Muyil Lagoon

Set just outside of the little known Maya ruin called Muyil is the Muyil Lagoon, which is believed to have been an important stop in maritime trade for the Mayas. Today, it is popular amongst tourists who like to take a dip after exploring the area on a hot day.


Located in the Riviera Maya, 20.5 miles north-northwest of Punta Allen, Muyil Lagoon always welcomes residents and travelers lodging in this area of Quintana Roo. However, even if you aren't staying particularly close, you should consider stopping by to check out the sights. It is 13.1 miles south west of Tulum.

Nearby Restaurants

You won't face any difficulties finding a meal before or after your visit to this lagoon, since you're going to find an impressive array of dining possibilities within traveling distance. The nearest eatery to Muyil Lagoon is Memories Cafe, which is an easy to come by café. Also close-by, you'll encounter eateries including Hechizo and Mil Amores so hopefully, at least one of these nearby choices will appease the whole entire party.

Nearby Attractions

Visitors that like lagoons, and are interested in visiting others, ought to think about Chunyaxche Lagoon and Napalito lagoon; the first of which is 1.5 miles to the southeast of this page's natural attraction. You'll find some other activities nearby, including Muyil Mayan Ruin, which is less than a mile away the Riviera Maya. Also, you might think about visiting Xlapak Mayan Ruin, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, take a look at what is closest in the following table.

Attractions Near Muyil Lagoon
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Muyil Mayan Ruin Historic Site 0.9 mi. (21.7 km) WNW 13.5 mi. South West of Tulum
Xlapak Mayan Ruin Historic Site 2.6 mi. (19.2 km) E 11.9 mi. South West of Tulum
Pez Maya Research Center Other Activities/Excursions 9.3 mi. (23.3 km) SE 14.5 mi. South of Tulum
Sian Ka'an Arch (Entrance To Biosphere) Historic Site 9.5 mi. (9.4 km) ENE 5.8 mi. South of Tulum

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