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Address: Costera Sur Highway, Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Cozumel Self-Drive Buggy Tour: Snorkeling, Mayan Heritage and Mexican Lunch
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If you are looking for ONE Mayan ruin to see for free, this is your place. The one pile of rocks (hesitate to call it a pyramid) is almost hugging the church next to it. There... read more

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Barbara M
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New Brighton, Minnesota
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New Brighton, Minnesota
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67 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for ONE Mayan ruin to see for free, this is your place. The one pile of rocks (hesitate to call it a pyramid) is almost hugging the church next to it. There are lots of vendors wanting to sell you everything that you could find less expensively in town. Normally I take a LOT of pictures.... More 

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Kimberley, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We rented a scooter for our time in Cozumel so did a lot of exploring around the island. We rode into this area not realizing what it was and really enjoyed the scoot. We toured around the village and stopped in the shopping area to look around. The tequilla tour was interesting and the fellow we conversed with was very... More 

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Cozumel, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I rode our bike from San Miguel to el Cedral. Beautiful day and cool. There was not much happening there that day, the church is beautiful and a site to see since its the oldest church on the island. The merchants harassing us to buy stuff and when we took a pic of this flower they repeated... More 

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Ashford, WA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A trip to El Cedral on the island of Cozumel is not complete without stopping by for a visit to "Suemy". A gift/souvenir shop and local store extraordinaire located on your left as you enter town. (Check out my photos, you can't miss it) If you are planning to take the time to visit this quaint, historic little town with... More 

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Negaunee, Michigan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't get to see all the sites but did hit the Tequila Museum. Tour was about 20 minutes and free, however there is a sales push. They are upfront about it and it's not pushy about it. If you rent a car or scooters from certain places in town you can get a 10% discount at the Tequila Museum. Prices... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited this town for a tequila tasting tour, the distillery was great, the tour was quick, the drinks were awesome (even though we've never previously enjoyed tequila, the quality here was really good), and the whole experience was free of charge courtesy of a hotel shuttle (inquire with your hotel before you pay for anything) If you plan on... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We have been here before and love the beautiful local Catholic church. There is also a Mayan ruin that is fairly intact and others that are just rocks. El Cedral has grown and unfortunately the number of vendors have also increased. It is good for the town but the vendors are constantly around. It is still worth the visit.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We drove ourselves here and had a pleasant experience. The vendors are always trying to get you in their store to strike a deal with you. The merchandise there can be found anywhere on the island and it probably most expensive in El Cedral. Vendors aren't always honest but are always pleasant. The church and small temple were very interesting.... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Nice little stop in the south end of the island, there is ruins on site and a quaint little church. It is a very nice change from San Miguel and a good place to get your souvenirs. We visit every time we travel to Cozumel and love it every time.

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Montreal, Canada
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Inland El Cedar was, according to the car rental company, the first site found by Spanish explorers and the first mass in Mexico was apparently celebrated there. Today, there's little landmark of this time. The ruin is one structure and you can’t go in the ruins. Next to it is a small simple yellow stone church. Some shops here and... More 

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