Mayan Ruins and Beach

(13 customer reviews)


$110.00 (from)


110 Dollars per person
Children (4-11) 70 Dollars per person


$110.00 (from)


110 Dollars per person
Children (4-11) 70 Dollars per person
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Deposit upon booking: 20%


5 Hours



Max. participants



English, Spanish, German

Mayan Legacy Cozumel: Excursion Mayan Ruins and Beach

Make the most out of your day in Cozumel - See the whole island, discover the Mayan ruins and the beaches of Cozumel. The Cozumel excursion offers a fantastic combination of culture, history and a beach break

Far away from overcrowded tourist attractions, our local guide explains the ancient Mayan culture in Cozumel, the arrival of the Spaniards 500 years ago and the dark times of pirates and smugglers. More than a thousand years of history await us in the abandoned Mayan ruins of San Gervasio, in the middle of the Cozumel jungle.

The uninhabited east side offers lonely beaches to discover and take impressive photos. If desired, the excursion can be combined with a Tequila Tasting.

This private excursions Cozumel Mayan ruins and beach gives you interesting insights how local people live, into their traditions and history. This is a private experience and the tour can be flexibly adjusted. Already from 2 participants - enjoy our Cozumel Excursion Mayan Ruins and Beach

Mayan Legacy Cozumel: Excursion Mayan Ruins and Beach

  • Certified, bilingual tour guide with credential for the archeological sites in Mexico
  • Experienced driver, englisch-speaking, transportation
  • Meeting point close to the cruise ship piers or pick up from your hotel
  • Entrance fee to San Gervasio
  • Detailed tour and information in archeological site San Gervasio
  • Beach break
  • Mexican snack at beach break
  • Stops to take pictures
  • Guided downtown tour
  • Beer and water in a cooler
  • Wild beaches of the Cozumel East Side
  • Max. 16 participants

Excluded features

  • Drinks in the beach restaurant (optional)
  • Gratitudes (optional)

Meeting Point We pick up guests of the cruise ships near the respective port of call. Please let us know your cruise ship in the reservation. Guests from Playa del Carmen will be picked up from the ferry port right after their arrival on Cozumel. Please let us know your ferry times in the reservation. Guests staying in hotels on Cozumel will be picked up in front of their hotels, if possible. Please let us know your hotel in the reservation.

Mayan Legacy Cozumel: Excursion Mayan Ruins and Beach

Mayan ruins – Undeveloped East Coast – Beach Break 

This custom Cozumel Island Tour Mayan Ruins and Beach is a private tour, that allows you to create or adjust for your own perfect adventure. Let us make your Private Excursion Cozumel Mayan Ruins and Beach the highlight of your vacation.

Cozumel Mayan Ruins and Beach: San Gervasio (Entry fee included)

This Cozumel excursion takes us directly to the largest Mayan ruins on Cozumel, in the middle of the jungle. Most of the constructions can be dated to the late classical period between 1200 and 1500 AD. An excursion into the pre-Columbian times , into the world of the Maya and their traditions . We get to understand the Mayan peoples better as well as their architecture, mathematics, astronomy and religion. Compared to the massive archaeological sites of the Riviera Maya, the Mayan ruins of Cozumel are relatively small, but full of history and mystery. They are definitely worth a visit.

Cozumel Mayan Ruins and Beach: East side of Cozumel and Beach Break

After leaving the archeological site San Gervasio, we drive with you to the beautiful and almost undeveloped east coast of Cozumel. We stay at the wild beach of Pescadors (Spanish: fisherman). The wonderful headland invites you to take a walk, have a Mexican beer in the cozy restaurant (not included in the price) or put your feet in the crystal clear water.

Cozumel Mayan Ruins and Beach: Additional stops

Ask your private tour guide for recommendations on additional stops during your customized Cozumel Island Tour.

What should I bring?

  • Light clothes and comfortable shoes
  • Swimwear and change of clothes
  • Towel
  • Sun glasses
  • Sun hat
  • Sun protection: It is not recommended anymore to apply sunscreen in Cozumel to protect corals and water quality. Please use sunscreen BEFORE the beginning the tour. If possible, only use biodegradable sunscreen in your vacation.
  • Camera, charged
  • Gratitudes


The availability of our excursions can only be guaranteed after confirmation by us. If an excursion is not possible on your desired date, we will suggest another date or refund any payments already received.



For a binding reservation we charge a deposit of 20% of the tour price. The remaining payment will be made in CASH on site. Please note that payment on site by credit card is not possible. If you would like to inquire about the tour without a binding reservation, please contact us.


Customization of Excursions

Under special circumstances we adapt our tours to external conditions. We discuss this individually with our customers. Adjustments will be made, for example, if the weather changes at short notice. We also adapt excursions for cruisers to the berthing times of cruise ships.

Cancellation policy

  • With the reservation we charge a deposit. We keep these as administration fees for “no-show” guests.

We refund the deposit, if

  • You cancel the excursion at least 24 hours before
  • If you have to cancel the excursion for whatever reason, please inform us as soon as possible. We might be able to sell the excursion elsewhere and will refund the deposit.
  • This excursion was cancelled by Leon Tours
  • If your cruise ship does not dock in Cozumel on the day you booked, we will be happy to provide you with a voucher for a future visit or refund 50% of your deposit.

We ask for a phone number for each reservation to contact you in case of any changes.

Your desired date is not available? Contact us!

Why Leon Tours?

  • Small or private groups Our tours are either private or small group excursions.
  • Certified tour guides Our tour guides have the required SECTUR (Secretary of tourism in Mexico) certifications
  • Quality Service and Support Enjoy our excellent customer service. We have local knowledge and love to give you recommendations
  • Locally owned family business If you book through Leon Tours, you will support local businesses. We use local guides wherever possible
  • Book with confidence We spent many years in building up our online presence. Follow us on Trip Advisor or Facebook
  • Small refundable deposit We charge only a small deposit to secure your reservation
  • Mexico Experts We strive to give you the best service and bring you to the most beautiful places.

13 reviews for Mayan Ruins and Beach

  1. Deb and Charlie

    Undoubtedly one of the most relaxing, informative, and beautiful tours we could ever have imagined. Gerson was helpful and kind from the moment he met our group. His wealth of knowledge added to the enjoyment of this tour.
    When we signed up for the Mayan tour, we had no idea we were in for such a beautiful day.
    Thank you for the opportunity to experience the island. Sitting at the restaurant on the beach …watching the blue ocean waves, while enjoying fajitas, chips, and drinks…was picturesque.
    Muchos Gracias Amingo!

  2. Nadja L.

    The tour was simply awesome. Varied, great scenery, great tour guide. For me so far one of my highlights in Mexico ? Birgit imparts her knowledge totally sympathetic, responds to the needs and you have above all at each spot enough time. Any time again!

  3. Paul D.

    The day with LeonTours on Cozumel was great!
    Birgit is an incredibly kind and nice person. Thanks to her we had an incredibly beautiful and exciting day! With a jeep we went around half the island and that in a smaller group of four. Thank you for making our day so sweet and showing us so many great places!

    We would choose LeonTours again and again! ♡

  4. Nadine M.

    We were personally looked after by Birgit.From the beginning of the booking to the end of the implementation, the tour has worked excellently. Every necessary change Birgit informed us, so it was unproblematic to find each other. The guided tour of the Mayan ruins were very informative and entertaining, as was the visit to the Teqila Museum. We got to know several beaches. Birgit reacted flexibly to the unfortunately not very good weather and showed us Cozumel’s city. She even thought of our health in the form of water and insect spray. We say a big thank you for this great day.

  5. Pancho L.

    It was a great excursion with lots of notes and background knowledge at each place from the guide. Our most beautiful excursion in the course of the tours of our cruise.

  6. Manuel U.

    Private tour with Gerson. He has brought us closer to the island with a lot of heart and a huge knowledge and showed many beautiful corners. He responded to our wishes and we always had the opportunity to take photos and ask questions. We are happy that we came across Leon Tour. We are very happy to recommend you! No mass handling but individual round trip. Great. Thank you very much, Gerson. GRACIAS!

  7. Noel M.

    We spontaneously requested a tour and the next day we were off. At the port we were welcomed by Birgit. She asked us about our wishes and responded to us individually. A super tour, we have seen a lot off the tourist masses. Birgit had prepared everything very well and when we also wanted to snorkel, she also made this possible. A great day on the island thanks to Birgit from Leontours .
    Highly recommended!

  8. Sabine S.

    We can recommend Leon Tours without reservation. Reliable, flexible and competent. Birgit, who is super nice, gave us an unforgettable experience on Cozumel and wonderful memories. She showed us the island, brought over the fascination for the Mayan culture and fulfilled our wishes (such as visiting a local supermarket). We were only on Cozumel for one day, but Leon Tours made us so excited about Mexico that we will definitely be back.

  9. Marc C.

    We booked the tour and can only recommend it. Andrea accompanied us and really took a lot of time. We could learn a lot through her and had a lot of fun! Beautiful island with many animals. The tour was not expensive at all. So… See that you book the tour and I hope you have the with Andrea ???

  10. Rainer T.

    We were on a cruise in Cozumel and booked a day tour with Leon Tours. Meeting and re-arrival at the ship has worked great and on time. The tour guide was very professional and super nice. She was also prepared for all eventualities (water in the bus, moscito spray etc.). Our wishes were taken into account and she gave us many insider tips. We had an unforgettable day in Mexico and would book here again anytime.

  11. Rachel R.

    Tour: 5-6 hour tour private excursion on Cozumel Maya ruins and beach.

    An all around successful excursion with a very knowledgeable and symphytic tour guide. We can highly recommend this tour to any “cruiser”.
    Thank you very much for a great day

  12. Nina S.

    Highly recommended. Everything has simply worked tiptop. Even one day before the trip, we were contacted and the details were passed through again. It is rare to find such a service.
    keep up the good work ….. thank you

  13. Rabea H.

    It could not have been better. We can recommend Leon Tours without reservation. Reliable, flexible and competent. Birgit, who is super nice, gave us an unforgettable experience on Cozumel and wonderful memories. She showed us the island, brought over the fascination for the Mayan culture and fulfilled our wishes (such as visiting a local supermarket). We were only on Cozumel for one day, but Leon Tours made us so excited about Mexico that we will definitely be back.

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