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Address: Near Mayan ruins of Ek Balam, Mexico
Phone Number: 044-985-107-4774
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AMAZING PLACE TO SEE AND ENJOY!!!

After seen the Ek-Balam Mayan Ruins...We rented some bikes and left to see Cenote X' Canche, we were greeted by some guys who explains about the cenote, this guys were very nice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 6, 2015
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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

After seen the Ek-Balam Mayan Ruins...We rented some bikes and left to see Cenote X' Canche, we were greeted by some guys who explains about the cenote, this guys were very nice and helpfull. Some of my friends got in the water I did not, after a while we went inside a building and enjoy some refreshments, I still have... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Run by local community members with sound ecological practices and nice facilities including changing rooms, bathrooms, picnic areas and a restaurant. This one is skipped by the tour groups so it is not crowded. The cenote has a series of stairs down to the water, ropes to swing from, and vines and tree roots hanging down. Water was clean and... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This was a great place to visit. They offered a combination of activities that was a lot of fun: rappelling, ziplining and swimming in an amazingly beautiful cenote. The service was friendly and professional and the food very tasty. We definitely recommend it.

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Taunton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Nice Cenote at Ek Balam worth the visit, you can bike ride or have them pedal you...nice cenote with showers at the end of a mile or so road. About $300 Pesos all in, worth it for the zipline, rappelling and cenote swim, and jumping off cliffs, kids had a great time!

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Rhinebeck, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

you access this cenote (attached to the Ek Balam site) by following a long eco trail bordered by trees. you can rent a bike, walk or be driven on a tricycle with comfortable seats for the passengers. The cenote is dramatic and provides facilities for swimming (people were swimming when we were there). There is also a zip line that... More 

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Merida, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

This deep cenote is associated with the Ek Balam site but is operated by the village. You can rent a bike for the 2 km ride to the denote or let a guide do the pedaling and enjoy the ride. The cenote is open and deep. Access is down a lengthy set of sturdy stairs with handrails. The water is... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Fabulous large cenote with a picturesque jungle setting, tree roots and vines hang down into the cenote. There is a rope strung across the middle in case you need a rest, and steps and decking built around. We paid a bicycle taxi to take us the 2 km or so from the car park. I felt sorry for him, it... More 

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Wiltshire UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Visited just before Ek Balam (had to go here first as we arrived in the afternoon and found that it closed even earlier than the ruins themselves). Rented very rickety bikes (not as good as Coba) and cycled to the cenote. Quite an open one with several opportunities to jump in, or swing out on a rope and drop in.... More 

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Austin, TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

We visited after our visit to Ek-Balam. We opted for the trike ride, which was a ton of fun. If you have young kids, definitely spring for the ride. I think it's about 1.5 kilometers in. The cenote was beautiful and only a couple of other people visiting when we were there. The rope swing was a big hit with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

my husband and I visited the Cenote after exploring the Ek Balam ruins and it was well worth the admission price (with a tricycle taxi round trip for a few more pesos). It's a very long walk, i recommend getting the trike or a bike! but the Cenote was very beautiful and not crowded unlike Xchechen or Ikkil. at one... More 

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Address: Address: Near Mayan ruins of Ek Balam, Mexico
Phone Number: 044-985-107-4774
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Yucatan

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