Located 90 miles south of Cancun, Mexico near the small lobstering town of Punta Allen, Grand Slam Fly Fishing Lodge is a first class, boutique style resort created by fly anglers for fly anglers. Bonefish, permit, tarpon, snook and barracuda cruise an endless array of crystal clear flats, mangrove lagoons, channels and reefs within the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Preserve. Anglers fly fish two per panga under the watchful eye of both a senior and junior fly fishing guide, maximizing your chances from the boat and while wading. Additionally, Grand Slam Fly Fishing Lodge offers hard-core anglers and novices alike the region's most luxurious accommodations. A maximum of 24 guests enjoy 12 private villas rooms located right on the beach - each with incredible ocean views. With the Caribbean on one side and a calm lagoon on the other, the secluded main lodge sits well out of sight of others. Guests board their Pangas in the morning at the private dock just steps from their rooms and reach the productive waters of Ascension bay in mere minutes.
Stays of varying lengths are available and can be arranged for those wanting to slip away from the bustle of the northern resorts for a few days of quality flats fishing. Non-fishing companions can enjoy a picturesque beach, swimming pool, and snorkeling options. In the evenings, hang out in the main dining room with a Margarita and spin up your favorite flies at the complimentary fly tying station. Top notch guided fly fishing, luxurious modern accommodations and warm Mexican hospitality make Grand Slam Fly Fishing Lodge a Fly Water Travel favorite for seasoned saltwater junkies, first time saltwater anglers, as well as any guests keen on experiencing the Yucatan.
Grand Slam Fly Fishing Lodge is located near Punta Allen, Mexico on the north shore of Ascension Bay.
The time in Mexico is one hour later than the US Pacific Time Zone.
Located within the Sian Ka’an biosphere reserve in Mexico’s Ascension Bay is only 90 miles south of Cancun, Mexico, and offers endless crystal clear flats, mangrove lagoons, channels and reefs – where bonefish, permit, tarpon, snook, barracuda, jacks and sharks swim. Tarpon season runs from April through October and snook season is from November through March. The Sian Ka'an Preserve is home to more than 345 species of birds, including over one million wintering migratory song birds. As well the incredible bird life, visitors may witness sea turtles, Cayman, dolphin and sting rays.
Anglers access the fishing areas on traditional Mexican Pangas with two guides on every boat (one senior guide and one junior guide). While the vast majority of the fly fishing is done from the boat there are also some opportunities to wade fish for bonefish and permit. If getting out of the boat and fishing from your feet is something you would like to try, please be sure to mention so to the lodge manager. Also available is a 26-foot center console boat for getting out to the reef and an even larger 29-foot cabin cruiser for deep sea trolling or deep jigging. Blue water trips are available upon specific advanced request.
Accommodations and Meals:
Grand Slam Fly Fishing Lodge offers anglers luxurious, spacious and first class air-conditioned, beachfront suites with modern and private bathrooms. You’ll appreciate the king size beds, hammocks, large flat screen TV’s (with satellite service), DVD player, iPod docking station and a fully stocked mini bar. A locking safe, daily room service, personal rod racks and fly fishing magazines are also available. Each private villa features two separate rooms with luxurious and contemporary interiors.
Dine at your leisure for breakfast, lunch and dinner in the Kai restaurant found in the main lodge that also features an extensive international wine list. Cuisine is an eclectic mix of Mexican and American cuisine. Garlic prawns, lobster, steak, fish, ceviche, chicken and pork dishes are staples for dinner. Daily box lunches will accompany your fishing days and are included. In the morning a fantastic self-service sandwich buffet is laid out so you can customize your lunchtime sandwich to your pleasure. Enjoy the private beach with a cold beverage provided by beach butlers from the fully stocked bar after fishing and let the days experiences marinate while you soak up the Yucatan last rays in the beautiful swimming pool.
Day 1: Arrive Cancun and transfer to lodge
Days 2-5: Full days of guided fishing
Day 6: Depart lodge
Arrival Information: To get to Grand Slam Fly Fishing Lodge you need to make flight arrangements to Cancun, Mexico. All guests need to arrive in Cancun in time to catch the daily transfer from the Cancun International Airport or spend the night before going to the lodge in Cancun.
Getting to the Lodge: A lodge representative will meet you at the Cancun airport and guests transfer you to the lodge by van. The drive is about 4 ½ hours. Round trip transfer for up to 8 guests is $450 USD. A helicopter transfer may also be arranged.
Departure Information: On your departure day you will be driven to the Cancun airport to catch your afternoon flight home.
2018 Rates: $4,050 per person for a 7 night/6 day package
Included: Accommodations and all meals at the lodge, non-alcoholic beverages, guided fishing, fishing licenses, daily housekeeping services, use of lodge amenities and fly-tying station, guest taxes, ground transfers & boat transfers between Cancun and the lodge.
Not Included: Airfare to/from Cancun, accommodations/meals in Cancun if needed, guide & staff gratuities, alcoholic beverages and mini-bar consumption, bottled/canned beverages, laundry service, phone calls & internet service, non-angling activities, park fees and any extra purchases at the lodge.
Species: Bonefish, permit, tarpon, snook, jacks and barracuda
Capacity: 22 anglers
Map: Punta Allen, Mexico
Time: One hour later than Pacific Standard Time.