Riviera Maya, Mexico | Attractions | Coba Mayan Village
Coba Mayan Village
Coba is a large ruined city of the Pre-Columbian Maya civilization located 44km northwest of Tulum. It is estimated the village was inhabited as far back as 100 BC. It is believed at its peak 50,000 people lived here but now there is just over 1000 inhabitants.
There are a number of tour operators that will take you out to Coba Mayan Village such as Alltournative who specialize in eco-archeological expeditions in the local area. They will take to you to the amazing Nohoch Muul pyramid, the tallest in the Yutacan Peninsula. You will also go to the traditional village which boasts natural lagoons, cenotes, jungle paths and flourishing flora and fauna.
Furthermore, your tour guide will then let you have a go on a thrilling zip line which glides over cenotes and treetops. Then you will have the chance to take a dip in a hidden cave.
Finally, to finish the day off you will enjoy some delicious handmade tortillas and refreshing soft drinks.
Another popular tour operator is Coba Mayan Village itself and Mayic Travel. Many of the tour operators do similar activities such as mentioned above or they may add a few extras including kayaking and the Coba archeological site. It is best to enquire beforehand if you want to do a particular activity.
Many operators will also pick you up from your hotel. The route is about two hours from Riviera Maya and runs from Monday to Friday. There are a number of multilingual guides at the village including English, French, Spanish, Russian and Italian.
It is best to bring along comfortable walking shoes, swimsuits and an extra set of clothes incase you get wet!
Coba, Quintana Roo, Mexico
984 803 88 70