Take a break from beaches and shopping to experience the native flora and vegetation of the island at the Yax-Che Botanical Garden.
Due to the forested nature of the botanical gardens, you may want to bring insect repellent, especially for mosquitoes.
The botanical garden offers a walk down a path that features many native species of trees and plants.
Located in Puerto Morelos, near Riviera Cancun, Yax-Che Jardin Botanico always welcomes residents and vacationers who are lodging in this town or a nearby area. Even if you are not staying in the vicinity, you are free to stop by to check it out.
There are a multitude of eateries to choose from in the area immediately near these gardens. The closest eatery to Yax-Che Jardin Botanico is, where serve their specialty fare: seafood. El Picudo is just around a half mile away from the botanical gardens, so stop by and peruse the menu. Also within reach, you and your group will encounter eateries including and where you shouldn't leave without sampling their specialty seafood.
Additional local activities include Leaning Lighthouse, which is another attraction in the vicinity., which is less than a mile away Villa Morelos. Also consider making the trip to
If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, the most nearby attractions are in the following table.
|Historic Site||0.9 mi. (2.7 km)||N||Villa Morelos|
|Leaning Lighthouse||Other Attraction||1.8 mi. (0.2 km)||E||Puerto Morelos|
|Other Activities/Excursions||2.7 mi. (2.3 km)||NE||1.4 mi. North-Northeast of Puerto Morelos|
|Crococun Zoo||--||2.7 mi. (4.0 km)||NNE||2.5 mi. North of Puerto Morelos|
|Selvatica||--||11.1 mi. (20.6 km)||W||12.8 mi. West of Puerto Morelos|
|Other Attraction||13.6 mi. (16.4 km)||NNE||10.2 mi. South of Cancun|
The botanical garden is open Monday through Saturday, 9:00am until 5:00pm. It is closed on Sundays.
The cost of admission into the botanical gardens is 70 pesos.
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