Na Balam means The house of the Jaguar in the Maya language. Na is for house and Balam for Jaguar. The jaguar was a deity for the old Mexican cultures.
Mexican people have a strong cultural tradition for hospitality embodied in the saying “mi casa es su casa” – my home is your home. So as a guest of Na Balam, the House of the Jaguar is your house.
Our wish is to provide to our guests a refuge of peace and beauty with personalized services so that your stay with us may be memorable.
The Caribbean sea and its sunsets within the Maya world can be taken with you with your inner wish to come back home.
Na Balam is a refuge for the soul in the Mexican Caribbean on Isla Mujeres, a small island only a 20 minutes from Cancun, it is a site chosen by nature to enjoy every sunrise in México.
The Na Balam Hotel is located on the most magnificent beach in the Mexican Caribbean with tropical gardens and hammocks under beautiful palm trees
The joy of our sunsets cannot be stressed enough, one of our visitors said: you must be very spoiled looking at these every day, another said you have to be here to believe the beauty of this spectacle. Tropical gardens surround all of our rooms and take us to the Maya world.
Our 28 rooms come with a king size or two queen beds, a private terrace or balcony, air conditioning and ceiling fans and in-room safety deposit boxes and 24 hours security protection.
Our 3 magnificent suites feature a king sized bed, Mayan-Modern decoration, air-conditioning, ceiling fans, a private patio and a small pool with hydro-massage with a stunning view of the inlet; ideal for honeymooners or anyone wishing a romantic and/or peaceful stay in a beautiful place.
The Casa has two bedrooms, one with a queen size bed and the other with two beds, two bathrooms, living and dining room with a kitchen.
Yoga classes and therapeutic massages are available to relax the body and soul.
n order not to disturb the tranquility, communications technology and internet are available close to the lobby for those who want to continue to be connected to the outside world.
Every corner at Na Balam cultivates the spirit, takes care of the body and nurtures the soul
Zazil Ha means clear water in Maya and is the main restaurant at Na Balam. A refuge of gastronomy where fresh and natural ingredients are chosen, simple or sophisticated dishes are served with care by the gentle hands of Mexican waiters.
Our dining room Zazil Ha is a beautiful, romantic island restaurant set in a Mayan Palapa featuring Mayan, vegetarian and fusion cuisine; it is considered one of the best on the island; dinning here is an experience you will always remember.
Enjoy our healthy and balanced breakfast set in a lush tropical garden surrounded by a peaceful atmosphere. Homemade bread, yoghurt, granola and sweet rolls.
The Palapa Bar is located near the beach and has a beautiful ocean view, it has become the place to be for sunset watching; also provides seafood specialties, Mexican snacks and variety of natural fruit juices.
This friendly, relaxed spot offers a wide variety of tequilas, tropical drinks and great conversation. Musicians from Mexico, Cuba and the Caribbean often play during the weekends making the Na Balam’s Palapa Bar a favorite of locals and visitors alike.