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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  • I was a little disappointed, many people that crowd, I thought you were different all buses stop in this cenote so there's a lot of people
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  • If you are in the area, make sure to stop by and see this stunning cenote. this is my favorite cenote in the area with crystal clear turquoise waters. The water is so clear you can see the sea life wi...  more »
  • I've read different reviews of the Gran Cenote before that. Many are of the opinion that it is too touristy. We were in June there and at us it was not overrun. I can however imagine that it is very crowded in July and August. In any case I would recommend to rent a mask there, because the Cenote under water is unique.
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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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