On the Cenotes Route we find the Kin Ha cenote, one of the most beautiful in the area. You can visit up to a dozen cenotes in this park.
On the Cenotes Route, which runs along the road that connects Puerto Morelos with Leona Vicario, we have the option of visiting several cenotes. For me, Kin Ha cenote is one of the most beautiful in this area.
The proximity to the Riviera Maya has transformed most of these cenotes into tourist parks where you can perform different activities: zip lines, ATV (quads), horseback riding, bicycle circuits ... to the pleasure of tourists looking for this type of fun. This has made them more expensive, as in many cenotes on the coast of Quintana Roo.
Ask for your discount as quintanarroense at the entrance
When I met the Cenote Kin Ha It was administered by the Zapote Cenote, a family. Over time this family split the properties and now manage them independently.
In the beginning some Mayan brothers built the main structures of both cenotes, and with them we spent good talks in the shade in their hammocks. Although they are no longer here, when I have returned to the place I always remember them. The owners have always treated me great, opening the doors for me to photograph their cenotes.
It is not because of the good treatment received, so I affirm that the cenote Kin Ha is one of the most beautiful of the Cenotes Route, but it is my desire to express my love for the place and its administrators.
Don't miss the other cenotes of the Route of the Cenotes in Puerto Morelos
Kin Cenote Features
Cenote Kin Ha (Sun and water in Spanish) is a cave cenote, with some opening through which the light penetrates creating magnificent light games; You really get dumbfounded. The waters are so crystalline that your view reaches over 40 meters deep.
La hammock inside the Cenote Kin Ha It is an idea that I have not appreciated enough: here I have been able to enjoy the silence and the solitude in the company of the bats that inhabit the cave. Basic skip the tourist hours, which usually arrive from the 10: 30 in the morning.
Activities and other cenotes in the Kin-Há Cenote Park
At the entrance to the Kin-Há cenote there is a restaurant and all the services you may require: there they kindly inform you of the activities you can do. Ask for the other cenotes to visit, the place has great potential due to the different cenotes, where you arrive by bike or ATV. He Basic package offers you the Kin-Ha and the White Flower, a beautiful open cenote.
The times that I visited them I went with Ángel, one of the cenote workers. Angel is made a crack lighting the cenotes with LEDs and mirrors. I hope you enjoy the place as much as I enjoy it, look at the beauty of cenotes.
The magic of the cenotes does not cease to amaze me. If you walk the Route of the Cenotes, the Kin-Há cenote is a beautiful option. Oh, remember to ask permission from the aluxes to visit these sacred places and enjoy.
Cenote Kin Ha, cenotesLOCATION: Cenote Kin-Há is located on the road Puerto Morelos - Leona Vicario known as Route of the Cenotes. The detour to your left in the 20 Km. It is well signposted. Puerto Morelos is at 36 km from Cancun and 68 from Playa del Carmen.
SCHEDULE AND SERVICES: from 9 to 17 daily. 250 mxn the Kin-há and 300 mxn with the visit to another cenote, the White Flower. With a credential, ask for your discount from Quintana Roo. There is a restaurant and various activities such as renting quads, zip lines and the other 12 cenotes. There are tourist agencies in Riviera Maya that organize excursions up here.
HOW TO TRAVEL THE CENOTES ROUTE? You can travel by car, hire a taxi from Puerto Morelos or Leona Vicario (they take you to the cenotes and wait for you, you have to agree on the price), with a tourism agency (several agencies offer these cenotes), by bike (it's a very used by cyclists, who also take advantage of dirt roads within the jungle) or by public transport.
HOW TO GET IN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION? There is a collective between Puerto Morelos and Leona Vicario that will leave you on the road: from here you will have to walk a few kilometers along a dirt road through an open forest until you find them. There are some very close to the road like Lucero Verde or Boca del Puma, others like Kin Ha, Zapote or La Noria must walk about 5 kilometers. The schedules of the groups de Puerto Morelos-Leona Vicar: 6 am, 7.15 am, 8.15 am, 12.15 pm, 13.15 pm, 15.15 pm, 17.15 pm, 18.15 pm, 20.15 pm. From Leona to Puerto: 7.15 am, 8.15 am, 9.15 am, 12.15 pm, 13.15 pm, 15.15 pm, 17.15 pm, 18.30 pm, 19.30 pm.
CHARACTERISTICS OF CENOTE: Kin-há It is an underground cavern of 40 m depth. Ideal for swimming and diving.
WHAT TO BRING? Light and light clothing, hat, insect repellent, sunscreen (use it after bathing), closed and comfortable shoes to protect you from insect bites, some water always goes well The swimsuit and a towel or pareo to dry after the bath . It is a good option to wear a diving mask to better appreciate the place.
THE LAW OF THE GOOD CENOTERO: To avoid contaminating the delicate water of the cenotes, do not use body creams, or protectors, or repellents before entering them. Do not hang from the roots of the trees or touch the stalactites or do any other idiocy that damages the place.
ACCOMMODATION: it seems an interesting option to stay in this area of living jungle. Options like Jolie Jungle (we have stayed and treated us wonderfully), the House Cenote Popol Vuh in the cenote of this same name, the Roots of Heaven and the new and recommended Cheél Lodge Ecológico. All are great options for sleeping in the jungle, you will hardly have internet signal and you will be in a different environment than usual, to connect directly with your environment. Another option is stay in Puerto Morelos, where you find more variety and cheaper prices.
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