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Submitted on Mar 07, 2019 Useful Info

How to explore the cenotes in Riviera Maya

  • Cenotes are natural pits with limerock that have underground water and are very common in Riviera Maya.

Activities to do at cenotes

  • Spiritual cleansing. Locals believe in spiritual powers associated with cenotes.
  • Swimming
  • Snorkeling
  • Diving.

CAUTION:

  • ONLY EXPERIENCED DIVERS SHOULD ATTEMPT DIVING IN CENOTES.
  • Don't apply any lotion or sunscreen before getting into the water. The marine life here is very sensitive.
  • Entry charges are $5-$10 per person. However additional costs are incurred in case you want lunch, guided tours and renting equipment.
  • There's also quite a number of tour companies that offer cenote tours.