07/05/2008Sian Ka’an

Sian Ka’an is a biosphere reserve in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico. It has been a Mexican national park since 1986 and a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1987.

Part of the reserve is on land and part is in the Caribbean Sea, including a section of coral reef. The reserve has an area of 5,280 km².

The reserve also includes some 23 known archaeological sites of the Maya civilization.

For more information visit: http://www.amigosdesiankaan.org/