Archaeological Zones

Imposing and majestic archaeological zones throughout the Mexican Caribbean: El Meco, El Rey, Tulum (it is the most visited archaeological site in the Mexican Caribbean, is located 130 km south of Cancun), Coba, Muyil, Kohunlich, Chacchoben, Dzinbanche-Kinichna and Oxtankah.

The Mayan Museum of Cancun, is located at the km 16 of the hotel zone, shelters one of the most significant archaeological collections of the Mayan culture of the country. It has pieces from Quintana Roo, Palenque and Chichén Itzá. In the back part of the museum is the landscape of the archaeological site of San Miguelito (1250-1550 AD) It is a pleasant surprise to find this green oasis of 1000 square meters of jungle with meandering paths leading to a variety of ancient structures in the middle of Cancun’s hotel zone. The Maya inhabited the site over 800 years ago until the arrival of the Spanish conquistadors (roughly 1250 to 1550 A.C.)