Cenotes & Caverns

The underground rivers of the Yucatan carve delicate caves out of the limestone ground and occasionally leave behind a sinkhole, or cenote, offering a glimpse into a subterranean world revered by the Ancient Maya.


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Cenote, zip-line, ATV and more on the Ruta de los Cenotes

natalie and ivan Cenotes – Natural Wonders
February 2011

by Natalie Novak

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The ancient Maya revered this sacred spot and gave it a powerful name - Chaak Tun.

Chaak Tun Chaak Tun Cenote

A wonderful place to visit in Playa del Carmen

Did You Know? Highlights: Selva Maya

On-going articles and information about out of the way places to go.

mari march 08 Discovering New Cenotes, Westward from Tulum

BY: Mari Pintkowski

ev_2_discov_secret_t.jpg Discovering Secrets of the Mayan Riviera: Part 1

Regular Short Description: An adventure beyond the golden coastline might just lead you to your ultimate destination.

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Great snorkeling, a restaurant on site, and an emerald green cenote are just a few reasons to visit.

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Selva Maya Tours Takes You On Horseback, Through Decorated Cave Passages, And Into Crystal Clear Cenote Waters

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A tour to Ek Balam and Cenote Maya

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My family’s adventure at Hidden Worlds Cenote Park.

Mari Pintkowski Family Entertainment, au natural - April 2009

San Agustin, By Mari Pintkowski

Hidden Worlds August 2009

By Jen McDermitt of Chan Chemuyil

ev_4_skycycle_t.jpg Hidden Worlds: Skycycle Tours

a leisurely peddle over the lush green jungle on your way to and from the cenote Tak Bi Luum for a snorkeling tour.

v23_alma_libre_thumb.jpg Know Your Cenotes

The Yucatan is known for its glorious beaches but under the ground there’s a completely different world to explore.

v20_tatiana_thumb.jpg Light & Water: A Love Story

The breezes move through the highest leaves of the trees and the butterflies play in puddles...

Parque Selva Maya Parque Selva Maya

Eco-Park in Tulum with zip-lining, cenotes and more

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Located just south of Xcaret , are 14 kms. of spectacular underground caverns filled with stalagtites, stalagmites and cenotes.

Lisa Lazarovici and Matt at Hidden World Seeking a Thrill? Try Hidden Worlds

In the Maya Riviera jungle north of Tulum, it has cenotes, underwater rivers, zip lining and more, by Lisa Lazarovici

ev_3_moe2_t.jpg The Wilder West Of Tulum

The continuation of travel memoirs off the beaten trail by Mari Pintkowski

Sargassum seaweed by Mari Pintkowski Things to Do on a Sargasso Day

by Mari Pintkowski

What Can I Do? (June 2011)

By Barbara Eller

Mari Pintkowski What's Down Below

by Mari Pintkowski, a visit to a newly opened cenote

xenotes1.jpg Xenotes Oasis Maya: a new cenote park adventure

The newest addition to the Xcaret Park family

xplor1.jpg Xplor at Night

The nights have never been hotter in the Riviera Maya jungle!