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San Gervasio Ruins

The Island of Cozumel was first incorporated into the Mayan Empire around 0 AD, and was apparently a thinly populated backwater, primarily important as a ceremonial island for women from the mainland. Although 24 archaeological sites have been identified, most are small and as yet unexcavated.

The San Gervasio Ruins, dating to around 300 AD, are by far the largest and best developed for tourism, but still won't impress tourists hoping for the grand pyramids of the Mayan Imperial Cities. Adjust your expectations, however, and the sacred gardens of Ixcel, the Goddess of Fertility and Rainbows, are a serene escape.

Most of the low, stone structures cluster around a central plaza, which archaeologists suspect was enhanced with wood and adobe building. The main temple, however, was probably the large Ka'na Na building, located close to the cenotes, or natural wells. There are several other intriguing ruins scattered throughout the jungle, all awaiting your personal interpretation.

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Off-Road Mayan Adventure in Cozumel with Snorkeling and Lunch, Cozumel, null
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Off-Road Mayan Adventure in Cozumel with Snorkeling and Lunch

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

This adventure tour will take you to visit the Mayan Ruins at the San Gervasio Park where the oldest Mayan city of the Island is located. Then, your tour guide ...  Read more

Location: Cozumel, Mexico
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $85.00
Mayan Ruins and Beach Time, Cozumel, 4WD, ATV & Off-Road Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 3

Mayan Ruins and Beach Time

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Immerse yourself in the Mayan History at San Gervasio Ruins (Archaeological Site) and enjoy the flavors and beauty of Cozumel.

Location: Cozumel, Mexico
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $99.00
Cozumel Shore Excursion: 5-Hour Sightseeing Tour with Private Driver, Cozumel, Archaeology Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Cozumel Shore Excursion: 5-Hour Sightseeing Tour with Private Driver

Enjoy a private sightseeing shore excursion tour with a driver/guide in Cozumel. Visit some of the most important landmarks and attractions in Cozumel (the ...  Read more

Location: Cozumel, Mexico
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $51.25
Private Tour: 5-Hour Cozumel Sightseeing with Private Driver and Tequila Tasting, Cozumel, Ports of ... 
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 1 ADMISSION : 5

Private Tour: 5-Hour Cozumel Sightseeing with Private Driver and Tequila Tasting

Enjoy a private sightseeing tour with a driver/guide in Cozumel. See some of the most important landmarks and attractions including a city tour, a small local ...  Read more

Location: Cozumel, Mexico
Duration: 5 hours (approx.)

From USD $51.25
Private Island Tour in Cozumel at Your Leisure, Cozumel, Private Sightseeing Tours
TVRM_SORTED : true ESSENTIAL : 2 ADMISSION : 5

Private Island Tour in Cozumel at Your Leisure

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 1 Review

Experience beautiful Cozumel in the comfort of a Private Tour – Designed by you to do as you wish!

Location: Cozumel, Mexico
Duration: 4 hours (approx.)

From USD $220.00

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