Hells bells and Maravilla

Cenote diving

Cenote Zapote or hells bells 

Cenote Zapote, located in the Yucatán Peninsula near Puerto Morelos, Mexico, is a remarkable diving site known for its unique geological formations and adventurous diving experience. This cenote, also referred to as the “Hells Bells” cenote, features unusual bell-shaped stalactites that are found at depths of around 30 meters (100 feet). These formations create an eerie and fascinating underwater landscape that attracts divers from around the world.

The cenote has a maximum depth of approximately 50 meters (165 feet) and is surrounded by lush jungle, adding to the sense of adventure. Diving in Cenote Zapote requires advanced diving skills due to its depth and the need for careful navigation around the delicate formations. The visibility in the cenote is typically excellent, allowing divers to fully appreciate the intricate details of the “Hells Bells” and the crystal-clear waters. The experience is both thrilling and visually stunning, making it a highlight for experienced divers.

Cenote Maravilla

Cenote Maravilla, located near Tulum in the Yucatán Peninsula, is another extraordinary diving destination renowned for its breathtaking beauty and serene atmosphere. This cenote is known for its large, open cavern with a stunningly clear water column that allows sunlight to penetrate deeply, creating mesmerizing light effects underwater. The cenote has a maximum depth of around 45 meters (150 feet), providing ample opportunity for exploration.

One of the most striking features of Cenote Maravilla is the beautiful halo of light that forms as sunlight filters through the water, creating an enchanting underwater spectacle. The cenote’s crystal-clear waters and impressive visibility make it an ideal spot for underwater photography and for divers to explore the natural formations and aquatic life.

Cenote Maravilla offers a tranquil and immersive diving experience, perfect for those looking to explore the natural beauty and wonders of the Yucatán’s cenotes. Its combination of depth, clarity, and unique light effects makes it a must-visit destination for divers of all levels.

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
Some cenotes charge a fee to introduce cameras