Fish the #1 permit destination in the world with TCO and Hatch Adventure travel on our hosted trip to the Palometa Club in Punta Allen!
Date: March 17th - 24th 2023
Price: $4500 Seven nights / Six days fishing – double occupancy
Located on the Mexican Yucatan Peninsula, The Palometa Club puts up huge numbers of permit every season and has rightfully earned its reputation as one of the premiere permit destinations in the world!
* This trip will be hosted by George Costa from our State College location. Contact George for more details, and to sign up for this fantastic trip, Phone: 814-689-3654 x4
The Palometa Club—which is billed as the world's #1 permit lodge—is located on a lush spit of sand between the Caribbean and the storied, permit-rich waters of Ascension Bay, in the small fishing village of Punta Allen. A world away from the bustling all-inclusives and high-rise condos of Cancun and Playa del Carmen, Punta Allen has a personality all its own. Quaint cottages, palapa bars and boutiques line the sandy streets of the community, and it seems that everyone gathers at the local sports facility forfutbol contests, best enjoyed while sipping an ice-cold Sol cerveza. Evenings at the club leave time for a little exploring, where you might be able to find an NFL game enjoyed under the palm fronds at a local bar, or just pop into the mini-super for a cold beverage while you wander the village and take in life experienced at a distinctly different pace.
On the famed waters of Ascension Bay, the Palometa Club helps you maximize your chances for an encounter with the fish of your lifetime thanks to world-class, English-speaking Mayan guides who grew up fishing these waters, and the club's renowned two-guide system that offers anglers the advantage of a 1:1 guide-to-client ratio. And, with so much water to choose from, you’ll be able to try something new every day you spend in Ascension Bay.
When back at the club, you’ll enjoy comfortable rooms, an oceanfront beach and patio with an endless view of the sea, and locally prepared dishes that will delight your palate. And the fishing? It’s nothing short of world-class.
Ascension Bay is part of the internationally protected Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve—a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Mexico’s largest protected areas. For the fly fisher, Ascension Bay possesses natural assets that make the region’s saltwater fly fishing among the best on the planet. First and foremost, Ascension Bay is known as a permit fishery — and it is, indeed, one of the planet’s most dependable destinations for anglers looking to tangle with the ultimate saltwater game fish. But its intact mangrove creeks and swamps, shallow sand flats, impossibly deep blue holes and coral reefs make this stretch of watery paradise a fishing destination like no other.
From the Palometa (the spanish word for permit) Club, anglers will get to experience as much or as little of Ascension Bay's bounty as they desire. Are you permit junkie, solely focused on searching for sickle tails slicing through the emerald waters of the bay? Have at it. Want a more complete angling experience, where you can tangle with juvenile tarpon in the creeks, bonefish on blonde sand flats, or snook tight against the mangroves? You can do that, too. The bay’s fishing menu also includes mangrove and mutton snapper, grouper, fierce barracudas, sharks and big jack crevalles that will destroy fly tackle if anglers aren’t careful. Ascension Bay is a fly fisher’s nirvana — and from the ideal environs of the Palometa Club — anglers are within reach of it all
LODGING: You’ll stay in nicely appointed rooms complete with private bathrooms, and you’ll enjoy comfortable common areas inside the club. But you’ll be drawn to the lodge’s patio and bar that face the Caribbean — this is where you and your fishing buddies will share stories, make your permit plans and celebrate when the flags are raised at the end of the day.
FOOD/DRINK: Breakfast is a daily Mayan delight, complete with traditional local favorites and dependable staples ranging from eggs and bacon to ham and sausage. Boxed lunches are prepared to order each morning and usually enjoyed under the shade of island palm trees with an ice-cold beer or a bottle of water.
Cocktails start flowing during happy hour from “Kaye’s Bar” on the patio chilled margaritas and piña coladas will take the edge off the “one that got away,” and appetizers, including fresh ceviché, will whet your appetite for dinner, which might come in the form of tamales wrapped in banana leaves, moca de ajo, pollo con mole or even chile rellenos. And then … dessert. Save room. You’ll be glad you did.
CONNECTIVITY: Even though the club is remote and services in Punta Allen are limited, there is dependable Wi-Fi and 24-hour electricity.
- Ground and water transfers- Transfers from Cancun airport to the club
- Lodging - Comfortable, air-conditioned, beachfront lodging
- Meals Traditional, local Mexican cuisine
- Beverages, non-alcoholic and happy hour drinks
- Guided fishing with a 1:1 client to guide ration
- All fishing licenses for trip
Trip will be hosted be George Costa from our State College location.
Phone: 814-689-3654 x4