Why go to the Gran Cenote?

Diving in the Gran Cenote Tulum

El Gran Cenote is one of the most popular cenotes located in the amazing Tulum, Mexican region of the Riviera Maya, you will love the experience in the middle of nature!

El Gran Cenote: prices

Depending on the way you want to visit the cenote, prices will vary: there are excursions that also include a visit to the ruins of Tulum and the entrance to the cenote, a highly recommended option to get to know as much as possible during your visit.

The entrance fee alone can cost around 180 Mexican pesos per person and the opening time is around 8:00 a.m., a very good time to avoid finding the place crowded.

Great Cenote in Tulum

Surely if you like snorkeling, swimming and nature, you have already heard about Gran Cenote. This paradise on earth has crystal clear, almost transparent waters, lots of vegetation and fish to watch as you dive. You can also find other marine and terrestrial species such as turtles and iguanas.

It is an ideal location to practice scuba diving, as well as to spend a magical day observing a natural wonder barely unchanged. There are basic services such as lockers, toilets, hammocks and umbrellas for the heat, among others.

Nearby Cenotes

Views of the Gran Cenote

  1. Cenote Azul
  2. Cenote Calavera
  3. Jaguar Cenote
  4. Dos ojos Cenote

If you are wonderingwhat to do in Tulum, you have a huge amount of cenotes to visit of all existing categories (semi-open, open, ancient and cavern) and all of them are located in this area of the Mexican country.

To start getting to know some of the most popular cenotes in Tulum, you can go to the blue cenote, which is located in the vicinity of Playa del Carmen. It is one of the most popular in this area. In addition to having amazing views, its waters are so calm that many families decide to settle down during the day to spend the whole day enjoying and playing.

Another of the most curious cenotes to which it is recommended to go is the two eyes cenote, which has the most peculiarity of its name: it was baptized in this way because of the two entrances that resemble two eye sockets, which are actually two entrances to enter the cenote.

Hotels near Gran Cenote

  • The Pyramid at Grand Oasis
  • Oh Cancún on The Beach
  • Grand Oasis Cancún
  • Grand Oasis Palm
  • Oasis Palm
  • Oh! Cancún The urban Oasis
  • Smart Cancún by Oasis

The best all-inclusive Cancun hotelsare waiting for you and your family to discover all the best known (and not so crowded) cenotes around the Riviera Maya.

In addition, you can enjoy a great family vacation with various activities for adults and children in the resort facilities or on the beach.

You will be able to taste the most exquisite snacks in the specialty restaurants that are at your disposal during the day and night. Also book great excursions to must-see places in Cancun, such as ancient Mayan ruins, the Nichupte lagoon and many more. Make this a vacation to remember for a lifetime.

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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