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Address: Valladolid, Mexico
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Visited both of the denotes here. Had a beautiful swim, very deep though. Gorgeous place to visit. Loved it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Lainey J
Exeter, United Kingdom

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Visited both of the denotes here. Had a beautiful swim, very deep though. Gorgeous place to visit. Loved it.

Thank Lainey J
Cuernavaca, Mexico
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

So beautiful to believe it's real :) You can visit two places there for $90 mxn and is 10 minutes from valladolid.

Thank Bertha V
Playa Del Carmen
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151 reviews
99 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a great place to refresh! You will have a great time swimming in this amazing place. There are 2 cenote's in this area, you can swim in both of them. Please be respectful of nature, don't use chemical products and don't touch the rocks.

Thank Amaru_y_Jorge
Graz, Austria
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16 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

this beautiful and easily accessable cenote is close to valladolid and really worth a visit. the water is cool, so it´s nice in the heat.

Thank heley187
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

After touring Chichen Itza all day, our next stop was to the downtown area of Valladolid to get lunch. The bus pulled over to the side of the road, right outside of the circle center, (maybe only 10 minutes) to a small area that lead right into caves. The walk down to the area was rocky and life vests were... More 

Thank Jennifer_Cline
Warsaw, Poland
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138 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For the first time in my life I had a chance to swim in an underground lake. Amazing feeling, especially that it wasn't crowded at all. Only the locals trying to sell you everything were annoying, but luckily not very importunate.

Thank TomaszKozakowski
Sherwood Park, Canada
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228 reviews
126 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The one thing we love about this area of Mexico is the cenotes. Each one is unique and interesting! The entrance to this cenote is a bit daunting if you have mobility issues but there is a rope to hang onto. The cenotes are always a highlight for us and this one is definitely worth a visit!

Thank Lisa015
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came to X'Ke'Ken after touring Chichen Itza. It was easy to get there via Collectivo but the walk down the dirt road to the actual entrance is long and hot. A taxi might see you and ask if you want a ride: take it. The entrance fee is 60 pesos, 90 if you want to go to Samal center... More 

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Killeen, Texas
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful, awe inspiring and very easy to get in and out of with toddler and kindergartner. Playground onsite for after swimming was nice, although falling apart and kind of dangerous.

1 Thank ReneeW4
Kitchener Canada
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was gathering research for #5 ADIE STURM MYSTERY and thought the two cenotes were perfect. I didn't go for a swim as I was running out of time but the place is lovely, especially if you've never seen cenotes. I have seen others on the road from Playa to Tulum and on the road to Coba. These two (Samula... More 

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