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Address: Cozumel 77600 , Mexico
Phone Number: +52 983 837 2411
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Although not as popular as Chichén Itzá, these ancient Mayan ruins are...

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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Mayan history

This was a free excursion through our hotel The Explorean. We had a very passionate tour guide who spoke impeccable English. He showed us books, maps and Mayan calendars to help... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 February 2016
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The Woodlands, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

You be much better off taking the ferry to the mainland going to see chichen itza. This is very very small.

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Kingston, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

This was a free excursion through our hotel The Explorean. We had a very passionate tour guide who spoke impeccable English. He showed us books, maps and Mayan calendars to help demonstrate his teachings. The ruins were fascinating and we learned so much! This is an amazing piece of Mayan history that you must see if in Cozumel. The Mexican... More 

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Varna, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

San Gervasio is a must place to visit on Cozumel. The Mayan ruins will give you an idea about this ancient tribe and the explanations of the guides are super interesting. Be aware of the giant lizards, resting between the rocks of the ruins.

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Culpeper, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

The ruins were nice but be prepared to go. Bring water and bug repellent as well as a large hat to protect you from the sun. The ground is not easy walking do those with mobility problems may have difficulty. other wise we hired a guide right at the gate who was very informative but a little slow on the... More 

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Oshawa, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

You would be better to go to Tulum to see them. There are only a few ruins here and you really cannot climb on them. I do not believe it was worth the trip to go there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

Upon arriving in Cozumel with Carnival Splendor, a Carnival guide was there at the end of the dock to help cruisers find their excursions. There are guides everywhere with clear signs indicating their tour name, and the guide making this excursion was waiting at the left hand side of the shopping village. Approximately, we were 20-25 people to do the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited San Gervasio during a cruise ship stop in Cozumel. We took a taxi directly from outside the international cruise ship port. It takes 25-30 minutes to get there, and is accessed down a long driveway. You pay $5 at the first window, and $4.50 at the second (no idea why this is so). You're given... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

We booked as part of an island tour, our guide Moy was knowledgeable and answered all of our questions. Located near the middle of the island, the ruins are temples and altars where weddings and other rituals were performed. Going with a guide is recommended as you get a sense of background and history that you might not get if... More 

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Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

This is a nice site. It has several different areas if you want to walk around. The day we went it was very wet, They had about 4 inches of rain the day before,

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016

If you are on Cozumel, a trip to the San Gervasion Ruins is really worth the time. It doesn't compete with the larger ruin sites on the mainland, but it is really very nicely done with descriptions of the ruins in Spanish, Mayan, and English. There are bilingual guides available, and if you have a strong interest in Mayan history... More 

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