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Copalita Ecological Park & Ruins

| Park open hours, Huatulco, Mexico
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Copalita Archaeological Site and Beach Break Day Trip from Puerto Escondido
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“small museum” (11 reviews)
“ball court” (9 reviews)
“bring water” (7 reviews)
| Park open hours, Huatulco, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday

It is a beautiful area, but I went because my travel companion wanted to go. It is extremely hot in this environment so bringing water is a good idea.

Thank Janice G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a taxi to the ruins and set off with another couple to discover what treasures were hidden here a short ride from town. With the help of our companions we walked the pathways viewing endless butterflies, bird species, shrubs and trees. The ruins...More

Thank Terry E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the Copalita ruins as part of a birding tour with Cornelio (highly recommended). We spent maybe an hour and a half looking at the ruins and the small museum and I think that was about right. The site has been occupied, on and...More

1  Thank GoinThere2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like history, dont miss this small but important part of Southern MX , sure it is not the size of places like Tulum or Chichen Itza,but none the last a great little area for say 2 hr hike and see.

Thank nancy m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked from our resort to the park and really enjoyed our walk/explore around the museum. It took us around about 30 minutes to and from the resort and we took about 2.5hrs at the park. Make sure to take water and use some buy...More

1  Thank MtnChick75
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The copalita ruins were recently discovered - and at the time of my visit, only 7 percent excavated (how can they know that?).... What was interesting about these ruins (I have been to many other sites around Mexico) is that they are much older than...More

1  Thank Jan D
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We did a half day tour here with XP Travel. Don Pepe was our tour guide and he was great. He answered all of our questions and was very engaging. The site is small compared to Coba and Tulum, but is interesting nonetheless. If you...More

3  Thank Leslie P
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Great area with museum and birding, views. We walked from Secrets and taxi back to hotel. Enjoyed historical sites, birds, iguanas..bring insect repellant.

Thank Gtownbeachlovers
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This place is really magical. We were lucky to have a yoga class in our tour & the teacher Lorena choose the spot and Wow! we stay instead of going to the Cascadas (long trip) we saw birds, amazing nature & fun facts regarding on...More

Thank Cari P
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Nice walk. Beautiful ocean and river viewpoints. You can spot a sort of ant eater and gorgeous butterflies. Tiny museum with regional artifacts.

Thank zamudiomari
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Trina C
26 September 2016|
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Response from amydem10 | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. They have steps, but different paths to take around. However the path to the ruin is not a smooth cement pathway, I believe it's kind of rocky in some points.