Chan Chemuyil

About Us

Chan Chemuyil is located between Akumal and Tulum in the Riviera Maya.  The area has many cenotes, a monkey reserve and is easily accessible from Highway 307 for easy access from either direction.  Across the highway is the Caribbean Sea.

The turtle reserve / closest beach of Xcacel beach has one of the highest concentrations of Sea Turtle nests along the coast and is a spectacular location for a day at the beach without the crowds.


Chan Chemuyil is situated just to the south of the Mayan town of Chemuyil.  Chan Chemuyil is a neighborhood of 226 homes owned mostly by Americans and Canadians, some Europeans and Mexicans.  The snowbirds, expats and renters from all over this planet make this charming neighborhood a diverse and safe place for everyone to visit and enjoy.  

The community also has its own cenotes, green spaces and offers its own warm hospitality to all visitors.    

The colorfully painted, vibrant community started out as a low income housing project for local workers from the bigger towns and resorts. That project was never finished and instead, the area was developed as a charming neighborhood for anyone looking to own a little piece of paradise. 

Chemuyil is a small village just north of Chan Chemuyil, it is an easy bike ride or walk along the back road.  This Pueblo in inhabited with proud Mayan inhabitants who work either in the towns to the north and south, or the hotels and resorts along the coast.

The town has a hardware store, small grocery stores, laundry mat, internet cafe, mobile phone center, parks, baseball and basket ball facilities, tortilla shop and great restaurants, one being a popular pizza place named LEO'S, as well as a Mexican eatery named La Palapa. 

Interested In Renting a House

If you are interested in renting a home in our little community, here are a few important things to know.​

  • We use the same 120V electrical system as typical of North American standards.

  • All homes will have Air Conditioning and hot water

  • All homes will provide Kitchen cooking / preparation utensils and appliances.

  • All homes will provide showers, some may have more than one. 

  • All homes will have beds and bedroom furniture

  • Some homes will have Wifi, others may offer a Mexican phone while others my help you get away from all technology. 

  • Most homes will have a Property Management company who will assist you with any and all your concerns and questions

  • The neighborhood looks out for one another, so if you have a question or concern please just ask a neighbor and they will be happy to assist you if they can.  Need to know a Spanish phrase or where to get groceries or where the closest place is to sit by a pool and drink a cold one... Just ask a neighbor.    

  • Each Rental Property has its own unique features, so its important to look through each property carefully and figure out what it is you need / want / would like to spend your money and time in. 


Believe it or not, but all the activity's listed below can be done within a 5 - 20 minuet Drive from Chan Chemuyil: - I know its hard to believe but remember.. You are in the Center of Paradise
Cenotes > Beach's > Hiking > Biking> Dinning out -on a beach or street or Palapa > Cocktails > Beach Bars > Music > Art > Snorkeling > Scuba Diving> Theme Adventure Parks > Ancient Mayan Ruins > Mayan Cultural Tours > Dancing > Swinging in a Hammock all Day > Kite Boarding > Sea Fishing > Golfing > Spanish Lessons > Mexican cooking Classes > Yoga > Spa > Catamaran Sailing> Boating Tours> Birding > 
Fishing Boats on Soliman Bay beach

Fishing Boats on Soliman Bay beach

Hanging out at La Buena Vida

Hanging out at La Buena Vida

Bike trip to Akumal

Bike trip to Akumal

Tulum Ruins

Tulum Ruins

Ahren Diving

Ahren Diving

Jungle Boogie Beach Party, Tulum

Jungle Boogie Beach Party, Tulum

One of the Mini Super's, Chemuyil

One of the Mini Super's, Chemuyil

"  So funny to see the list of near-by activities.  We have have many of those same activities on our bucket list. "

"  Great Pictures.  This is a really tight site, looking forward to seeing the rental options."

" I have sent you my email, please inform me when you have more homes for rent, love the site."

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