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Cenote Crystal

About 5 minutes south of Tulum Pueblo on 307 South by taxi | Carretera Federal . Tulum Carrillo Puerto, Tulum 77780, Mexico
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Ranked #18 of 29 Attractions in Tulum
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Bodies of Water
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61 reviews 61 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

When is time better you prepare you repellent and slowly leave,is nice place also local enjoy there only small problem is mosquitos really aggressive there ...

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Basel, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Beautiful cenote for snorkelling, with a lot of green all around. Water is perfectly clear, fantastic. Also full of small fish. Great !!!

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Giessen, Germany
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

When you buy a ticket at the entrance you pay for Cenote Crystal and Escondido (you need to ask someone to open the gate for you as it is on the other side of the street). We went to Escondido first and liked it a lot. It is in the middle of the jungle, the water is very clear and... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

On the advice of some other travelers, we went to cenote escondido. It was beautiful. The water was crystal clear and it had a nice little cliff that my daughter enjoyed jumping from. We really enjoyed our afternoon there. We went on a Monday and it wasn't too crowded which made it even better.

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Toronto, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This Cenote is absolutely amazing ,the wather is cold but it doesnt matter ,i have a good time ,the water has diferent colors and you can see any kind of fishes .I really recommended.

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Conroe, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This was a nice place to cool off for an afternoon. It is more of a hang out than a snorkeling cenote'. There is a bank you can jump from. If a cart comes by selling tamales, treat yourself! Also, don't forget your free pedicure- which means the little fish nibble on the dry skin on your feet!

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Iowa City, Iowa, United States
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63 reviews 63 reviews
52 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We really loved Crystal and Escondito, they were very very fun. We started out at Crystal and jumping off the high dive was great fun, the water felt great and it was clean and clear. Our favorite however was Escondito across the road. The rope swing was a blast and jumping off the ledge was awesome. We are open water... More

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Surrey, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

3 of us stopped here after a 3 hour drive, maybe at 3pm. There were other people there, too, but we still managed to relax and have fun. There's a bigger cenote (more like a lake) and a smaller water hole (pond-ish, but with cenote water) on the side. We had this pond to ourselves. If I remember correctly in... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

You buy your tickets at crystal and it gets you into both. Crystal was fun because of the high jump, but escondito across the street was way more beautiful and fun. The deep, clear blue water makes for good snorkelling--we even got to watch a group of divers enter the cave below. The cliffs are fun to jump off of... More

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Moultrie, GA
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

This cave was darker than most we dove but still a fantastic dive! Not a lot of room for parking but there was plenty of room to kit up and for lunch.

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