Sunset, Wine and Cheese in Sian Kaan

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  • Cruise through the lagoons of a Sian Kaan, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Float down the lagoon through mangrove channels
  • Walk the virgin beaches of Boca Paila
  • Enjoy sunset over the wetlands of Sian Kaan
  • Enjoy delicious wine and cheese
  • See wildlife with a naturalist
  • Benefit the community with this tour


You only have so many sunsets in your lifetime and this one is guaranteed to be one of your most memorable. The Sian Kaan Sunset tour is a half day adventure where you will head into the lagoons of Sian Kaan by panga boat with a naturalist guide. In this protected natural reserve and world heritage site you will reach Xlapac a small ancient pyramid in the middle of the lagoon. After taking a quick peek at the ruin you will put on a lifejacket and enter the lagoon floating with for a 2 km float trip through the wetlands of Sian Kaan. The current will push you down effortlessly. The experience is beautiful and relaxing as you are surrounded by incredible natural scenery.

Next you will hop back onboard the panga and head back through the lagoons. Your guide will point out all types of wildlife you may come across including various species of tropical birds, crocodiles and even manatees. Each day is different and you never know what you can come across.

On the panga you will continue until you reach the beaches of Boca Paila. Here you can go for a walk and enjoy the beauty of some of the Caribbeans best virgin beaches. On the way back you will take a more leisurely pace enjoying delicious wine and cheese while you enjoy in the sunset over the wetlands.

This adventure is performed with a community based operator founded by the local Maya. The promoter is committed to sustainable development and the generation of jobs for people who live in local communities. The promoters genuinely promote a cultural exchange between tourists and the indigenous locals. The day is completely unique and unforgettable.