The cenotes of Tulum

Cenote Tulum depths

Visiting Mexico and not swimming or diving in the hundreds of cenotes that exist is something that will be almost impossible. To remedy that, we bring you the best cenotes you can visit in Tulum and some more.

Great cenote of Tulum

Known as the Gran Cenote, this paradise with transparent waters is one of the most beautiful and visited in Tulum. Not only will you be able to dive, swim and relax in the middle of a cave full of vegetation, but you will also be in contact with different marine species such as turtles and fish.

As this cenote is located 5 kilometers from Tulum, it can be the perfect final stop for a day of sightseeing in the ruins of Tulum, are you up for it?

Cenote Dos Ojos Tulum

Discover Cenote Dos Ojos, also one of the best known cenote’s you will find in Quintana Roo. The good thing about making a visit is that it is located in a park with the same name that also houses more cenotes, a great bet to visit many at the same time. More services are available, such as snorkel equipment rental or lockers.

If you had not yet heard the curious reason why it is called cenote dos ojos, we tell you: each ”eye socket” are two entrances through which swimmers or divers enter. You can hire different packages to see the most interesting parts of the park while you are accompanied by professional guides.

Cenote Azul Tulum

Very close to Playa del Carmen you will find the blue cenote, popular with locals and tourists alike. It is open and its crystalline waters have hardly any depth, which makes it perfect if you want to go with your children.

It is composed of pools, swimming pools and different marine species. Here you will see people bathing, diving, snorkeling…Take lunch and snacks to spend a whole day surrounded by your family and different marine species.

Best cenotes Tulum

  • The Calavera Cenote
  • El cenote Carwash
  • The Great Cenote
  • Dos ojos Cenote
  • The Jaguar Cenote

You have a lot of cenotes to choose from, depending on where you are staying you will be closer to one or another; we recommend you do some research to see which ones they are.

inside cenote in Tulum

Cenotes near Tulum

Dive in the cenote calavera, one of the closest cenotes to Tulum or you can also consider booking a ticket to the adventure and eco-tourism parks such as Xel-Ha where you will find several cenotes. It is a very complete family plan in which you can also practice different sports and water activities.

Take the opportunity to stay in the all-inclusive hotels in Cancun of the Oasis hotel group to enjoy the best vacation experience in which you can forget about worrying for a few days. You have hotels with an exclusive area for children or on the contrary, if you need a romantic getaway, there is also the possibility of an exclusive service for adults only.

You will have at your disposal the services of the excellent staff of the Caribe Maya Travel Agency to hire tours whose destinations are a must to see during your visit, including of course those that take place in Tulum. You will have all the facilities you deserve at your disposal with Oasis.

About the Author
Patu Soto | Me gradué en Periodismo por la Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Durante estos años, he podido desarrollarme como periodista y fotógrafa amateur en el periódico El Ibérico ubicado en Londres. También he colaborado y publicado tanto artículos escritos como reportajes fotográficos en varios medios digitales. Tuve la oportunidad de desempeñar labores de Community Manager en el centro cultural japonés Sakigake en Madrid. Actualmente colaboro como Redactora SEO para Oasis Hoteles & Resorts, con sede en Cancún. En mis ratos libres sigo formándome, aprendiendo y conociendo más acerca del mundo digital en general y de los RRHH en particular. Si quieres conocer mi trabajo un poco más, conecta conmigo en mi Linkedin.

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