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Nearby is a Mayan shrine built on a rock island
6:00 hours
Monday - Sunday
00:00 - 00:00

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Nearby is a Mayan shrine built on a rock island

recommended stay 6:00 hours
Monday - Sunday
00:00 - 00:00

A place chosen by sea turtles to lay their eggs, close to one of the largest reef barriers in the world, also there are cenotes, caves and underground rivers where you can practice scuba diving.

It has an ecological center to promote, for free, environmental information.

Main activities: relaxing on its beaches, snorkeling, scuba diving, fis...

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Easy / light physical activity

arts and/or culture , biking , walking / hiking , kayaking , scuba diving , snorkeling , other aquatic activities

arts and/or culture
walking / hiking
kayakingscuba divingsnorkelingother aquatic activitiesother aquatic activities
Services | Also suitable for

food service , accommodation , camping , kids, good for children , elders

food serviceaccommodationcamping
kids, good for childrenelders
Attraction categories
lake / riverbeachother natural landscapes
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To swim in cenotes bring your swimsuit, a visor or goggles, and life jacket (even if you know how to swim).

It is advisable to have proper diving certification, carry complete and in good condition equipment, and have a technical guide Dive Master or Full Cave Dive depending on the diving site.

It is advisable to bring biodegradable insect repellent and sunscreen, and water.

Every modification alters the ecosystem, leave nature sites, elements and its fauna as found.

Care for nature! Bring bags to take all your litter and garbage back with you; take special care of glassware and / or campfires.

Remember heat can be extreme, especially from April to September. Stay hydrated and dress accordingly.

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