.

The Nest does not have a stove. There is a wet bar, full size fridge/freezer, microwave, toaster, blender, coffeepot and utensils-there is a hotplate available upon request.

Extra kitchen items are in the great room for guests to share, crock-pot, roaster, taco press, elec. frying pan, and more.

5 gallon water bottle provided per unit.

Casa, Casita and Nest all have sat. TV, Wi-Fi internet, A/C, and ceiling fans are everywhere.

Each unit has its own terrace, terraces and space that provide sun and shade and stunning vistas up and down Laguna Bacalar and across the lake, enjoy sunsets and sunrises while sipping your morning coffee or evening drinks and enjoy the views.

The Villa works for couples, larger groups, or more than one family vacationing together. Maya Cala is divided into two private residences and also a studio that can be added into either rental. They can be rented together or separately each with their own living areas with fully equipped kitchens and bathrooms. Both kitchens have full size fridges and ranges with ovens. Check Rooms & Amenities for a complete description of the Casa, Casita and the Nest.

Meander through Maya cala's garden paths throughout the property and you will see flower orchids, bougainvilleas, banana,mango trees, oranges, lemon and other jungle plants. Butterflies flutter around you and you may even see a spider monkey flying through the trees.

A Tropical Paradise

Our locations allows you to explore ancient ruins, snorkel and swim in the Caribbean with its beautiful white sand and turquoise water. You can take a day trip to Belize or just enjoy the beautiful surroundings of the villa

The Casa color theme ties in with the beautiful mahogany wood used throughout.

The Casa kitchen and living space are an open concept. Feature's large sliding glass doors overlooking the lake that open onto the terrace. There is a living area you can relax with TV. Fully equipped kitchen and island, stools for eating, 1.5 bathrooms. The master bedroom with a queen bed has large sliding glass doors and bath/shower overlooking the lake. There is a small bedroom with a single bed off the kitchen.

The Casa opens on to the Great Room that is included when renting the Casa.

The Great room features huge curved glass window with screens that over look the Lake and Jungle, slide open the window and you have a lovely breeze, perfect for hanging out and relaxing or social gatherings with a dining table that seats eight, a queen futon if an extra bed is needed.

* Included when renting the Casa is the lake side area that opens onto the great room

Bed Config 1 Queen & 1 Single
Sleeps 5 Adults (including queen futon)
Size Casa ~ 800 sq/ft
Great Room ~ 450 sq/ft
Bathrooms 1.5
Starts at $127/night (weekly rate)
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The casita has a jungle theme, with views of the lake and jungle. It is a 2 bedroom suite decorated with colorful Mexican tiles.

The casita is such a cute and private suite in it's own corner of the villa, given a choice the Casita is often it. With a fully equipped kitchen. The master bedroom has sliding privacy doors that separate it from the sitting area, when open this allows a view of the lake and jungle. The second bedroom, has a double bed and sliding glass doors with jungle views opening to the terrace. Three piece bath has a view of the garden. Talavera tiles and sink decorate the shower and kitchen.

Sliding glass doors open to a terrace with table and chairs with palapa shading, while lounging on the terrace you have the feeling your sitting in the middle of the Jungle, this is a birds watchers paradise, with a view looking straight up the lake, so stunning.

The Casita can also be rented as a one bedroom.

Bed Config 1 Queen & 1 Double
Sleeps 4 Adults
Size ~ 750 sq/ft
Bathrooms 1
Starts at $120/night (weekly rate)
The Nest El Nido
This is a very airy studio with roof top terraces on the Casa side.

The Nest has a double bed with a privacy divider separating the sitting/TV area also a queen futon for lounging or extra sleeping. The toilet/shower, offers privacy and convenience. There is a compact kitchen Wet Bar with full size fridge-freezer, and sink, Hot plate available along with the extra kitchen appliance's making for easy meal planning.

The Nest features four sliding glass doors accessing two private terraces and two Juliette balconies that provide stunning views overlooking the Lake, Jungle and Gardens. Also the Nest terrace has spiral stairs that access the roof top over looking the jungle canopy and the lake as far as you can see, only the guest's that have booked the Nest have access to this amazing space, it is totally private.

Bed Config 1 Double Bed & Queen Futon
Sleeps 4 Adults
Size ~ 450 sq/ft inside and also 2 decks and 2 balconies, also stairs that take you up to the roof top.
Bathrooms 1
* Book the Casa or Casita and add the Nest for $85 extra onto your reservation.
Great Room
On the Lake side portion of the Great Room there are huge windows that open with screens to enjoy the breeze and breath taking views. There is a Large Dining Table that seats eight overlooking the lake and a Queen futon that can be reserved for additional sleeping space. Sliding doors open into the Casa kitchen living space. The Casita spare bedroom door opens out to the Great room. This allows for diversified rental space and adds a bedroom to the Casa, and the Casita can rent as a one bedroom.
The Great Room has a Separation
The (Fountain side), there is a bookcase with Library, Games and a large closet, with Lake Toys, Boogie Boards and Life jackets. This is also the entrance to the Casita and the stairs that take you up to The entrance door of the Nest. At the top of the stairs continue around the curved catwalk you then come to a 2nd door that opens onto the Casita Roof Top deck this is a wonderful spot to enjoy evening drinks or your morning coffee with gorgeous views of sunsets and sunrises.

Complete water softening and filtration system was added for the entire home
Both kitchens are FULLY stocked with all cooking utensils to cook your favorite meals.
In the Great Room are extra kitchen items for guest use and sharing - crock-pot, elec frying pan, roaster ,taco press please return clean for the next guest use
Solar lit pathways and garden spaces
Great Room/games /books/DVD's area available
We have started a book library. You are welcome to borrow or contribute
Hammock's are hung and waiting for you
DVD player
STAR CHOICE satellite TV
Amazing Views From Great Room/casa/casita and the NEST
Beautiful swimming right outside your door
Mid week towel refresh
Stone BBQ in back Garden with sitting area
Paradise for Bird Watchers
Private sun tanning
Bottled water 5 Gal are free / toiletries, hair blower, provided
Complimentary use of 3 Kayaks, Life jackets, Boogie boards
Complimentary use of 2 Bicycles for guests to use
Parking - secure Gated Entrance

To give you the best option and space when Booking it is helpful to know if you are couples, more than one family, singles. This makes a difference in what you need for Beds and accommodations. If you're OK with sharing Bathrooms and Living space, Kitchens. Or if you or they prefer more privacy to make your stay the most comfortable and that will work best within your budget

This is an ecologically protected area no harsh chemicals down the sinks or toilets the entire development of Casa La Fe is strictly controlled by a set of guidelines we ask that you too do your best to preserve the environment.

Sally Attwell

Area Information
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.

The Lake

Laguna Bacalar is the second largest fresh-water lake in all of Mexico. Over 50km long one side is forested by palms and various hardwoods while the other side is a beautiful wild mangrove marsh. It is fed by fresh water springs from the cenotes and is so clear and clean that it is a fabulous turquoise color in the shallower areas with different shades of blue arising where the depth is greater. It is known as the "The lake of Seven Colours".

Is Maya Cala part of a development?

Casas La Fe is the development that Maya cala is located in. There are 72 lots in the community but few are developed so you are quite secluded. Casas La Fe is known locally as Wildlife Lagoon.

Weather is warm most of the year temperatures mediates between 28°C and 34°C

October - sunny with some clouds and a bit of rain. In the mid 80's F. or 30c.
November - January -low 80s or 27c
February - April starts to heat up a little but still very pleasant
May - starts to heat up close to high 80s
June -August -Mid 90s or 35c. High humidity. 95% Rainy season begins in mid-Aug. and lasts through October
September -starts to cool down a bit to the high 80s or 31c.

This is an ecologically protected area and the entire development of Casas La Fe is strictly controlled by a set of guidelines from the Mexican government agency SEMARNAT. Hence we ask that you too do your best to preserve the environment here on Laguna Bacalar.

About the owner

Owner Profile

Sally Attwell

Sally Attwell

Sally Attwell

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    Own /manage Hair Salon EST 1978
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    I'm Sally, owner of an amazing property in Mexico located on the lake of seven colors Lagoona Bacalar . I have been an gardener from a young teen , love landscaping , Home Decorating.
    I fell in love with this amazing lake and the lush jungle, this property was amazing as it is unique in shore line...
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Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
May 01 2016 Oct 31 2017 $195 $250 $1,249 - 2 Nights
Sep 01 2017 Dec 31 2017 $347 - $2,195 - 2 Nights
Check In: 11 a.m. Check Out: 3 p.m.
Deposits: Reservation Details Refundable Damage deposit: Confirm when reservation is being booked if this is required; There will be no refunds for no-shows, cancellations, weather, or bookings during high season. Confirming a Reservation: Deposit of 50% to secure Reservation, Balance is due 30 days before arrival. When reservation is confirmed and final payment has been received, you will be sent Full instructions along with a land mark picture, and lock box instructions
Payment Options: PayPal
Other Fees: All prices based on double occupancy 2 guest per suite (Unless otherwise stated) $20 extra per person per night The Entire Villa - The Casa,Casita and the Nest - rents for $347.00 high season $195.00 low season when renting the entire villa this includes 6 guest all extra guests are $20 per night. Single suite -rate is based on 2 person The Casa - $139 nightly The Casita 2 bedroom - $129 nightly The Casita 1 bedroom -$119 All prices are US dollars Large crib / bed is available at $5/day

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: .What is the best thing to do while vacationing at Maya cala ?
A: You have a lake right in front of you ! The views are shocking amazing your favorite thing will be hanging in the warm crystal clear lake,the seductive sounds of a genuine jungle paradise, sitting in the morning watching all the birds as they serenade you as they put on an amazing show as you sit on the terrace it is like there on stage in front of you.
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