Mukan Resort, Sian Kaan Tulum, Mexico. Ael Becker Weddings

Mukan Resort : An Oasis of Luxury and Untouched Nature

Mukan Resort is an oasis of luxury and untouched nature just south of Tulum, Mexico. Its remote location allows you to connect with your yourself and the breathtaking beauty of one of Mexico’s largest natural protected areas: Sian Ka’an Biosphere. Operated by the experienced team at Hamak Hotels, Mukan Resort is all about creating memorable experiences …. and here’s a taste of my “Mukan Experience”:

Just getting there is an entire adventure but so worth it and fun!!! You can either take the dirt road to Punta Allen, at the end of Tulum and drive almost 1.5 hrs to the hotel. Or hop on a speedboat on the lagoon side and enjoy the 45-minute ride, like we did!!

Speed boats at Sian Ka'an Lagoon, Mexico. Ael Becker Weddings

Sian Ka’an Lagoon, Mexico.

I have to admit that as we were speeding through mangroves, watching the pelicans fly by and feeling the breeze, I couldn’t stop smiling!! It was the realization of leaving my hectic life behind (at least for a few days) to experience Mexico like few people do: connected with unspoiled nature. I now understand why the Mayans named this area: “Origin of the Sky.”

Sunsets from Mukan Resort's lagoon pier. Sian Ka'an Mexico. Ael Becker Weddings

Magical sunsets from Mukan Resort’s lagoon pier. Sian Ka’an Mexico

To my surprise, the wonderful hotel staff greeted us at the private pier with a smile and a refreshing drink. We took a short walk through the mangroves and opened the “natural door”, a huge palm leaf (giggle) to access the property. You’d never think that you’d find a luxury boutique hotel in such a heavenly remote location.

The mangrove path to Mukan Resort, Tulum, Mexico. Ael Becker Weddings

The mangrove path to Mukan Resort, Tulum, Mexico.

Welcome to Mukan Luxury Resort, South of Tulum. Ael Becker Weddings

Welcome to Mukan Luxury Resort, South of Tulum.

All of Mukan’s 9 accommodations are unique, spacious and tasteful. Using sustainable tropical wood and inspired by indigenous designs, all rooms and bungalows include: ultra comfy beds, stocked mini-fridge, closet, in-room safe (laptop size, thank you!), complimentary WiFi, A/C, robes, a beach bag, Flat Screen Smart TV, Bose portable speaker to play your favorite music … among other amenities. It’s literally like a home away from home because the staff goes above and beyond to make sure you have everything you need.  And yes, this includes coffee and a fresh coconut at your doorstep every morning. MUCHAS GRACIAS!!!

Ha Room, Mukan Resort, Tulum, Mexico. Ael Becker Weddings

Ha Room, Mukan Resort, Tulum, Mexico.

Ka'ak Room, Mukan Resort, Sian Ka'an, Mexico. Ael Becker Weddings

Ka’ak Room, Mukan Resort, Sian Ka’an, Mexico.

Mukan Resort's rooftop. Sian Ka'an, Mexico. Ael Becker Weddings

Mukan Resort’s rooftop. Sian Ka’an, Mexico.

Fresh Coconuts every morning at Villa Lak'in, Mukan Resort, Mexico. Ael Becker Weddings

Fresh Coconuts every morning at Villa Lak’in, Mukan Resort, Mexico.

Instead of a busy lobby, Mukan has a “main house” with living-room-like spaces decorated with colorful local art and a library full of books about Mexico’s culture. It was my favorite spot to meet friends, enjoy my coconut water and at times just sit to contemplate and enjoy the peacefulness of this place.

Main House at Mukan Resort, Sian Ka'an Mexico. Luxury Eco-Resort. Ael Becker Weddings

Main House at Mukan Resort, Sian Ka’an Mexico. Luxury Eco-Resort by Hamak Hotels

Colorful art at Mukan Resort's Main House. Ael Becker Weddings

Colorful art at Mukan Resort’s Main House.

Mukan Resort, Main House Pool. Tulum, Mexico. Ael Becker Weddings

Mukan Resort, Main House Pool. Tulum, Mexico.

With only one restaurant and bar, the management team sure knows how to design different ambiances, making each meal a unique culinary experience!! You can have breakfast at the restaurant’s ocean view terrace, enjoy cocktails at sunset on the lagoon side, have a ceviche and a margarita under the palm trees, enjoy a gourmet dinner with a beach fire pit or if you feel more festive … throw a private “pool party” at the hotel’s rooftop. And by the way, the hotel’s gourmet meal plan is the BEST ever!!

Mukan Resort Breakfast. Fresh tropical fruit, orange juice and coffee. Ael Becker Weddings

Mukan Resort Breakfast. Fresh tropical fruit, orange juice and coffee.

Ocean View Terrace at Mukan Resort's Main Restaurant. Sian Ka'an, Mexico. Ael Becker Weddings

Ocean View Terrace at Mukan Resort’s Main Restaurant. Sian Ka’an, Mexico

Cocktail hour in the lagoon pier. Mukan Resort luxury experience. Ael Becker Weddings

Cocktail hour in the lagoon pier. Mukan Resort luxury experience.

Mukan's Resort Luxury Gourmet Experience. South of Tulum, Mexico. Ael Becker Weddings

Mukan’s Resort Luxury Gourmet Experience. South of Tulum, Mexico

Mukan Resort by night. Dinner at the main house. Sian Ka'an, Mexico. Ael Becker Weddings

Mukan Resort by night. Dinner at the main house. Sian Ka’an, Mexico.

Being so close to Tulum, you can still enjoy a day trip to the Mayan Ruins or have the hotel staff organize a unique experience for you like: Fly Fishing, Turtles & Dolphins sighting tours, Lagoon Tours, Cenote Diving, Snorkeling, etc…

Lagoon Tours by Mukan Resort, South of Tulum, Mexico. Ael Becker Weddings

Lagoon Tours by Mukan Resort, South of Tulum, Mexico.

Birdwatching Tours in Sian Ka'an Biosphere, Tulum, Mexico. Ael Becker Weddings

Birdwatching Tours in Sian Ka’an Biosphere, Tulum, Mexico.

Eagle's nest in Sian Ka'an Natural Protected Area. Mexico Ael Becker Weddings

Eagle’s nest in Sian Ka’an Natural Protected Area. Mexico

Kayaks, paddle boards and snorkeling equipment available at Mukan Resort, Tulum, Mexico. Ael Becker Weddings

Kayaks, paddle boards and snorkeling equipment available at Mukan Resort, Tulum, Mexico

Whether you are looking for a romantic get-away, a family vacay, a yoga retreat, an intimate destination wedding or an excuse to go away from it all for a few days … Mukan Resort is a place like no other in the world!! Huge thanks to Angela for the invitation and Abigail & Nathalie for your warm hospitality!!!

For more information on rates, availability and wedding/group deals, please contact Mukan Resort directly: http://mukan.com/.

Beach sunrise at Mukan Resort, Sian Ka'an, Mexico. Ael Becker Weddings

Beach sunrise at Mukan Resort, Sian Ka’an, Mexico.

Private Yoga & Meditation Classes at Mukan Resort, Tulum, Mexico. Ael Becker Weddings

Private Yoga & Meditation Classes at Mukan Resort, Tulum, Mexico.

Mukan Resort, South of Tulum, Mexico. Luxury Travel. Ael Becker Weddings

Mukan Resort, South of Tulum, Mexico. Luxury Travel

Last sunrise from Mukan Resort's rooftop. Sian Ka'an, Mexico. Ael Becker Weddings

Last sunrise from Mukan Resort’s rooftop. Sian Ka’an, Mexico.

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