Nature, archeology and over 3000 years of Maya history!
For many years Chacchoben, remained silent as evidence of the greatness of one of the most brilliant civilizations of the new world. Today, Chacchoben is the most visited ruins site in Costa Maya.
Explore Chacchoben's ritual heart, a space once reserved for great kings and nobles and now yours to discover. Experience the world of the ancient Maya and feel their vision while you enliven your senses with the sounds of nature.
Earliest human settlements in the area have been dated 1000BC, by 360AD Chacchoben was a prestigious ceremonial center boasting Gran Basamento as its most important ritual plaza.
Today Chacchoben's Temple One, soaring above the canopy of the tropical forest, still expresses the glory of the city's ancient sophistication.
Many secrets to be revealed.
To this day, only a portion of the site is open to the public, many temples of Chacchoben are still in their natural condition covered by the jungle awaiting for their turn to be restored and reveal their secrets.
The jungle surrounding Chacchoben is characterized by abundant species of fauna such as, deer, peccary, armadillo, gray fox, spider monkey and howler monkey. Going deeper into the jungle it's possible to find species like jaguar, ocelot, puma and tapir.
Chacchoben Maya Ruins
Chacchoben Maya Ruins, is located 73 KM West of Costa Maya.
Chacchoben's new era
Recent history starts in 1942 with Serviliano Cohuo, a Maya man...