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Zona Arqueologica El Rey, Cancun

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Ruin · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
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Conveniently located in the heart of Cancun's hotel zone, Zona Arqueologica El Rey represent the remains of a former Mayan fishing port. The settlement reached its peak in the post-classic period, from 1200 to 1500 AD. Explore the stone ruins sprawled across the site, contrasting the hotels and resorts in the background. While visiting the historic site, you'll spot a staggering amount of iguanas that inhabit the place, as well as some colorful birds. Our Cancun driving holiday planner makes visiting Zona Arqueologica El Rey and other Cancun attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • We wanted a short excursion for our first day in town. We enjoyed seeing the space, but declined adding a tour guide. There is a sweet older man that you can have walk you around and explain... 
    We wanted a short excursion for our first day in town. We enjoyed seeing the space, but declined adding a tour guide. There is a sweet older man that you can have walk you around and explain...  more »
  • My husband and I weren't eager to take a day-long trip and spend hours on a bus to see Chicen Itza, but El Rey was near the hotel and worth the visit. While we didn't have a guide, there were... 
    My husband and I weren't eager to take a day-long trip and spend hours on a bus to see Chicen Itza, but El Rey was near the hotel and worth the visit. While we didn't have a guide, there were...  more »
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  • For $10 we had a personal guide who provided us with an amazing experience with tons of info and history of the Quintana Roo area. Also it was within walking distance of our hotel!!
  • Such an awesome site, definitely an overlooked gem in the Hotel Zone. Right across the road from Playa Delfines. Carlos, the tour guide, is the BEST and really knows his stuff! Stop by for a relaxing afternoon.

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