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Cenote Azul

Quintana Roo, Mexico
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Geologic Formations, Bodies of Water
Activities: Swimming, Scuba diving
Description: Freshwater lagoon perfect for swimming.
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Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This cenote is a must see!! Its truly AZUL "blue". I would come back here for sure! I came here in September 2014. its not much of a walk but there are some stairs. could be a little bit slippery. bring your camera!!

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Bremerton, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Don't miss it! This beautiful cenote is full of tropical fish and clear blue waters. It's a steal for only 6 bucks (USD) entrance per person.

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Pittsburgh, PA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Beautiful cenote only a few minutes from the Catalonia Royal Tulum. Very inexpensive (only 40 pesos, if I recall) and they also rented snorkel gear, which was nice. You definitely want to drive back to the cenote, otherwise the walk will be long and hot. This is a shallow cenote with plenty of rocks to stand on if you don't... More

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Coatzacoalcos, Mexico
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Tha water is very clear! You can swim with ducks, and fishes! At the beginning the water is Very cold, but once you are inside, they water is great! I loved it!

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Puerto Morelos, Mexico
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Friendly reception and fixed and announced prices (on the wall): no need to get ready for negotiation if you do not speak Spanish. This is a large open cenote with a small cliff where you can jump from (18 feet high). The water is crystal clear and there is enough bodies of water to accommodate the visitors. The snorkeling is... More

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Top Contributor
150 reviews 150 reviews
27 attraction reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I had been to cenote azul once before and wanted to bring my friend. It is an awesome place. An above ground cenote, resembling a small deep lake. There is a restaurant that sits just along side of the cenote so you can eat, drink and swim. There are clean bathrooms and reasonable prices. They now charge 10 pesos to... More

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Reston, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Beautiful, clear water. Bring your snorkel to see lots of fish. Jumped off the 20+ foot cliff into deep clear water. Only $6 to get in, and you can walk to 3 other cenotes (each have their own entry fees.) Advise water shoes as the rocks can be slippery with algae. No lockers but I didn't feel concerned about leaving... More

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Innisfil, Canada
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014 via mobile

We visited this cenote on our way back from Playa Del Carmen, traveling via collectivo. This was our first cenote of our trip. If we were to visit again we would have gone earlier it the morning. It was very crowded and busy. It was hard to really enjoy the beauty of it. It only costs $6.00 US. There are... More

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Albany, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Decided to check this cenote out on our last day after a recommendation from a friend. This was a beautiful open cenote that was a close drive from our hotel in Playa del Carmen. It was only $6 to get in and there was easy parking. The water was very clear and there was a mix of tourists and locals... More

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Montreal, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We were looking for a relaxing activity before the end of our vacation. After reading the reviews, we decided to check it out. It's about a 10min ride from Playa del Carmen - if you are adventurous and love to experience the local life, i would suggest taking the collectivo from and to Playa as it will only cost you... More

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