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X'Canche Cenote

| Near Mayan ruins of Ek Balam, Mexico
+52 1 985 107 4774
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Private Tour: Cenote Xcanche and Colonial City of Valladolid Day Trip
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| Near Mayan ruins of Ek Balam, Mexico
+52 1 985 107 4774

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this sinkhole and it was our first time seeing something like this. Took so many pictures. Alot of people were swimming inside it.. but my girlfriend and I didn't bother doing it. We found a bar instead and had a couple of margaritas which...More

Thank Sean D
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This cenote is beautiful! it is a deep cenote but open to the light. It was busy when we arrived here at less than an hour before closing. But it is a large cenote so it didnt feel to crowded in the water. There isnt...More

Thank Kailynn C
Reviewed 23 February 2017

We did this as part of a visit to Ek Balam from Valladolid. We've seen the cenote in the centre of Valladolid and although big, it doesn't look overly inviting to swim in and it gets very busy. X'Canche on the other hand is much...More

Thank Digforwales
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This place was the highlight of our trip. We stopped here after a trip to Chichen Itza. It was a hot day and a perfect way to cool down. We took the bike to the ceynote, and also rented life jackets. We spent about an...More

Thank lmjamaro
Reviewed 1 June 2016

Very nice cenote. A great way to cool down after the ruins. Both times that I have been, only a handful of people there. Don't think about it, just go!! Check out Youtube channel, Psyclefreak, to see videos of this cenote and other things to...More

1  Thank Psyclefreak
Reviewed 18 January 2016

Beautiful Cenote!!! Get there early (like before noon) to avoid the crowd. We got the whole thing to ourselves when we arrived around 10am.

Thank Ying Tung C
Reviewed 26 December 2015

Staying in the village of Ek Balam, we just toured the ruins and were ready for a refreshing cool down. We chose to walk 20 minutes to the entrance of the ceynote but I would take the pedi-cab offered the next time. I was ready...More

1  Thank SantaCruzan
Reviewed 10 November 2015 via mobile

Never have being to a place like this. Heard about it, but never being to one. This one in particular is fantastic. Went there before going to Chichen Itzá, and was worthy. The structure around is excellent, the swim incredible. They did build the stairs...More

1  Thank D'Arrigo
Reviewed 7 March 2015

After seen the Ek-Balam Mayan Ruins...We rented some bikes and left to see Cenote X' Canche, we were greeted by some guys who explains about the cenote, this guys were very nice and helpfull. Some of my friends got in the water I did not,...More

3  Thank ktracha
Reviewed 4 February 2015

Run by local community members with sound ecological practices and nice facilities including changing rooms, bathrooms, picnic areas and a restaurant. This one is skipped by the tour groups so it is not crowded. The cenote has a series of stairs down to the water,...More

5  Thank Rorinho
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Tony R
anyone know how deep this cenote is reported to be?
15 January 2015|
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Response from yayabar | Reviewed this property |
I asked this question to the guide and hé said 35m. Who's rigth??
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