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Punta Laguna Nature Reserve

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Description: Punta Laguna is part of a 5000-hectare nature reserve called Ma'ax Yetel...
Punta Laguna is part of a 5000-hectare nature reserve called Ma'ax Yetel Kooh.
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This place is lovely, you get a real sense your in an untouched wonderland. I'm not one for zip lining, but over a gorgeous lagoon, I soon changed my mind. Once over the other... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This place is lovely, you get a real sense your in an untouched wonderland. I'm not one for zip lining, but over a gorgeous lagoon, I soon changed my mind. Once over the other side of the lagoon, we canoed back, with a thunderstorm hitting the area just as we finished. So we spent 20 minutes enjoying the relief from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Our family of 3 booked a jungle walk tour. I highly recommend booking with Juan as your guide. He has worked on this reserve for over 25 years and is very knowledgeable about the spider monkeys, Mayan culture and vegetation. The Laguna is stunning! Pretty clear blue fresh water. We walked for about 30 minutes, took a swim off the... More 

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San Rafael, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

We ended up at Punta Laguna on the recommendation of our Tulum Airbnb host after we asked about a place to see monkeys. Our entire family (including our 13 and 10 year old kids) was thrilled with our time there. Upon our arrival, we were told we needed to choose between two experiences: Seeing the monkeys, or the more robust... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This is a nature reserve run by Mayan locals to enable them to stay in the place of their ancestors. We were taken on a tour with a local guide, by far the best way to go into the reserve. It cost 70 pesos each to go in, and 300 pesos for the guide. We went deep into the jungle... More 

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colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This is the second year I have driven over to go into the reserve. This year did not disappoint either. The bird watching is fantastic as are the monkeys. You can usually see them around 8:30AM in the morning by the entrance. I know there are howler monkeys here as well but didn't hear them and didn't go a long... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We were trying to give the kids a real "adventure vacation" and this is a great day trip. Deep in the jungle you can see spider monkeys in their natural habitat. It is not a zoo, it is true nature. Be prepared to protect yourself from mosquitoes and enjoy!

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Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Great experience! Easy hike through the jungle to a zip line over the launa. Swimming option after coning back to the dock. just a beautiful experience. Very few people, be sure to check out the ladies hang crafts on your way out a completely different buying experience than on the Tulum strip or in larger places like Chichen Itza.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We loved Punta Laguna. We advise to go around 3pm to get the best chance of seeing the monkeys. We had a one on one tour of the jungle, with a zip line, canoe, and cenote access, which was scary but cool!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We visited in June with two children, ages 11 and 7. We saw several spider monkeys - one with a baby. The canoe ride was fun and peaceful and we also enjoyed the zipline. The cenote was unbelievable. But rappelling into it was a bit scary. The ladder and ropes were attached to a structure that didn't look very safe.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This is such a great place to zip line, see Cenotes, Monkeys, birds, Dolphins, Turtles. Just book a tour and they will take you everywhere. Go early in the morning, eco sunblock, eco bug spray, swim suit, water. A lots of Energy to explore. We loved every minute. We will be back soon.

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