Aqua-Terra Firma-Cuisine

20 Mar

Visitors think that three to five days is about right for a trip to Laguna Bacalar Mexico. Of course USers never have adequate vacation, so they exhaust themselves trying to relax and do it all. There is a British couple and their three children renting next door for two months. Now that’s a vacation!


Topping a to-do list is all things water. Swimming is obvious, but kayaking, boating (motor and sail), stand-up paddle and wind surfing are readily available. There is also a must visit to Cenote Azul, a unique swimming experience.


Cenote Azul also provides a cuisine destination.


Sunrise Kayaking


If water sports are not your favorite, maybe land activities such as climbing pyramids (with monkey viewing) bird watching, visiting a museum in a genuine pirate fort or a walking tour of small town Mexico will interest you.


Howler monkeys rocked the jungle when we visited Dzibanche


Let us not forget activities of the culinary sort.


Chema, owner extraordinaire of La Playita, eat-drink-swim, best of Bacalar


Eating at Hotel Laguna, best view in town.

The most important activity by far is not an activity at all, it’s spending serious time DOING NOTHING. Whether it’s kicking back on our roof, sunning on the dock or taking a nap in the hammock, a trip to Bacalar must include time to listen to the quiet and enjoy the breeze.


Luna knows the fine art of siesta


Up on the roof

So you see, a visit to Bacalar can not possibly fit into 3-5 days. And this isn’t ALL of it. Please share the blog with friends on Facebook and as always, your comments are appreciated. DOS TORTAS


9 Responses to “Aqua-Terra Firma-Cuisine”

  1. LJones March 20, 2016 at 11:42 am #

    GREAT post! and I can’t wait to see your lovely home – with such a great view!! I’ve really enjoyed your blog, Alex, and will see you soon. Love to you both xo


  2. Laird March 20, 2016 at 12:26 pm #

    Having recently visited Bacalar,let me relate our experience when we ate at one of the nicer seafood restaurants in town, located on the waters edge. There were the 4 of us, we ordered 6 entrees and alcohol. Food was awesome. Total bill: $55 US.

    Liked by 1 person

    • afish25 March 20, 2016 at 12:38 pm #

      That’s the OTHER piece of visiting Bacalar, I neglected to mention, it’s completely reasonable even cheap! Thanks Laird.


  3. Karen Hodgens March 20, 2016 at 1:04 pm #

    looks beautiful!


    • afish25 March 20, 2016 at 1:19 pm #

      If you need travel information, contact me. You do NOT need to rent a car.


  4. An March 20, 2016 at 1:09 pm #

    This is certainly persuasive for a vacation in Bacalar. The previous post with pix of your new house was amazing. Love love the design and colors and decor. -alicia

    Sent from my iPad


    Liked by 1 person

  5. emilievardaman March 21, 2016 at 6:20 am #

    If I ever get there, I will aim for a few weeks, at least!

    Liked by 1 person

    • afish25 March 21, 2016 at 7:11 am #

      Fly through Chetumal Em. Love to have you visit.


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