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© Sébastien Boulanger / Costa Maya (Mahahual), Mexico

Costa Maya (Mahahual)
Mexico

The port of Costa Maya in Mexico was built solely to accommodate cruise ships in 2001. Since then, several tourist facilities have been set up there. There are swimming pools, restaurants, bars, a beach club and shops.

The U.S. dollar is generally accepted. Flea market vendors only accept cash.

Useful Information

Language

Spanish, but English is spoken by people who work in the tourism industry.

Currency

MXN
Mexican peso

Currency Converters:  
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XE

Time difference

UTC: -5

from New York: None

from San Francisco: +2h

from London: -5h

Tips

10% to 15% will be appreciated in restaurants.

Weather
°C °F

MonthTemperature (Celcius)Temperature (Fahrenheit)Precipitations
Minimum
Average
Maximum
(mminch)
January
20 68
24 75
29 84
732.75
February
20 68
24 75
29 84
371.50
March
21 70
26 79
30 86
492.00
April
22 72
27 81
31 88
431.75
May
23 73
28 82
32 90
793.00
June
24 75
28 82
32 90
1435.75
July
24 75
28 82
32 90
1104.25
August
24 75
28 82
32 90
1626.50
September
24 75
28 82
32 90
2158.50
October
23 73
27 81
31 88
1435.75
November
21 70
25 77
30 86
923.50
December
20 68
24 75
29 84
592.25

Where is locate the Port of Costa Maya

The port is directly in the centre of the tourist complex. As the pier is long, a free shuttle can take you to shore.

Travelling around the port of Costa Maya (Mahahual)

If you want to leave the resort, taxis are available. For more remote sites, an excursion will be preferable.

Other ports in the area

Activities in Costa Maya (Mahahual)

Historical sites

Chacchoben

This Maya town dating back to 350 BC is located about an hour from the port. This Mayan ruin is right in the middle of the jungle. You can also climb the steep stairs of one of the ruins. Climbing is quite an adventure, but going down can make you dizzy.

Kohunlich

This Mayan site houses the mask depicting Kinich Ahau, the king of the sun. It is possible to walk on the structures and see the rooms of these old buildings.

Beaches

Mahahual

Mahahual is a former fishing village located 30 minutes to magpies (along a boardwalk) or a 5 minute taxi ride. There are several Beach Clubs. The beach is quiet and ideal for water sports.

Family activities

An adventure park that offers activities such as water slides, zip lines and swimming pools.

Excursions in Costa Maya (Mahahual)

  • The resort has several swimming pools and a small beach with sun loungers. There are also shops and restaurants and bars.
  • Several excursions of all-terrain vehicles, dune buggy and Jeep are possible.
  • Scuba diving is offered to amateurs and more experienced people.
  • Glass-bottomed catamaran or boat trips are combined with snorkelling.

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