Daniel Marquez and Mari Xool are the owners and operators of Ascension Bay Lodge. Daniel is an American who's dream of making a life where he could go flats fishing out of his front door led him to Punta Allen, where he started ABL and met Mari. Mari is a longtime Punta Allen local with years of experience in the hospitality industry and is one of the most charming and friendly people you will ever meet. Daniel and Mari married in 2017 and together they work as a team to make sure that your time at ABL is comfortable, fun, and an unforgettable experience.


Designed for anglers on a budget, we offer a Bed & Breakfast only option. For a fraction of the price of our All-Inclusive packages, enjoy a hearty gourmet breakfast at the lodge, have lunch our on the flats with your guides, then in the evening, dine at one of the several local restaurants a short walk from the lodge. The restaurants serve fresh, local seafood, mayan "antojitos" and delicious street tacos. The village of Punta Allen is very safe and the locals are extremely friendly. 

Our All-Inclusive fishing packages have you covered on every aspect of your flats fishing vacation. We include Roundtrip Transportation from the Cancun Airport, Deluxe Lodging, World-Class Guided Fishing, Loaner Rods, After Fishing "Botana" and Cocktail Hour, All Meals, and Ice-Cold Mexican Beer and Fresh Squeezed Lime Margaritas. The only things that are left to you are your plane ticket and tips for the Guides and Lodge Staff.

 Meet Our Team

Our Lodge

George Grubb is the new part-owner and part-time manager of Ascension Bay Lodge. George absolutely loves permit fishing. He spends part of the year working in Lake Tahoe and the other part in Punta Allen managing the lodge and chasing tails in Ascension Bay. His enthusiasm for life and fishing is contagious and he will always makes sure that our guests are having a great time. 



 Package Options


Choose from our different package options to design the vacation that is right for you. For your transportation to and from the lodge, you are welcome to rent a car and drive down to the lodge on your own or we can even explain to you how to arrive with public transportation. If you would like to take a day off fishing during your stay, we won't charge you for it and we're more than happy to help arrange other local activities such as snorkeling trips and kayak tours. Let us know and we will make your perfect fishing vacation a reality.

Opened in 2015, Ascension Bay Lodge is located in a nicely appointed 3 bedroom house on the Punta Allen beach.  Our air-conditioned guest rooms are clean, spacious and comfortable. We host a maximum of eight anglers at a time, making our lodge private and our service personal.  Our in house cooks prepare delicious mayan inspired cuisine that can be enjoyed in our private dining room.  Our beer is always ice cold and our fresh-squeezed margaritas are top notch. At ABL, we offer customized lodging and fishing packages that are perfect for any type of angler or traveler.


Good Times - Great Food - Serious Fishing