The Chac Mool cenote

Base of the Chac Mool cenote

Enjoy the fantastic experience of diving into the natural wells of the Riviera Maya, starting with the well-known Chac Mool cenote. Find out about it, its schedules, prices and how to get there, let’s get started!

Chac Mool cenote: price and schedule

If you want to visit one of the most popular cenotes in Cancun, here is the most relevant information regarding schedules and prices. General admission is approximately 250 pesos, and visiting hours are Monday through Sunday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Chac Mool in Playa del Carmen

To reach this natural site you have to go 22 kilometers south of Playa del Carmen and find the main entrance to the cenote, on highway 307.

There is the possibility of renting the appropriate diving equipment so that you can make the most of your visit. Unlike other cenotes in the area, this one is not suitable for snorkeling, due to its depth.

Its name has several meanings in which the jaguar is the first protagonist, in relation to a figure made in stone called Chac Mool. The cenote is one of the most visited in the area due to its beauty, as well as its constant pleasant temperature throughout the year.

It is of the cavern type; this means that it is still a young cenote and is located inside a cave that must be accessed by stairs, rappel or zip line. Its incredible charm lies in the fantastic experience of exploring it by diving to also reach its sister cenote.

If you still have enough energy to continue discovering the attractions of the area, we recommend you stop to rest on the beach considered by many the best beach in Cancun: Playa del Carmen. Its white sands, clear waters and leisure will be the perfect end to your day.

The route of the cenotes

Chac Mool cenote waters

Those who travel to Mexico want to know the route of the cenotes, in Puerto Morelos. It is a worthwhile excursion, since along the way you will visit the best natural areas and towns of the Mexican geography.

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