10 Ecotourism destinations in Yucatan


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Your next destination to know is Yucatan and you do not know where to go, which are the most recommended destinations and also considered ecotourism,well below I will tell you about 10 ecotourism destinations in Yucatan that you would like to know.

St. Philip.

It is a fishing port located on the north coast of the state, borders lEa Reserva biosphere Ria Lizards And Yum Balam’s Flora and Fauna Protection Area, where nature, customs and traditions are its greatest attraction, because the houses remain wooden with very colorful tones giving the feeling of walking next to a rainbow, in turn part of its population are of origin Maya or Maya speakers.


Its mayan name means“First house”or“The green house”,has Mayan archaeological sites, is a community that offers various cultural activities such as craft workshops, visits to archaeological areas, among others, by the hand of its inhabitants to publicize its culture.

Ts’Onoot Ka’Aj Cenotillo Alliance

It is a group formed by young people in order to take care of the environment,this community is characterized by its tranquility, the cultural mix between the typical costumes of the Yucatecos and the sports uniforms of teams American. In addition being surrounded by natural beauty that is characterized by the large number of cenotes although mostly closed to the public, you can venture on a 4-kilometre bike ride from the village to the entry of the Xooch cenote which is one of the larger and more striking throughout the area due to its pitcher shape, with the blue of its crystal clear waters that give the illusion of a mirror approximately 60m in diameter.

Saint Marcellin Maya Village

It is currently one of the most visited communities, due to a program of guided tours implemented by one of the community members where he makes known the chapel of christ of blisters built in colonial times, after a small workshop of huipiles embroidery and pedal machine embroidery, followed by a tour called “interpretive trail“which includes a visit to the museum, a grove among trees such as chakaj and jabín, to jultunes that were natural stone formations they used to collecting water from the rain, to a chuiltún x-balamqué, an ancient rainwater storage system built by the Maya from pre-Columbian times, to the seedlands of the community and ending with the enjoyment of good gastronomy.

Zazil Tunich

One of the great places where nature is the protagonist, is the largest cenote in Yucatan with stone formations over 500,000 years old, to access it you must make a descent of 20 meters deep by the cenote Xibalba or Inframundo Maya, where you will find the sacred and shallow waters of the cenote and in turn witness what the ceremonies were authentically like Maya,being a culture that is still alive.

Ya’Ax Tekit

Considered one of the most traditional peoples because they keep Maya customs rooted in their day-to-day life being one of their greatest attractions, in turn the creation of typical regional costumes ranging from guayaberas, Filipinos, hipiles to embroidered blouses that are put up for sale to visitors.


The Yokdzonot

c cenote onsidered as a 40-meter-wide ecotourism stopper and 35 to 45 meters deep, where you can swim in its fresh and crystal clear waters, get to know the nearby cenotes by bike of the company of a guide, zip line, rappel, camp and in addition to enjoying typical meals prepared by members of the community.

Sinanché Apiturism

It is a cooperative that is dedicated to the world of bees and publicize the importance of these, here you can live from the great experience interacting with the bees Apis Mellíferas or the meliponas of the species Xunan Cab

X’tohil Cenotes Cuzamá

It is a new tourist stopper in Cuzamá that promotes ecotourism where you can observe and travel 4 cenotes,starting at the X’tojil cenote being the largest since to reach its waters you must descend 25 meters by a wooden staircase.

Kaabna Nature and Health Tourism

It is a harmonious refuge of nature and health where its main objective is to be an intimate refuge to rest and relax, where its guests have a special connection with themselves and nature.

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