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Reviewed May 11, 2019

This cenote has everything you want. Showers, changing room, concessions, rope swing, and lots of people (just in case you need help). Relatively easy access down a bunch of steps. A really good cenote experience, only one beat too commercial.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank jxx9595
Reviewed May 7, 2019

Great place to take a dip after viewing the sun drenched reaches of Ek Balam. Wear water shoes because the entrance to the water is very hard on bare feet. The water is crystal clear so please do not wear sun screen. This is a...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Steve S
Reviewed April 20, 2019 via mobile

Impressive cenote with wooden stairs winding down and fresh clean water down there. Zip line, diving, life jackets available for babies. It is a beautiful and relaxing place. You also have hammocks for relaxing, showers, and a very nice place serving Mayan food after swimming!...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank pierrem811
Reviewed April 13, 2019

We had a great time in the X'Canche Cenote. It is beautiful, awe-inspiring and refreshing. We got there late, and so were rushed our. They close earlier than other cenotes that typically stay open until 6.We chose to get a bicycle (tricycle) taxi. It was...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Paul S
Reviewed March 26, 2019

This is our third cenote of this trip, and our 8 year old says it is by far his favorite (Oxman and Zaci are our other two). We had a lovely morning at Ek Balam, went to the car for our swimsuits, and then paid...More

Date of experience: March 2019
2  Thank onegreenbee
Reviewed March 23, 2019

Great place to cool-off & go for refreshing swim - we swam for a couple of hours with maybe 5 other people around, very private, quiet, amazing!!! Felt amazing after scortching hot exploration of nearby ek ballam ruins. Located 1.5km into the jungle via a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank keebler69
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

Soooo much fun! Love this place, try the zip line and repel down as well. Cool water is a treat from the heat. The locals are super cool, be respectful and tip a few bucks for great service.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank j1971k
Reviewed November 2, 2018

It felt SO good to cool off in the cenote after a few hours at Ek Balam! We got here about 10:30, stayed for an hour, and only shared the place with a few others. X'Canche is in the middle of the jungle, about 1.5...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Mary K
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

I have seen a few cenotes in the Yucatan Peninsula and in Quintana Roo. By far this is the most fun! The area right next to the archeological site of Ek Balam is in the deep jungle and can be reached cycling or in a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Ana C
Reviewed May 26, 2018

Just a short walk from the Ek’ Balam this is the perfect swim after climbing the pyramid and exploring the ruins (especially on a hot day like it was for us). When you walk up the view is absolutely beautiful with the tropical plants, blue...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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February 2, 2019|
Response from Ana C | Reviewed this property |
Not sure they do. The area is pretty isolated, so I am guessing they don’t. Better to bring cash in small bills.
January 17, 2019|
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Response from j1971k | Reviewed this property |
I did not use any locker or lock. We brought a backpack and actually left it at the top with the guys that run the zip line. When you enter the parking lot a guy will ask if you want him to watch your car,say yes and give... More