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Grand Cenote

K.m 3.8 | Located on the highway to Coba, Tulum 77796, Mexico
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Grand Cenote has 140 square meter for swimming, there is one big cave, a cavern and 100 square of wooden platforms where you can walk, chill with the nature and take pictures .
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“small turtles” (33 reviews)
“rent a locker” (20 reviews)
“snorkel gear” (67 reviews)
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 4:45 AM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
K.m 3.8 | Located on the highway to Coba, Tulum 77796, Mexico
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Changing rooms, showers, and grassy beach for picnic and sunning. Beautiful cenote to explore includes open and cave areas, turtles, and small fishes. Pack a lunch since there was no food service and wear water shoes too.

Thank Jeff A
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If this is the only cenote that you have time to see whilst in Mexico, then you should definitely go. It’s very easily accessible from Tulum, either a short cycle ride or a short taxi. HOWEVER, be prepared for it to be over crowded, over...More

Thank Dashers_London
Reviewed 2 days ago

This Gran cenote was the last that we visited after a long weekend enjoying all the ones that we can visited (all the rain had not ruined) and has to say that it was one of the most interesting ones. Although is not as wild...More

Thank Debby P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A magical place to swim, caves to discover, places to sit and dry when you come out. Just a 25 min cycle ride from Tulum town.

Thank Christine W
Reviewed 5 days ago

A little crowded, but easy to get into and as big as the name suggests. Wear water shoes if you have them-- it's easy to injure your toes on the rocks if you're exploring. Make sure to at least get a snorkel mask so you...More

1  Thank pinkpicnic
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I decided to stop by here for an afternoon adventure after spending the morning at the local ruins. Nice, quiet spot and not too busy. We opted to rent the snorkels and a locker for our belongings so we could enjoy a...More

Thank mvasque3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent about an hour and a half here and that was the perfect amount of time. We swam, took cool pictures, and relaxed in the water. Definitely recommend checking it out and getting a waterproof case for your camera!

Thank KellyAnn31
Reviewed 1 week ago

This cenote is very cute, but small. I actually went there thinking that I was going to a different place, the one we see when we google "Grand Cenote" that is just WOW, huge, with ropes and everything. When we arrived at this cenote, the...More

Thank renatacabral90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning! But it is very commercialised, we went earlier than the coach tours which was a lot more pleasant, when we left the big busses were arriving and it was quickly getting crowded.

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time in Tulum and first time visiting a cenote. They take cash or pesos, but only give change in pesos. Very easily accessible, not far form the main road and there are taxis there waiting if you need a taxi back to your hotel....More

Thank aprouty9
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7 November 2017|
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Response from Alscot | Reviewed this property |
We had a hire car so it was no problem, but I expect that you could get a taxi or a bus.
21 June 2017|
Response from 2beachbums79 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know, I would bet that if you ask at the hotel concierge they could help. good luck. Always save an expired Drivers License to give for this sort of thing.
1 May 2017|
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Response from Tuxtails | Reviewed this property |
You could ride a bike here no problem and you don't need a tour. There are plenty of taxis in the Tulum area if you happen to need one....I can't remember the fee, but it was reasonable. We brought in water and some snacks... More