Grand Cenote, Tulum

4.3
#2 of 21 in Nature in Tulum
Swim and snorkel in the crisp cold waters of Grand Cenote, a flooded cavern with a jetty, affording easy access to a wonderful subterranean pool. Scuba diving excursions are available, but you’ll be able to see a lot from the surface with your goggles, including strange rock formations and terrapins heading to the surface. The beautiful surroundings make a great place to have a picnic before returning to the pool. Keep your eyes peeled for the iguanas and peacocks that roam the surrounding area. Put Grand Cenote and other Tulum attractions into our Tulum trip builder app , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Fresh water ... landscape rilaaaante ... room to swim ... But the thing that definitely left me astonished not the depths! Wearing the mask, dive and pwediti over and over again! See those priests Rockies apparently fended off that slope down to a depth that you can't even calculate ... all you see is dark
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  • Go there early in the morning (opening at 08:10 am) to avoid mass tourism. You can easily get there by bike from Tulum (10-15 min ride). There are a lot of turtles around, rent some snorkeling gear or...  more »
  • This was one of our favorite spots to visit. Absolutely beautiful. Pictures cannot do it justice. The wildlife and beautifully clear water make for a lovely and relaxing swim! We got there early so av...  more »
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  • Tip #1 You can come here without a tour guide! It's a great cenote. 190 pesos to enter and a great experience. Cycle or taxi here.
  • Entrance fee 180 pesos. Worth it! Recommend take your own or rent(80 pesos +id card) snorkeling equipment, because all beauty are under water ! If you can't swim there is a life jacket rental (about 60 pesos + id). You can rest there on grass or sit in buffet. Recommend ! There is a lot of turtles and fish.
  • Great cenote! Close to Tulum & worth the admission price ($180 pesos when we visited). Cash only. Several interesting features & nice outdoor areas above as well. Locker rental costs extra, so bring that money in with you when you enter as there is no re-entry. To get the most enjoyment from the cenote, bring a mask & snorkel—plenty to see under water.
  • Really cool place, definitely recommend to go there. Entry cost 180 pesos, well worth the money. You can find turtles and "pedicure fish", it was quite busy when we got there by still really enjoyable. Bring your snorkelling stuff or you can rent them anyway there. Definitely do it:)
  • Pretty spectacular! Great place to snorkel and see some fish and turtles.
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