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Punta Laguna Nature Reserve

#8 of 87 things to do in Tulum Features Animals
Tulum, Mexico
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Mayan Inland Expedition from Tulum: Punta Laguna and Coba Ruins
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Private Tour: Jungle Adventure at Punta Laguna Nature Reserve
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Punta Laguna is part of a 5000-hectare nature reserve called Ma'ax Yetel Kooh.
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  • Average5%
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Reviewed 4 January 2016

We didn't want to access, because as a couple we had to pay 44$. But we did it, and that was one of the best experiences during our time in Mexico. The mayas in the resevat care for the animals and the nature in a...More

5  Thank Bernd2016
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

A short (20km) drive from the Coba roundabout, this is a nice, low key adventure to tack on to a trip to the Coba ruins and Cenote. We got there at 4p which turned out to be a great time to see the spider monkeys...More

3  Thank MarkSlosberg
Reviewed 23 December 2015

We paid for the 1-hour guided tour to see spider monkeys. The hike ended up lasting closer to two hours and we were able to see lots of wildlife, a cenote, caves, and an enormous Guanacaste tree. It was a very beautiful and serene experience....More

3  Thank Jeannie M
Reviewed 19 December 2015

If you enjoy of nature you must to go to Punta Laguna! Is a natural reserve managed by an cooperative of Mayas people that live in the reserve. There are different options for doing. We saw spiders monkeys in its natural environment with a very...More

2  Thank Domepas
Reviewed 11 December 2015

We went to Punta Laguna by ourselves and with no tent. The locals were very friendly and help us in our intention to sleep inside the Reserve, finding 2 amacas and helping us to put up them inside the great cabana in front of the...More

1  Thank Betti B
Reviewed 6 December 2015

I tried to reach this site on my bicycle. The road is quite treacherous with lot's of potholes and far away from the playa. Don't plan to speed down there and back.

1  Thank cbabeCapeTown
Reviewed 27 November 2015

Saw monkeys, leaf cutter ants, canoed in the lagoon and zip lining. The guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. Great experience at a great price. Recommend this highly. S the more touristy places on the coast.

1  Thank Sheila5920
Reviewed 27 November 2015

This reserve is saving the wild monkey. Worth the trip. They offer zipline. The Mayan blessing was great, and is meant to keep the jungle safe.

1  Thank AmberWoods
Reviewed 21 November 2015

We showed up here hoping to just explore around ourselves and see a few monkeys. Found out a guide is required, so we decided to do the full package tour and glad we did! Our guide spoke very good english (the best on our trip...More

2  Thank kmbm2014
Reviewed 5 November 2015

We hired a guide who took us through the reserve to find Monkeys. It was very hot but such a beautiful place and a very authentic Mayan community.

1  Thank David P
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28 May 2017|
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Response from Angela D | Reviewed this property |
Hi. My boyfriend and I rented a car to explore the Yucatán. The rental was about $1 a day and the mandatory insurance was about $20 per day. We drove from the Cancun airport to Chichen Itza, Coba, then to Punta Laguna and... More
13 April 2017|
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Response from NancyVeverka | Reviewed this property |
We were there last week. We arrived very easily by car -- no tourist buses there at all. They have different things you can do: Jungle walk with a guide (ceremony with shaman prior), canoeing on the lake, zip line and a... More
Erika R
11 January 2017|
Response from currybj | Reviewed this property |
rent a car or hire a taxi. the reserve has local residents serve as tour guides, definitely hire them.