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Address: Quintana Roo, Mexico
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Freshwater lagoon perfect for swimming.

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Be a mermaid for a day

This is one of the most beautiful underwater scenes I've ever seen, and I've snorkeld in a lot of places- this is what you're looking for! The water is cold, get used to it. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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MD, USA
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38 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is one of the most beautiful underwater scenes I've ever seen, and I've snorkeld in a lot of places- this is what you're looking for! The water is cold, get used to it. The water will cloud up with too much activity, so swim gently. Go early in the morning, it will get crowded after 10. Cliff dive! There... More 

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Gibraltar
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While small, Cenote Azul is spectacular! The water is ice cold and crystal clear. The fish nibble at your dead skin if you're still enough. For the braver ones, theres a high ledge that you can jump off.

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San Antonio, Texas
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is fairly tucked away, but there are 2 signs and 2 entrances for this cenote. The prices are very reasonable for a quick excursion. Lots of fish to see along with birds and some light blue crabs. The water is refreshingly cool, maybe even a little shocking, but you will quickly adjust. There are some caves to explore... More 

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London, UK
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41 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great cenote to cool down on a hot day. Beautiful clear water all dappled green and blue with fish of all sizes. Easy to find, right on the highway so a collectivo can drop you off. 80 pesos or 5 dollars to go in. We got there about 9.30 and that was a good time as not busy. Cool water... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just got married at FPM and was staying at EPM for our honeymoon. We've been to Cancun/Riviera Maya every year for the past 5 years and always wanted to visit cenotes. AND I wanted an underwater trash the dress session. Our amazing photographer Juan Carlos from Seasons Photo Studio recommended Cenote Azul for our session and I couldn't be... More 

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Calgary
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6 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first trip to a cenote and was a great introduction. It was a short cab ride from our hotel in Playa del Carmen and wasn't busy at all. There were some interesting fish and even a crab to see and the cenote itself was quite beautiful. Admission for 4 adults was 20 USD so the price was... More 

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Tulum, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cenote really has it all. A snack bar with ice cream, lifevests, several pools for swimming or snorkeling or exploring. Great spot for little kids, great cliff for big kids and adults. There are several species of fish to look at, none of which will bite. A gentle fish pedicure may happen in advertently however. I've seen people take... More 

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San Francisco, CA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We crossed the street from the Barcelo resort (Barcelo Maya Palace) we stayed at and visited Cenote Azul in the afternoon. It wasn't as crowded as everyone says it is. This was probably because we went in low season (Labor Day weekend). Anyhow, there are a bunch of cenotes right across from the Barcelo resorts (Cenote Azul, Cenote Cristalino, Ecopark... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beatiful small cenote with a charming meeting-place vibe for families of locals. Easy access and close to Secrets Akumal. Take a collectivo public van for 3.50 US and entrance is about 5 US

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

This cenote is incredibly beautiful. We jumped off a small cliff into the refreshingly cold water below. We went early in the morning and had the place to ourselves for about 30 minutes until a photographer arrived with a bride and groom for a photo shoot.

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