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Gran Cenote

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Gran Cenote

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Day Trip: Tulum, Coba, Playa Del Carmen and Cenote Swim from Cancun

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Visit two of the most important Maya archaeological sites on this full-day tour: Coba and Tulum. Admire the backdrop of the Caribbean Sea while exploring the temples and pyramids of Tulum with a certified guide, then head to Coba to climb to the top of Nohoch Muul—the tallest pyramid on the Yucatán Peninsula. In the afternoon, take a swim in a 'cenote' (underground cave), sit down for a traditional Mexican lunch, and explore the city of Playa del Carmen. Round-trip transport is included.
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Gregory wrote a review Nov 23
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Bring cash. This was a great experience very close to Tulum, highly recommend. There are lockers for valuables and snorkeling gear for rent. We drove our car rental but easy to cab it. Water was clean and chilly
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Date of experience: November 2020
rantati7 wrote a review Nov 23
Helsinki, Finland2,203 contributions660 helpful votes
There are two sinkholes connected to each other’s by a tunnel. Was there at 10 o’clock and there were not that many people. The queues / lines seem to start building after 12 o.clock. Entrance is 300 pesos per person which I think is too much for the place where you’d probably spend around 1 hour. Do not try to bring in any alcohol. They search your bags and the grounds are watched by guards. I’d you need to rent a locker it’s 50 pesos and snorkel rental is 80 pesos. There are turtles and a few small fish swimming around the larger pool. The other side (for wannabe Instragam starts) is just sandy bottom without less interest. I would rate this as an average cenote and maybe due to its location close to Tulum the price is in my opinion high for what you get. We tried to get to Garden of Eden that is normally closed only on Saturdays but was now also closed on Monday morning. Entrance there would have been 200 pesos.
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Date of experience: November 2020
Amanda B wrote a review Nov 21
Mississippi Gulf Coast, Mississippi77 contributions6 helpful votes
We visited the Gran Cenote about 2pm and surprisingly it was NOT crowded. We got the best pictures! One thing that I thought was strange was way in which to get your gear. You pay at the front and have to shower before you can lock up your belongings. Once you shower you pass the optional life jackets. You can’t get one until you go downstairs to pay. Once you pay downstairs and hand over your identification to the key holder then you can purchase a locker and go back upstairs to get the life jacket. Then come back downstairs to get into the Cenote. Overall we had a great time.
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Date of experience: November 2020
Bruno B wrote a review Nov 20
Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP10 contributions10 helpful votes
It is a beautiful place where you can swim in a very clean and blue water. But It is small. It is a experience where you can spend atmost 1 hour/1,5 hour, and it charges 15 dollars per person. It is strange for me the fact that Mexico has private beaches and private rivers. Specially because the ones responsible for it don’t make a lot of investiment in the place. It has bathrooms and stairs to the underground pool. Just that. Not a reason to pay that much. The ticket cabin guy made my 67 years old father wait in the sun to let some Americans come down from a bus and cut the line to let us in. It was terrible. And when he let us in, he didn’t have change back, let us wait again for about 20 minutes in the sun and didn’t get the change back. In all Mexican attractions there are a thousand vendors trying to push cheap things for a very high price. They are really pushy and annoying. I tried to buy a umbrella to protect me from the sun in a small street vendor who was charging four times the price I saw in the supermarket. Outrageous! The waiters, room keepers, drivers, bell boys are really pushy when it comes to tipping (“propina” as they say). In the airport be careful when getting a taxi. There is no Uber and there is no regular taxi there. Just the ones with “different pre arranged prices” (twice or three times of what they charge outside). I had a really bad experience trying to get out of the airport. They tried to overcharge me, then I decided to talk to a taxi driver which was delivering some people, so that he take me back downtown when he was traveling back on his only route. The guy didn’t even talked to me, because he was afraid of the airport taxi people. Apparently in Mexico they prefer to take advantage of the tourists instead of taking advantage of the tourism itself. I don’t recommend to anyone visit Mexico, unless you are extremely patient and don’t mind being charged two or three times the value of the purchased item. If you like beautiful beaches and nature, go to Thailand instead. It will be cheaper and more pleasant, I am sure.
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Date of experience: November 2020
Hanni Oshac wrote a review Nov 18
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Beautiful but touristic cenote, located just 10 minutes by car from Tulum, also many people cycle from town. Must be like 8 kms from the Tulum mainstreet. This cenote is kinf of half cave and half open cenote which give you an awesome landscape. Is touristic but it has a good size where surely, you will find a place for yourself.
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Date of experience: March 2020