The 10 most spectacular Cenotes of the Yucatan Peninsula
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1. Dzibilchaltún Cenote, Merida
The cenote Dzibilchaltún, also known as Xlacah, is located near the city of Mérida, bound for Puerto Progreso, located around the archaeological site of Dzibilchaltún. It is an outdoor cenote where you can swim.
2. Cenote Ik Kil
This cenote is located near the historic Chichen Itza, one of the most beautiful and the most visited by scuba divers, but also you can swim and snorkel. From the steps you can admire its beauty.
3. Cenote X’keken
The Dzitnup cenote is best known as X’keken because of the legend that protects, where it is said that a little pig was lost and was always found muddy, until one day his owner followed him and discovered this beautiful cenote.
4. Gran Cenote
The most visited Tulum and the most famous because of its cave systems that can be explored by diving, its maximum depth is 10 meters and the light is completely natural, so you do not need to be very skilled.
5. Cenote Dos Ojos
North of Tulum is the Cenote Dos Ojos, with a maximum depth of 120 meters is preferred by expert divers, because despite not having much light the view is excellent in caves. It is surrounded by great natural beauty.
6. Cenote Xcanché
In the archaeological site of Ek Balam is the Xcanché cenote, managed by a small cooperative of residents, provides spaces for walking but also activities like zip lining and rappelling. Its waters are cool and allow swimming.
7. Cenote Aktun Chen
In the heart of the Riviera Maya Aktun Chen cenote is located inside the park of the same name, this is not allowed anything because the current leads, however can come and tour the cave in which it is located.
8. Cenote Kankirixche. Flights to Uxmal, Yucatan
On the road to the archaeological site of Uxmal is a beautiful cenote, Kankirixche, transparent and very fresh waters where you can swim and snorkel with a minimum depth of 5 meters and a maximum of 35 meters.
9. Cenote X Batún
This cenote is located very close to the Ex Hacienda de San Antonio Mulix, has palapas to sit and have a snack. The water is not very deep so you can swim safely. This is where the Abyss Telenovela Passion starring Angelique Boyer was filmed.
10. Cenote San Ignacio
Located in the village of Chocholá, Cenote San Ignacio is one of the most visited not be as deep, here are cool but small ones can also swim. It is a type cenote cavern to which you descend by a stone staircase. It has a restaurant and parking.