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Aktun Chen

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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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Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An underground cave with spectacular rock formations.

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Great rainy day activity

We stayed at the Tao residential community next to the Bahia Príncipe Resort, and Aktun Chen was just a few minutes down to highway. Since it was supposed to be a rainy day, we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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Farmington, New Mexico
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Farmington, New Mexico
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Tao residential community next to the Bahia Príncipe Resort, and Aktun Chen was just a few minutes down to highway. Since it was supposed to be a rainy day, we decided to skip the beach and explore the caves instead. This experience was better than I expected. The caves are well lit, so you can really... More 

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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went here for about 40 mins on one of our excursions. We had a great lunch and visited with the animals. Nice spot for sure

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Thank Jeremy G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited here with our children ages 5-8 and loved every minute of it. We saw the wildlife in the small zoo area, then trekked through the caves with our guide, went ziplining through the trees, had lunch and ended with a dip in the cenote. Took a full day, but was so worth it!

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Thank Katie H
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Decided to try this out. The walk through the under ground cave was the best. The Zip-line was not that high and ran over some garbage, the only animals out were the deer. The cenote was approx. 10 minutes long. Not worth the money. Also they ask for tips for letting you zipline.

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Kansas City, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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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