Rio Bec Dreams is ideally situated for exploring the many sites of the Rio Bec and Chenes regions of Campeche State. In just 10 minutes, you can be at the archaeological sites of Chicanna, Becan, and Xpujil and no hotel is more conveniently located to Calakmul.We are happy to recommend local restaurants or supply picnic lunches for your day trips. For locations farther away, we can suggest itineraries and hotels to make your explorations trouble free.
Rio Bec Style Architecture – within one hour
The ruins of Rio Bec are difficult to get to but stop by Rio Bec Dreams and we can give you help. You currently need a four wheel drive or high clearance vehicle to get there and is probably not reachable in the rainy season.
Other sites close by:
Discovered in 1990, this spectacular site with its remarkable stucco facade – 56 feet long and 13 feet high – really gives a complete impression of how these cities looked 1500 years ago.
Its tropical setting, huge ball court, many plazas and residential areas, and six masks of the sun god Kinichna make this a truly memorable site.
A little off the main route, but a beautiful city with lots of good architecture, many plazas and lots of quiet.
1 km from Dzibanche, Kinichna is a small site but worth the time if you are in the area.
Within two hours Calakmul, Santa Rosa Xtampak , Oxtankah, Hochob, El Tabasqueno, Dzbalnocac
Within three hours Edzna, Uxmal, Kabah, Sayil, Labna, Xlapak, Chunhuhub, Xcalumkin, Kanki, Chacchoben.
Within four hours El Tigre, Comalcalco, Lamanai (Belize), Altun Ha (Belize), Xunantunich (Belize), Caracol (Belize)
Five to six hours Palenque, Bonampak, Tonina, Yaxchilan
The following nearby sites are limited access sites, requiring prior permission and a local guide:
Ramonales, Manos Rojas, Puerto Rico, Yax Bil, Payan