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Grand Cenote

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Address: | Located on the highway to Coba, Tulum 77796, Mexico
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+52 984 807 9110
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8:00 am - 4:45 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 4:45 am
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Grand Cenote has 140 square meter for swimming, there is one big cave, a...

Grand Cenote has 140 square meter for swimming, there is one big cave, a cavern and 100 square of wooden platforms where you can walk, chill with the nature and take pictures .

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I went to this cenote a while back so will not remember exact details but it's one of the ones you can bike to from most places you'd stay in Tulum and had a very low entrance... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Nopera, New Zealand
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Nopera, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went to this cenote a while back so will not remember exact details but it's one of the ones you can bike to from most places you'd stay in Tulum and had a very low entrance fee. Rent their snorkel equipment for sure though.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just a short taxi ride outside of town the grand cenote is a wonderful place to visit, a must see. You can swim through the mysterious pools with turtles and fish, and then relax in the sun just outside. Worth sending at least a few hours exploring, perfect afternoon trip. Don't have children but this is the first place I'd... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We visited here in the mid-morning and it was quite busy with lots of other swimmers, snorkelers and divers. Seemed to be popular with families. If you don't mind the crowds then it is definitely worth a visit as it is easy to see why it is so popular - clear water for snorkelling, and caves for exploring with lots... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited with our kids (6 and 8) and they both enjoyed floating around the cenotes. They are both good swimmers, but the life preservers make it a more enjoyable/less stressful experience. Understanding the history of the cenotes also made this a more interesting experience.

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Austin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Drove 25 minutes from Akumal in our rental car. Easy drive and found good parking close to the entrance at 11:00am on a Sunday (3/18/17). Didn't know what to expect since I haven't been to a cenote in 25 years and not one in this commercialized area. Entrance fee has increased since others posted reviews. $10US/$180 peso per adult. Some... More 

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East Durham
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth the trip. There is a white sand bottom so the water is that beautiful carribean blue. You can swim from one opening to the other and there are turtles!

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Monterrey, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is very well-kept, the ammenities are nice. Aside from that the cenote is pretty friendly and has everything you are looking to experince from this: bats, turtles, fish, caves, cristal clear water and a great scenery.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Ok, I have liked all the Cenotes I have visited, but this one is easily accessible, and offers a nice combination of open air, sunshine, and cave snorkeling. There is parking, and bathrooms available. Visiting Cenotes is a must if visiting Tulum

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my new favourite cenote :) The water is clear turqoise and the world underwater is just unbelieveably beautiful. You can swim trough a tunnel from one pool to another. The cenote worked well with kids, they snorkeled a little bit and then had a good time staying on the platform watching turtles and fish as we were snorkeling.... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a hard time deciding which cenote to visit, but I'm so happy we ended up at this one. We got there before lunch and it wasn't too crowded, but there were some people there. Loved that there was an open lagoon-like part and a cave section with a closed top you could swim into. There is also a... More 

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