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Grand Cenote

k.m 3.8 | Located on the highway to Coba, Tulum 77796, Mexico
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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 .
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“small turtles” (27 reviews)
“rent a locker” (17 reviews)
“snorkel gear” (61 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
k.m 3.8 | Located on the highway to Coba, Tulum 77796, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This little cenote was really beautiful and worth a couple of hours to explore. I thought Cenote Dos Ojos was better but this was really good.

Thank Jennifer Z
Reviewed 2 days ago

We enjoyed a fantastic afternoon at this lovely cenote. This is the only one we visited, so cannot compare it to any others, but we thoroughly enjoyed this one. The water was so refreshing, and we alternated between sitting around relaxing, snorkelling and exploring the...More

Thank JulianneLynch
Reviewed 2 days ago

This was the only cenote we visited and we found it to be spectacular! We brought our own snorkel gear, but you can rent as well. No fins allowed, just mask/snorkel. You can rent a locker to store valuables.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a nice little visit, but the mosquitos made it a fairly quick stop! They were crazy! It was nice to see the cute turtles and little fish. In comparison to Ik Kil, Ik Kil was much more impressive, but It was still nice...More

Thank HannahRosa2488
Reviewed 3 days ago

This cenote is absolutely gorgeous, it is essentially 2 sinkholes joined by a short cave that you can swim through. The cave is full of interesting stalactites and the water is crystal clear and refreshing from the hot humid air. There are fish and small...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This review is based on snorkelling. I imagine it's completely different if diving. The entrance fee of 180 pesos was fine and they had shower and toilet facilities that were well maintained. You must take a shower before you go into the cenote - please...More

Thank Liz W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Take a quick or long dip with some sea creatures. Small turtles, fish were observed on my trip. You can swim around near or far the wooden ladder that you would like. Be aware that the ladder area is busy depending on time of day...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed in Puerto Aventuras and managed to get the local bus to drop us in Tulum (45Pesos) and got a taxi to the Cenote (280 Pesos). The Cenote entry fee was 180Pesos each which was great value. The Cenote has showers and a changing room...More

Thank NYC_Lover7
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was scorching hot in early June. We were on our way to Coba. We spent 3 hours at the Cenote. It was amazing. The water is a cool 72 degrees. Almost shocking to the system when you first jump in because the air temperature...More

Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just 10 minutes from Tulum this Cenote is a site that must be seen. Suggest a waterproof flashlight for the caves, as light is diminished, but not totally dark. Be mindful that there are bats for those who might be skittish. $10 US admission.

Thank Lookinatfifty
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My Dad left his Driver's License there yesterday when my son turned in the snorkeling gear. We can not find a telephone number to confirm it is there. Can you please tell me how I can reach someone. I don't want to pay for a taxi from Puerto Morelos without confirming first...thank you soooo much for your help!!!
20 June 2017|
Response from 2beachbums79 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know, I would bet that if you ask at the hotel concierge they could help. good luck. Always save an expired Drivers License to give for this sort of thing.
How far is this Cenote from Tulum? Coming in May and would like to possible ride our bikes or take a taxi. How much is the entry fee? You can do it without a tour right?
1 May 2017|
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Response from Tuxtails | Reviewed this property |
You could ride a bike here no problem and you don't need a tour. There are plenty of taxis in the Tulum area if you happen to need one....I can't remember the fee, but it was reasonable. We brought in water and some snacks... More
Did you take a tour or go on your own? Our family of 6 will be visiting with a car and don't want lunch, etc. How much are tickets just to hang out and explore the cenote? Thanks!
30 March 2017|
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Response from B N | Reviewed this property |
I highly recommend going on your own with a car. I think tickets are around $5-7 dollars per person. By avoiding the tour you will not only save money, but it will free up more time in your day to do other things.