Chelem is a small fishing village on the Gulf of Mexico. The beautiful beaches ensure you will have a splendid relaxing holiday in this village. Ría de Chelem, which is located south of Chelem’s main plaza, is a great place to visit if you want to see flamingos. The region around Chelem boasts some splendid natural areas. Grutas de Tzabnah and Grutas de Calcehtok are underground caves that are worth exploring. You can only take guided tours of these caves. About 32km (20mi) away from Chelem is the beautiful city of Merida, where you can explore many historical buildings and museums. A visit to Gran Museo del Mundo Maya (a museum that exhibits artifacts from the Mayan culture) in Merida is a must if you are inclined toward history. Check out the top 10 Airbnb vacation rentals in Chelem, Mexico
This house is located in a quiet neighborhood of Chelem and can accommodate four guests. Ideal for a family or a group of friends, this house is perfect if you just want to relax indoors, visit the beach or go fishing. The nearest beach is about a 5-minute walk and the village center can be reached within 15 minutes on foot. Public transport is also easily available, which means you can also visit nearby cities of Merida and Progreso with ease. La Playa restaurant is a short drive away. You can enjoy excellent seafood here while admiring the picturesque view of the sea.
Casitas Gemelas en Puerto Chelem 2Chelem, Yucatán, Mexico
Top guest reviewsgood wifi so we could work from there as welleverything is very new and cleanvery clean easy to get to for us it was centraly locatedgreat place new clean fully furnished safe plenty of room
Host:host was great and communicativefrancisco was a wonderful host very welcoming and kindwe never met francisco but there was a nearby couple who were very helpfulRead more reviewsgood location if you want to relax in the quiet fishing villagegreat place if you want to spend some time away from the cityit was a nice quiet spot to get away to for a few daysfrancisco’s place was a nice spot to get away for a few dayscomfortable place in a very quiet town
This room is perfect for solo travelers or couples looking for a budget rental in Chelem. This room for two people has a cozy queen-size bed and a clean private bathroom. You can take a refreshing dip in the swimming pool or just laze off by the poolside. The beach is a short stroll away and you’ll find many restaurants in the vicinity. A restaurant called El Bull Pen is very popular among travelers visiting this rental. Apart from great food, this restaurant also has live music each Thursday and a Bingo night on Saturdays.
Poolside on a Budget in Chelem, Mexico!Chelem, Yucatan, Mexico
Top guest reviewseverything was good there are all necessary for rest wi-fi is okwe did not even need to use the air conditioning as there was great cross ventilationwe had a comfortable apartment that contained everything we neededexcellent pool right outside the room and well managed operationwe would book here again quiet and clean
Host:jill and martin were fabulous hostsjill and martin are the best hostshe was friendly and helpful responding to my many questions about the areait was a real and friendly momentour stay was perfect jill and martin are very friendly and helpfulRead more reviewsawesome place to stay in the heart of chelemthe room was pleasant and a great deal for the locationvery clean room super close to the beach
This house in Chelem is spacious enough to accommodate up to 12 guests. Private access to the entire property means you’ll enjoy full privacy during your stay. This spacious house is suitable for big groups and big families. The swimming pool is well maintained and has crystal clear water. The balcony overlooking the pool and the huge terrace are perfect if you want to sit back and relax after a tiresome day. The host can also arrange for airport pickup and drops. Rent a golf car or pamper yourself with a massage or a manicure and pedicure during your stay.
Amazing Beach house & swimming poolChelem, Yucatán, Mexico
Top guest reviewsnice spacious home with lots of sleeping rooms and outdoor spacethe pool was clean and the temperature was great for the weather in end of junethe house is very spacious and the beds are very comfortable
Host:she was very helpful and nicethe owners are very friendly and accommodatingremarkably helpful hosts and excellent communicatorsmarita was also very responsive to any questions i had about the town throughout our tripmarita is a wonderful host and will provide anything you requestRead more reviewsit is an easy walk to anything in townif you want to get away from it all this is a great place to do itchelem is a quiet friendly fishing village and casa de coco is a gemchelem is lovely and the house is close to the best seafood i have ever eatenmarita's house is a great place to stay
This house is at a great location in Chelem to spend a relaxing vacation. This rental has four spacious bedrooms with comfortable beds and four clean bathrooms. The poolside with a nice sitting arrangement is perfect if you want to unwind during your holidays. Head to the terrace and enjoy the view of the beautiful sunset. Free parking is available for those traveling with a car. Pets are not allowed in this Airbnb vacation home.
Casa Frente al Mar.Chelem, Yucatán, Mexico
Top guest reviewsthe pool was clean the rooms were large and well equippedRead more reviewsrou was such an excellent communicator the house is in a stunning perfect locationgreat seafront house great hosts great location
This charming house is located in a quiet neighborhood of Chelem and it offers accommodation for up to four people. This apartment has a comfortable bedroom with a private bathroom. Guests also have access to the living room and the kitchen. The shared swimming pool is just outside the room. You can also relax on one of the sunbeds on the poolside. You can use the roof to dry your clothes. The host of this property also runs a restaurant next door where you can enjoy delicious food.
Chelem Poolside Apartment!Chelem, Yucatán, Mexico
Top guest reviewsthe rooms are quiet and the internet is great the pool is literally 5 steps from your roomsthe beds are comfortable there's a/c if you want it and a full kitchen and bathand our room was very comfortablethe facilities in good condition and the pool clean
Host:jill & martin are wonderful hosts and were always available to offer advice or suggestionsjill and martin are very welcoming and informativejill and martin is very friendly and extremely helpfulgreat food we highly recommend martin and jill as hostsjill is very kind chelem is a great laid back vacation spotRead more reviewsthe location is amazingthe is a perfect place close to everything in chelem but quiet and privatethe king size bed is super comfy and the walk in shower is wonderfulthis is a great place to stay if you want to explore the yucatan
This house is a perfect place to rest and unwind during your holidays. This two-bedroom house for six people is conveniently located near the city center. The patios in this rental are wonderful where you can sit and feel the breeze, soak in some sun or read a book. If you don’t feel like sitting back indoors, a short drive will take you the cities of Merida and Progreso. The availability of an iron, a TV, a hair dryer, Wi-Fi connection and more amenities will make your stay feel very pleasant.
Tres Marías houseChelem, Yucatán, Mexico
Top guest reviewsthe two bedrooms are kept cool if need be with ac and fans
Host:maria is a great host quick to respondmaria was a great host and was so helpfulvery understanding and kindRead more reviewsgreat walks swims (both beach and pool) and sunset drinks
This comfortable house is located just outside Chelem and a couple of minutes’ walking distance to the nearest beach. This three-bedroom house for eight people is fully gated to ensure your security. A small bar and restaurant is just a block away where you can eat meals if you don’t feel like cooking in the fully equipped kitchen. Laundry is no problem while staying at this property as a laundromat is located nearby, where they provide full laundry, drying and ironing service.
Large Chelem beach house with a large pool and ACChelem, Yucatán, Mexico
Top guest reviewsnice palapa for shade next to the pool
Host:alex was very responsive and availablepedro the maintenance guy was really friendly and helpfulhost alex is very responsive and gave us local tips for cenotes to visitRead more reviewsit's a big place and a great value
This small cottage in Chelem has a bedroom, a private bathroom and a living room cum kitchen. The rustic atmosphere in the cottage and outdoors will make your stay feel very comfortable and relaxing. Take a refreshing dip in the swimming pool or relax on the beach, which is just a short walk away. The village center is also a short walk away where you can find restaurants, cafes and bars. A 30-minute walk will take you to a bus stop from where you can hop in a bus and visit the cities of Merida and Progreso.
El FlamboyanChelem, Yucatán, Mexico
Top guest reviewswonderful space quiet clean and secludedRead more reviews
Host:monica is a great host who went out of her way to make our stay memorablebed was comfortable and caretaker was helpful and politegood communication by hostquiet roomy place - friendly people
This house for 10 people is located in a quiet neighborhood and it comprises of 4 spacious bedrooms and 3 clean bathrooms. The house also has a living room and a kitchen where you can prepare food. Free parking space is available for those traveling with a car. It is recommended to have tour own transportation as taxis are not easily available in the region. You can sit back and relax on the balcony with a drink while enjoying the beautiful view of the surroundings.
CASA WHITE "Best Beach House at Chelem"
This two-story house is a 20-minute walk from the beach and a block away from the village center. This spacious house can sleep up to 12 guests. This Airbnb vacation home has three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The kitchen is fully equipped to ensure you can prepare meals if you don’t feel like going out. The rental also has an amazing deck with a BBQ grill. The hammocks on the property are perfect if you just want to lounge around.
Completely updated beach house in Chelem!Chelem, Yucatán, Mexico
Enjoy a great beach holiday in Chelem
Chelem is a great place to immerse yourself in Mexican culture and one way of doing so is by sampling fresh food prepared by small family restaurants. Relish seafood, cold refrescos or cerveza at one of these restaurants while admiring the picturesque view of the beach surrounded with coconut palms and bordered by the turquoise hues of the Gulf.
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