Xelhá Mayan Ruins
Maya “Water Inlet”
(Xel / inlet, Ha / Water)
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 1/2 hours.
You can stroll safely undisturbed throughout the site – often you will be the only ones there. Take good shoes, and a fair amount memory and batteries for your photographs. As this is site is in a jungle area, take water and LOTS of insect repellant. There are no restaurants or food vendors.
Dress according to the season you are visiting.
GPS – N20.27.87 W087.18
Drive from Cancun:
Take Highway 307 South past Playa del Carmen and Puerto Adventuras. At KM 145 take a right hand turn at the signs. It is across the highway from the Mexican theme park of the same name. 114 KMs – approximately 1 1/2hours.