The Natural Wonders of the Cenote

  CENOTES   On a scorching hot day there is nothing better than dipping into a crystal clear pool of sparking cold water in the lush jungle. Cenotes are natural sinkholes that expose the fresh groundwater beneath, ferns and plants drape the edge, and these magical pools exude mystery and lore tied to the ancient […]

Witness the Majestic Cycle of the Sea Turtle

  SEA TURTLES   Visitors to the Tulum area are encouraged to learn more about sea turtle ecology and biology by visiting the Centro Ecologico Akumal Center (CEA). There you may view one of the displays located in the Center, attend a weekly sea turtle lecture, release baby sea turtles to the ocean, or sign up for the CEA […]

Those Birds!

  THOSE BIRDS!   We offer a set of binoculars for bird watching and a guide book to Yucatan Birds. You can check them out with the staff. Here is also a great online reference for Yucatan birdwatching. Morning Birds Yes, we have birds. We have chatty ones that start their tweerp! tweerp! early in the […]

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 […]

Casa Xixim Uses Net Metering. What Does That Mean?

  NET METERING   Casa Xixim has bi-directional net metering that allows us to consume electricity while generating solar electricity back to the grid. In a nutshell, net metering is a “service to an electric consumer under which electric energy generated by that electric consumer from an eligible on-site generating facility and delivered to the local […]

Snorkeling & Kayaking

  SNORKELING & KAYAKING   Snorkeling We have so many amazing things at Soliman Bay but one really stands out, the snorkeling! As you look out at the bay as it becomes open ocean you can see a bit of the white water where the waves are breaking on the reef. Inside the break is […]

Rental Policy

  CASA XIXIM RENTAL POLICIES   Terms and Conditions Rates are in US dollars and do not include 16% tax or security deposit. The minimum stay is 4 nights. Holiday Season minimum stay is 7 nights. 1. RESERVATION DEPOSIT & FINAL PAYMENT: By submitting payment you agree to our Rental Policy, Terms, and Conditions as outlined 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 […]

What To Pack

  WHAT TO PACK   Tips Pack clothing that is 100% cotton or linen to keep cool. Pack less than you think you need, you can always wash as you go. Bring 1 outfit that covers up, the sun can be relentless. For Everyone / 1 week Passports Flipflops or comfortable sandals Water/surf sandals 1 Sneakers & […]

Transportation From Cancun Airport

Transportation From Cancun Airport

  GETTING TO CASA XIXIM   Transportation From Cancun Airport One key piece of your vacation planning is your transportation from Cancun Airport. Getting a good plan in place can really help establish expectations, ensure you’re in good hands, and allow your vacation to start right away. We highly recommend booking a private round trip airport shuttle through us […]

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