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Address: on the highway to Coba just outside of the city of Tulum, Tulum, Mexico
Phone Number: 9848079110
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Activities: Snorkeling, Group tours/day tour
Description: These underwater caves were meant to be explored: come prepared to be...
These underwater caves were meant to be explored: come prepared to be amazed.
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A amazing place to vist.

This Cenote was just amazing. Definitely a must see. We saw it with our Chichen Itza Tour. Must try a swim, although a little crowded.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW via mobile

This Cenote was just amazing. Definitely a must see. We saw it with our Chichen Itza Tour. Must try a swim, although a little crowded.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW via mobile

A natural wonder. Fresh water paradise with deep caves, turtles and beautiful fish. Staff on the door could have been friendlier, but i guess its a sellers market. Easy to get to by bike from Tullum - no need to take a tour.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

This is an open cenote and is very clear you can swim quite a ways on this mangrove lined cenote- just be careful there is quite a current and no place to get out along the way- I highly recommend life jackets for kids and at least some kind of flotation for adults, I had a noodle with me and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

My teenage daughter took a couple hours out of our day and decided to go to Gran Cenote. We really enjoyed ourselves and the water actually felt great as the daily temperatures were in the 90s and the ocean is very warm but refreshing, this underground cenote was probably 60s temp. You kind of had to figure out where to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

Good for snorkeling, free diving, looking at caves, splashing around as a family (has a dock, ladders, and bathroom) and getting a free lithium high. Bad if you're afraid of bats.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

This is the perfect cenote for those who are only doing one. It has it all - caves, exposure of natural light, open areas, and even some fresh water turtles. Gorgeous environment that will be enjoyed by all age groups. Highly recommend!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

We went three last week without Peso in our pocket. We use US dollars. They converted 1 US dollar=10 Pesos.(That time at my resort 1 US dollar=14.00 Pesos). We have to accept that to get in. We lost 15 dollars for 3 people. The price to get in is 150 Pesos/Person. Don't recommend this cave to anyone. Never come back.

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Birmingham, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

I did quite a bit of research and was on the fence between Gran Cenote and Dos Ojos. However, after speaking to many locals, the general consensus was that Gran Cenote was the best bet. Both cenotes are in the Tulum area. Gran Cenote is within minutes of the Mayan ruins and make a nice 1/2 day in the area.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

Whilst visiting Tulum we looked up on Trip Adisor the best Cenote for our family. We are a family of five and some of us love snorkelling and others of us hate it. So how to please everyone??? Hubby, our 12 and 11 year old love it. Our 16 year old hates it and I'm happy to do it in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

We were totally new to this experience and it was so interesting to me that on our trip that day we passed several cenotes open to tourists. They all looked from the outside as just hastily thrown together entrances to charge people to swim, don't know what lurked inside expect for this one. I think this one did a look... More 

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