Mayan Ruins & Beach
Cozumel, MexicoBack to Excursion Results
Immerse yourself in Mayan history at the San Gervasio archaeological site and then enjoy the beauty of one of Cozumel’s beaches.
This tour offers the perfect combination of Mayan history, discovery of tequila and nature. You will learn the history of tequila as well as how to drink, mix and when to savor tequila. After this tour you will move onto the history of the Maya at the site of an ancient Mayan settlement.
Immerse yourself in the mystical feeling that pervades the San Gervasio archaeological site as you walk limestone roads (sacbes) and through the vestiges of Mayan construction with native trees and plants all around you. Keep your eyes out for butterflies, birds, iguanas, and other local residents. Once the island’s center of culture and religion, this is the only protected Mayan site in Cozumel and the natural setting offers a real sense of the Mayan life.
Travel to a beach club for 1.5 hours of relaxation. Finally, you will board your transportation and head back to the pier.
Fun Fact: All of the structures at San Gervasio were made from a combination of stucco, honey, gum (from the abundant gum trees) and crushed shells.