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

Cancun Beach Hotel Zone is a good option for those wishing to visit Ruinas del Rey, since those staying in this area of Cancun will have the benefit of convenient access to the historical site during their visit. Because you'll find a broad selection of places to stay in the vicinity of Ruinas del Rey, folks wishing to stay in the region can afford to be picky when choosing a room.

Hotels near Ruinas del Rey
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Crown Paradise Club Cancun (All-Inclusive) Resort 0.2 mi. (14.6 km) S
GR Caribe Cancun Resort 0.3 mi. (14.7 km) S
Grand Sens Cancun Hotel 0.4 mi. (14.9 km) S
Solymar Beach Resort Resort 0.5 mi. (15.0 km) S
Iberostar Cancun All Inclusive Resort 0.5 mi. (13.9 km) NNE
Iberostar Cancun Star Prestige Resort 0.6 mi. (13.8 km) NNE
Suites Brisas Villa complex 0.6 mi. (15.1 km) S

Location and What's Nearby

Located in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, Ruinas del Rey invites guests who are rooming in or close to this neighborhood. But even if you aren't staying particularly close, you should feel free to stop by to enjoy a great time. If you're wondering, Cancun is nine miles (14 and a half kilometers) to the northwest.

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.

Historic site guests will have no problem finding a meal, since you'll find a wide variety of restaurants and bars within traveling distance. Harry's Prime Steakhouse And Raw Bar, which has a menu full of International fare, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. Also near Ruinas del Rey you and your companions will find options such as Captain's Cove and La Destileria Cancun where you and your companions can test out contemporary cuisine and experience the Cancun culture.


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 Beach Hotel Zone, Mexico


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