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Although not as popular as Chichén Itzá, these ancient Mayan ruins are noteworthy in their own right, as this is the site where Mayan women paid tribute to the goddess of love and fertility.
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Cozumel 77600, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago

San Gervasio while not as spectacular as some of the other Mayan Ruins is a very interesting site. One thing is to bring mosquito repellent with you.

Thank thecruisepeople
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Maya civilization put simply is an amazing culture that no longer exist... the vastness of their cities spread across a large area and the knowledge which they possessed about math and the stars and even points of the compass amaze me. How can such...More

Thank stumpy6896
Reviewed 1 week ago

The ruins are close to San Miguel and you can either do a self-guided tour (which we did) or choose to hire a tour guide...they are plentiful at the entrance. The ruins are beautiful and well explained with signs at every site. There is quite...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This site is very large and spread out, it requires a good amount of walking. We enjoyed seeing the ruins, I personally would have liked a guide to explain more of the details but there is some signage noting what the buildings and alters were...More

Thank nozoeno
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went as part of a day tour around Cozumel. Our tour guide was very passionate about his culture (Mayan) and telling stories about the culture as we toured the ruins. These aren't giant ruins like in some of the other ones in other parts...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this. Learned a lot about the history of the mayans and the island. Enjoyed this very much. Recommend.

Thank Scott S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a good time with the guided tour from our cruise. Oscar the guide did a great job explaining everything and showing off cool stuff that he brought that was not a part of the ruins. Having that inside knowledge was pretty cool.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited whilst on a cruise, the site, far from being the largest, is well preserved and gives a good insight into how the Mayans lived, extremely hot as you would expect and iguanas everywhere. There are stalls outside the ruins where you can get...More

Thank keithydee
Reviewed September 16, 2018

We did the self guided tour because we didn't think our 5 and 1 year olds would appreciate being in the heat any longer than a few hours. I was right. lol. Strollers are okay up until the first ruin, after that, you'll be lugging...More

1  Thank AshleyJackson524
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

I went to Mexico on a cruise for my birthday and this seems like a good onshore excursion to go to. I was very disappointed with the tour. Very minimal ruins to be seen. There was a flea market at the front of the attraction...More

1  Thank TAMISHA F
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Carla M
October 1, 2018|
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Response from Alex S | Reviewed this property |
The ruins are about a 45 minute drive away from the port. You can either book an excursion thru the cruise lines, hire a private driver for a couple of hours, or take a trip thru many available as you get off the ship.
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B C
March 7, 2018|
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Response from La-Na-Nvs | Reviewed this property |
NOT STROLLER FRIENDLY! We attempted to bring it into the ruins but just ended up carrying both our baby and the stroller separately.
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October 21, 2017|
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Response from Sdmo2008 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, we end up renting a jeep so we could drive around the island. It was about 100 dollars plus the gas . There are cabs available that could drive you to the ruins , I am not sure about their charge.
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