San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site, Cozumel

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Follow in the footsteps of Mayan women, who were expected to make the pilgrimage to San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site at least once in their lifetime. An ancient reminder of the once-mighty Mayan civilization, the spiritual site was dedicated to the worship of a feminine god, Ix Chel, hence its importance to Mayan women. Consider taking a guided tour to fully appreciate the site's epic history, although information boards in English mean self-guided exploration can still prove rewarding. Look out for the site's resident iguanas, who like to bask in the sun. Bring your camera and sunscreen, and consider arriving early before it gets busy. Add San Gervasio Mayan Archaeological Site and other attractions to your Cozumel trip itinerary using our Cozumel trip itinerary app .
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  • You can feel the Mayan spirit as you walk through the tour! The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable. A must see in Cozumel! Wear long sleeves; bug spray was completely ineffective. We got ate alive...  more »
  • This was well worth traveling off resort for. Thomas was our tour guide and he was fantastic. TAKE YOUR OWN BUG SPRAY! The mosquitos are terrible and OFF is $10/bottle. Definitely worth venturing the ...  more »
  • Great local ruins to visit. No big crowds and can be done with or without a guide. Beautiful Archealogical site. Bring bug spray. You are in the jungle.  more »
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