Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico


Espiritu Santa Bay Lodge is located on the southern most part of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula and has been in operation for the last five years.Espiritu Santo is a newly constructed lodge located on the beach overlooking the barrier reef and Caribbean Sea. The Lodge itself is located in the 1.3 million acre Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve established in 1986. Espiritu Bay, unlike Ascension Bay, has extraordinarily little fishing pressure and permits to guide. There are vast differences between the more famous Ascension Bay and Espiritu. Ascension Bay has more than 6,000 people living around the shores whereas Espiritu Bay only has a small lobster community nearby making Espiritu the most pristine flats fishing operation in the Caribbean.

Fishing Specifics/ Target SpeciesEspiritu Bay is a fly-fishing only catch and release lodge targeting Permit, Snook, Tarpon, and Bonefish. In just the first four seasons of operation, Espiritu Santo Bay Lodge has landed over 1,000 permit already. The Lodge uses Hells Bay flats skiffs to access even the most remote flats

Guests will fly to Buenos Aires where it is recommended to spend a day in the beautiful city. After spending the night in Buenos Aires, guests will fly to El Calafate, where it is then a 4-5 hour car ride to the Estancia. 

Espiritu Santo is a newly constructed lodge located on the beach overlooking the barrier reef and Caribbean Sea. A maximum of eight anglers a week make this one of the most sought after salt water permit destinations in the world. The lodge contains four double occupancy queen rooms approximately 250 square feet with full bathrooms, shower, double sinks, and storage. In each room guests do have access to air condition by use of thermostat. The main Lodge is a traditional thatch roof palapa containing the bar, lounge, and gift shop area. Attached to the main lode is the air conditioned dining rooms overlooking the beach.

Your package includes round trip air charter transfers from Cancun to the nearby landing strip and subsequent auto transfer tothe lodge (Sundays only), air-conditioned accommodations, all meals, beverages (soft drinks, juices, mixers, and bottled water) and Hosted “Happy Hour” beer and margaritas, fishing license, 6 days fully guided fishing, and 15% Mexico VAT. The lodge has a full bar where cocktails and beers are available for purchase between $3 and $5. You are welcome to bring your own spirits –the lodge has plenty of ice and mixers. 

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