Gran Cenote is one of the most visited cenotes in Riviera Maya. Only 4 kilometers from Tulum awaits you one of the most beautiful cenotes of crystalline waters. Going out of cenotes is an enjoyment.

On the road between Tulum and Cobà, just 4 kilometers from the exit of Tulum, is the Grand Cenote. It is one of the most visited cenotes and without a doubt its beauty has a lot to do.

The services offered by Gran Cenote, comfort, beauty and facilities make it the most sought-after cenotes in Riviera Maya.

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Gran Cenote It has the peculiarity of being able to swim through a cave and through an open section, this combination makes you swim through tunnels between the different entrances to the cenote. The outer sections are beautiful because of the powerful nature that surrounds it. Gran Cenote is the main entrance to the Sac Actun System, also known as The White Cave. This is the longest flooded cave on the planet, almost nothing 😉

The beauty of the cenote does not go unnoticed, so it is one of the most visited. Being one of the most beautiful near Riviera Maya gives a lot of popularity. Personally, the busiest cenotes lose a bit of charm, I admit to being very well used and if I can I enjoy the wonderful cenotes in the loneliness possible. The Grand Cenote is difficult to see in solitude, but it is so beautiful and special that it is difficult to say no. If you go early you will be alone.

180 mxn per person. They rent snorkel gear 80 mxn, 30 the locker to store your stuff, at 50 pesos the vest and sell water cameras at 250 pesos

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The Great Cenote is on an interesting route from Tulum to Cobá where there are other cenotes such as Zacil Ha, Car Wash and Cenote Calavera, The latter are more suitable for divers. Other less known are the Cobá cenotes. In the search engine of the blog you will find the complete information of these places.

Next to the Cobá archaeological zone and the nearby Punta Laguna It is an easy excursion to combine in one day from the Riviera Maya. Visit any of the cenotes of the route, they will certainly meet your beauty expectations.

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In Gran Cenote there are all kinds of services for visitor comfort: bathrooms, showers, changing rooms, vest rental, restaurant, handicrafts sales They have managed to adapt perfectly to the needs of tourist comfort. This comfort that it offers makes it a point in favor for visitors who do not like rustic. Each cenote is a world with its own life, you never repeat the same feelings.

The prices of the Great Cenote de Tulum are 180 mxn per person. They rent snorkel gear 80 mxn, 30 the locker to store your stuff, at 50 pesos the vest and sell water cameras at 250 pesos.

There is a part of the cenote where there are small water turtles. I find it ideal to go with family with children. It is a very comfortable and safe place.

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The cenote is located 4 kilometers from Tulum, on the 109 road towards Cobá. From Tulum there are buses that go to Cobá, but if you want to go in practical plan see in taxi. You can stop them in the street or at the stops in Tulum. They make you a price according to what you want them to expect or they only take you. For 150 pesos should take you in a taxi for 4 people the price is for the entire unit.

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He was one of the first ones I went, everyone talks about and he saw some cool picture. The only one that wins him in popularity in Riviera Maya is Cenote Dos Ojos, which shares the same particularity as Gran Cenote: outer sections and the possibility of swimming with the head all the time out of the water through tunnels of the cave, something very nice to experience in a cenote. That also makes both cenotes unique in this area.

I hope you enjoy the place very much, remember to take care of the environment as much as possible and go through the shower before entering to bathe.

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LOCATION: el Grand Cenote It is located at 4 kilometers from Tulum, on the 109 road towards Cobá.
SCHEDULE AND SERVICES: Open from 8 to 17 daily hours. There are restaurant services, bathrooms and showers (showers).
PRICE ENTRY: 180 mxn per person. They rent 80 snorkel equipment mxn, 30 the box office to store your things, to 50 weights the vest and they sell aquatic cameras to 250 pesos.
HOW TO GET IN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION? Public transport arrives from Jumpsuit (10 minutos) or you can go by taxi. The entrance to the cenote is a few meters from the road. If you are in Tulum you can rent a bicycle and go to the cenote, an increasingly popular option.
WHAT TO BRING? Light and light clothes, 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.
CENOTE CHARACTERISTICS OF GRAND CENOTE: It is open with tunnels that communicate different entrances. Perfect for swimming with a mask. Its depth reaches 10 meters. You can swim and dive.

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