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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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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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Almost too beautiful for words!

As long as I live, I will never forget the experience of visiting this magical place. It's a huge natural swimming pool. With the sun shining through the hole at the top, there... read more

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Toronto
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

As long as I live, I will never forget the experience of visiting this magical place. It's a huge natural swimming pool. With the sun shining through the hole at the top, there is lots of light, but it's not hot; it's very comfortable. Long graceful plants hung down through the opening. There is a long gently sloping walkway that... More 

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San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited Grand Cenote for a few hours and had a great time. You can swim, snorkel or even scuba dive. Just like the other cenotes in the Yucatan peninsula, they have a special energy about them. Besides being surrounded by beauty, one is able to somehow see how this type of natural place has sustained humans for thousands or... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Take a mask and snorkel and don't mind the bats. They won't bother you. I rode a bicycle there like many others. Nice little trek and was ready for the cool water when I arrived. Get out past the main crowd and venture further in the cave to the left side of the cenote. The divers below will light up... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this refreshing cenote after walking through the ruins of Tulum- we were hot!!!! It is magnificent- turtles and all sorts of fish. The blue green water is really a spectacular characteristic of the cenotes. You can purchase a locker to store your valuables, for something like 150 pesos if I remember right. Be sure to shower before entering... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Another superb place. Cenotes is a fantastic experience. Grand Cenote is really big as the name suggest. You can even cross the Cenote from one side to the other diving and inside a cave! Great experience, park closes at 4:30PM, reserve 2 hour at least to enjoy, water is cold!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I arrived around 9.30 and there were only a handful of people there. It was worth bringing my own snorkel and mask to really get the most out of the caves. Quite a surreal experience. Though I dive, I actually found snorkelling here claustrophobic! Too many low roofs! But the colours were beautiful as were the limestone formations. They are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Touristy - hell yeah! Not an absolutely 'natural' experience - highly unlikely! Worth doing - absolutely! Located 3km outside of Tulum in the road to Coba, this is an exceptionally well organised and managed cenote that delivers in spades. 150 pesos entry fee. They will allow you to bring in your own snorkel kit but not fins. A mask is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It costs $150 pesos to get in. You can get a cab from the tulum ruins for $150. Our ride back was $120. You have to shower before you get in. The cenote water is cool and clear. You can rent a locker and snorkel gear or even a life vest. You don't need to be a strong swimmer, there... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful cenote and is worth the money and stop. We snorkeled and were lucky to watch some divers deep in the cave with flashlights. We arrived in the afternoon - it was crowded at first but by 3:45/4pm was perfect!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located on highway between Tulum and Coba. Cost 150p. After taking a shower, walk down steps to cenote where you can rent snorkel gear, lockers. Very nice and refreshing from heat. Clear water, tunnels, bats and turtles.. Nice grassy area to relax after. Would be nicer if there were food or restaurant on site. Highly recommend..

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