Sian Ka'an Arch (Entrance To Biosphere)

As you enter the Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve, the first thing you will encounter is a Maya ruin. This ruin, he Sian Ka'an Arch is the gateway to the reserve and the prefect way to begin your encounter.


In addition to being an ancient ruin, this arch also stands as the entrance to the Sian Ka'an Ecological Preserve.

Staying Close

Sian Ka'an Arch (Entrance To Biosphere) is located in the Riviera Maya, ensuring travelers to this region of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean will have the benefit of convenient access to the historical site throughout their trip. There are a good amount of lodgings in the locale within range of this attraction.

Hotels near Sian Ka'an Arch (Entrance To Biosphere)
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Amansala Resort 0.5 mi. (8.6 km) N
Suenos Tulum Lodge 1.0 mi. (7.8 km) NNE
La Zebra Hotel Lodge 1.3 mi. (7.4 km) N
Hotel Nueva Vida de Ramiro Lodge 1.4 mi. (7.2 km) N
Shambala Petit Hotel Cottages 1.8 mi. (6.6 km) N
Cabanas Tulum Hotel 2.1 mi. (6.2 km) NNE
Ana Y Jose Charming Hotel and Spa Resort 2.1 mi. (6.1 km) N

Location and What's Nearby

Set in the Riviera Maya, south-southwest of Akumal, Sian Ka'an Arch (Entrance To Biosphere) happily welcomes local residents and travelers lodging in this area of Quintana Roo. But even if you aren't staying very close, you are free to drop by to check it out. It is 5.8 miles south of Tulum.

You are required to park about a quarter of a mile from the ruins, so expect a walk.

You will find a nice mix of culinary establishments to select from in the general area near Sian Ka'an Arch (Entrance To Biosphere). The most convenient eatery is Mil Amores, a wonderful eatery to eat at before visiting Sian Ka'an Arch (Entrance To Biosphere). The dining establishment is a brief ways off, but removed enough that you will need to aim for using a particular mode of transport to get there. Maresias and Dos Ceibas are a couple other food and drink options near Sian Ka'an Arch (Entrance To Biosphere). At Dos Ceibas you and your group can test out International meals and experience the Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean culture.


Operating Hours

You should call the landmark ahead of time for their operating hours.


To pass through the arch and enter the ecological preserve is 25 pesos.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (984) 141-4245 Or (984) 108-8853

Location: Coastal Road Tulum- Boca Paila- Punta Allen Km 15.8, the Riviera Maya, Mexico



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