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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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"Primordial Pleasures "

A day trip here is perfect! We arrived around 2:30 which was good light for photos & not too hot. Make sure to have pesos to enter & rent a locker for personal belongings. There... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
gina D
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Hermosa Beach, California
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Hermosa Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

A day trip here is perfect! We arrived around 2:30 which was good light for photos & not too hot. Make sure to have pesos to enter & rent a locker for personal belongings. There were other people , but not too crowded. I really enjoyed the cool clear waters ; the enormous caverns with tiny sparrows and the turtles!... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Husband and I took a taxi to the Grand Cenote. We arrived by 9:30 a.m. Very few people were there at that time. Changing rooms and restrooms available. For being a tourist spot it still had a very laid back, local feel. You shower off outside and then walk down some wooden stairs. Down by the cenote you rent your... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This cenote is a great introduction. Bring your mask and snorkel or you can rent them there. The do not allow fins (not sure why) which is a bummer for those who like to free dive. If you have a water proof flashlight bring it. You can see into the cavern system from the open areas. There are also bats... More 

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Thank Kevin Y
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is a great place to get a first glimpse at a cenote. Easily accessible from central tulum, only costs 4-5 USD for a taxi to the site. Entrance is 150 pesos, rent of a snorkel is 80pesos. Two areas to explore, teeming with fish, birds and turtles. Well worth it!

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Thank Daniel C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a day trip in a rented car down to Akumal Bay, the Tulum Ruins, and were looking for one last thing to do while down there. I wanted to be sure to visit a Cenote, and I am so glad we chose the Grand Cenote! It was a surreal experience! I've never seen anything like it! The water... More 

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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you don't feel like making the trek to Dos Ojos, I would say this is a solid alternative. The water is beautiful and there are enough nooks and caves to satisfy the more adventurous. Bring your action camera for this one... you'll get amazing shots.

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arizona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Would highly recommend this cenote- even for a beginner. Was so well kept and an amazing experience.

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Thank rgarg_23
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the Beach zone I Tulum and didn't want to pay the $97/per person to visit the cenotes. So se decided to visit Grand Cenote on our own. We took a taxi from our hotel for about 120 pesos one way. The cenote itself was beautiful. We arrived around 9am and as it was low season there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best looking cenote we've seen so far. Such amazing underwater rock formations. The turtles really make it!

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Thank Ross L
St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you have arrived in this area of Mexico then you must journey into the cenotes, which are underground rivers. Each one is different and interesting in it's own way.

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