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Grand Cenote

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Address: | Located on the highway to Coba, Tulum 77796, Mexico
Phone Number: 529848079110
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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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Blue super clean cool water, amazing place!!

We had a nice time there, the water is blue and incredibly clear, we were snorkeling inside the caves and looking at the scuba divers under us so clearly we could see what they... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were so excited about the idea of visiting a cenote that we went to Gran Cenote (they just have the Gran in the name because it is not Gran at all) First we arrived and there is this guy speaking to you beside the window. We felt like in a FBI movie where people look at you and you... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Place was crowded and its pretty small. Not much to see if you're just snorkeling. Overall it was a bit of a disappointment

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a nice time there, the water is blue and incredibly clear, we were snorkeling inside the caves and looking at the scuba divers under us so clearly we could see what they were doing, simply amazing! Water is on the cold side so be prepared, caves are so cool but a bit scary for small children. There's no... More 

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Vanlose, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Come at least 1 hour before they close - they close at 4.45pm. We came at 4 pm and it was not very crowded at that time which was great. The snorkeling was amazing in the caves and we even saw small sea turtles.

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Thank Camilla K
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice zenote but very expensive around 15 dollars most of other zenotes half of price, I think is a comercial senote with many people

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Thank Abraham Z
Medford Lakes, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of the most beautiful natural cenotes in the Yucatan, this series of caves features easily snorkeled areas of stalagmites as well as lovely aquatic plants and lots of tetras and mollies. When we first used to visit, it was spectacular and unspoiled, however, now it is a tourist destination, often overcrowded, and has become a swimming hole, rather than... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Water is so relaxing and refreshing after along day of hiking and doing activities. There is a zip line that you can use to drop your self in the water. Follow me on ig @ cashstro215 for more pictures

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Thank Alaw215
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The cenote is beautiful and definitely worth the visit. At particular times of the day and obviously during peak times of year it can get extremely busy and very crowded, so plan your visit wisely.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is a really nice cenote! You can swim between two cenotes and parts of it is under ground so it's easy to stay in the shade if you burn easily. It is not allowed to use sunscreen. We fed the turtles that swam around and they even had some super cute babies! :) It has Sowers, changing rooms and... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The cenote is good only for diving. The snorkel area is very small and you cannot spend more than 30-40 min there as you'll get cold. They don't allow fins if you want to free dive. The price of 150 pesos is a bit high. The ticket kiosk is absurdly funny - darkened glass, you don't see anyone inside, you... More 

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