We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“Pleasantly surprising”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Suytun Cenote

Suytun Cenote
Ranked #16 of 33 things to do in Valladolid
Certificate of Excellence
Attraction details
Haifa, Israel
Level Contributor
32 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Pleasantly surprising”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2013

We were on our way from Playa del Carmen to Merida and decided to make a "pit stop" at this cenote. We had no previous information of the place = to the best of our knowledge it is largely unknown, like most of the cenotes in the Yucatan peninsula. We have already seen several cenotes in the past and we knew more or less what to expect. The entrance fee was 25 pesos per person and judging by the fact that we paid the other day 50 pesos for another underground cenote with nothing much for facilities and appearance we almost decided to skip the effort of the visit to the cenote itself. We decided to give it a try and we discovered the nicest cenote we have seen to date. The other couple has seen many cenotes and they also are of the opinion that the Suytun is second only to the Chichen Itsa - but it must be mentioned that no one of us is a specialist in the field. There was practically nobody in the cenote - which was fine with us. The signage of the place is excellent and so are the toilets and shower facilities - clean, spacious, and well equipped with modern automatic soap and paper towel dispensers fit for top of the line tourist attractions and not for a God forsaken place which for us was in the middle of nowhere - kind of....
There is a second cenote nearer to the entrance - but it was under maintenance during our visit. The one year baby that was with us enjoyed the small farm chicken, geese, peacocks and horse they had on the facility and we enjoyed a rest in the two hamacs they hang in the trees nearby.

Visited March 2013
Helpful?
3 Thank nuernest
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

118 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    67
    36
    12
    1
    2
Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Hungarian first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Seattle, WA
Level Contributor
23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Lovely grotto”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2013

Very sweet spot. An underground large pond in a cave. But cannot judge for others. We were in our own group, entering pre-hours. For normal hours, I got the idea the place may be extremely crowded.

Visited December 2012
Helpful?
2 Thank RoseyL
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Davis, California
Level Contributor
57 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Nice place to stop and swim in the mystery”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2013

Fun place to stop between Tulum and Valladolid. The Ceynote was huge and we were the only visitors. A cool place to swim. The water was a bit murky but felt safe. Facilities were fine with a new changing room.

Visited January 2013
Helpful?
2 Thank JerimiahJ223
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC

Travellers who viewed Suytun Cenote also viewed

Valladolid, Yucatan
Valladolid, Yucatan
 
Valladolid, Yucatan
Valladolid, Yucatan
 

Been to Suytun Cenote? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing