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Cenote Azul

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Address: Quintana Roo, Mexico
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Freshwater lagoon perfect for swimming.

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First cenote experience!

We had a great day at the cenote! Just a short walk from the barcelo. Got to jump off a small cliff into Crystal clear water. It was pretty crowed with lots of family's around but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Travelin M
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Chicago, Illinois
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41 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a short walk from the main road and no cost. Basically this is a sink hole that is filled with brackish water and is a beautiful spot to jump off the walls into the water and to swim, but not many spots to sit around out of the water. It's also not too crowded, so it's fun if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a great day at the cenote! Just a short walk from the barcelo. Got to jump off a small cliff into Crystal clear water. It was pretty crowed with lots of family's around but we managed to find a spot to relax in the water and have the phish come and nibble on our feet. Wonderful experience!! Definitely... More 

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Thank Travelin M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here with family. Don't go for the tour as you don't need it. Instead spend time exploring on your own. It is quite beautiful with lots of fish and a cliff to dive off.

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1 Thank Mabeliba82
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Collectivo to the cenote and found it to be so beautiful and relaxing. We went earlier in the day, before the crowds came. It is well worth the trip to swim in the clear water and let the fish give you a pedicure if you stay still.

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Thank Jill M
Albuquerque, Nm
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184 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There are apparently TWO Cenote Azuls. This review is of the one very near Playa del Carmen and within a short walk of Cenote Cristalino. This was my first visit to a cenote! I absolutely loved it. It was a bit crowded but not so much that we couldn't swim and snorkel. Lots of fish to see in the beautiful... More 

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Thank lyrix428
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We grabbed a cab from Playa Del Carmen and got there in 20 min... What an experience! My first cenote, but wow.. Tons of fish.. crystal clear comfortable water temperature.. fun snorkeling.. fun cliff diving.. it had it all. Highly recommend.. also only 80 pesos per person entrance didnt hurt.

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1 Thank Emil O
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a nice cenote to visit for a swim. The water is clear and cool, we brought snorkels but did not use them as you can see all the way to the bottom without them. There's a beautiful path around the cenote to walk and find a spot to put your things while you go for a swim. There... More 

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Thank Lishacg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful clear water teeming with fish, great place to snorkel. 2 of my kids loved swimming with all the fish and having their toes nibbled, but one was scared of them and didn't want to go in the water. Jumping off the cliff was fun for the kids and adults alike. The only downside was that it was fairly crowded... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In Riviera Maya, 2 children, my mother and I wanted to experience what cenotes were about. This was the first one we encountered walking back on the highway when the public transport went right passed the multiple cenotes. About 6 dollars a person to visit these 2 quiet natural pools filled with crystal clear water and fish. A beautifull place... More 

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Thank Gab G
Portland, Oregon
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153 reviews
107 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a privately managed swimming spot with restaurant located in Bacalar. The azul is stunningly beautiful, and richly colored by the sky meeting its great depth. Locals and tourists come together in this spot to relax. It's not hard to do. The restaurant provides shade and refreshment. There are change rooms for swimmer. Neat place to hang.

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