Cenote Snorkeling

visit this amazing places that the Mayans use to consider the door to the underworld

Cenote snorkeling

A day snorkeling in a cenote is an enchanting adventure through the natural wonders of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. You start your day with an early breakfast, then head out to the cenote. The journey might involve a scenic drive through lush jungles, heightening your anticipation as you approach this unique freshwater haven.

Upon arrival, you’re greeted by the sight of a tranquil, crystal-clear pool surrounded by dense vegetation. The cenote might be an open-air one, bathed in sunlight, or a more mystical, partially enclosed one with stalactites hanging from above. After a brief orientation and safety briefing, you don your snorkeling gear and prepare to enter the water.

As you glide into the cenote, the water’s clarity is immediately striking. You can see every detail of the submerged rock formations and the fish swimming around you. The cenote’s limestone formations, including stalactites and stalagmites, create an otherworldly underwater landscape. Schools of small fish dart around, and you might even spot a freshwater turtle.

The temperature of the water is refreshingly cool, providing a perfect contrast to the warm tropical air. The play of light and shadow creates mesmerizing patterns, especially if you’re in a cenote with partial overhead cover.

During breaks, you can relax on the cenote’s edge, enjoying the serene surroundings and the sounds of nature. A typical tour might include visiting multiple cenotes, each with its unique charm and features.

As the day ends, you’ll leave the cenote with a sense of awe and tranquility, having experienced one of the Yucatán Peninsula’s most magical natural wonders.

Important information

  • Duration: 6 Hours
  • Daily Schedule: Pickup at 8:00am from Playa del Carmen 


  • Transportation from a pickup point in Playa del Carmen Downtown
  • Entrance fee
  • Snorkel gear
  • Snacks & Drinks | Lunch

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