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Cenote Crystal

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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Ranked #17 of 28 Attractions in Tulum
Type: Caverns/ Caves, Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks
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Type: Caverns/ Caves, Bodies of Water, Nature & Parks

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Newmarket, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This was so covered in algae and globs of scum that none of us would even think aobut going in the water. I am sorry to say this is the worst review I have ever posted. When we tried to get our money back, we were told no refunds even though we came back for a refund within minutes. We... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Cenote crystal and cenote escondido are both included in the price of your band. Cenote crystal has the high jump platform and was closer to the road, with lots of places to hang out in the shade. Sort of like a large natural swimming pool (which i guess describes a lot of cenotes). The water was clear in the main... More 

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Kfar Yona, HaMerkaz, Israel
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58 reviews 58 reviews
40 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Such an interesting experience swimming in these pools among rocks. All the needed equipment was there for rent, which made the whole thing a little costly, but worth it.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Sludge swimming around. Like swimming in a pond. They do have a platform to jump off though. Not worth it, too many other cenotes better.

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Playa del Carmen, Mexico
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I love going here, it's calm, rarely any people are there, the water is crystal clear, nice and cool, there is a lonely turtle that I've spotted a few times. I go back every time friends or family come visit. My go-to cenote!!!

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Davis, California, United States
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I liked the lush foliage, but not the mosquitoes. Despite the heat when we were there, I wore a windbreaker to keep the mosquitoes from biting me. Advantage is: it is near Tulum.

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Galveston, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

These are some good times and crystal clear. You will find the locals filling them on Sunday's and tourists every other day. The reason is they're gorgeous.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I would advise anyone considering this trip to reconsider, terrible experience all in all, I went with a group of folk I was travelling with, We had visited a few cenote's on our travels and may have been expecting more but honestly they couldn't of been any worse and into the bargain we got over charged and not fully refunded!... More 

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

A local recommended Cenote Escondido to us. We biked to it (about 20 minutes from downtown Tulum) and had to buy passes across the street for 120 pesos, as others have mentioned. We also biked down the dirt road to the Cenote, and we were the only ones there. It was gorgeous, and tons of fish swam around us as... More 

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Cincinnati
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6 reviews 6 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Have seen several and each is unique and worth seeing. This one is definitely worth taking the time to visit.

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