The Depth of Beauty


Dive right in to these natural swimming holes

The refreshing waters of the cenotes near Tulum are like ambrosia on a hot day in the jungle! These natural pools are like the secret oases of the Mayans, sacred and filled with natural wonders.

Imagine swimming among stalactites and stalagmites, as if you were exploring a mysterious cave. And don’t worry if you don’t know how to swim, you can always use a float to stay afloat and enjoy the view.

There are cenotes in Tulum for every taste and preference! If you’re feeling adventurous, you can dive and discover the hidden secrets underwater. If you prefer a relaxing experience, simply lie down by the water, feel the breeze, and enjoy the dreamy landscape.

But wait, there’s more fun! If you can’t decide which cenote to visit, you can join an exciting cenote tour and explore several of them in a single day.

Let the cenotes embrace you with their refreshing waters and immerse you in a mysterious and beautiful world!


Named for the skull-like figure formed at the bottom of the rocky roof, this semi-open cenote is for more adventurous spirits. Favored by diving enthusiasts, it’s home to various species of fish as well as stalactites and stalagmites. Life jackets and snorkeling equipment are available to rent.

Open: Daily, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Price: $300 MXN
Distance from hotel: 3.5 km, 12 min by bike, 8 min by car


These two open-air cenotes are just across the road from one another. Perfect for swimming and snorkeling under the gentle gaze of local iguanas, they’re ideal for a relaxing afternoon. Cenote Cristal even has hammocks in case you crave a little siesta.

Open: Daily, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Price: $120 mxn
Distance from hotel: 6 km, 20 min by bike, 15 min by car


Gran Cenote is one of Riviera Maya’s most beautiful cenotes for swimming, and perhaps one of the most popular in all of Mexico. A series of cenotes connected by wooden walkways, its crystal clear waters allow swimmers to view fish without a snorkeling mask.

Open: Daily, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Price: $300 mxn
Distance from hotel: 5.5 km, 18 min by bike, 10 min by car


With an indigenous name that means “clear water” this stunning cenote is ideal for swimming and snorkeling, though certified divers may seek out the Las Lágrimas cave chamber where you can view stalactites shaped like water drops. Cenote Zacil-Ha is surrounded by a full eco-tourism center that features parking, a restaurant and other amenities.

Open: Daily, 11:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Price: $150 mxn
Distance from hotel: 9.8 km, 30 min by bike, 15 min by car


  • Cenote Corazón Del Paraíso
  • Cenote Carwash
  • Casa Cenote o Manatí
  • Laguna Kaan L’uum
  • Cenote Taak Bi Ha
  • Cenote Dos Ojos & The Bat Cave
  • Cenote Cristalino
  • Cenote Chac Mol
  • Cenote Chikin Ha
  • Cenote Tak Be Ha
  • Cenote Choo-Ha