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Address: Highway 307 between Akumal and Xel-Ha | Km 107, Akumal 77780, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 (984) 109 20 61
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An underground cave with spectacular rock formations.

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fun in the jungle

We visited this place after a morning visit to tulum ruins as part of cancun discount tours. people are friendly and we liked the food very much, it was authentic. after the lunch... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Kansas City, Kansas
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Kansas City, Kansas
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27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited this place after a morning visit to tulum ruins as part of cancun discount tours. people are friendly and we liked the food very much, it was authentic. after the lunch we headed to an informative cave tour, there were few cenotes in the caves. Then we walked through the jungle to be driven to the main cenote... More 

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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had great guides and did 10 zip lines. It was my first time and I liked it. Too many people in the group though. The cenote was small and not worth the $33. I heard that there are much better ones around the area and cheaper.

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Thank Heather C
Winnipeg, Canada
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28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to Aktun Chen. We visited last year to do the cave walk, this year we wanted to do the cenote swim and possibly repeat the cave walk. Thanks to a very generous Colectivo driver (who I am sure have been told to watch for hiking tourists) we got to the main gate just down the... More 

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Pekin, Illinois
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14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have done cenotes before but they are all so different! This had so many stalactites & stalagmites. It was also well lit inside which was nice, and the water crystal clear. We went here with a tour and swam around the whole cave. We loved it! Be warned! the water was freezing but so worth it!

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1 Thank Ness825
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

my husband and I booked a tour with our resort via Best Day. We came Aktun Chen to swim in the Cenotes. it was magical and we loved it.

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Sault Ste. Marie, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here after Tulum ruins with Go Natural Tours, David as our guide. He planned it so we were the only group in the restaurant, then the only group in the cenote at a time. This place is amazing! The quesadillas were absolutely incredible, as was the pico de gallo. After lunch we visited the monkeys, parrots, and crocodiles, then... More 

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1 Thank EmilyC1988
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I think there would be more interesting cenotes in the area. We went there with diving center from Grand Sirenis hotel and paid way too much.. Cenote was beautiful with crystal clear water and many bats but there's no fish or turtles to see (like i've heard there are in other cenotes like Grand cenote). But the zip line there... More 

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Lethbridge, Canada
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful beautiful cenote!! This is a nature preserve for wounded or previously illegally owned pets. There were monkeys, crocodiles (alligators?), parrots, wild pigs, deer(wild), tons of birds and jaguars (wild). The restaurant there had some of the best most authentic food we had eaten on our trip, highly recommend!

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Antigonish, Canada
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39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this site as part of the day with Go Natural Tours. We stopped there after visiting the Tulum site. The food was awesome and the service was very good. The cenote was the highlight of my Mexico trip. It is so surreal and beautiful and refreshing. Felt very looked after by our guide David from Go Natural and we... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Aktun Chen with 2 friends and we decided to go for the cave tour. It was really quite good, however at the time we visited the bridge that you are meant to take over a stunning "cave lake" was broken and so we could only stand on the edge of it. The tour guide was really quite friendly... More 

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