Puerto Maya: History to tell

Puerto Maya seeks to rescue the spirit of this place for society in Quintana Roo, as well as to preserve our cultural roots, wealth in trade and opportunities during the new routes. Just as ancestors did.


Located at KM 16.5 of the hotel zone, in front of the archaeological zone of San Miguelito (Mayan Museum) and El Rey
Puerto Maya Cancun

Located at KM 16.5 of the hotel zone, in front of the archaeological zone of San Miguelito and El Rey, two of the most important remains in the Caribbean. It was named after the ranch that operated there in the 1950s. Established in a strategic place, right at the entrance of the Nichupté Lagoon, so it must have been an obligatory port for boats.


Founded in the s. XIII, one of the main activities of the port was to create commercial ties with the cities of the coast of the state of Quintana Roo, exchanging products, such as cotton, copal, vegetables, honey and salt.



Arqueological ruins named after the ranch that operated there in the 1950s. Established in a strategic place, right at the entrance of the Nichupté Lagoon, so it must have been an obligatory port for boats.
San Miguelito Ruins

The El Rey ruins are located near the southern end of the Cancún island and thought to have been a royal retreat/playground. The site was originally used between 1250 to 1630. Its royal heritage and name are based on some remains found at the location that are thought to have been those of a king. The most prominent features are two small temples that were supposedly used as watchtowers and lighthouses.



The past meets the present in this ancient Mayan structure located right in the middle of Cancun's Hotel Zone.
El Rey

Puerto Maya seeks to rescue the spirit of this place for society in Quintana Roo, as well as to preserve our cultural roots, wealth in trade and opportunities during the new routes. Just as ancestors did.


Get transported to the ancient Mayan culture, get to know Puerto Maya and its natural environment. Live an experience full of adventure!



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