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Punta Laguna Nature Reserve

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Tulum, Mexico
+52 984 145 9347
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Punta Laguna is part of a 5000-hectare nature reserve called Ma'ax Yetel Kooh.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“howler monkeys” (44 reviews)
“canoe ride” (14 reviews)
“mayan ceremony” (13 reviews)
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Tulum, Mexico
+52 984 145 9347
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We went here to see the monkeys and received so much more. It was a cloudy drizzly day and we pretty much had the place to ourselves. We had a wonderful guide who had family in the area for generations. His English was good and...More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We went with a tour company called mexico kan tours. When we got there our guide showed us the route and took us to see the howler monkeys. The cenote was beautiful with the sacred skulls at the bottom! (Take a light and goggles!) Hopefully...More

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place in the jungle that helps to support the struggling ecosystem and Mayan people of the area. Kind, friendly, and patient guides walk through this jungle oasis. Phenomenal experience!

Thank lovethescents
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're visiting the Coba ruins, you should definitely tack on a trip here for a few hours. They offer a package that includes participating in a Mayan ceremony, looking for spider moneys and visiting (and swimming in) a cenote. It may not sound like...More

Thank gatito10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

3 out of 4 in treatment for Legionella. This Ceneto is very small, stagnant water, and has bats crap in the water. The Legionella is not just any type but a pretty nasty one. Our cases are being followed up by the UK authorities with...More

6  Thank Eric S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is also known as the Spider Monkey Reserve or Otoch Ma'ax Yetel Kooh - but whatever you call it, it's a special place. Unlike other sanctuaries that are little more than glorified zoos, this is just that: a huge tract of land and...More

Thank bombaybeauty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Go on your own without a tour. Rent a car and set it up directly yourself. Jesus was an amazing guide. He truly loves the jungle, his culture and his job. He loves the environment and that comes through. This tour is not for everyone...More

3  Thank KMB4766
Reviewed 10 December 2017

I'm giving Punta Laguna a 5-star review in support of the work being done by the local community to protect this area and its flora and fauna. We visited to see the spider monkeys and do some birding. After experiencing some of the more touristy...More

1  Thank biz_e26
Reviewed 3 December 2017

We (myself, two older kids) were looking for a hike and to get out of Cancun for a day. What a treat! Fun hike. Great nature. Monkeys in the trees. The monkeys are the highlight but there is plenty of nature to enjoy. Definitely hire...More

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 20 November 2017

It was nice to meet and talk with local people away from the resort areas, and to share their appreciation for nature

1  Thank linda m
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28 May 2017|
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Response from Angela D | Reviewed this property |
Hi. My boyfriend and I rented a car to explore the Yucatán. The rental was about $1 a day and the mandatory insurance was about $20 per day. We drove from the Cancun airport to Chichen Itza, Coba, then to Punta Laguna and... More
13 April 2017|
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Response from NancyVeverka | Reviewed this property |
We were there last week. We arrived very easily by car -- no tourist buses there at all. They have different things you can do: Jungle walk with a guide (ceremony with shaman prior), canoeing on the lake, zip line and a... More
Erika R
10 January 2017|
Response from currybj | Reviewed this property |
rent a car or hire a taxi. the reserve has local residents serve as tour guides, definitely hire them.