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Ek Balam Cenote

Valladolid, Mexico
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

A cenote is a cenote. They are well organized with safe box, shower etc. The water is clear with plenty of fish. The best part however is the local restaurant with some excellent native food.

Thank chiro55
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Our family opted for a daytrip to Ek Balam Cenote / Ek Balam Ruins during our recent trip to Mexico. Located within a traditional mayan village, the cenote experience, is worth your while. While our boys (aged 7 and 9 years) opted for the stairs...More

1  Thank lbond2008
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We had it to ourselves. Well, strictly not true - we needed to share with the lizards, humming birds, kingfishers, and black fish with long whiskers. It's an amazing sight - a sinkhole with clear cool water, 42 degrees at top, but down here, chilled...More

1  Thank krys_k
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Fantastic and peaceful; clean and fun; limited numbers of tourists there. I think you will love this spot for life!!

Thank David T
Reviewed 26 March 2017

You go down a long flight of stone steps to reach the Cenote. It is well fiited out with railings and steps and there are ropes in the water if you want to hang on. When we got in it was a bit chilly, but...More

1  Thank PapaG11
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Booked a tour with ALLTOURNATIVE ecoarchaeological expeditions tripadvisor.com/alltournative Our tour guide Maeva Coupanec was fun, knowledgeable, and awesome. We spent more time down the cenote since there were not a lot of people around this time. Cameras (unless you have a GoPro or the likes...More

Thank Gerelyn G
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The cenote is ok but compared to others in the region it is over-priced and not that interesting. The zip-line is a rip off as far as I am concerned.

2  Thank Lloyd H
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We had the best time here, with our children 5-12years old theres a lot to do in this cenote from repelling, zip lining and swimming. The experience was breath taking. Our guide Olga was amazing, she was great with our kids and new what she...More

1  Thank Roxanne D
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

I've wanted to swim in a cenote for some time. Glad we choose this one for my first time. Very clean and so refreshing after a climb around the ruins.

Thank Judy C
Reviewed 20 February 2017

This was the first time visiting a Cenote. We booked a tour with Alltournative from our resort. The whole day was amazing! After visiting the ruins they bring you here for lunch and rappelling down into the cenote. There are lockers and change rooms available....More

1  Thank Kristen B
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21 July 2017|
Response from chitamexico | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can not. I do not live there. I am not even in Mexico. I am studying abroad at UTSA.
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12 May 2017|
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Response from Bonnie C | Reviewed this property |
We got our tickets from the concierge from our resort. When compared to the tour company's website and the kiosk / shops on 5th Avenue in Playa del Carmen, we had better pricing.
29 April 2017|
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Response from Eddy B | Reviewed this property |
They have some flotation devices that you can use for free.