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Dzibilchaltun Ruins

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Address: Merida 156782, Mexico
08:00 - 17:00
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Dzibilchaltun Ruins Tour and Progreso Beach Break from Merida
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Great swim

As for ruins, nothing special really but you will get an amazing swim in that open cenote especially if you go early morning so you beat the crowd.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

As for ruins, nothing special really but you will get an amazing swim in that open cenote especially if you go early morning so you beat the crowd.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First, if you end up in Progreso on a Cruise, don't pay the cruise tour price. If you take the cruise shuttle from the pier into town, you can get taxi's that will take 4 of you there and back for $60 ($15 each). The admission price is $10, so your total expense is $25 per person. Also, you can... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The ruins here are lovely and all climbable. There is also a cenote, that was very busy. There are lots of tourists here so the cenote gets crowded. But be warned. You are not allowed to take bags into the area, so if you are there with children, you must each carry your towel and costume and anything else you... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Short drive from Merida maybe 15 minutes. Go early and gets crowded on holidays and weekends. Nice cenote to swim.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

the site is on the way to progresso on the beach from merida. it is easily reached. however, there really is not much to see.

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Yuma, AZ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Like the title says, it is just a short drive north of Merida on the road to Progresso.Like the other sites, it opens at 0800 and closes at 1700. A wise person will be there when they open as the temperatures rise quickly and it is getting hot after 1100. We visited in December so I can only imagine how... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Kinda fun stop on way to Progresso from Merida. The ruins are like nothing compared to Chichen Itza or Uxmal, but you can climb on the structures and swim in a pond coming from a cenote (cave with underground river). Bring a bathing suit, because the Yucatan is always unbelievably hot. There's a small, fun museum that's air conditioned.

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Saltillo, Mexico
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed greatly the visit, guide very recomendable to dress the site, very interesting explanation on how they mastered stars and weather. Recommendation: - Arrive before 10 am in peak season, to move dynamically through site and also could enjoy a nice dip at cenote on site, by the way impressively beautiful. - Guide as mentioned so you can have complete... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was great! The tour guide was great and the price was even better. There is a sonate (water hole) that was beautiful and you could swim. It was cold but clear and wonderful.

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

These small ruins are so very close to downtown Merida making them a very convenient attraction. The area is small making the walk about quite easy and enjoyable. We didn't have time to visit the museum nor did we bring swim suits for a dip in the extremely beautiful above ground cenote, so we will be back!!

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