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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 5 days ago via mobile

We took the Royal Caribbean excursion and enjoyed this tour so much. The guide gave an overview of the Mayan history. The bus was comfortable with bottled water. It is a one hour drive. Take or buy mosquito repellent because the location is in the...More

Thank Linda R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was there a couple of days ago. Took a taxi outside from Costa maya port. Got a Good price versus the prices that are inside of the port. Thats a good tip for you! I think it often Gives you a better experience than the...More

2  Thank Maren H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was an hour drive from the Costa Maya cruise port. Ruins are a must see for a little bit of culture. We took the excursion from our RC cruise and then went to a beach after to eat and relax. Definitely worth especially the quiet...More

Thank Gretchen M
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This was a shore excursion for us from the Carnival Fantasy cruise ship. The transfer from ship to bus went of without a hitch and we were off on the one hour ride to the ruins. The bus was nice and many parts of the...More

1  Thank RollMeAway1965
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We arrived by cruise to the small town of Mahahual of Quintana Roo in the Mexican Caribbean, by the Costa Maya Port. We were charged a $4.00 fee for use of the bathrooms and facilities called a "Port tax" then a $4.00 Fee for camera...More

Thank HollyNAngie
Reviewed 19 July 2017

See the mayan ruins, take a tour, and learn the history! Little market to buy magnets and such when you first get there. Spider monkeys all around! Interesting history and architecture!

Thank ultimateAL
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Purchased this tour through Native Choice online prior to our cruise. The service was terrific and would use them again. Recommend going outside the port to get a taxi, cost $4 USD for two to the office; not too long of a walk but too...More

3  Thank Scott T
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This was a great morning! Juan Carlos was phenomenal! I so appreciated his knowledge and assistance in learning about not only the ruins, but the Mayan culture as well. It was a great experience.

Thank Ivy H
Reviewed 14 June 2017

Price was excellent! I can not praise our tour guide "Juan Carlos" enough. He gave amazing running dialog during the entire day. Total personal touch applied. Lots of local interest stories and histories; very deep knowledge of Mayan history and culture that was delivered in...More

Thank Brian A
Reviewed 12 June 2017

We booked our excursion through Royal Caribbean cruise lines and had a wonder time. Our guide - Carolina was so interesting and informative. She explained during our bus ride to the ruins about the local culture and how the Mayans came to settle in the...More

Thank Pamela F
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Gena M
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Response from mancscruiser | Reviewed this property |
The path even though flat is uneven with tree roots growing through. There are occasional seats, if she is unsteady 2 walking sticks is advisable. Make sure you have hats, midge spray, sunscreen and plenty of water. It is a... More
16 June 2017|
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Response from Mel C | Reviewed this property |
I forgot... there's only one place where you're allowed to climb the ruins. You won't miss much if you can't climb them. Lots of photo ops right on the ground.
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