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Topoxte Archaeological Site

Laguna Yaxha, Peten, Guatemala
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Island cruise

Located at the edge of Laguna Yaxhá near the Yaxhá Maya ruins site, this island archaeological site... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2016
DeanMurphy2020
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Orlando, Florida
Worth a visit

Accessible by boat, the site is interesting and worth visiting. Only a small part has been... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2015
Marefrequentguest
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Montreal, Qc, Canada
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16 Feb 2016
“Island cruise”
10 May 2015
“Worth a visit”
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Laguna Yaxha, Peten, Guatemala
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Reviewed 16 February 2016

Located at the edge of Laguna Yaxhá near the Yaxhá Maya ruins site, this island archaeological site is accessible by a brief boat ride into a desolate jungle setting. Few visitors invade the domain of howler monkeys and spirited spider monkeys. Few resources have been...More

1  Thank DeanMurphy2020
Reviewed 10 May 2015

Accessible by boat, the site is interesting and worth visiting. Only a small part has been restored and they are working on it. The stele are beautiful and the local wildlife contributes to the enjoyment of the area.

3  Thank Marefrequentguest
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Worth linking this in with Yaxha, it takes about 2 hours including a great boat journey to get to the site. The ruins are quiet small but different to other nearby sites. The birding was brilliant with views of osprey and 3 different types of...More

3  Thank j w
Reviewed 14 March 2014

Pleasant 15 minute boat ride to view a few temples. Remoteness is definitely part of the attraction. Howler monkeys were the only other "visitors" when we were there. Bring mosquito repellent!

2  Thank HappyCanadian13
Reviewed 27 October 2013

Boat Ride was Fun..Saw an Alligator, Mayan Ruins. Was on the way to Yaxha. Amazing butterflies near the boat launch!

1  Thank Caren_H
Reviewed 21 June 2013

Great boat ride to island, not as much to see, but beautiful hike to the ruins where the Royals of the Mayan community lived during the drier season when they could easily travel without boat to the area.

Thank dawnedwardsVentura
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