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Old February 15th, 2006, 12:36 AM
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Default Costa Maya snorkeling & Chacchoban Ruins

Looking for the a good beach for snorkeling in Costa Maya. Also any recommendations for private Chacchoban ruins tours.

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Old February 15th, 2006, 11:21 AM
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chachoban ruins we visted these ruins were very intresting if you want
more information abou these ruins go to carnival. com go to excursion
put in coasta maya and it will bring up all the shore trips hope this helps
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Hi Dane,

I agree with paddletoe53. If you want to see the ruins it would be better to do a ship's tour. The shortest tour I've seen is 5 hours and I wouldn't take the chance with a private supplier. If a ship's tour is late, they'll wait for you. If you use a private supplier and they're late, you're on your own!

Don't know about the beaches, sorry .

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Thanks Paddletoe53; were you allowed on the ruins (my daughter wants to climb a pyramid).

Also looking for a beach to taxi to that would be good for snorkeling???

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Default Private ruins tour

I have booked with a private company very highly recommended for this April. Just read the history of these tour guides on their website (almopst brings tears to your eyes)
David & Ivan at the "ruinname.com" hint chacc...
The tour is 3.5-4 hours long.
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I HIGHLY recommend David and Ivan, too. We booked with them on our last cruise and had a fantastic time! They have reliable vehicles and have a top rate tour! We did this excursion in the morning, got back to Majahual in time for a late lunch, spent the afternoon at the beach and then went back to the ship.

Here are some pictures of our day in Costa Maya: http://community.webshots.com/album/527685047YCNWgf
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Default Chachoban Ruins

I visited these ruins last March on a Celebrity Panama Canal cruise. I took the ship excursion and really enjoyed it. I was disappointed, however, that you are not allowed on the ruins. I too wanted to climb a pyramid.
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Has anyone taken David's Chachoban Extreme trip?
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