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Address: Av. Paseo del Puerto #1021, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
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Costa Maya Shore Excursions for guests from all cruise lines.

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Chaccoban Ruins and Mayan Village

We booked this in advance of our cruise and are so glad that we chose this tour! After the short walk from the cruise terminal, we were greeted at the Native Choice Tours office... read more

Reviewed 24 April 2016
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Barrie
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 24 April 2016

We booked this in advance of our cruise and are so glad that we chose this tour! After the short walk from the cruise terminal, we were greeted at the Native Choice Tours office with cold water bottles and a waiting air conditioned van. Our driver, Alejandro, took us for an amazing drive to the ruins, to the village and... More 

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Augusta, Georgia
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33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 23 April 2016

We arranged the 5.5 hour Tour independent from our cruise ship excursions about 2 months prior to our cruise. We read on Trip Advisor and Cruise Critic and chose to use Native Choice based on their reviews. They offer a unique and personalized product. Later my wife told me "You made the right choice!!" It is a short walk (very... More 

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Anderson, South Carolina
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23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We arranged the 4 1/2 hr Chacchoben Ruins Tour independent from our cruise ship excursions, prior to our cruise. We chose to use Native Choice based on their reviews. We made the right choice!! It is a 2 block walk (clean and safe) from your cruise ship to the Native Choice Tour depot. Their directions which accompanied the reservations were... More 

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We used The Native Choice about a year and a half ago to visit Chacchoben, and we were extremely impressed with their punctuality, excellent vehicles, knowledgeable commentary, and great customer service. We booked a kayaking excursion with the company last week and found the same high standards once again. I cannot say enough good things about this company. The short... More 

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Trinity, Texas
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12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

We recently took the Chacchoben Mayan ruin tour with Native Choice Tours. Our guide, Diego, was one of the best informed guides I've ever had. He shared a wealth of information with us about the Costa Maya area, the ruins, and Mayan culture. An air-conditioned van kept us comfortable during the 45-50 minute drive. Diego offered assistance as we climbed... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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34 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We booked a tour of Chacchoben ruins with Native Choice, because they had excellent online reviews and were significantly less expensive than booking through the cruise line. We weren't disappointed. The walk from the port to the Native Choice office was fine, and they gave us cold bottled water at the office. The office and the van were both very... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Great tour of the Mayan ruins! You will definitely want to visit and see the ruins for yourself in person! Plenty of photo ops as well as being able to climb some of the temples as well if you so choose to. You'll have a complimentary bottle of cold water and nice refreshing cold towels at the end of the... More 

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 16 April 2016

This was our fifth cruise and on all previous cruises, we had scheduled excursions outside of the ship without issue-until now! We arrived on time, at the location that was provided in our confirmation email and the builiding was not open. We waited for for some time and no one showed. As we were starting to head back to the... More 

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Ivan C, Front Office Manager at The Native Choice Tours, responded to this review

We regret we didn't have the chance to deliver the experience we're known for this time. All guests with a confirmed reservation with us receive an email confirmation (or can get it from our website) with all the details of their reservation specifying tour departure place and time, which is from our office one hour after the ship docks. Our... More 

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Reviewed 15 April 2016

We chose the Mayan Experience tour from Native Choice, and were so happy that we did so! Our guide, Maria, and our driver, Alejandro, were both delightful, and so good to take care of us whether we needed water, etc. It appeared that all of the Mercedes vans were for 10 passengers!! This tour was not part of the ships'... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 13 April 2016

This tour was very professional. We had Maria as our guide in our group. We went to see the ancient Maiyan temples which took around 45 mins to get to. Then we went to a local Maiyan village where they'd made tacos which we cooked. They then provided an amazing buffet lunch of lots of different Maiyan delicacies. Maria was... More 

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