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The Native Choice Tours

Av. Paseo del Puerto #1021, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
+52 998 869 4000
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Do not book overpriced, crummy excursions from the cruise ship. Book this one instead. It is half... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Summer C
Ruins AND beautiful lagoon... both amazing!

We took the Chacchoben Extreme Tour with Diego and it was perfect! We beat all the big tour buses... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Potomac Falls, Virginia
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Av. Paseo del Puerto #1021, Mahahual 77940, Mexico
+52 998 869 4000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not book overpriced, crummy excursions from the cruise ship. Book this one instead. It is half the price (or less) and 100 times better! We booked the Chacchoben Extreme tour. This was about an hour at the Chacchoben Ruins (very interesting) and the rest...More

1  Thank Summer C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Chacchoben Extreme Tour with Diego and it was perfect! We beat all the big tour buses from the cruise lines to the ruins and practically had the place to ourselves. There were only 14 in our group! Diego was our guide and...More

1  Thank TriciaF442
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I took a tour with The Native Choice to the Kohunlich Mayan ruins. The experience seriously blew us away. The tour was small (only 4 people) and our guide, Kasi, did an outstanding job. It was a 2 hour drive each way...More

1  Thank Lauren G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved our tour to the ruins and the lagoon. Diego was very informative and was very attuned to our wants and needs. When we got to the lagoon we were the only group there( about 20 people). Food was good. Very quiet and relaxing....More

1  Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great excursion. My husband and I decided to do the Mayan Experience which included lunch after a trip to the ruins. Our guide, Diego, was very informative and shared a lot about the culture. We forgot to bring mosquito spray, but he...More

1  Thank Lynn H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our tour guide Eric was awesome he explained all about the ruins and we got to walk on the ruins the ride there wasn't to bad,it was 2 hours but the van had air conditioning so it was ok. We found artifacts like pieces of...More

1  Thank Bryce R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its a long trip to get there(like 2 hours) but worth every minute. I highly recommend the private van tour. We didn't have to wait for other people to get off the boat and we got to the ruins 1/2 before the bus. Erick was...More

1  Thank PattyandRoger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Traveled to the ruins and toured, taken to a catered lunch then to a lagoon for swimming and relaxing

1  Thank Kristine H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Mayan Experience tour was amazing. Our tour guide Joel was great and super knowledgable. We began with a walking tour of the Mayan ruins which were spectacular! We then travelled to a small Mayan community where the women of the household prepared a delicious,...More

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our group of 6 was very excited to take the Chacchoben Ruins tour. Unhappily, our cruise stop was cancelled for Costa Maya. I wondered if I would be able to get a refund of our $90 deposit. Before I could contact The Native Choice, they...More

Thank Julie S
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Butch C
Is the walking difficult?
5 June 2017|
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Response from DREW R | Reviewed this property |
Not particularly. Mostly level ground except for one opportunity to climb stone step for which you may find white a challenge. Take as much water as possible with you even though they do hand it out.
Butch C
Is the walking different? I have knee problems.
5 June 2017|
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Response from Ivan C | Property representative |
All ruins sites accessible from Costa Maya are under the jungle, they have cleared the trails as much as possible but you can always expect a few roots and rocks but nothing that would make it very difficult. The easiest... More
Shelly O
Hi, we are doing this same tour and trip to the lagoon next weekend, I was wondering if you could tell me how the bugs and mosquitoes are around there??
19 May 2017|
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Response from Cindi M | Reviewed this property |
We went in mid-April, and had no problem with bugs.