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Chac Mool

Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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Ranked #155 of 292 Activities in Playa del Carmen
Type: Water sports, Adventure
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Type: Water sports, Adventure
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Calgary, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

.... if you have never dove cenotes before. I love ocean diving with crazy currents and lots of critters, however, Mexico Blue Dream made this experience very memorable. There is a photographer that takes good photos and video of your underwater experience. Unfortunately, there was a miss-communication between what I was told I was getting and what I actually received... More 

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Paris, France
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

really a beautifull expérience that you shoul do if you know diving ! you'll see the sun rays in a mix salty/clean water

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Portland, Oregon
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Beautiful caverns in the jungle that aren't hard to get to or start with in the area. They are approximately 20 km South of Playa del Carmen and have a good (but fairly busy) area for stepping in and starting out your Cenote diving. The Cenotes themselves here (we dove Chac Mool & Kulkulkan) were cool to see, but as... More 

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

This was our first and only Cenote dive while in Mexico. It is a good one to start with. We dove with Dive Aventuras out of the Omni Hotel. Mario was a great guide and we felt safe and comfortable. It was crowded at times, but the guides did a great job of spacing things out. Take money for food... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We only dove one of the two Cenotes on this property Choc Mools. It was a nice dive, I would go back and do it again.

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Essex
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Pro's - amazing viz and the salt water/freshwater mixing effect (halocline?) is super-cool Con's - I prefer critters, so sea/ocean open water dives rule. Saying that, it's something every diver should do at least once. We went with Dressel out of Iberostar Lindo.

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Elkhart, Indiana
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37 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We dove this cenote first. Two dives there. It's very nice. Not as spectacular as Taj Mahal or others. But worth doing for sure!

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New York City, New York
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

On this property there are 2 cenotes: Chac Mool and Kukulkan. They were both great the later being the better of the 2. Excellent dome can be surfaced and explored without mask/regulator. Our dive shop, Dive X, was excellent. Halo-cline was longer than I have experienced so swimming through it was difficult to appreciate anything other than the halo-cline itself.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

WOW. This was our 1st Cenote scuba dive. No words to adequately describe the experience, but here it goes. It's like floating through Space exploring another planet. The water is so clear it seems like you are suspended in air. I was so dazzled by my surroundings that I forgot I was submerged in cavern 50 ft under water with... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Excellent cavern dive with halo cline, air pocket, crystal clear water, and lots of stalagmite formations!

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