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Casa Malca

Last updated: 27 November, 2022

Secluded in low jungle and set behind a gorgeous stretch of palm-shaded white sand, this opulent, eccentric retreat was once drug baron Pablo Escobar’s Yucatan beach house.

Rooms are housed in sugar-cube villas dotted hidden by trees and they stand in arty contrast to Tulum’s standard sandals-and-yoga chic architecture: with glass walls, polished concrete and comfortable furnishings (woven carpets, velvet bed boards, neo-rococo chairs and sofas you can sink into…).

Public areas are crammed with startling abstract and figurative modernist art (collected by art empresario owner Lio Malca). And there’s a sumptuous pool and spa.

Surrounding area

Seconds away from the white sand beach at Tulum, a 10-minute cab ride from the village and a choice of restaurants, and a 15-minute walk from the wild turtle-nesting beaches of the Si’an Kaan Biosphere Reserve. Casa Malca is in a prime, lost-in-nature location.


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General amenities

Key facilities

Airport transfers*
Beach: Onsite
Fitness centre
Fitness classes
Golf course
Hot tub
Kids club
Parking: On-site (free)
Pool (adults only)
Pool (indoor)
Pool (outdoor)
Pool (kids)
Tennis courts
WiFi: Free

Food & drink

All inclusive
Kids menu
Restaurant on-site
Self catering
Additional charge

Room amenities

Room types


Room facilities

Air conditioning
Flat screen TV
Hot tub (private)
Pool (private)
Tea & coffee making facilities

Bedding options

2+ bedrooms
3+ beds
Connecting rooms
Rollaway/sofa bed