Gran Cenote It is one of the most visited cenotes in Riviera Maya. Just 4 kilometers from Tulum, one of the most beautiful cenotes with crystal clear waters awaits you. Going out of cenotes is an enjoyment.

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

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

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WHY GREAT CENOTE IS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL IN RIVIERA MAYA

Gran Cenote It has the particularity of being able to swim through a part of the 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 due to 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, that is why it is one of the most visited. Being one of the most beautiful near Riviera Maya is very popular. Personally, the busiest cenotes lose a bit of charm, I admit I am very well used and if I can I like to enjoy the wonderful cenotes in the greatest solitude possible. The Grand Cenote is difficult to see alone, but it is so beautiful and special that it is difficult to say no. If you go early you will surely be alone.

200 mxn per person, Quintana Roo with a credential 90 pesos. They rent snorkeling equipment 80 mxn, 30 the locker to store your things, 50 pesos the vest and sell water cameras for 250 pesos.

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WHAT TO VISIT NEAR IN TULUM

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

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

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SERVICES AND PRICE OF GRAN CENOTE DE TULUM

En Gran Cenote There are all kinds of services for the visitor's comfort: bathrooms, showers, changing tables, vest rental, restaurant, sale of handicrafts. They have been able to adapt perfectly to the comfort needs of tourists. This comfort it offers makes it a plus for visitors who do not like rustic. Each cenote is a world with its own life, you never repeat the same sensations.

The prices of Gran Cenote from Tulum are 200 mxn per person. Presenting your Quintana Roo credential is 90 pesos. They rent snorkeling equipment 80 mxn, 30 the box office to store your things, 50 pesos the vest and sell water cameras for 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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HOW TO GET TO GRAN CENOTE FROM TULUM

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

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It was one of the first that I went, that everyone talks about and you saw some cool photo. The only one that beats it in popularity in Riviera Maya is cenote Dos Ojos, which shares the same particularity as Gran Cenote: outdoor sections and the possibility of swimming with your head all the time out of the water through tunnels of the cave, something very beautiful 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 4 kilometers from Tulum, on Highway 109 towards Cobá.
SCHEDULE AND SERVICES: open from 8:10 a.m. to 16:45 p.m. daily. There are restaurant services, bathrooms and showers (showers).
PRICE ENTRY: 200 mxn per person, Quintana Roo with a credential is 90 pesos per person. They rent snorkeling equipment 80 mxn, 30 the box office to store your things, 50 pesos the vest and sell water cameras for 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 clothing, hat, insect repellent, sunscreen (use it after bathing), closed and comfortable shoes to protect you from insect bites, some water is always good. Swimsuit and a towel or sarong to dry off after bathing. 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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