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Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve

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Sian Ka'an, Mexico
+52 984 151 4036
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Sian Ka'an (Mayan for "Where the sky is born") is a 1.3 million-acre biosphere reserve.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“punta allen” (48 reviews)
“fish” (63 reviews)
“boat ride” (36 reviews)
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Sian Ka'an, Mexico
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"punta allen"
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"fish"
in 63 reviews
"boat ride"
in 36 reviews
"muyil ruins"
in 34 reviews
"sea turtles"
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"life jackets"
in 23 reviews
"rental car"
in 22 reviews
"playa del carmen"
in 21 reviews
"biosphere reserve"
in 19 reviews
"community tours"
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"dirt road"
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"natural pool"
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"saw dolphins"
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"crystal clear water"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Really beautiful place, dolphins and turtles swimming in the sea and coming right up to the boat, crocodiles and eagles an amazing place to visit

1  Thank MancPaul
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Few excursions will get you as up close and personal with nature and the indigenous wildlife and cover so many experiences in one trip as a visit to Sian Ka’an. Whether going for 1 or 2 day visit to the Biosfera you will see over...More

1  Thank TheRestlessTraveller
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We did the tour in the 3 lagoons by boat with a short break in the seaside. It was very windy so we couldn't swim in the sea and the visibility from the boat was not amazing. Unfortunately we didn't see many animals - no...More

1  Thank Auretta84
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We unfortunately only had a week in Mexico so tried to opt for excursions that would suit our preferences. Sian Ka'an ticked a lot of boxes and we weren't disappointed! We got to see an aray of birds, sea turtles, manta rays, crocodiles and lots...More

Thank SLee891
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cannot miss... wonderful day viewing dolphins, crocodile, sea turtle... snorkeling in the ocean... the locals at Punta Allen were very friendly... contacted the trip at the Barcelo front desk

Thank Daniel C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We joined Osprey tours and had Jose Fernando as our tour guide who was fantastic. Full of information, jokes and a wonderful story-teller. We were picked up at our hotel at 7 and returned about 3. We drove just past the crocodile bridge where we...More

Thank dubaideb
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic views of the mangroves from the platform. A very knowledgeable young man took us out on the speed boats across the mangrove looking for crocodiles, turtles and dolphins which we spotted.

Thank Diana R
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took a day tour with Community Tours and it was the highlight of our entire trip. Sian Ka'an means "where the sky begins" in Yucatec Mayan, and that is what it feels like. There are Mayan ruins, an indigenous village and acres of wild...More

Thank KennO555
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and II visited Sian Ka’an recently by following the review below headed ‘Be Loco’ We also saved a lot of money and had a fabulous day, we found the whole process extremely easy and we enjoyed exactly the same experience as people on...More

4  Thank cameliata
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Muyil and Sian Ka’an. Things change within a year. First the entry to the lagoon went up from 10 mexican pesos to 50 and worst of all the tour of the lagoon and Mayan canal went up from 600 mexican pesos a boat...More

3  Thank jon_alfa
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Courtney S
April 5, 2018|
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Response from sarah_jane90 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Courtney, we booked through TUI st our hotel. Enjoy!
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Nikolaos K
February 6, 2018|
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Response from JoniG | Reviewed this property |
To get inside the reserve and see anything, you need to be on a boat. You can drive to Muyil, just before you get to Tullum, and schedule a day tour into the reserve from there. It's very good. We saw manatees and... More
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Margaret G
January 31, 2018|
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Response from Pedroinspain | Reviewed this property |
Note that there are two entrances to the Biosphere - one along the terrible coast road - but to be honest, the distance is not far. The other (which we took in a rental car, is further inland and is easily and quickly... More
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