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 welcomes local customers and visitors who are rooming in this section of Quintana Roo. Whether or not you're staying in the vicinity, you should consider dropping by to enjoy a great time. Tulum is 13 miles (21 kilometers) to the northeast.

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most delightful options while spending a few hours exploring the area is having food at a restaurant within traveling distance of this lagoon. The most nearby eatery to Muyil Lagoon is Memories Cafe, which is a convenient café. Also nearby, you and your companions will encounter restaurants such as Hechizo and Mil Amores letting you be picky as you choose between a number of restaurant options.

Nearby Attractions

Active travelers that like lagoons, and would like to see others, ought to think about Chunyaxche Lagoon and Napalito lagoon; the first is 1.5 miles to the southeast of Muyil Lagoon. You'll find a couple other attractions nearby, including Muyil Mayan Ruin, which is less than a mile away the Riviera Maya. Furthermore, you can think about heading to Xlapak Mayan Ruin, which is another nearby attraction.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run out of things to do. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

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

Location: the Riviera Maya, Mexico


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