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Xkeken Cenote

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Address: Valladolid, Mexico
Phone Number: 9999303100

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Great for hot day

Great cenote, there is two of them in one place. Taxi from Valladolid 70 peso entrance 100 peso for both Cenote. Nice and quite, we went there late afternoon. Perfect place to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Dublin, Ireland
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Merida, Mexico
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12 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Interesting, but if you are looking for the best place to spend an afternoon, the cenote Zaci in downtown Valadolid is more picturesque and you can swim there also.

Thank JDG-AM
Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great cenote, there is two of them in one place. Taxi from Valladolid 70 peso entrance 100 peso for both Cenote. Nice and quite, we went there late afternoon. Perfect place to cool down in a hot days.

Thank syziol
Rotterdam, Nederland
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160 reviews
141 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice place to swim or just to take a look. The cave can get a bit humid. In one park with Cenote Samula, so get a ticket to visit both.

Thank Tissa010
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338 reviews
135 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had hoped to swim, but my children were put off by the birds flying around simply because they drop their guano in the cenote ( I must look up whether swimming in them is safe for this reason!!) as we saw. So suitably put off, we just looked at the cenote. The shaft of light through the roof hole... More 

Thank sbizzle
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21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pay admission, use the restroom facilities, browse stalls and have something to eat at the restaurant - but be clear that you do NOT require a guide to walk the short, signed distance from the parking lot to the entrance to either Cenote Dznitup or Cenote Samula, both part of the Xkeken complex. There is a lifeguard here, and the... More 

Thank Donna H
Mahahual, Mexico
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99 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A few too many vendors set up in the path from the parking lot to the cenote. It is okay for an underground cenote but we have been to better one.

Thank CostaMayaPaddler
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148 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited a few cenotes on our trip to Yucatan. What made this one special is that it had swallows flying inside. The cenote only has a small hole in the roof that allows the birds in. It's a really refreshing activity to beat the afternoon heat.

Thank stefkes
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18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Overall it's a nice cenote, just a little hole in the ruff and so you really feel like in a cave. It's much colder than outside and water temperature could be ruffly 18 degrees Celsius. It's a bit difficult to pay the entrance, and you can pay seperate, for the attached park and the cenote. We didn't found Dressing rooms... More 

Thank Paul F
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

This is a magical place, water is very cold but be ready to have a great experience but be ready to pay a life jacket and snorkeling kit as they are not included in the entrance

Thank Gabriela G
Geneva, Switzerland
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105 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

You have to go around noon as there is a hole in the top that is illuminated at noon. It is Huge cave. Not the best facilities to change... Just pay for the cenote entrance 65 pesos. You have to go through all the merchants and many offers...if you come back from chichen itza you'll be used to it.

Thank Viva_badabing_s

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