Cahal Pech ("Place of the Ticks")
Cahal Pech is located on an imposing hill overlooking the twin towns of San Ignacio and Santa Elena.
The name Cahal Pech is a combination of Yucatec and Mopan Maya language meaning place of the ticks. When the area was once used for pasture.
The site consists of 34 structure compacted in a small area slightly more than 2 acres. The tallest temple is structure A1 which stands 77 feet high. The site also contains two ball courts, eight plain carved Stella and an alter.
Cahal Pech lies within a beautiful forested environment, home to many birds, Flora and Fauna.