Local & Likeminded

Special Meteor Shower Booking Package

Introducing the Casa Xixim Geminid Meteor Shower Spectacular! For guests booking an overnight reservation for the days of DEC 13-17, a private evening at the villa will be hosted by a Mayan astronomy and storytelling expert with night sky viewing through telescopes, and a mezcal tasting. Casa Xixim is an ideal location to view the Geminid […]

Thoughts on TEDxTulum


  THOUGHTS ON TEDXTULUM   Casa Xixim was excited for TEDxTulum this past February and we were thrilled to send Julie, our Concierge House Manger. She shares her thoughts in the following interview about this inspiring day. Q: First, please tell us a little about yourself. What’s your story Julie? JULIE: My name in Spanish is Julia, […]

Diving Excursions

  DIVING EXCURSIONS   For the divers among us, the Mayan Riviera is a diverse site. The Mesoamerican Reef runs parallel to the coast and is the largest in the Northern Hemisphere. You’ve got access to everything from reef diving, night diving, cave & cavern diving in cenotes, diving with sea turtles and sharks, and at […]

Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve Tours

  SIAN KA’AN BIOSPHERE RESERVE   Touring the Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve is on top of our list of To-Do’s as a family. Dave did a tour years ago and felt it was the best day he had on that trip. Other friends have echoed that sentiment as well. This is a quality experience set in […]


  IMMERSIVE & AUTHENTIC   There is so much to see in the Yucatan that’s real and beautiful. It’s totally possible to avoid the theme-parks and have an authentic experience filled with amazing food, adventure, art and culture. One of the main reasons for writing this travel guide blog is to point people in the […]

Giving Back

  GIVING BACK   With Casa Xixim nestled right on the ocean and within such a wild and raw landscape, it became clear that we wanted to find ways to help keep this ecosystem beautiful and healthy. A modest but helpful portion of your rental fee is donated to Centro Ecologico Akumal (CEA) which manages programs […]