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

Consider staying in the Riviera Maya if you plan on visiting Sian Ka'an Arch (Entrance To Biosphere), since travelers to this area of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean will have easy site access during their visit. There are a good bunch of hotels in the district around Sian Ka'an Arch (Entrance To Biosphere).

Hotels near Sian Ka'an Arch (Entrance To Biosphere)
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Amansala Resort 0.5 mi. (8.6 km) N
Las Ranitas Lodge 0.7 mi. (8.3 km) NNE
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
Parayso Hotel And Spa Hotel 1.6 mi. (6.9 km) N
Shambala Petit Hotel Cottages 1.8 mi. (6.6 km) N

Location and What's Nearby

Situated in the Riviera Maya, south-southwest of Akumal, Sian Ka'an Arch (Entrance To Biosphere) happily welcomes visitors who are rooming in this section of Quintana Roo. Even if you are not staying in this location, you should consider stopping by to enjoy a great time. If you're wondering, Tulum is six miles (nine and a half kilometers) to the north.

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

And, one of the most exciting possibilities while spending some time exploring the area could be chowing down on a meal at a restaurant within traveling distance of this historical site. The most convenient place to eat is Hechizo, which serves International dishes. It's about a few hundred yards from this landmark, so stop in and place your order. Mil Amores and Alexis are some more food and drink options. At Alexis you and your companions may try out Argentenian meals and experience the culture of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.


Operating Hours

The operating hours for the historic site aren't readily available, meaning your group's smartest option is phoning beforehand to confirm the attraction is open to visitors during the time you have plans to make an appearance.


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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