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Oxtankah Ruins

| Calderitas, Chetumal, Mexico
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Beautiful and nice place is so amazing not so many people since tavelers think that chetumal has... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2016
Mady C
caye caulker
Fabulous site!

This Maya site is a must see for archaeology lovers who are visiting the Chetumal area. The site... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2016
Marcia K
Akumal, Mexico
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5 Oct 2016
22 Sep 2016
“Fabulous site!”
| Calderitas, Chetumal, Mexico
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Reviewed 5 October 2016

Beautiful and nice place is so amazing not so many people since tavelers think that chetumal has nothing to offer and just use for tansit between Belize and Mexico pople should stay at last 2 days in Chetumal.

1  Thank Mady C
Reviewed 22 September 2016

This Maya site is a must see for archaeology lovers who are visiting the Chetumal area. The site is very well maintained by INAH. It has well groomed trails so the walk is very easy. The most beautiful stucco remains can be found here. Allow...More

1  Thank Marcia K
Reviewed 17 March 2016

it was a nice visit i liked all the ruins and the explanation it had was great and the long walk is so nice. Wish it had at least a guide to explain about it more and inform about the mosquitoes...that was the only bad...More

Thank Alex A
Reviewed 24 December 2014 via mobile

Even if you have *enough* time, don't even bother. It's not worth it. You'll probably still find it in your heart to appreciate the minor ruins, sure. But the place is clearly poorly maintained. No tour guides. No proper warnings to put repellent first -...More

1  Thank Christine A
Reviewed 17 April 2014

If you're in the Chetumal area, the Oxtankah ruins, which are only a few miles north of town, might be of interest, even though the ruins themselves are not all that impressive. They are situated in a very well-kept park and should not take more...More

Thank RAPLongueuil
Reviewed 4 February 2014

A short distance from Calderitas. Cab fare should be 40 to 50 pesos. Don't let them try to charge you 100. These pyramids are not considered really important due to lack of religious or government structures. Still, it is an easy and interesting site to...More

1  Thank Bill1111
Reviewed 15 May 2013

This place is not in Campeche, but in the State of Quintana Roo, near the capital Chetumal It has one of the most amazing structures mande by Spaniards, a Church next to the Mayan temples. It is something you need to see, how they started...More

2  Thank fbezamon
Reviewed 4 February 2013

I took a taxi from Chetumal to the ruins at a cost of 300 pesos. I went early in the morning to avoid the heat and humidity that an afternoon visit would have brought. There was a stucco mask under a palapa as well as...More

1  Thank seniorbackpacker67
Reviewed 20 November 2012

Oxtankah is reached by taking the road to Calderitas north of Chetumal, then driving 6 kilometers on a smaller road to the ruins. There is a nice shady pathway that winds around the ruins with several plants and trees named on signs. The ruins consist...More

2  Thank MisterWombat
Reviewed 19 September 2012

On our 2012 trip we used Chetumal as our home base for a couple days. One afternoon, looking for something to do, we ate at a bayside seafood restaurant in the northern resort suburb of Calderitas and then explored Oxtankah ruins, not far north. The...More

1  Thank Tim B
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