Casa Internacional del Escritor: Literary Haven in Bacalar

Are you familiar with the Casa Internacional del Escritor in Bacalar? It is an initiative dedicated to literary creators in Mexico and abroad.

Casa Internacional del Escritor

Casa Internacional del Escritor is situated next to Bacalar Lagoon. It fosters culture through events, concerts, activities, and, of course, cabins for writers, poets, and artists seeking inspiration in this corner of the world. It features a library, auditorium, dining area, and spacious gardens. Find more information about this cultural attraction in Quintana Roo here.

What You Should Know About Casa Internacional del Escritor 

The cultural center facilities were built and adapted for this cultural project, inaugurated in 1990 by the Government of the State of Quintana Roo. With the goal of providing a space for literature enthusiasts visiting the state, it is worth noting that the Casa Internacional del Escritor is run by the Sociedad General de Escritores de México (SOGEM) and the Consejo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes (CONACULTA)

They aim to offer a comfortable retreat for writers, poets, and artists, supporting regional creators, as well as those from across the country and abroad. It serves as a comfortable retreat space for regional, national, and international writers, poets, and artists.

Located in the town of Bacalar, with ancient Mayan roots, on the shores of Seven Colors Lagoon, it has hosted significant national and international events, such as the First National Meeting of Film Writers, the First National Meeting of Film Directors, the First International Certificate Course for Writers, and more.

What You’ll Find Here:

  • Auditorium
  • Library
  • A 215 ft2 room for temporary exhibits
  • Follow the cultural center’s official social media accounts for event and workshop schedules, including literary creation, writing, reading promotion events, theater, and visual arts.
  • The center offers conferences, art exhibitions, and book presentations.

Office service hours: Monday to Friday from 10 AM to 5 PM.



CASA INTERNACIONAL DEL ESCRITOR, Avenida 3, Magisterial, Bacalar, Quintana Roo, México

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