Ruinas del Rey

Oddly, these ruins are located in the middle of the busiest area of Cancun. Yet the Ruinas del Rey are here, and are able to maintain a peaceful aurora. Visitors can leisurely explore the ruins as well as feed the iguanas that now inhabit it.


These ruins are small, but are part of a large archaeological conservation sight, so feel free to look around and talk to park rangers who can help you learn about Mexico's rich past.

Staying Close

Ruinas del Rey is located in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, ensuring travelers to this region of Cancun will have easy site access during their visit. There are a lot of hotels close to Ruinas del Rey.

Hotels near Ruinas del Rey
Hotel Type Distance Direction
El Pueblito Beach Hotel Resort 0.1 mi. (14.5 km) SSE
Crown Paradise Club Cancun (All-Inclusive) Resort 0.2 mi. (14.6 km) S
Golden Crown Paradise Spa Resort 0.3 mi. (14.7 km) S
GR Caribe Cancun Resort 0.3 mi. (14.7 km) S
Sens Del Mar Hotel 0.4 mi. (14.9 km) S
Sens Del Mar - Formerly Grand Oasis Playa Resort 0.4 mi. (14.9 km) S
Solymar Beach Resort Resort 0.5 mi. (15.0 km) S

Location and What's Nearby

Ruinas del Rey is located in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, a neighborhood in the vicinity of Cancun; it's nine miles (14 and a half kilometers) to the southeast of Cancun.

These ruins are located within the Hotel Zone in Cancun, and some guests may be able to simply cross the street from their hotel. For those not so lucky, the ruins are located just across from Playa Delfines.

Lively travelers might likely be attracted by the area because of the ample availability of open-air options. Historic site guests interested in testing their skills on the golf course will surely enjoy heading over to nearby Iberostar Cancun Golf Course. If you aren't a golfer, think about heading over to Playa Delfines, the closest beach. Still, an additional selection of beach and golf options are available in the vicinity. Since guests will also be near the option of at least one indoor site, the surrounding area will be a fun region of Cancun to investigate. One of the closest places of interest near Ruinas del Rey is Punta Nizuc National Park, which you can find a short distance away.


Operating Hours

The park is open from 8:00am until 5:00pm.


There is an entry fee of $3.50 US.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (998) 883-2080

Location: Blvd. Kukulcan, km. 17, Cancun, Mexico


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