Natural beauty is becoming more and more surprising and cenotes in Cancun they demonstrate the majesty of the architecture that nature offers us.
The Rivera Maya is known for its white beaches and large hotel complexes, a perfect place to vacation and spend a moment of tranquility and pleasure.
But the cenotes in Cancun are for those who dare to experience new adventures and be in contact with their wild side, with true paradise.
The word cenote comes from the Mayan Dznonot which means sacred well, it was believed that these were the doors to the underground world. There are four types of cenotes: open, semi-open, cavern and ancient. All offer an unforgettable experience.
The cenotes in Cancun give us the opportunity to snorkel, swim or dive in their sweet and warm waters.
Cenote dos ojos
The cenote de dos ojos is perfect to go to Diving If that is what you like the most, it is only the first obligatory stop on the cenote route.
The name of the cenote “two eyes” is because the cenote has two mouths that are connected by a huge cavern, it also has two others connected by underground rivers.
The cenote was discovered in 1987 and to date it has not yet been fully explored, underground routes of more than 67 kilometers have been discovered and its deepest depth is 120 meters. It is located north of Tulum so try to get out with a little in advance because this cenote is very visited by novice and expert divers, you will surely not regret visiting it.
Cenote Chikin ha
The cenote is located in a place in front of the Barceló Hotel on the Federal Highway, it is a quite wonderful open cenote full of flora and fauna.
It is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the view for a while, or if you prefer you can practice snorkeling and also enjoy the view but in the water.
It is one of the best cenotes in Cancun because its waters are crystal clear and are not so deep, it is inhabited by fish and algae that you can see while swimming, you know, never altering their order.
Some 20 meters further on we can also find the Raibown cenote that recently was still a cavern cenote but the dome collapsed leaving only the edge of the central rock with water.
Cenote Tajma Ha
The Tajma Ha cenote is located in the south of Playa del Carmen and consists of 4 connected caverns that generate a feeling of solitude and inexplicable joy.
This cenote is conditioned to make your experience more comfortable, it has bathrooms and a restaurant in case you decide to taste local food.
To enjoy this cenote you have to be a good diver and be accompanied by an expert, because you have to overcome a wall of five meters that will allow you to access some surprising cavities.Once in the cave that is open, you will be able to see the natural light and you will also get to see the stalactites and stalagmites which are overwhelming natural beauty.
The Mayan Riviera is very rich in ecosystem and the cenotes in Cancun are part of that, if you are visiting the Rivera do not miss the opportunity to swim in one.