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Cenote Ik kil

Carretera Costera del Golfo | 3 Kilometros de la zona arqueologica de Chichen Itza, Chichen Itza 97757, Mexico
+52 999 437 0148
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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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Carretera Costera del Golfo | 3 Kilometros de la zona arqueologica de Chichen Itza, Chichen Itza 97757, Mexico
+52 999 437 0148
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Reviewed yesterday

Went here as part of a trip from the coast, the food in the restraint was good, and plentiful with entertainment thrown in. the Cenote its self was a cool refreshing swim, especially in the humid heat, but it was crowded, with some people just...More

Thank asj1712
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

If possible do not bring anything down with you, otherwise 30 pesos for a locker. For life jacket it's 30 pesos.There were too many people for our liking at 2-3pm. I would suggest to go when it opens at 9am or when it closes 5pm.

Thank ficafioca
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This Cenote was absolutely breathtaking. It was our very first Cenote we've ever experienced. Therefore we were unsure of what to expect. We rented life jackets, as well as a locker for a small fee. It was just extremely crowded with people from all over,...More

Thank Brigitte R
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We went there right after a visit to Chichén Itza, very close by and the cenote is amazing however one very important things to consider: Tickets are not refundable (it says so on the ticket!! Read the small letter!) and to get to see how...More

Thank Lino V
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Loved loved loved our swim in ik kil !!! What a special place ! Really enjoyed our time here ! The only thing id change is the service at the buffet - staff were slow and not very helpful but food was alright.

Thank Kimberly202
Reviewed 4 days ago

We stopped here after visiting Chickeneza. The restaurant was very busy & not much room to move whilst eating, food was ok. The Cenote was stunning, but the amount of people scrambling around the ladders to get out was frightening. My husband had people scrambling...More

1  Thank Fiona42scotland
Reviewed 4 days ago

I just love it! Great customer service was provided to us, those guys are amazing, and the Cenote is just beautiful!

Thank suzyjessi
Reviewed 5 days ago

My husband, my mother, my friend and I went there after visiting Chichen-Itza. We've gone to about 5 cenotes during this trip and this one was the most crowded one. It also is the, biggest, most maintained, fully-staffed with amenities, and a big bright opening...More

Thank Ploysong C
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is place unlike anything else. It is very crowded but well worth the stop if you are headed back to Tulum from Chichen Itza.

Thank 334kaciek
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Didn't know upfront that it would be so beautiful and such a special feeling swimming in this cenote and enjoying it from the inside-out. We are a family with 4 children ranging from 6 -18. A memory we won't forget

Thank Peter N
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22 June 2017|
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Response from Stanislav V | Reviewed this property |
I'd try early afternoon - 12:30-1. You can't really go in the morning because the water will likely be cold, and it gets overrun by crowds later in the afternoon. We got there around 3:30, and the place was a ZOO...
Angelica D
19 May 2017|
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Response from DeAnne W | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure about rental cars, the tour we took was from Cancun and it took all day we got back to the hotel at 7pm. I love cruising, so I would suggest you see if the Cruise Company has and Excursion there. When you book... More
Lynz D
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Response from Ivonne S | Reviewed this property |
Habanero is an extremly spicy chili; is yellow with some hints of orange. For salsa, just chop some white onion, cilantro, mango and a 1/3 of an habanero chile. Season with lime juice, salt and pepper. If it's not spicy... More