Ascension BayThe Sian Kaan's main attraction
Sian Ka’an ‘Origin of the Sky’
Ascension bay is nestled within the Sian Ka’an Biosphere,1.6 million acres of archaeological reserve with a rich history that includes pirates of the Caribbean and the original Mayan inhabitants. This protected reserve is home to over 300 species of birds, Jaguar, jabiru stork, tapir, manatee, crocodiles, sea turtles, howler monkeys and many species of coral.
Ancient Mayan Ruins, endless vistas of tropical plants and flowers and every shade of green and blue imaginable, leaves no wonder as to why the Mayan culture held this tropical paradise in such high regard.