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“sian ka'an”(29 reviews)
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As featured in 3 Days in Riviera Maya
on Federal Highway 307 | Chanyaxche, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite small ruin of about 5 structures. Very wet, lots of dark spots and lichen. The trees are fascinating! The colored trunks and various roots that you walk over. The ruins are not to be walked up or on. They seems fragile....but these are some...More

Thank Karen R
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

We had a great surprice when went to visit Muyil Archeological Mayan Ruins, just a few minuts away from Tulum in the direction to Chetumal, down south, the Cooperativa Muyil work in join with the archeological site and offer a unique tour trhpugh 2 lagoons...More

1  Thank Luz R
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Check out the detailed instruction on this review https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-g1200819-d561014-r350177600-Sian_Ka_an_Biosphere_Reserve-Sian_Ka_an_Yucatan_Peninsula.html. This was the best adventure we had in Tulum. We drove there on our own and found the unmarked road to the parking lot, then short walk and self-hired a boat for two of us. Endless...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed July 4, 2018 via mobile

One of our favorite adventures while staying in Tulum has definitely been “float Muyil!” It was the most peaceful, relaxing, and beautiful way to spend a few hours in the warm and crystal clear water! It cost 600 pesos each for a speedboat ride to...More

1  Thank TulumTalk I
Reviewed June 18, 2018

The site of the ruins was not big compared to Tulum or Coba. There was no crowd. In fact, we were the only ones there. The ruins looked older than I'd seen anywhere. Many were crumbling. This site is out in the jungle, so where...More

Thank Mary_Author
Reviewed June 17, 2018

This is a beautiful, but quick ruin to visit!! BUT the best part is taking the trail behind the ruins all the way to a crazy look out tower where you can look over the Lagoon... and then carry on down the path until you...More

2  Thank jsibley13
Reviewed May 22, 2018

The ruins of Muyil are a little known treasure that should be on everyone's to-do list. The great thing about this small archaeological site is that it receives few visitors, unlike the more popular sites like Chichen Itza and Tulum. Like any Mayan ruin site...More

1  Thank AllMexico365
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

We loved this experience. You drive 6 miles or so beyond Tulum and park- paid 45 pesos or so to see the beautiful Muyil ruins, then another 45 pesos I think to enter an amazing wood walkway towards the water through the Sian kaan. There...More

3  Thank runnersSlc
Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

This is in the Sian Kaan Biosphere. There is a small Mayan ruins, a boardwalk and wooden obsevation tower. The boat trip is to a place where you float down a Mayan canal through the biosphere. There is a nice current so all you have...More

2  Thank Audrey F
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

We did two ruins in our time in Tulum; Coba and Muyil. This place made Coba seem super touristy. This is a small site (3 structures) with free parking that holds maybe 20 cars. We went late morning and even with a mostly full lot,...More

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Catina M
April 5, 2018|
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Response from Elaine W | Reviewed this property |
The boat tour was the best part. The ruins are small and amazing but wear a bathing suit and do the boat tour.
Sarah B
November 19, 2017|
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Response from Two_OHDivers | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can get a taxi anywhere. Not sure about the rates. Just ask before you get in.
October 21, 2017|
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Response from Two_OHDivers | Reviewed this property |
Yes, the Collectivo goes to Muyil. You have to catch a Collectivo into central Tulum to the main Collectivo location. there you then get off and catch a 2nd Collectivo to the Muyil entrance. We had to wait about 10 minutes... More