Car wash and Casa cenote

Cenote diving 

Cenote diving Car wash and casa cenote, great combo for any diver

Car Wash 

also known as Aktun Ha, is a popular diving spot located near Tulum in Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. This cenote earned its nickname because locals used to wash their cars there due to its easy access from the road.

Diving Experience

Car Wash Cenote offers a unique and captivating diving experience, suitable for both beginners and advanced divers. The cenote features crystal-clear waters with visibility often exceeding 30 meters, providing an excellent view of its underwater beauty.

Key Features

  1. Geological Formations: Divers can explore a variety of impressive stalactites, stalagmites, and other limestone formations. The cenote has several large underwater caverns and overhangs, adding to the sense of adventure.
  2. Aquatic Life: The cenote is home to various freshwater fish, turtles, and aquatic plants. During the rainy season, the cenote’s water can turn green due to algae bloom, creating an otherworldly atmosphere.
  3. Halocline: Divers can experience a halocline—a phenomenon where fresh and saltwater layers meet, creating a shimmering visual effect.

Safety and Conservation

Strict safety protocols are followed to protect both divers and the delicate cenote environment. Divers are encouraged to practice good buoyancy control and avoid touching formations to preserve the cenote’s natural state.

In summary, Car Wash Cenote offers a fascinating and enjoyable diving experience with its clear waters, diverse marine life, and impressive geological features. It is an excellent choice for divers visiting the Tulum area.

Casa Cenote

Also known as Cenote Manati, is a unique diving destination located near Tulum on the Yucatán Peninsula in Mexico. This cenote is renowned for its distinctive features, offering a blend of freshwater and saltwater diving experiences due to its connection to the ocean.

Diving Experience

Casa Cenote is ideal for divers of all levels, including beginners. Its open layout and relatively shallow depth, typically around 6-8 meters, make it an accessible and enjoyable dive. The cenote’s waters are crystal clear, providing excellent visibility.

Key Features

  1. Mangrove Forest: One of the most striking features of Casa Cenote is its location amidst a lush mangrove forest. Divers can weave through the roots of the mangroves, creating a unique underwater landscape.
  2. Marine Life: The cenote is home to a variety of marine life, including tarpon, catfish, and even occasional sightings of manatees. The mix of freshwater and saltwater attracts a diverse range of species.
  3. Cave System: For more adventurous divers, there are small cave systems and tunnels to explore, adding an element of excitement.

Safety and Conservation

Diving at Casa Cenote is conducted with a strong emphasis on safety and environmental conservation. Divers are encouraged to follow guidelines to protect the delicate ecosystem, including practicing good buoyancy control and avoiding contact with the mangroves and marine life.

In summary, Casa Cenote offers a distinctive and captivating diving experience, combining the beauty of clear waters, diverse marine life, and the unique underwater landscape of a mangrove forest. 

Important information

  • Duration: 6 Hours
  • Daily Schedule: Pickup at 8:00am from Playa del Carmen 
  • Prerequisite: Open Water Certification
  • Your last dive should be maximum one year ago


  • Transportation from a pickup point in Playa del Carmen Downtown
  • Entrance fee
  • Weights, Flashlight, Tanks
  • Snacks & Drinks | LunchLUDED