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Review of Multum Ha Cenote

Multum Ha Cenote
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Mayan Unknown: Coba Private Tour from Cancun
Ranked #3 of 8 things to do in Coba
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Edmonton, AB
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“We all loved this...”
Reviewed 28 February 2013

We arrived here after seeing the ruins, at 11:30 a.m. We had a rental van and drove ourselves and it was about 6 km out of Coba (sign pointing to a road on the left after you have gone around the end of the lake) paved most of the way then a bumpy dirt road for about 1 km off on the right side of the road. There are 3 cenotes in this area and we were aiming for this one. There is a unisex change area and cold showers and private washrooms that were clean but no toilet seat :) Can't remember the admission cost but about $5 u.s. per person. There is a spiral staircase going down and a large wooden platform with railing out over the water. There was a man watching the place and he told us the depth ranged from 4 - 70 meters. They put in lighting and there is a small hole in the top (the only natural light) which has tree roots coming down through it. The water is crystal clear and you can see a few fish swimming. There are a couple of ropes tied across and just under the water if you want to sit on them to rest. We took a couple of noodles and the kids took their snorkel masks. There were a couple of small inner tubes for our use. The water is cool but not unbearably so. It is very refreshing. We were a group of 6: parents with 3 kids ages 11, 15, 18 and Grandma, and we all enjoyed this cenote. We had been to one open and one underground prior to this one. We had been there about 45 min when a small tour van came and then another. It became very noisy and silly with all these young adults around. We would recommend getting there by 11:30 to hopefully have the place to yourself. We left at this point. Would definitely go back.

Visited February 2013
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Calgary, Canada
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“Fun time!”
Reviewed 25 January 2013

This was a great little side trip and a refreshing swim! Our kids loved swimming underground! Well worth it!

Visited January 2013
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“An unforgettable experience”
Reviewed 23 January 2013

We would not have found this place if it weren't for our guide that we had for the day. Thank you Rodolfo! After visiting Coba Ruins, we came to this underground cenote. We didn't know what to expect. You arrive and you immediately are asked to take a shower. They do not want the cenote polluted with lotion, sunblock, hair gel, makeup, etc. Then you walk to a spiral staircase and walk down the stairs 20 meters (60 feet) until you get to the cenote. They have built the staircase and also a deck over the water. Once down there, it's dark except for a light. The light is necessary otherwise it would be completely black. They also have to pump oxygen into the cave. The amazing part is that the water is crystal clear. You can see fish and rock formations under the water and the whole place looks like an aquarium. The water is cool but not as cold as you might think. We swam with masks so we could see and it was just an amazing experience. Our kids (12, 14, 17) were a little nervous at first but then jumped in and had a blast. When we got there it was just us and another small group but eventually a large group showed up and that was just as we were leaving so we had good timing. Bring your bathing suit, towels, a mask and maybe swim shoes with you. I believe the price for admission was $6 (about 76 pesos). The road to access the cenote is a little long and bumpy but it was a great experience and something we'll always remember.

Visited January 2013
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