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Address: Carretera Costera del Golfo | 3 Kilometros de la zona arqueologica de Chichen Itza, Chichen Itza 97757, Mexico
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+52 985 851 0002
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The cenote is open to the sky with the water level about 26 metres (85 ft)...

The cenote is open to the sky with the water level about 26 metres (85 ft) below ground level. There is a carved stairway down to a swimming platform. The cenote is about 60 metres (200 ft) in diameter and about 50 metres (164 ft) deep.There are vines which reach from the opening all the way down to the water along with small waterfalls. There are black catfish which swim in the cenote. The cenote is part of a larger complex of a restaurant, store, changing rooms, and cottages for rent. There is also a Mayan ruin on the site. Red Bull Diving Competition Ik Kil was a stop on the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series in 2010, 2011 and 2014

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It was a hot day and the swimming was really crowded. We were glad this was included in our tour and great to see. Nice outdoor showers and one inside to rinse off afterwards.

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Nanton, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was a hot day and the swimming was really crowded. We were glad this was included in our tour and great to see. Nice outdoor showers and one inside to rinse off afterwards.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited Cenote Ik Kil right after a 2-hour+ visit to the world heritage Chichen-Itza Mayan Pyramid archeological park; the cenote is amazing, surreal, beautiful, refreshing and so much fun to jump in an swim in the cool waters after a hot tour of the pyramids. We bought the lunch package at a discount through a local friend and was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was talking to friends recently about this awesome Cenote and recommended it highly then I realized I never reviewed the beautiful experience that I had here. On our way to Chichen Itza our tour guide stopped off for us to take in this natural wonder of the world. I did my research on the Mayans before the trip, so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Water was nice and beautiful! Very impressive place. You also could buy some souvenirs with the locals people. Definitely a place to visit!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I don't swim so I observed from afar. My group tho had a great time in the Cenote. The change rooms and showers were clean. The buffet on site was decent too.

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Knebworth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lovely swim in this cenote amazing experience don't go to Mexico without visiting this Cenote!! Cheap to visit stay as long as you Want it's a bit chilly but nice on a hot day it's incredibly deep so once in you have to be a good swimmer or wear the life belts provided and you get them at the top... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I wish we had more time! We booked it as a shore excursion with a cruise line and only had about and hour and a half to do the Cenote, shop and eat. This place is CROWDED!!! But very clean and well kept in the bathrooms and dressing rooms. They rent life jackets and lockers for very reasonable prices. This... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is amazing, an experience second to none. The water is warm yet refreshing and totally safe....have fun

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Good to visit & swim after visiting Chi chin itza. Not really worth going to unless you are going to swim.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this cenote as part of a trip to Chichen Itza. It was well worth it. You are able to swim in the cenote which is ice cold. There are changing room, showers, a cafe and shop there also

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