Neat to see but very small! The eco park is about 15-20 per person to get into. Neat to do once but not sure if come back!
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It is a small mayan ruin but it is still worth taking the time to see and check out. Also since it is included with the park entrance fee. Plus you can also go to the lagoon look out platform that is on the other...More
We decided to take a tour of Cozumel Island, one of the best choices we made during our 14 day stay in Playa Del Carmen. It started off with a ferry ride to Cozumel, the ride was good as the sea was calm (approximately 35...More
The story behind this ruin is there are conch shells built into the top of this structure that catch the wind in severe weather and send out a warning signal. We stopped here on a jeep tour that included the lighthouse and we visited here...More
While I certainly wouldn't go out of my way to find this ruin, it was roadside while traveling in to the Faro Celarian Eco Park. Our taxi driver, Mario, pulled over to tell us a bit of its history: It was originally used as a...More
We have visited this little 'temple' for many years. You can crawl inside, it is well-visited. The opening is only about three feet high, so the ancient Mayans were very small people. The whole structure is only about 7-8 feet high, perhaps 15 feet wide,...More
This is a small site, but it has a great history, and we enjoyed looking at the ruins and understanding why it was built. The Mayan history is amazing!
El Caracol was very small but it amazed me that is was possibly an ancient lighthouse. It is right across the road from the crocodile lookout at Punta Sur Eco Park. This a very beautiful park! It is a park centered around ecology, caring for...More