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Address: About 5 minutes south of Tulum Pueblo on 307 South by taxi | Carretera Federal . Tulum Carrillo Puerto, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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2 for 1 Cenotes

Now Cenote Cristal isn't the prettiest body of water. There is an algae on the water but its not covered it in. The jumping platform is really good fun i enjoyed it. The other... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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New South Wales, Australia

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

IT is small, there are no caves and the water is a little bit dirty. It is not worth it to spend a hole day there. Also will the moskitos kill you and the staff is not friendly and helpfull. There is no bathroom and the bus back is an adventure.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Now Cenote Cristal isn't the prettiest body of water. There is an algae on the water but its not covered it in. The jumping platform is really good fun i enjoyed it. The other cenote on this 2 for 1 deal is Escadero this cenote was beautiful much nicer than cristal and its just across the main road and you... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Not sure why this was suggested in the Rough Guide to the peninsula, but this place must have gone to hell, if it were ever nice to begin with. It smells and there's no way you could do any sort of snorkeling. But sure, it isn't crowded nor expensive. Definitely avoid.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Even though we liked other cenotes in the area better than this one, it is still a very good experience. The clear water was great for snorkeling. It was more crowded and less places to sit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Refreshing dip on a nice hot day. Great view to the bottom from the top of the jumping platform. Cost includes access to the Cenote across the road which is a longer, narrower Cenote but more tranquil.

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Mount Washington, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This is an amazing place to visit the water is so clear the people who work here is very nice and kind always asking if we was ok we make scuba diving and it was and incredible experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

My wife and I visited this beautiful place. Really clean and not too much tourist. We will come back for sure.

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Slaughters, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I really enjoyed this cenote for the fact that there were A LOT of fish. I mainly saw about 4 different kinds and was able to get some really great pictures up close of the little guys! Although we just went snorkeling there was a very large underwater cave for divers. It was set back a little from the highway... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Both cenotes are included in the price. You buy your tickets at Cenote Crystal but need to walk across the road and down a gravel road to get to Escondido. Definitely worth the walk. There is a (not so high) cliff to jump off of into the cenote and we could have spend hours just snorkeling around. We had the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

if you are looking for a great place to cool off this is a great swimming hole option. There is a nice high cliff to jump off of.

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Address: About 5 minutes south of Tulum Pueblo on 307 South by taxi | Carretera Federal . Tulum Carrillo Puerto, Tulum 77780, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Tulum

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