Felipe Carrillo Puerto

It is the strategic starting point to tour all Maya Ka’an. It is a region rich in history, Mayan culture and millenary traditions that are still preserved.

  • It was founded in 1850 with the name of Chan Santa Cruz (“Little Santa Cruz”). Known as "People of Warriors", it was the sanctuary of the Mayan rebels during the Caste War and where the event of the Talking Cross took place.
  • It is possible to enjoy the flavors of local cuisine by tasting typical dishes in the city market.
  • There are eco-tourist centers like “Siijil Noh Há” and “Balam Nah” within the Ocom lagoon system.
  • There are mystical healing centers like “Raxalaj”.