Are you interested in experiencing a living Mayan community and discovering Punta Laguna Monkey Sanctuary?



With a population of approximately 30 families, Punta Laguna Monkey Sanctuary is a thriving area that welcomes tourists! These natives welcome all individuals to visit and learn by participating in historic day to day activities. Absolute Adventure Mexico offers Punta Laguna tours of the Mayan Jungle with an emphasis in this spider monkey reserve.



Otoch Ma’ax Yetel Kooh, or Punta Laguna, has been a protected area since 1982. It is home to the spider monkey and the puma cat. Spreading across 5,367 hectares, Punta Laguna is the perfect adventure for families and nature lovers alike. Our professional tour guides will ensure that you are able to enjoy the beautiful landscape in a safe and respectful way.



Your tour of Punta Laguna can encompass any of the five possible activities:

  • A hike suitable for all ages in the jungle to get a glimpse of the spider monkey and hear the howler monkey’s famous cry. (encountering them is not guaranteed)
  • A relaxing canoe trip through the lagoon
  • An adrenaline packed zip-line tour over the lagoon
  • A descent into a cenote by way rappel rope (max weight 210 lbs / 95 kg)
  • A historic Mayan purification ceremony


As with many of our adventures, your tour of Punta Laguna Monkey Sanctuary can be combined with Coba ruins. Our professionally trained guides will pick you up from your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle and transport you to the site. From there, you are in control of your trip!


At Absolute Adventure Mexico, we strive to make each trip unique to you. If you would like to combine more tours, we are more than happy to create a two-day experience. This option allows our travelers to stay overnight in the Mayan jungle by way of cabanas. Let us take you back in time with this tour. The Mayan community is very welcoming to new tourists and will ensure that you receive a traditional experience.