Cenote Samula, Valladolid

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#3 of 12 in Parks in Valladolid
The pool of striking blue water at Cenote Samula lies deep beneath the ground, in a cave surrounded by high stone walls. Sunrays falling in from the top opening illuminate the cave and its waters, where you can escape the heat with a peaceful swim. Visit with a guided tour or come on your own (get here by bike or taxi). The admission price includes both cenotes found at the site. As the floor of the cave can be a bit slippery, wear proper footwear. No need for snorkeling equipment, though. Using our international travel planner, Valladolid attractions like Cenote Samula can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • When you lower the stairs and have to front the cenote with light you think you're looking at a postcard is very nice its waters are very clear and you can look at background there are many fishes. It is a place that you can go in family with young children and also pass it very well.
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  • Beautiful cenote! Waters, a little cold but worth it just to see it! A Yucatecan natural wonder!
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  • In my opinion, if you see one cenote, you've seen them all. But you definitely want to see at least one or two. And while you're there, take a dip in the cool waters of this underground lake. There's ...  more »
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  • Above ground purposefully consfusing vendors trying to turn you the long way to the cenotes and past their shops was really annoying. Don't be fooled at the entrance you do not need a guide. It is perfectly possible to walk around by yourself. The above ground portion of the site is sort of shabby and not really well maintained. Ignore that and enjoy the two lovely underground cenotes. The food sellers there and pretty relaxed and the food is very traditional and good.
  • Fantastic experience; we visited by 9am and we had it all for ourselves; friendly staff.. would love to go again
  • It was wonderful since we are all by ourself. One of perfect cenote. But guy work their look some of our belonging and never come back. Strongly recommend locker.
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  • Very beautiful Cenote that was itself in the afternoon still relatively empty. Very pleasant to the swim but also to the watch! 80 pesos entrance per person are reasonable and worth it definitely!
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