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pleasant cenotes, not so pleasant surroundings

Cenotes Samula and Xkeken are both unique and worth paying both entrance fees for. Samula is the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
polyglot23
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Chicago, Illinois
Great staff

I was at the Cenote Samula in March 2018 as one of 10 family members. At the cenote they have a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Cory L
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Dzitnup | Yucatan, Valladolid 97780, Mexico
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"the water is crystal clear"
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"stands selling"
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"rock stairs"
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"artificial light"
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"dos ojos"
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"our favourite"
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"mask and snorkel"
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"sunlight coming"
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"ik kil"
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"nice swim"
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"small price"
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"amazing spot"
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"life jackets"
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"your feet"
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"an amazing experience"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cenotes Samula and Xkeken are both unique and worth paying both entrance fees for. Samula is the cenote with sunlight beaming in through the top of the cave amidst tree roots dangling into the water while Xkeken is known for its stalactite formations. While we...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was at the Cenote Samula in March 2018 as one of 10 family members. At the cenote they have a platform to jump from into the water. My father (65 yrs old) decided to jump and forgot to remove his glasses. When he came...More

Thank Cory L
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Visited the cenote for the first time and we just loved it. The best was that half of the place was shallow so it is a good place to start if you are a bit afraid. We enjoyed the place with our daughters (4&6years) as...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018

On a private tour of the area we stopped here and had a great time. Everyone were very friendly, the water was cold, but fun to jump into. They have done a lovely job making it a travelers stop with nice little things locker rooms,...More

Thank Richard F
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Beauiful "double feature" of cenotes. One entrance, two cenotes. Both are quite different and extremely beautiful. Go early before the buses come in. Just buy the entrance tickets.. IMO skip the package deals with meals and tours. Enjoy the crystal clear water with little fish...More

Thank gpeila
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

It was my 2nd cenote after an Impressive Ik Kil. I have been to approximately 10 cenotes on Yakatan. This turned out to be one of the most liked. It is well organized tour with another Xkeken cenote. There was a free guide that was...More

Thank Karaoshkin
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

This cenote is just lovely. It is next to the Xkeken cenote. I really recommend both cenotes as both of them are just fantastic. These 2 are definitely among the best ones I've ever seen. We arrived very early to be the first ones in...More

Thank Sebastian R
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Reviewed 19 February 2018

You get a guide to take you to the cenote, you tip him what you wish, but worth it. The water was fantastic, beautiful colors and worth the swim. One of the nicer cenotes.

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Such a beautiful escape. We had the whole cenote pool when we first got there and it was stunning! Recommend it for sure, we rode bicycles over from downtown Valladolid and it was a good ride with a bike path the whole way.

Thank Pip N
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

Stopped here with our tour, and it was beautiful and the water was crystal clear. Highly recommend. Not very busy the day we went so was very enjoyable.

Thank Michelle M
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Mike P
27 February 2018|
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Response from rosco2 | Reviewed this property |
No idea, we were not staying in Cancun. I would imagine you can get a private tour to almost anywhere if you ask around.
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Annika C
2 November 2017|
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Response from Marcel B | Reviewed this property |
Price for both was 125 pesos. No guide or someone buying skip the line tickets is needed. Take care that you arrive early in the morning to have the best experience.
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ajohnson0993
24 August 2017|
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Response from Mohamed F | Reviewed this property |
Hello :) There is a cost to access to the cave, to be more specific the place has 2 caves ( X'keken and Samula) They have other activities such as horse riding, I believe and other I dont remember. For the caves, I paid... More
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