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Address: Carretera Costera del Golfo | 3 Kilometros de la zona arqueologica de Chichen Itza, Chichen Itza 97757, Mexico
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+52 999 437 0148
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The cenote is open to the sky with the water level about 26 metres (85 ft)...

The cenote is open to the sky with the water level about 26 metres (85 ft) below ground level. There is a carved stairway down to a swimming platform. The cenote is about 60 metres (200 ft) in diameter and about 50 metres (164 ft) deep.There are vines which reach from the opening all the way down to the water along with small waterfalls. There are black catfish which swim in the cenote. The cenote is part of a larger complex of a restaurant, store, changing rooms, and cottages for rent. There is also a Mayan ruin on the site. Red Bull Diving Competition Ik Kil was a stop on the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series in 2010, 2011 and 2014

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This Cenote is a must see if ever traveling to the Yucatán. Not to far from Chichen Itza so if you are going there make sure you stop here for a nice plunge in this fresh water... read more

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Decatur, Georgia
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This Cenote is a must see if ever traveling to the Yucatán. Not to far from Chichen Itza so if you are going there make sure you stop here for a nice plunge in this fresh water Cenote.

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Visited en route to Chichen Itza. We booked through our hotel whilst in Mexico and the combo of this followed by Chichen Itza and Valladolid was a splendid blend for a full day (12 hour) coach tour. When you visit ensure you don't spray your sun lotion prior because you are required to shower (general open air with-bathing suit style... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very cool to go down several flights of stairs to reach the water. Went on a beautiful day, the water was clear and cool which was a relief.

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Thank 471jacquelinet
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing swimming in the cenote. I was a little creeped out i wont lie, but once i went in i was happy i did. Great experience!

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Columbus, Ohio
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We almost didn't stop here because we had heard that this cenote was overcrowded. However we decided to give it a chance because all the pictures I had seen were beautiful. I am so glad we went because the photos don't even do it justice! We stopped over after spending the morning at chichen itza. We arrived before the crowds... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

As stated in other reviews this is a very popular cenote. Like many others, we stopped off on our way back from Chichen Itza as part of an organised day trip. It is awesome and we couldn't wait to get into the water for a refreshing dip after being out in the hot sun. Just be careful coming down the... More 

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It's so amazing to be able.to see such a natural wonders of the World. So beautiful and deep. I stood for hours admiring this winder. Definitely it's a must to visit.

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Thank George M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This cenote is usually a stop on a guided tour and it is awesome. The cenote itself is very cool to see. The water is very refreshing after being out in the hot sun visiting ruins. The buffet style lunch in the restaurant is very good.

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

As you've seen from other reviews, this place is amazing however it does get over crowded. As we arrived there, 3 coaches pulled up which put me off getting in because there were already a lot of people there. You'll find a lot of people visit this cenote after Chichen Itza so expect crowds unless you get there very early.... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'd recommend finding one a bit more off the beaten path. There were so many people - it was hard to fully enjoy it.

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