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Although not as popular as Chichén Itzá, these ancient Mayan ruins are noteworthy in their own right, as this is the site where Mayan women paid tribute to the goddess of love and fertility.
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Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did these ruins as part of a cruise excursion and they were awesome. The guide was very knowledgeable and the whole family learned so much about the Mayan Culture while on this tour. The grounds were beautiful and while not as big as many...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank mydadlife
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be prepared to walk and for it to be HOT! Because these ruins are in the jungle (thick, dense, canopied jungle), there isn't a lot of air flow, so it gets VERY humid and warm. Take a bottle of water or two with you to...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small ruin site. This was my first time being at Mayan ruins. Our tour last approximately 1 hour and our guide Margarita was awesome! I enjoyed learning the history of these ruins and how the Mayans came their for the goddess of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Biancar0618
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here as part of an excursion on a Disney Cruise. Our family loves ruins and was glad to be able to check these out. The site isn't huge, but it was interesting and our guide was great. We saw some of the things...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jelico8
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A smaller sit than the big ones like Tulum, but still really neat. Hire the tour guide. I dont remember the guy's name but he was a former lawyer who speaks several languages (English, Spanish, French, German and Turkish) Really added a lot to the...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Michael S
Reviewed September 12, 2019

I went through San Gervasio on my own with a personal guide and felt it was worth the $20.00. My guide, Pedro, who was Mayan, answered questions and gave a history of Mayan gods, temples, homes and other structures which he reported had been studied...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 7, 2019 via mobile

We went here yesterday - taxi took us both for $70...far cheaper than the tour would have been. We had a personal tour guide who did the tour in English and Spanish. Luis was extremely knowledgeable and very nice. We met several Mayan descendants there...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank KarenG98
Reviewed September 5, 2019

This is a nice example of Mayan ruins that are easily accessible if one stays in Cozumel. The area is not large, but that suited my 12 year old daughter just fine. we were in and out in 45 minutes and we learned a lot....More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank DJMBoston
Reviewed September 3, 2019

Had a wonderful time but entry can be confusing. You pay one fee to get into the shopping area that you are required to pass thru, then another fee to get in, then another fee for a tour guide. We did not get the tour...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Amy A E
Reviewed August 30, 2019

There was plenty of parking when we got there about 9am and a very nice gentlemen guided us to shaded parking. He greeted us and warned us of mosquitos as well as telling us would keep an eye on the car. Maybe it's the time...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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July 20, 2019|
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Response from charityhope07 | Reviewed this property |
We rented mopeds, it is quite a way from port. There was two charges here. One to enter the center and one to enter the actual park itself. It was a little ridiculous because you paid in two separate places. I think it was... More
May 17, 2019|
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Response from ampsone | Reviewed this property |
Yes - well marked with an entrance and guard to help you to the site.
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April 19, 2019|
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Response from Jeanne J | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if taxis would be waiting for you for at the ruins, but you can always make arrangements in advance with the tax driver who brought you. Most of the taxi drivers speak at least a little English and all take... More