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As featured in 3 Days in Riviera Maya
on Federal Highway 307 | Chanyaxche, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely go here and check this place out. Its not only the ruins which are amazing, but also the jungle around. There were very few tourists around! You can even go on a narrow path through the jungle. Feels adventurous! Also there is plank walk...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 828karstenw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small ruin site located about 15 km south of Tulum. It was easy to find. It is still very much in a natural setting in the jungle. It's quiet with only a few people there. Well marked paths. After viewing the ruins, we took the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sherryberry11194
Reviewed October 24, 2018

I've vistied these ruins a few times and there is almost never more than 5 people there. They are just south of Tulum and very interesting. You can't climb them but the site is fun to explore and if you keep walking down the sac...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Snicky M
Reviewed October 3, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank AllMexico365
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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