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Chacchoben Ruins

Chacchoben, Mexico
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Costa Maya Shore Excursion: Chacchoben Day Trip
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Chacchoben, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I highly recommend this Carnival shore excursion. The buses are air conditioned, water is provided before and after the tour, light snack is provided, and the tour guides are very knowledgeable. My family and I did this excursion early May so the heat and bugs...More

Thank Str8tAmarillo
Reviewed 4 days ago

We decided to do the Chacchoben tour through native choice during our cruise to Costa Maya and would highly recommend it if you are doing the ruins tour. Through Native Choice they get you to the ruins quickly before many of the other tourists. It...More

Thank mnelly81
Reviewed 4 days ago

We traveled to the Chacchoben Ruins with Native Choice Tours. The trip to the ruins went through a Mayan community. Pineapple fields and roadside stands were plentiful. 'The Place of Red Corn" is a settlement by the Maya. It is estimated at 200BC and the...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group of seven were treated with drinks, pineapple and chili powder, (delicious!) and a very descriptive and intelligent tour of the Mayan Ruins in Costa Maya, Mexico by Juan-Carlos. He was very sweet, friendly, very knowledgeable about the history and local agriculture, and eager...More

Thank Jasmine L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not nearly as beautifully built as Chichen Itza, but very interesting to walk by unexcavated ruins waiting to be restored. Tour guides were not quite as informative as Chichen Itza, but you still learned interesting facts.

Thank ShondaM96
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best excursion and saved 50% of what cruise would have charged. Juan Carlos was the best tour guide! We learned a lot from him and he was easy to understand. There were only 11 people on the tour and we were in a very nice...More

Thank rueldelr5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked the tour through Viator (for significantly less than ship price). It was easy to find the meeting place as there is only one road once outside the shopping mall. The driver, tour guide, and greeters were all wonderful and extremely friendly. I really enjoyed...More

Thank gary7272
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

About an hour a way from Costa Maya, took a tour from the cruise docks. Great history and story telling a long the way. The ruins are truly amazing and something you should visit.

Thank Brian W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fascinating tour of impressive ruins at Chacchoben by our very informative guide, Sergio. It took about 1 hour comfortable bus tour to get there from Costa Maya. Local Mayan products are sold at the site. The tropical plants surrounding the ruins were awesome! I snorkeled...More

1  Thank KFitzsy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing. Its always and honor and privilege to visit sacred sites such as these. Its not everyday you can visit 300 B.C. places on this earth again, just breathtaking and an amazing experience. You can NOT climb these like we did at Coba so FYI...More

Thank Dmpishock
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Would you recommend taking children on this trip?
1 May 2017|
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Response from Mel C | Reviewed this property |
We took our 9 and 4-year-old and they very much enjoyed it. Our kids have traveled a lot, so they've become used to listening to the history of a place. The oldest understood the history and loved looking at the ruins. We... More
We are trying to decide whether to book a tour of Tulum or Chacchoben at the beginning of May. Would appreciate some guidance and feedback from those who have been there. We will be on a cruise and will dock in Cozumel one day and then Costa Maya the next. We are in our 60s and will not be up to 2 tours with long bus rides back to back. Hard to decide! Thanks in advance.
2 April 2017|
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Response from Ab B | Reviewed this property |
Tulum was an option from Cozumel island. It would have been a ferry ride and then bus for two hours each way. If you don't want to spend four hours in transit book some other excursion in Cozumel. There is a much shorter... More
Hello, We will be traveling to Costa Maya on an NCL Gateway in March '17 and are wondering if we could just get a taxi and get to the Chacchoben Ruins and explore on our own. If so, what is the best way to do it; if not, recommendations of places to book through. Additionally, is it possible to do ruins and a beach in one day (we will be in port from 8am to 5pm)? Thank you in advance!
5 February 2017|
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Response from August48 | Reviewed this property |
Good morning. I attempted to answer your question with my phone yesterday; however, I was unsuccessful. This is my recommendation: We selected Nature's Choice because of the extremely positive reviews on Trip Advisor... More