When you are in the hustle and bustle of Tulum, it’s hard to believe that there is such an impressive nature reserve with stunning wildlife just a few kilometers away. But yes, this is true! The Sian Ka’an nature reserve hosts more than 300 species of birds and animals such as dolphins, turtles and crocodiles, that fascinate young and old alike. Also present in the biosphere, are jaguars, manatees, panthers, hammerhead sharks, and stingrays. All of these species are living in their natural habitat and appear much to the delight of our visitors. Enjoy a great experience with Pixan Ka’an.💚
Most visitors who visit the reserve come for the iconic animals like the dolphins and turtles. Watching them is definitely an unforgettable experience. There are many other activities to do in Sian Ka’an. You can spend a peaceful night in Punta Allen, snorkel on the reef, visit the archaeological site of Muyil, practice sport fishing, explore the mangroves, walk in the jungle…
The Sian Ka’an Biosphere has two parts to explore: Muyil and Punta Allen.
In Muyil you can visit the ancient archaeological site, watch birds, and float down the turquoise lagoon channels. In Punta Allen, you can observe many animals such as dolphins, go snorkeling, and visit an authentic fishing village. Muyil and Punta Allen have a completely different access point. So, if you are looking to understand how to get to Sian Ka’an, you should first decide which area you want to visit first. Muyil is easy to reach while Punta Allen is a bit more complicated because of the long road.
Sian Ka’an is a natural reserve classified as a world heritage site by UNESCO. Sian Ka’an is a remote area south of Tulum, and is the only spot in the Riviera Maya, where you can see an abundance of animals living in their natural habitat. Visiting Sian Ka’an offers you the opportunity to remove yourself from the busy everyday world and step off the beaten path to discover an undisturbed and tranquil location. So is Sian Ka’an worth it? Of course it is! Come be amazed and explore this stunning place through our Sian Ka’an tours.