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 visitors to this region of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean will be excited to have easy site access during their visit. If you'd like to stay somewhere near Sian Ka'an Arch (Entrance To Biosphere), you'll enjoy a reasonable number of hotels to choose from in the area.

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

Positioned in the Riviera Maya, south-southwest of Akumal, Sian Ka'an Arch (Entrance To Biosphere) happily welcomes visitors who are lodging in this area of Quintana Roo. Whether or not you're staying particularly close, you should consider stopping by to enjoy a great time. 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.

Of course, one of the most delightful possibilities while spending a few hours exploring the area is sharing a dish at a restaurant within traveling distance of Sian Ka'an Arch (Entrance To Biosphere). Hechizo, which serves International fare, is also the most convenient option for visitors to this historical site. It is only around a few hundred yards away from this landmark, so stop in and eat up! Mil Amores and Alexis are some more restaurant choices nearby. At Alexis you might try out Argentenian meals and enjoy the Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean scene.


Operating Hours

The daily schedule for this historical site is not readily available, meaning that your party's top chance at success is calling before you leave to make sure the attraction will be up and running during the time you and your group mean to visit.


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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