Mexico Attractions

Mexico

Xcaret Park

1. Xcaret Park

  • $79 at the door, or $71.10 online
  • 1-2 hours
  • Party Maniak, Avenida Xcaret, Cancún, Mexico
  • Daily 8:30am - 9:30pm
  • 1

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To soak up the history and culture of Mexico, enjoy a show at night, with more than 300 actors on stage, resulting in a musical journey through the history of Mexico since pre-Hispanic times to the present day, with all the colorful costumes, folklore and dancing. Read more…

Underwater Museum

2. Underwater Museum

  • From $50 USD
  • 40 minutes - 1 hour
  • MUSA Museo Subacuático de Arte, Mexico
  • Daily

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Though they are not related to Mayan culture, and their history is short, the coral reef statues of the Underwater Museum are probably the most beautiful ruins complex near Cancun. Read more…

Ek Balam

3. Ek Balam

  • $4 USD
  • 1 hour
  • EK BALAM, Cancún, Mexico
  • Daily 8am-5pm

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Literally meaning “black jaguar”, the ruins of Ek Balam are the freshest discovered Mayan site in the whole Yucatan peninsula. Read more…

Coba Ruins

4. Coba Ruins

  • $4 USD
  • 3 hours by walking, 90 minutes by bicycle.
  • Cobá, Mexico
  • Daily 8am-5:30pm
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Coba, literally translating to “wind-stirred water”, was a thriving city during the Middle Ages, spreading over 50 miles, and housing 50,000 people. Read more…

El Rey

7. El Rey

  • $3 USD
  • 45 minutes
  • El Rey Zona Arqueológica, Zona Hotelera, Cancún, Mexico
  • Daily 8am-5pm

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Conveniently located in the hotel area, the ruins of El Rey make for the largest archaeological site in Cancun. Read more…

San Gervasio

8. San Gervasio

  • $8 USD
  • Half day
  • San Gervasio, Cozumel, Mexico
  • Daily 8am-4pm

Located on the island of Cozumel, the site at San Gervasio stands out among the numerous Mayan ruins with its particularly rich history and the almost perfect preservation due to the lack of restoration work, as shown by the undisturbed iguana population inhabiting the surroundings. Read more…

Tulum Ruins

9. Tulum Ruins

  • $4 USD
  • 1-2 hours
  • Ruinas de Tulum, Tulum, Mexico
  • Daily 8am-5pm
  • 1

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A two hours drive south of Cancun along the Caribbean coast will reveal the best preserved remains of Maya’s lost civilization: the ancient town of Tulum. Read more…