We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Marco Gonzalez Maya Site

Closed Now: 08:30 - 16:00
Open today: 08:30 - 16:00
Review Highlights
Interesting site

Ventured way down on the Caye to visit. It does not appear that too many people head down there to... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2018
kimshe2
,
Hollywood, Maryland
For true adventurers...very rustic and inspiring!

You drive up and take off across a rustic wood plank walkway lined with huge iguanas and ending up... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2018
peggygascon
,
Scottsdale, Arizona
Read all 164 reviews
37
All photos (37)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good36%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“hermit crabs”(13 reviews)
“pottery shards”(12 reviews)
“golf cart”(18 reviews)
About
A 2000 year old Mayan Archaeological Reserve. A jungle experience while touring this almost "virgin" site. No temples here. But the recent clearing of the house sites will give you a sense of the life of the Maya Traders.
Closed Now
Hours Today: 08:30 - 16:00
See all hours
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
As featured in One Day in San Pedro
Contact
Southern Tip of Ambergris Caye, San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, Belize
Website
+501 672-2725
Call
Improve This Listing
Recommended experiences in and around San Pedro
from US$525.00
More Info
Reviews (164)
Filter reviews
160 results
Traveller rating
47
56
34
10
13
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
47
56
34
10
13
Show reviews that mention
All reviews hermit crabs pottery shards golf cart self guided tour archaeological site mangrove swamp long sleeved shirts south end of the island wood plank head nets bring deet small fishing bug repellent ruin site fun adventure artifacts excavated
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 160 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this week during times that were posted as open but it was locked up and closed. I'm not sure if that is a permanent or temporary thing and there were no sign explaining why it wasn't open. I suggest contacting them before making...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank likethewind27
Reviewed 2 December 2018

Ventured way down on the Caye to visit. It does not appear that too many people head down there to visit. Very interesting, and the guide/ranger was very helpful. Make sure you take plenty of mosquito repellent - they were relentless!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kimshe2
Reviewed 12 November 2018

This is a Mayan ruins site that is still in the process of being excavated. It is roughly 30-40 minutes south of the town of San Pedro by golf cart(the primary mode of travel here). Our guide, "Jerry" picked us up at our hotel and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank bruceberwald
Reviewed 9 November 2018

The ruins were fascinating and our guide was very informative and delightful.Wear comfortable tennis shoes. There is a lot of walking and climbing.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Caren S
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Raw archeeological site that can be self or guided with an expert. A bit out of the way, but great fun trying to find in a golf cart!

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank OOOTTAFAGVSH
Reviewed 19 September 2018

You drive up and take off across a rustic wood plank walkway lined with huge iguanas and ending up in a lightly excavated pit house type set of Mayan ruins...other worldly!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank peggygascon
Reviewed 31 August 2018

This is a cool site, and great information. Do NOT forget your mosquito spray. Guides are great, and this was super cool to see how they are putting everything together.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank drdental13606
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Definitely an authentic site, with lots of interesting content. The walk to the site on a long boardwalk gave opportunities to see plenty of great wildlife. However, unfortunately the insects cannot be understated - we had to leave without seeing the whole site as a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank alanp697
Reviewed 6 August 2018

The site is not well-maintained and could use a good cutting back of overgrowth to reveal what's there. Access is about a 1/4 mile long wooden walk raised above the mangrove water and bug spray is an ABSOLUTE MUST. To really see Mayan ruins, leave...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hb0nnemx
Reviewed 18 July 2018

This site is wonderful! You do a self guided tour but be aware it is not for the faint of heart. It is located on a dirt road (which can be bumpy) and also on mosquito coast - need I say more! Dress appropriately and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank knp872
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Seaside547630
10 January 2019|
Answer
Response from alanp697 | Reviewed this property |
On a golf cart, probably about 30-40 mins - it's very bumpy once you head south of San Pedro. Not sure of timings with other modes of transport.
0
Votes
elkayvee
24 November 2018|
Answer
Response from bruceberwald | Reviewed this property |
It took about 25 minutes by golf cart from Victoria House heading away from San Pedro. If you contact the site, you can arrange for someone to guide you.
0
Votes