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Akumal, Mexico
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excelent swiming, diving cenote

We took a scuba class at this cenote, its very lacking in facilities but the place is magical, its a very open cenote and the water is ground level, the visibility is great and there are lots of caves and fish, there is a shack that rents snorkle and life vests, there is a small fee to enter and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Tijuana, Mexico
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Tijuana, Mexico
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

We took a scuba class at this cenote, its very lacking in facilities but the place is magical, its a very open cenote and the water is ground level, the visibility is great and there are lots of caves and fish, there is a shack that rents snorkle and life vests, there is a small fee to enter and a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We have stayed at a house on Tankahshore for several years and always eat at Casa Cenote. Great food and drinks and the view is awesome. Love to sit and enjoy is place.

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Los Gatos, California
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

This was the last day of our trip to Mexico on June 29. The only place I ate fresh anything while in Mexico... but the salsa looked great, so I had some. I was the only one of our group who did. They all said I was crazy. I was. 4 days later I am the only one of our... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Great margauritas, clam chowder, and sandwiches. While watching the waters from the cenote bubble up into the sea, from an outdoor restaurant.

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Akumal, Mexico
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

There were many barracudas to swim with when I was there which was fine. It was peaceful but definitely not my favorite cenote. I did love where it came out into the ocean.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

gary is always the convivial host. Straight forward honest an direct. If people haven't got the brains to understand this they should go back to snow land

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Chatham, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Casa Cenote is a classic, beach restaurant right on beautiful Tankah Bay, with seating outside or under the roof. The original owner, Gary, is still cooking in the kitchen, and they have the best mixed seafood ceviche hands-down (and I order it everywhere I go!). There are some lovely accommodations on the beach to rent as well. Check out their... More 

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Battleford
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

The restaurant is a beautiful spot along 5th Avenue, incorporating a cenote as part of the décor, or maybe the cenote includes the restaurant in its décor. It is quiet and tasteful, the food is excellent and the service is to be cherished. The restaurant is cooled by the water and air from the cenote. It is readily accessible to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We ate a dinner for six at Casa Cenote, and were charged a hand-written 300 pesos "tax" on our bill. I haven't been charged tax at any other restaurants in Tulum. Has this happened to anyone else?

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Akumal, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

It is always a pleasure to dine with Gary Phillips, the owner of Casa Cenote. I remember when he opened using coolers 20 plus years ago, driving back and forth to Cancun to ensure fresh food on the once very remote beach of Tankah. I always enjoy my return visit to Casa Cenote that consistently offers the best margaritas and... More 

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Address: Akumal, Mexico
Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Akumal

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  • Address: Akumal, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Yucatan Peninsula  >  Quintana Roo  >  Riviera Maya  >  Akumal

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