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One hour

xlapak entrance is free. One hour to see three groupings. Not completely escaveted. Has really nice... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
Mike R
via mobile
Not too special, but private(!) ruins..

Not too special maya site, only a few nice structures there. Very nice to walk around the path... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2016
Venlo, The Netherlands
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“One hour”
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“Not too special, but private(!) ruins..”
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

xlapak entrance is free. One hour to see three groupings. Not completely escaveted. Has really nice walking paths. Better than the others.

1  Thank Mike R
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Not too special maya site, only a few nice structures there. Very nice to walk around the path through the forest to see the ruins there for 15-30 minutes though... as you'll probably have the free site to yourself!

1  Thank MarcoNL87
Reviewed 7 February 2016

This is along the Puuc Route so if you are doing the Puuc Route, might as well pop by. You won't need a lot of time as this is probably one of the smallest sites. Entrance fee is free, you do need to "sign in",...More

Thank Vagabondie
Reviewed 15 January 2016

There is only one main ruin to see here, but it is a nice structure. The entrance is free. If you have time while touring the Puuc route, stop, If you're pressed for time, you won't be missing much.

Reviewed 9 January 2016

We saw Xlabak on the same day as three other Ruta Puuc sites. It was the least 'impressive', but the natural environment was incredibly beautiful. Surprised a woodpecker at work on an ancient tree. Terrific photo opportunities.

Thank Carol T
Reviewed 30 December 2015

I visited Xlapak on the morning of November 24th with a friend as part of our two-day road trip along the Ruta Puuc. The ruins were located a short drive along the narrow but newly paved highway. The road was very quiet. There were some...More

Thank BrittanyAdventures
Reviewed 16 May 2015

This ancient Mayan city was known for its trade of wax, honey, salt, feathers and cotton. It is thought that Xlapak was inhabited from approximately 800-1000 A.D. This small archaeological site has 3 partially restored structures and 14 “mounds” not yet excavated/restored. The hiking loop...More

2  Thank Ruth H
Reviewed 22 February 2015

Xlapak is certainly a small site and tends to be talked down in the guidebooks, but the ruins are worth a look and the surrounding woodland is delightful, though actually we saw more birds at Labna. We were the only visitors and i doubt if...More

1  Thank argein
Reviewed 17 February 2014

Xlapak was as its height from 600D - 1000AD, then became lost in the jungle for 1000 years. A portion of this ancient city has now been cleared of dense jungle and several buildings have been partially restored including The Palace is a single story...More

7  Thank thunefeld
Reviewed 9 January 2014

Small site, that is barely even mentioned in most guide books of the Puuc Road. Worth the short stop as you drive along the road.

1  Thank JolietJakeBlues
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