Sayil Maya “Place of the Muleteer Ants”
Open Daily from 8 am to 5 pm. There is a watchman at the gate who will charge you the standard fee & extra for video cameras.
Admission 2013 43 pesos. Free on Sundays for nationals and Mexican residents.
Allow at least 1 to 1 1/2 hours
You can stroll safely undisturbed throughout the site – often you will be the only ones there. Take good shoes as there is plenty of walking- and a fair amount memory and batteries for your photographs. As this is site is in a somewhat remote area, take water and insect repellant. There are no restaurants or food vendors.
Dress according to the season you are visiting.
GPS – N20.10.40 W 089.39.09
Tours and tour buses go frequently to Sayil and generally make a combination package of sites along Highway 261.
Drive from Merida:
Take Highway 180 South and then turn to Highway 126. Drive past Kobah and turn left to the signs for Sayil, Xalapak and Labná.
124 KMs – Approximately 2 ½ hours