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Coba and Mayan Cenote Private

Cancun / Riviera Maya / Cozumel


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From: $680.00

  • Explore the ruins of Coba in your own private transport with your own bilingual guide
  • Refresh yourself by swimming in the clear waters of a cenote (freshwater sinkhole)
  • Visit a Mayan village, where you can witness a shaman performing an ancient Mayan ritual
  • Activity duration: 6.5 hours (not including transportation time to and from activity)


Discover the tallest Mayan temple in the Yucatan Peninsula and jump into refreshing sinkhole waters on the Coba and Mayan Cenote Private excursion. You’ll get there on an air-conditioned vehicle that’s exclusively for you and your group, with a private guide at your service the whole time. This outing also includes a visit to an authentic Mayan village, where the descendants of the Mayans preserve their ancestors’ traditions such as a sacred ritual you’ll get to witness.


Visit Coba’s great pyramid

Departing from your resort on a comfortable private transfer, you’ll arrive to the awe-inspiring archaeological site of Coba. Your personal guide will lead your private group across this ancient place, one of the most beautiful and renowned Mayan cities. Coba features one of the tallest pyramids in the Mayan world — the 137-foot Nohoch Mul, the tallest in the Yucatan Peninsula - yes higher than the famous pyramid at Chichen Itza!

Your guide will also escort you through the site’s other structures, such as the Temple of Paintings, the Ball Court, Structure X, and even ancient relics such as stelae — slabs of stone illustrating important events of the Coba kingdom. Get your camera ready, the views are worth as many pictures as you can take!

Refresh and relax in a cenote

When you’re done exploring the wonders of Coba, return to your private vehicle and replenish with snacks on the way to the most refreshing part of your outing. You’ll arrive to a beautiful cenote (a freshwater sinkhole) under the green landscape of Coba.

Enjoy a unique and relaxing time in these legendary swimming spots, whose crystal-clear waters were considered a passageway to the Mayan underworld. Jump, splash and float until it’s time to hop back on your transfer for the final portion of your private outing.

Experience life at a Mayan village

After stopping at a restaurant for lunch (not included) and tasting local flavors, your guide will take you to an authentic Mayan village in the middle of the jungle. There, you can experience how the descendants of the Mayans live today.

Watch a shaman perform a sacred ritual and witness how the Mayan ancestors communicated with their deities. You can also sample homemade tortillas and take in more views of the jungle at this village. When your amazing day of cultural discovery and natural beauty comes to an end, you’ll return to your vehicle for a comfortable private ride back to your resort.

Included In The Excursion

  • Round-trip, air-conditioned private transportation
  • Entrance fees to the archaeological site of Coba
  • Certified bilingual guides
  • Bottled water
  • Umbrellas to protect from sun or rain
  • Wet towels for after the end of the excursion
  • Entrance fee to the cenote

Practical Information

  • Please bring swimsuit, beach towel, change of clothes, comfortable shoes, hat/cap, biodegradable sunscreen and repellent, sunglasses, waterproof camera and extra money for souvenirs
  • This excursion is not suitable for guests with limited mobility
  • The use of professional photographic equipment, including tripods, at the archaeological site is strictly prohibited
  • Lunch is not included but left at discretion of the guest — the guide can recommend restaurant if so desired
  • Snorkeling is not recommended for those who are pregnant, have respiratory problems, injuries, back/neck issues, heart conditions, or conditions that can cause loss of consciousness

Good To Know

Tour Language: English / Spanish
Tour Location(s): Riviera Maya
Season: All year long
Duration: 6.5 hours
Minumum Age Requirement: 8 years old
Hotel Pick-up Available: Yes
Good Physical Condition Required: Yes
Suitable For Children : Yes
Suitable For Elderly: Yes
Pregnant Woman Allowed: Yes