We have the best unobstructed views of the Sunsets and the panorama of the estuary. It's quiet with  no traffic and no cars, trucks or buses to disturb the moment or the view!!


All of our tours leave from Restaurant "Ria Maya"

We are in our new permanent Location!!!

"RIA MAYA" is open daily for breakfast, lunch and supper  on the water front in Rio Lagartos.

Fresh seafoods, ceviches and Yucatecan dishes skillfully prepared with all the freshest ingredients.
   Cold drinks,beer,wine and liquorsare   all served in a beautiful palapa roofed restaurante with the best view of the waterfront in Rio Lagartos,Yucatan.           


Diego Nuñez and  his family   serve delicious fresh seafood, ceviches and Yucatecan seafood dishes.With sons Diego jr and Jorge they offer the Yucatan´s most recommended tours for birdwatching flamingos, crocodiles and flyfishing.


with Diego Nuñez and Sons

To find us in Rio Lagartos at  "Ria Maya Restaurant and Lodge (formerly Isla Contoy restaurant)

There are signs as you enter the village to help you find us in Rio Lagartos.

At the arrow sign  on Calle 19 turn left and go 200 meters.

If you arrive at the malecon(waterfront)
from the Main road into town, Turn left
(the water will then be on your right)
Go to the end of the malecon.There is a
children's play ground on the left. Turn left and
then right. You will go around an old hotel that is not in use.

We are on the first corner.


Rio Lagartos is a very active commercial fishing port.All of the fishing is done from small boats.

Fly Fishing Yucatan

We are happy to announce that Rio Lagartos Adventures has found a permanent home (formerly Isla Contoy    Restaurant since 1995).

The new name is "Ria Maya Restaurante and Lodge". We have changed much more than the name.

We have a new Palapa roofed second floor dining room with the best view( and sunsets in Rio Lagartos (and we think in all  the Yucatan), A new kitchen,new menu items and we have 3 new  rooms at Ria Maya Fishing Lodge.The rooms are just feet from the Water with the best view in Town. Below are photos of the changes. Have a look then come and visit.