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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. Add Cenote Ik kil and other attractions to your Chichen Itza trip itinerary using our Chichen Itza itinerary builder.
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  • If you like swimmining with thousands and eating like cattle this is the place for you. A beautiful denote over commercialised. Find another denote and avoid the laughingly called restaurant like the ...  more »
  • This cenote is gorgeous, you will take unbelievably beautiful pictures of it. Water was cold (april 2017) but a lot of people was jumpimg in it.  more »
  • After the visit of Chichen Itza, it is necessary to cool off, gets very hot and this is the opportunity.
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