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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.
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  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
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Tulum, Mexico
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Reviewed 27 January 2016

If you like to see small town Mexico, this is the place for you. Deep in the jungle, you repel down into a secret lagoon completely underground. You have no idea what you are doing until you hit the water. Then after you find you...More

1  Thank Nick M
Reviewed 20 January 2016

If you want to get away from large groups and have a more authentic Mayan experience this is a good place to go. You will be supporting a village cooperative to practice sustainable tourism that provides employment to the local people. This a well run...More

2  Thank Gillian A
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

If you want to see monkeys in the wild, this is your best bet in the north Yucatan Peninsula. Located a few miles northeast of Coba, this nature park was created & is operated by a group of dedicated local Mayans who for a fee...More

1  Thank haveboozewilltravel
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

This is something you have to do. A small community has this tour and it is not in the hands of the big compagnies. For a small amount of money 500 peso's we enjoyed a 3 hours trip. We were with 4 persons including our...More

2  Thank Moon52
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Be on the watch for the spider monkeys swinging through the trees at the Punta Laguna Nature Reserve. Also be sure you have your hiking boots as the trail is rough.

1  Thank Susan M
Reviewed 3 January 2016

We didn't want to access, because as a couple we had to pay 44$. But we did it, and that was one of the best experiences during our time in Mexico. The mayas in the resevat care for the animals and the nature in a...More

5  Thank Bernd2016
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

A short (20km) drive from the Coba roundabout, this is a nice, low key adventure to tack on to a trip to the Coba ruins and Cenote. We got there at 4p which turned out to be a great time to see the spider monkeys...More

3  Thank MarkSlosberg
Reviewed 22 December 2015

We paid for the 1-hour guided tour to see spider monkeys. The hike ended up lasting closer to two hours and we were able to see lots of wildlife, a cenote, caves, and an enormous Guanacaste tree. It was a very beautiful and serene experience....More

3  Thank Jeannie M
Reviewed 18 December 2015

If you enjoy of nature you must to go to Punta Laguna! Is a natural reserve managed by an cooperative of Mayas people that live in the reserve. There are different options for doing. We saw spiders monkeys in its natural environment with a very...More

2  Thank Domepas
Reviewed 11 December 2015

We went to Punta Laguna by ourselves and with no tent. The locals were very friendly and help us in our intention to sleep inside the Reserve, finding 2 amacas and helping us to put up them inside the great cabana in front of the...More

1  Thank Betti B
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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.