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Cenote Ik kil, Chichen Itza

#1 of 63 in Parks in Yucatan
Must see · Geologic Formation · Water Body
Swim in sacred Mayan waters at Cenote Ik kil, a naturally formed water basin, 60 m (200 ft) in diameter and located 26 m (85 ft) below ground level. Twinkling, clear waters fill the pool, decorated by hanging vines cascading from the treetops above. Step down the ornately carved limestone stairway to reach the swimming platform, where refreshing 35 m (114.8 ft) deep waters await. Keep your eyes out for the shoal of black catfish that call the cenote their home--don’t worry, they don’t bite. When you’re feeling rejuvenated, enjoy a bite to eat at one of the surrounding restaurants. Arrange to visit Cenote Ik kil and other attractions in Chichen Itza using our Chichen Itza trip planner.
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  • It is very pretty way to many people and you have to use a life jacket can only jump from there plate form it’s $150 peso per person and cash only no Mayan ruins  more »
  • We went to The Ik Kil Cenote in March 2021 after going to Chichen Itza (9min drive from there). It would cost 150USD per person for the classic package and it would give you access to the cenote...  more »
  • when in Yucatan,Mexico ,look for the cenotes.
  • I’m not one to write a review for anything but WOW. I went into this tour with lower expectations as pictures are almost always an exaggeration but IT’S NOT! This Cenote is amazing, the second you walk in - it’s breath taking and the pictures don’t even do it justice. I HIGHLY recommend if you’re looking for that picture perfect experience, and are a good swimmer - I can not recommend enough!
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