Xul-Há: Embrace Nature through Ecotourism

Xul-Há stands as an idyllic haven, beckoning visitors to get in harmony with nature. Its allure is irresistible, especially when journeying aboard a sailboat.


Take a dip in the turquoise hues of this lagoon and reconnect with nature. 

Explore Xul-Há, a hidden paradise accessible through various tours dedicated to alternative, eco-friendly tourism.

Situated in the southern region of the lagoon system it shares with Bacalar, in Quintana Roo, Xul-Há‘s landscape stretches narrow and long, spanning 34 miles in length and 1.5 miles in width.

What to Do in Xul-Há?

Its location lends itself to moments of relaxation, yet offers an array of activities to enjoy: 

  • Cycling through its expansive jungle 
  • Boat excursions 
  • Kayaking 
  • Swimming in its deep azure waters

Explore the various attractions located along the edge of Xul-Há Lagoon, known as “La Ruta Ha.” This route winds through ecotourism centers, allowing exploration of the area where you’ll be captivated by the sounds of the wildlife, which you can also observe up close.

Don’t Miss

  • Crystal-clear azure waters 
  • Sailboat cruises 
  • Moonlit camping 
  • Kayaking Xul-Há’s rapids 
  • Discovering and preserving stromatolites

Places to grab a bite to eat abound, catering to all tastes from meat lovers to vegan delights. Indulge in finger-licking seafood dishes complementing the culinary offerings available.

How to Get There

From Chetumal, by car, take the federal highway 307 Chetumal-Cancun. Pass two junctions, one leading to Belize and another to Huay-Pix, continuing straight until reaching the community of Xul-Há. The distance covers approximately 14 miles (around 25 minutes). For bus travel, opt for those labeled ADO Centro and Ruta Caribe.

Water adventures



Xul-Ha, Q.R., México

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