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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 4 days ago

We did the self guided tour because we didn't think our 5 and 1 year olds would appreciate being in the heat any longer than a few hours. I was right. lol. Strollers are okay up until the first ruin, after that, you'll be lugging...More

Thank AshleyJackson524
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to Mexico on a cruise for my birthday and this seems like a good onshore excursion to go to. I was very disappointed with the tour. Very minimal ruins to be seen. There was a flea market at the front of the attraction...More

1  Thank TAMISHA F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Third visit to Cozumel and this time rented a car and drove the entire island. Visiting San Gervasio was worth it. Easy to walk although a bit rocky, very educational. Entry fee to get in and then another entry fee to walk the ruins---that didn't...More

Thank SwimSoccerMom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We loved visiting the ruins of San Gervasio. It was a short 25 minute drive from downtown Cozumel. For about 10 Dollars per person you can visit these small ruins, you do need to be aware that it can get very hot here and you...More

1  Thank La-Na-Nvs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited here while on a Carnival Cruise. We had a great tour guide that spoke very clear English and was very educated on the Mayan culture. We learned a lot! Expect extreme heat in the summer months; stay hydrated! Very beautiful...More

Thank Sharla K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the only 3 things to see in Cozemel - 10 cuc plus worth the $15 cuc for a guide with history of. Note it is a 4 mile and rocky trail. Lots of iguanas live here, outstanding gift shop. Take a private jeep...More

Thank 594nancy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is definitely worth hiring a private tour guide. The tour guide Nacho was very knowledgeable and professional. It multiplied the value of the visit with the interpretations.

Thank Visitordude
Reviewed August 14, 2018

I was disappointed by this experience--not by the ruins but by the lack of information available at them and by the limited ability to see the ruins. There were only a few small poster sized displays with information about the ruins--the area could benefit from...More

Thank C.J. Q
Reviewed August 12, 2018

This was part of our Jeep tour in Cozumel. The tour guide was excellent and funny. Told us a lot about the site and answered questions. He himself was Mayan. It is a smaller site. But there is a lot there. I am a senior...More

1  Thank Candy B
Reviewed August 11, 2018

This is a very interesting archaeological site of the ancient Mayan civilization. Our tour guide, Juan from the facility was extremely informative and tied in the significance of this site with the other sites in the Yucatan and other areas on the mainland,

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March 7, 2018|
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Response from La-Na-Nvs | Reviewed this property |
NOT STROLLER FRIENDLY! We attempted to bring it into the ruins but just ended up carrying both our baby and the stroller separately.
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Imamom
October 21, 2017|
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Response from Sdmo2008 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we end up renting a jeep so we could drive around the island. It was about 100 dollars plus the gas . There are cabs available that could drive you to the ruins , I am not sure about their charge.
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589leahe
August 18, 2017|
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Response from kristainco | Reviewed this property |
Hello! We walked the site in a bit over 2 hours. There was some shade, but much was in the sun. The mosquitos were really bad (in May) in the shade so bring bug spray. It was really, really hot so bring lots of water... More
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