Cenote Ik kil, Chichen Itza

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Swim in sacred Mayan waters at Cenote Ik kil, a naturally formed water basin, 60 m (200 ft) in diameter and located 26 m (85 ft) below ground level. Twinkling, clear waters fill the pool, decorated by hanging vines cascading from the treetops above. Step down the ornately carved limestone stairway to reach the swimming platform, where refreshing 35 m (114.8 ft) deep waters await. Keep your eyes out for the shoal of black catfish that call the cenote their home--don’t worry, they don’t bite. When you’re feeling rejuvenated, enjoy a bite to eat at one of the surrounding restaurants. Arrange to visit Cenote Ik kil and other attractions in Chichen Itza using our Chichen Itza trip planner .
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  • After a refreshing shower we descended the stairs down 88. It is fairly busy, but we have yet quiet can swim in this cenote, and the peace and nature.
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  • Beautiful place! I recommend visiting the same day who decide to go to chichen itza archaeological zone. Given that remain very close.
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  • It is very nice but there are many people. I recommend rent a lifejacket in water not fleets and it is very difficult to be all the time by moving the legs. There are two options for entering, or throw yourself down the wooden stairs. There are lockers to leave the backpack and toilets then change. If you want there are many people, go early. After eating there are a lot of people.
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