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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 .
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“small turtles” (32 reviews)
“rent a locker” (18 reviews)
“snorkel gear” (66 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 2 days ago via mobile

Grand Cenote is the real experience. Beautiful site with beautiful views. You can do snorkeling and see the amazing different spices of fishes. This is just a really beautiful experience!

Thank Alejandro R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Not much to rave about here. If you want what feels like a completely manufactured (even though the underground cave and water is natural), then this is your place. Felt a lot like a cheap carnival attraction. What really grinds my gears about this place...More

Thank Mattrick_Swayze
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Even the 2 year old we had with us. A beautiful space to swim and cool off with fruit trees above which fed us for lunch.

Thank risadelatierra
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We went to several ceynotes during our stay in Tulum, and this was the only one that wasn't any good. The place is very crowded and there is not much to see there. I would go to Sac Actun or one of the other ceynotes...More

Thank CarlosHEL
Reviewed 5 days ago

The place was absolutely heaving with people and mosquitos and it is hard to distinguish which was more irritating. Other visitors were very disrespectful of the wildlife and the natural surroundings and treated the small intimate centoes as they would a waterpark. People were bombing...More

Thank Elyse P
Reviewed 5 days ago

Get there early for the best chance of seeing undisturbed cenote, turtles and fish. Many photo opportunities and decent price for what I think is one of the most beautiful of all the cenotes. We took an underwater torch so we could see into the...More

Thank BevAskew
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great cenote for families who want to try an underground cenote but are a little nervous about going into a cave. This cenote has a cave to swim through with bats (they don't bother you) and lots of fish and turtles to...More

Thank tristenc7
Reviewed 1 week ago

Cloudy day and warm so snorkeled at this cenote. Always pay in pesos as the dollar conversion horrible. (I think it was 150 pesos - so about $ 8 USD). Go down stairs into cenote (after shower) and swim around - Get a locker for...More

Thank BradMaui
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited October 11th, 2017. Cost was $10 US or 180 pesos per person. It was 30 pesos to rent a locker and additional for mask rental. They do not allow fins in this cenotes. They also do not allow you to re-enter so don’t...More

1  Thank jillkq
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had booked a tour which included Coba and the Grand Cenote. The tour guide was friendly and informative. We saw four cenotes each you were allowed to swim in. The one before last which was the biggest was our favourite, beautiful clear deep water,...More

Thank richdubey D
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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
30 March 2017|
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Response from B N | Reviewed this property |
I highly recommend going on your own with a car. I think tickets are around $5-7 dollars per person. By avoiding the tour you will not only save money, but it will free up more time in your day to do other things.