By protecting the habitat, Cuixmala has successfully protected the Puma. Remote cameras have made regular sightings within jungle areas.
Our organic cuisine is made from ingredients from our own organic farms and usually harvested the same day.
One of the most rewarding experiences at Cuixmala is to participate in the release of recently hatched baby turtles. The releases are done at night to minimize the risk from predators. The biologists and guests who want to join them place the young turtles on the sand and the turtles instinctively make their way to the water. Cuixmala boasts one of the most successful turtle protection programs in the world.
The Ocelot is a stunning creature sometimes referred to as a dwarf leopard as its markings and body type resemble that of the bigger African leopard. Like most exotic cats the ocelot is becoming rarer due to encroachment of its habitat and poaching, however in the protected environment of Cuixmala they continue to exist as does the smaller Margay or Tigrillo. Read more