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Mayan Palapa Casita #1

Mayan Palapa Casita #1

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath

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Charming Mayan Palapa minutes from the magical pueblo of Izamal.

Hot water
Laptop friendly workspace
Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 double bed
House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
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35 Reviews

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Yale User Profile
January 2018
This is a great place to stay as a launch pad for Chichen Itza, Izamal, as well as the many ceynotes in the area. Note that it’s on the edge of Tepakan, and there’s not much in Tepakan itself. Izamal is ten minutes or so away. The property itself is a walled 1.5 acre compound, …

Tamara User Profile
January 2017
We rented both of Jims casitas while visiting Tepakan and Izamal. It is a beautiful and tranquil retreat surrounded by a lovely garden. We especially loved the orchids, birds and lounging around the pool! This is a fantastic place to stay if you are in the area and want a quie…

Smriti User Profile
December 2016
This pallapa is about 10km north of Izamal, tucked away in the countryside. It is a gorgeous property and Jim immediately made us feel at home. The canopy bed was very comfortable and all amenities were provided accurately. The highlight of our trip was taking the bicycles out at…

Joseph User Profile
December 2016
Jim is one of those people who truly enjoy hosting their guests and helping them get the most from their time in Tepakan. He's earned my highest rating!!

Deborah User Profile
July 2016
What a wonderful find ! Jim's palapa was inviting, comfortable and relaxing. The grounds were immaculate, lush and the landscaping was thoughtfully planned out. The variety of Heliconias was impressive. Great location with just a short drive to the ruins in Izamal. Thanks Jim …

Adrian User Profile
June 2016
Jim is like a long list member of your family, that you actually are happy to meet. He's everything you can want in a host. The time I spent with him and his property will forever remain in my memories. From the mango trees , the cocina economica up the road, and his lovely dog P…

Karina User Profile
March 2016
Jim's place was wonderful. The pictures are accurate but don't capture the beauty of the grounds or the serenity of the palapa. Out of 5 places, this was by far our favorite. Jim warmly greeted us after our late arrival from Tulum. The next morning we enjoyed breakfast in the p…

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Tepakán, MexicoJoined in August 2010
Jim User Profile
86 Reviews
Southern guy living in Yucatan for almost 10 years. Enjoying the slower pace of life here in a small Mayan village, especially after living and working in NYC. Life for me now is waking up to the sounds of the birds in the nearby jungle, divulging into my continual searches for e…
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