Cenote Suytun

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Cenote Suytun located 8.6 kilometers from Valladolid, Yucatán.Mexico. Cenote is a natural sinkhole in limestone that has been gradually filled with fresh groundwater. Cenotes are found in the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico and the nearby Caribbean islands.
In the northern and northwestern part of the Yucatan Peninsula, cenotes are generally extensive cavities with vertical walls, 50 to 100 meters deep.
Due to the natural roof over your head and many faults, rays of light penetrate the hall and create a magical, exotic look,are popular with diving enthusiasts.
completely covered with a karst roof and looks more like an underground lake. In the cenote Suitun you can also swim.

Access : Coordinates: / It is located 8.6 kilometers from Valladolid, Yucatán.to get there you must head towards Ticuch highway or take a taxi that can cost you approximately $ 70.00 MXN.Parking is free.

Highlights :

  •  It is circular in shape and stalagmites and stalactites can be seen in large quantities. The water is cold and the depth ranges from 30 cm to 5 meters.
  •  Cenotes were used by the ancient Maya as a source of water and also for sacrifice
  •  Cenotes are classified as: Open-sky cenotes like those at Chichén Itzá , Semi-open cenotes , Underground or cave cenotes like the one in the Sac Actun System.

They open every day from 9am to 5pm. / You can rent a cabin in the jungle, having free entrance to the cenotes- Your entrance ticket includes access to two cenotes,
To be able to enter only the cenotes, you must pay $ 120.00 MXN per person ($ 50.00 MXN children) and you have the right to use the bathrooms, common areas and consume a drink or candy.

Activities : sightseeing / photo opportunities –  best moment is while the sun ray creeps towards the sacrificial platform.

Go next : colonial city of Valladolid ,  in the state of Yucatán. Located about a 45 minute drive from the  east entrance of Chichén Itzá.

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