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El Arcotete

Carretera a Tenejapa, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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Respite into nature

Arcotete was an easy short ride to get to (don't pay more than 100 pesos for a taxi). We hiked... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fun Little Spot!

This is a small park but worth an hour of your time if you're in the area. The cave was fun to... read more

Reviewed 28 November 2017
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Carretera a Tenejapa, San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Arcotete was an easy short ride to get to (don't pay more than 100 pesos for a taxi). We hiked around the park, and took advantage of the walk along the river and climb into the rock face. It was a quiet and green experience...More

Thank abundance050
Reviewed 28 November 2017

This is a small park but worth an hour of your time if you're in the area. The cave was fun to explore and I was able to take some nice pictures of it. I took a colectivo to the site for 7 pesos but...More

1  Thank WIcheezcurdz
Reviewed 3 October 2017

this place is perfect for families and friends to come and visit a slice of the chiapaz highland natural environment. with so many trails and areas to just relax, a cave, a river with a natural arch and a zip line, all one could want.

Thank Cisco D
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Quiet place for hiking with a nice cave. We did the ziplines (tiroleresa), which were very cool! Entrance fee is only 10 pesos pp, caves 10 pesos pp and ziplines only 100 pesos pp for two lines. Worth the visit for a few hours.

1  Thank JoshuaenIris
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Nice place with great views. Sort of a hiking experience. There is a zip lines, a river and a cave. Wear comfortable shoes.

Thank Celeste M
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Great place to be in nature. Don't follow the signs, instead follow google maps. We went with young kids and hiked/explored for a couple hours. Be warned the grutas close at 5.

1  Thank Paul K
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Great spot during the week. Gets a bit crowded on weekends, but not terribly. We camped for a couple of nights. No showers, but flush toilets.

Thank Dudley D
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Arcotete is a great place for an afternoon getaway into nature. Just a short taxi ride from San Cristobal, it's a small haven for a picnic or hike. you'll find a small concession stand and picnic area outside the main park. You take take trails...More

2  Thank Xhico S
Reviewed 3 January 2017

A group of friends and I went here for climbing. It was a nice ecopark with lots of climbing potential. We met a guy from Vertigo Rock Climbing as he just finished a new route in the cave. There´s a few routes in the cave...More

2  Thank jenniferwu312
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Good and close day getaway from San Cristobal. Pick up your own drinks and food and head out for a good afternoon bbq. You can even arrange a taxi to drop you off and pick you up if you do not have a ride. Bring...More

3  Thank Telordin
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