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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
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
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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
2  Thank Rusty R
Reviewed April 30, 2018

After visiting Ek Balam, the perfect refresher. We walked part way down the sacbe, but it was hot. Hot! A bicicart followed us figuring that two elderly gringos might need a ride and he was right. Once at the cenote, we showered and headed for...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

Amazing cenote surrounded by the jungle just 2km from Ek Balam site. We had a really good time there and were so lucky to enjoy the fresh water !

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Sandra C
Reviewed January 14, 2018

This is an absolutely gorgeous cenote with deeply colored aqua water. The water was cool and refreshing, the perfect temperature after walking around the ruins and being in the sun. There is a platform to jump off of, a rope swing, lifejackets if you need...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Christine C
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

On this trip we explored ek balam first, spending 5 hrs there then walking to the cenote entrance. It was 150 peso each and that included a bike ride to and from the cenote which was brilliant in itself ! You have to shower first...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Simon J
Reviewed November 27, 2017

I think this is a Must Do it you visit Ek Balam! It's a very large Cenote with a rope swing and diving platform. If my memory is correct, the price was 50 pesos just for the cenote or 100 to ride the bike and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank MofromMass
Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

This cenote in Ek Balam is really amazing, it’s breathtakingly beautiful and well worth visiting. You can swim so take your swimsuit and a towel. You can get a bike taxi or hire a bike to get to it (from the entrance of the Ek...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed November 16, 2017

To me, the best cenote I ever visited in the Yucatan. I hope it stays exactly like it is, not crowded and just magical!

Date of experience: November 2017
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I asked this question to the guide and hé said 35m. Who's rigth??
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