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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
Andrew J
New South Wales, Australia

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Capitola, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015 NEW

Cool water on a hot humid day is a wonderful wonderful thing!!! You can swim in the cool water or just dangle your feet in the pool of cold water. Small fish come around your if your movements slow down, don't be alarmed they are there to exfoliate your feet LOL It is the oddest thing and to me it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

Escondido over the road is much more beautiful and there is no algae. Along with being quiet there's a lovely picnic area and quite a few small fish in the actual cenote. Its about 500m away from crystal but well worth the trek (photos from Escondido)

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Sf Bay Area
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This is a fun swimming hole and has some fun snorkeling. There is a fun ledge to jump and there are little fish that will come a nibble your feet like at the local pedicure places (you can avoid this if you wish). It was not crowded at 10am but by noon and later, it was very crowded. We had... More 

1 Thank Ann C
Piedmont, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Loved this cenote and sister cenote Escondido across the street. I think it was about 1200 pesos per person to enter both. We went twice because the seaweed was so bad in the ocean that we couldn't swim. Probably not big enough if you wanted to dive with a tank, but it has a high dive platform, ropes across the... More 

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Potsdam, Deutschland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
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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New South Wales, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
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 

3 Thank Andrew J
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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.

Thank luke47
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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.

Thank Phoebe S

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