Five Cenotes in Tulum
From Cancun you can take a tour to Tulum and visit these five cenotes and carry out pleasant activities such as diving, meditating, swimming or just enjoying its stunning view, taking the best selfie and appreciating the sea animals that will keep you company.
There are countless Cenotes, open pit, semi-open and underground
- Carwash Cenote
Aktun Ha cenote or as it is best known Carwash cenote has more than 50 meters wide and an average depth of 3 meters, it is surrounded by green algae and its bottom is full of sea turtles and fish of different species. The sunlight goes through its deep waters creating an almost magic landscape, it is simply beautiful, you cannot miss the opportunity to get to know this place.
- Hidden Cenote
Surrounded by jungle, exotic trees and spider monkeys is the Hidden Cenote, where you can swim, sunbathe and dive; it’s a few miles from Tulum and you can get there on foot or by car. If you take your snorkeling gear you can see freshwater turtles and sneak into the underwater caves.
- Crystal Cenote
Its crystal clear waters will allow you to appreciate the wonders at the bottom of the cenote, it is an open place with three entrances and different makeshift structures for your enjoyment. You only walk 5 minutes and you’ll be submerged in it.
- The Great Cenote
It is one of the most famous cenotes in Tulum, and one of the most chosen for diving or snorkeling, diving in its turquoise blue waters will seem infinite and its stalagmites and stalactites (rock formations) will take you to another time. It’s only 3.5 kilometers from the city.
- Cenote Skull
As you dive into its waters and look up at the sky, your imagination and the sun rays will show you the shape of a skull, this is how it is named, and it is one of the most famous and deep cenotes.
Through stairs you can reach the surface of the water, where you can swim with fish, you can also meditate, rest, or explore the depths of the cenote.
It has four entrances separated by the underground rivers that allow you to appreciate the rock formations.