Cenote

Cenote

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Cenote

Cancun is also home to the planet-famous Mexican “cenotes”

Within the magnificent Mayan wilderness, landscapes of unbelievable beauty awaits a cenote to be discovered by you.

Take a refreshing dip after every day of adventure, head to a  naturally formed, cave-like sinkholes called cenotes: Mexico’s natural trademark.

The Yucatan Peninsula maps hundreds of cenotes and underground rivers the Yucatan Peninsula may be a kind of sand layer that when it rains it filters all the water to the underground.

The water that leaks through the dirt starts to open up until, an access is formed to caverns trough sinkholes that may be all flooded or just half overflowed, and when one of these caves falls as a result of disintegration, the cenotes are formed by nature.

Between the wonderful coral reef and cenotes within the Yucatan Peninsula there is always an unexplored spot.

Yucatan Peninsula was formed sixty five million years ago, when dinosaurs rulled the world, a massive asteroid hit  the earth, bringing the end to, dinosaurs, and gave rise to an underground world of new forms of life and several sorts of species.

Rain filled in the base formed by the crater, and located its way to the surface, where it gave life to an endless journey of caverns and cenotes, today open up finally and raise to be discovered. Discover Yucatan Cenotes an adventure that began millions of years ago.

The development of a cenote can keep going countless years. Main category of Cenotes are, open, semi-open, old, and natural cenotes, category depends mainly of age.

These crystalline springs, are half of a system of underground streams and many finish at sea forming an intriguing phenomenon of termoclina impact when crystalline water encounters salt ocean water.

In the Yucatan Cenotes Tour, you may swim snorkel and jump  a la Mexicana style into a cenote.

For the Mayans, Cenotes were considered sacred they viewed a a mean of purification of life a gateway to a higher world and a meeting point with the divine beings. Survival skills of the Mayas within the jungle depended on water, since there are no rivers on the Yucatan Peninsula, and trusted by their observations they followed the Mot bird that lives inside cenotes wich are stream of clear drinkable water.

CountryMexico Yucatan Peninsula
Visa requirements

No Visa Required

Languages spokenEnglish, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Russian
Currency usedUSD
Area (km2)256 km2

Sports & nature

cenotes in the Yucatan Peninsula

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amazing cenote swim in yucatan peninsula

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Culture and history info

If you're looking for a lovely place to stay in relaxed, tropical surroundings, you'll be delighted with the Tulum Hotels and Cabañas.
You find Tulum in the Mayan Riviera along a stretch of white-sand beach of the Yucatan Peninsula, tons of activities and you can always cool off by the pool and enjoy spectacular sunsets, you will have plenty of choice when it comes to food, drink, and fun activities, as you also have access to the restaurants, in downtown Tulum

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