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Cenote Yokdzonot

Address: Cancun Libre, Piste, Mexico
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Ranked #2 of 2 Attractions in Piste
Type: National Parks, Outdoors
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Type: National Parks, Outdoors
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Lakewood, CO
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63 reviews 63 reviews
5 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We chose to visit this cenote over Ik Kil to avoid the crowds, and we were very pleased with our choice. We took a taxi from the Mayaland Resort and planned to have him pick us up 2 1/2 hours later. We were the only people there for the first hour. Then a small group showed up. It was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014 via mobile

We took a taxi from our hotel in Piste (150 pesos each way). Organised the driver pick us up again after 2 hours which worked well. The restaurant has great food and the cenote is a great place for a swim. Staff are also very friendly.

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Huntsville, AL
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74 reviews 74 reviews
9 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I've never seen anything like this. When we arrived we were the only ones there so we had the place totally to ourselves. If only our camera hadn't died before we got down into the cenote, not that pictures would have done it justice.

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Aqaba, Jordan
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

My girlfriend and I visited the Cenote in the afternoon after visiting chichen itza in the morning. The place is very quiet as most of the big touristic bus are going to the other Cenotes close to the Mayan temple. Go for a lunch at the restaurant it cheap and the food is amazing! Cooked by the local woman from... More 

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Whitley Bay, United Kingdom
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119 reviews 119 reviews
26 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

A really nice place to visit if you want to swim in the cavern. You will need ti shower in chlorine when you arrive to make sure you do not infect the pool. The catfish are blind so may bump into you. If you dont want to swim there is not much to do. A small coffee shop, restaurant and... More 

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Saint Nicolas, Belgium
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177 reviews 177 reviews
93 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

A litlle badly indicated from the road so look out for a big banner, the cenote is 300 m further, you will see the cabanas of the ecovillage. Fee is 60 pesos. There is a little restaurant with very friendly owners and a good cook. Very good local dishes (tacos, quesadillas, empanadas,..) and really cheap. The cenote is beautiful and... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

The Yokdzonot Cenote is gorgeous. Plus, they have a small restaurant where you can have delicious and inexpensive authentic Mexican food. For less than 10 USD, we had a fantastic meal for two, including a pitcher of the best lemonade i have ever had. I would recommend to go at noon, have lunch, rest for a while and then go... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Wonderful place run by great women working for their community. When we were there it was just us and two others and that was mid-day. It's about 20 minutes from chitzen itza (in comparison to about 10 min to the cenote were all the bus loads of people go) and def worth the trip. Ask a taxi outside of the... More 

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Progreso, Mexico
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

This is a really beautiful site and very quiet. The water is warm and is a great place to swim. Picnic table were available for a picnic lunch or you can have lunch in the restaurant on site. We had a picnic. There is a $60 peso entrance fee, a place at the top to change and then you walk... More 

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Victoria, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We went to Yokdzonot after trying to go for a swim in Ik Kil, where the crowds were ridiculous and the whole experience of being herded around with passengers from not less than 30 tour buses was just not pleasant. At Yokdzonot we were greeted by very friendly local people that run the place like a cooperative, and shared the... More 

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