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Small Group Private Tour: Cenotes and Hidden Beach at Soliman Bay
"The tour starts with hotel pick up in Playa del Carmen. You will then enjoy a traditional taco breakfast before going to the Cenote park. The Mayans believed that the cenotes were the gates to the under world and in this tour you will visit two cenotes. The first stop is at an open cenote with crystal clear water while the second one is more mysterious a cave cenote. Once you get to see the rocky formations and thousands shades of blue you´ll understand why the Maya has so much respect for this. After a visit and swim at the cenotes you will head to Soliman Bay where you will stop at a rustic fisherman restaurant to enjoy some fresh sea food. After lunch you will have time to relax by the beach.You will be taken back to Playa del Camen at the end of the tour."""
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Chichen Itza Tour with Cenote Swim from Cancun
"After hotel pickup early in the morning in Cancun board a deluxe vehicle and start your drive to the archaeological site of Chichen Itza. Once there you'll enjoy a guided tour of this site and learn the history of this wonder of the modern world. Walk around the site and see iconic buildings including the Kukulcan Pyramid and learn why Chichen Itza was a center of commercial and religious pow head to visit the ""Sacred Cenote Temozon"" ""Place of the Winds"" and refresh in the crystal clear waters of this natural well inside a cave covered with lush vegetation where you can enjoy the coolness of the water. Then you'll enjoy a delicious buffet lunch at the  restaurant before heading back to your hotel."
From $63.00
 
Private Tour: Akumal Marine Turtle Snorkeling from Cozumel
"Your private guide and the driver will welcome you at Playa del Carmen ferry port in the suggested pickup time 8:15am. You will first head to Akumal a short ride of 30 minutes from Playa del Carmen in your private transportation one of the most beautiful beaches in the Riviera Maya and have a unique opportunity to swim and snorkel beside marine turtles in their natural habitat. At this beautiful coral reef you will also be able to spot hundreds of colorful fishes mantas and other marine species. Your private guide will show you one of the best spots of the reef to observe these amazing sea life.Afterwards at around 11am you will head on a short ride to an amazing Cenote. This cenote will either be Cenote Chikin Ha or Cenote Azul depending on the day and availability. At this underground river
From $495.00

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Upside Down Tree

On the path leading to the ruins, you will see an upside down tree. Our guide said it was uprooted and re-planted this way as a marker by the explorers who found the ruins, so they would be able to...
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Climb a Pyramid

There are two pyramids at Kohunlich which can be climbed - the Pyramid of the Masks and the Temple Major. Both are STEEP and have no hand railings, so you must be very careful. Also, if you suffer...
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Pyramid of the Masks

The hightlight of a trek to Kohunlich is the Pyramid of the Masks - a large pyramid with six carved stucco masks stretching down the side. Some say the masks represent former rulers of the area while...
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The Ballcourts

It is fairly well-preserved and is exceptional because of its length - 42 metres. You should know that the winners were sacrificed after a game, not the losers. It was considered an honor to be...
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Complex of the Twenty-Seven Steps

This is the most elaborate residential complex yet found. It stands atop a large platform accessed by a series of, surprisingly enough, twenty-seven steps (take care - slippery moss grows on most of...
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The Acropolis

The largest structure at Kohunlich is the Acropolis. A wide flight of steps leads up to the top of a massive platform. A narrow entrance opens out into a patio on top. Some tall rooms on one side of...
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Pyramid of the Masks

Kohunlich is noted for its magnificent stucco masks of the Sun God, Kinich Ahau. These masks make up the lower four panels of the Pyramid of the Masks, and are noted for being the most refine and...
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The Palace

The Palace holds a prominent place between the Western Residential Complex and the Acropolis. This construction was undertaken around the year 600 A.D. and was originally a one story structure. Later...
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Western Residential Complex

The Western Residential Complex can be seen on your left, immediately after entering the Kohunlich ruins area. This area is thought to have been inhabited between the years of 600-1200 A.D., and is...
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The Masks

On either side of the Temple of the Masks main stairs are a series of five stone masks. Originally there were six, but one was stolen. The faces are all representations of the sun god Kinich Ahau,...
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Temple of the Masks

The highlight to any visit to Kohunlich is the Temple of the Masks. This pyramid, set on a hilltop at the very back of the complex and is usually the last thing a visitor sees. It is partially covered...
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Temple of the Twin Columns

To one side of Merwin Plaza is the Temple of the Twin Columns, so-called because of a double line of short columns lining its entrance. According to our guide, this feature of twin columns is unique...
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Temple or Palace of the Stelae

To the extreme east of the Plaza of the Stelae lies the Temple of the Stelae, also sometimes called the Palace of the Stelae, built around 600 A.D. At the base of this impressive structure stand three...
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Plaza of the Stelae

The Plaza of the Stelae constitutes the central space of the Kohunlich archeological site. It is one of the largest in the south of the state of Quintana Roo. This would have been the scene of various...
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Stephen-KarenConn

"Kohunlich: Mayan Ruins deep in a Tropical Jungle"
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kyoub

"Ruins"
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Ericasmurf99

"Kohunlich Mayan Ruins"
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TravellerMel

"The Mayan Ruins of KOHUNLICH"
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"a lost maya site...with amazing masks"
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