The Cenote Pit, a natural beauty located in Quintana Roo, México

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The Cenote Pit, a natural beauty located in Quintana Roo

One of the wonders of Quintana Roo is the Cenote Pit, it is located in the state of Quintana Roo, just 13 km from Tulum. It was discovered in 1985, after Hurricane Elena, when a soldier who was removing debris fell into the cenote. Cenote Pi is located right in the middle of the jungle, its name means "The hole", and it is a great well that will leave you impressed. To get to the Pozo del Cenote, you must walk approximately 300 meters away from the dirt road to find the cavern.

It has an extension of 130 meters and reaches a depth of 30 meters, its waters are turquoise blue and are at a temperature of 25 ° Celsius.

To dive you can do it by throwing yourself a good dive at a distance of 7 meters, once down, the play of lights that you will see will be impressive.

From below you can see the lighting penetrating. At 28 meters you will see the halocline and two meters below you will see a layer of hydrogen sulfide.

The Cenote also keeps ancient bones such as the skull of a woman between the ages of 15 and 25, with an age of 1400 years, a human jaw with 4 molars, a jaguar skeleton and. the remains of a campfire with small charred bones.

It should be noted that the water levels in the ice ages are still visible and you can see the black lines on the cylinder wall and the ceiling decorated with fine white formations. In summer, the angle of the sun allows you to enjoy the sun's rays that reach the sulfur cloud at 30 meters.

We invite you to live a great experience, whether diving or snorkeling!

Location of Cenote Pit

Se located 48 km. south of Playa del Carmen and 15 km. north of Tulum. It is reached by leaving Playa del Carmen on a one-hour road trip