Travel Shot: Muyil Ruins of Mexico CheapOair Staff March 22, 2010 general This blog post was updated on December 17, 2018. The outstanding Muyil Temple is worth a visit Situated about 9 miles south of the coastal site of Tulum, the Muyil Ruins is one of Mexico’s oldest and longest inhabited Maya sites. Much of the area is tourist free, making it s great destination to visit if you are looking to escape the camera carrying crowds of foreign travelers in Mexico. The Mayan Ruins of Muyil are surrounded by a jungle and much of it has been excavated. For the best view of the amazing Muyil Temple and its surroundings, make your way to the Mirador observation platform. After taking in the land, hop aboard a boat for a tour of the lagoon. CheapOair offers affordable Mexico travel deals to top destinations throughout the country.