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Grand Cenote

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Address: | Located on the highway to Coba, Tulum 77796, Mexico
Phone Number: +52 984 807 9110
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 04:45
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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People kept on telling us it would be crowded, but we arrived around 4 and it was incredible. In between cenotes you can rest in hammocks or you can just relax in a lounge... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Los Angeles
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Paris, France
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Our rental car's battery went dead outside of the cenote and we were stuck here. As we were in the sunshine by 35c desperately trying to get help from Avis, i asked the Cenote guy at the entrance if we could go back in to wait there. He completely refused and said we had to buy two new tickets. I... More 

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Los Angeles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

People kept on telling us it would be crowded, but we arrived around 4 and it was incredible. In between cenotes you can rest in hammocks or you can just relax in a lounge chair and hear the birds.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really nice to swim in this fresh water pool. U can rent snorkelinggear for 50 pesos. Like all tourist-destinations, make sure to be there early, otherwise there is far too much people.

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Thank Per N
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cenote itself is pretty nice, but totally commercialized. The entrance fee is ridiculous high and the spot is crowded with tourists on a day trip from Cancun. Only a few miles in each direction on the road are much better options. Hire a bicycle and explore on your own!

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Short drive out from Tulum,or taxi or bike. Cenote is only a 50 m walk in. 150 to get in if you have your own gear. 30 for a locker so bring your camera .photo ops there but difficult to emulate what you see on line. Toilets interesting arrangements You can do tours but really not necessary for the freedom... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We snorkeled there and I can definetly recommend doing so aus it's absolutely unique. However you will Need way less time to explore compared to eg the casa cenotes.

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denver
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

a bit too touristy, and enjoyed other cenotes more. this one lacks color and is over visited. the grounds were ok.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely cool underground river/cave to explore. We brought our own towels and snorkels but if you don't you can rent them there, as well as life jackets and lockers. Turtle pool as well. Some people go scuba diving as well.

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Curitiba, PR
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really beautiful, you can go in the same day as you go to Tulum ruins or Coba pyramids. Rent a snorkel and enjoy the place, When I was there there was even a group doing scuba dive in the caves, awesome.

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Eugene, Oregon, United States
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The cenote is about forty feet below land surface. There are two entrances divided by land, which you swim under. There are some turtles, and I saw a few bats. There are stalagtites and stalagmites. The water is azure blue and crystal clear. There is a facility for changing and a snack shop. It is a nice place to cool... More 

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