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Mayan Ruins, Butterfly Farm and Beach Trip

It was a bit of a walk out of the port to get to the place and we had to ask several times how to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Monica B
Chacchoben Mayan Ruins, Butterfly Farm, Beach Break Excursion

Did this excursion when our Royal Caribbean cruise came into Costa Maya on July 13th. The ruins... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
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Serving the Cruising community since 2003, Costa Maya Cruise Excursions provides exclusive beach breaks, action tours, ATV tours and private tours. All excursions are in small groups, offering privacy and comfort for all arriving Cruise Ship Passengers arriving into the port of Costa Maya, Mahahual.Costa Maya Cruise Excursions, an Island Marketing (Cayman) Group.
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  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
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“mayan ruins” (32 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Mahahual 77940, Mexico
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a bit of a walk out of the port to get to the place and we had to ask several times how to get there. Once we found the place we met our guide I think his name was Roberto and driver name...More

Thank Monica B
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Did this excursion when our Royal Caribbean cruise came into Costa Maya on July 13th. The ruins tour was as advertised. Our guide Roberto did a great job. It's long drive to the ruins, but it was worth seeing. The shopping there was okay. You...More

2  Thank Runalot70
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Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We visited Costa Maya on June 19th. We were greeted with a sign with my name on it knowing we were in the right place which was great. Roque and Juan Carlos took us to the Mayan ruins and to our beach dinner. We were...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is a fairly new company that really aims to please. It was a wonderful tour with not one problem at all. Two exceptional things stood out to us. The butterfly farm visit (is a small privately owned research site and is a must see...More

4  Thank Ray P
Reviewed 16 April 2017

OUTSTANDING time! We were driven to the Mayan Ruins in a comfortable van with another family. There were I think 11 of us total. Our driver, Roberto, was friendly and engaging. He brought us to the Mayan ruins first because he knew the ruins would...More

5  Thank wjd74va
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We booked through the Costa Maya Cruise Excursions/Island Marketing Website. The cruise line didn't offer a trip that matched what our family wanted to do, and this excursion was the perfect fit. After booking I received a confirming email with instructions about how to find...More

3  Thank Chris B
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Jasmine was our guide for the ATV tour. It was awesome and worth the money. I was a first time rider. The track was pretty rough but fun. The ATV'S do about 70mph. The track is literally through the jungle and it's a wild ride....More

1  Thank Lonika B
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We booked this tour via their website while visiting Costa Maya from a cruise ship. We tend to book private tours instead of cruise ship tours, and this was a great choice. We were met just outside the port area and escorted to the offices...More

5  Thank Travelling_Bluenoser
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We did the bicycling and kayaking excursion through carnival fantasy. One of our tour guides was named Diego and he and the other two guides (whose names I seem to have forgotten) were amazing! They were so laid back and comfortable to be around. This...More

Thank emilyrae31
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This site was opened in 1991 in conjunction with the pier at Costa Maya. It is a more significant and involved site than I anticipated having visited many of the Mayan and Aztec sites back in the 70s. If you care about history and older...More

1  Thank Cam J
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Carol B
6 July 2017|
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Response from Ypsilanti_Steve | Reviewed this property |
The buggies seat 4, we had a group of 3, so it was not an issue with us. My wife and I seem to remember that some groups of 2 had to pair up. They a good job of stopping several times and giving everyone a chance to drive.
Donna T
4 April 2017|
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Response from Lonika B | Reviewed this property |
They had a group of people that offered a jeep excursion at the port. I personally do not recommend this because the island is very rural. My husband and I almost chose that excursion. I was glad that we did not. Roaming... More
Wanda G
25 March 2017|
Response from Bohannan39 | Reviewed this property |
It's about 50 minute drive to the ruins. We were back at the pier by around 2:00 pm. We might have been back earlier, but in the morning we waited for about 30 minutes for a couple that didn't show before we left to begin... More

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