Cenotes Dive Sites in Yucatan

Amazing Cenotes to Diving in Yucatan

Cenotes are undoubtedly one of the most interesting natural phenomena in Yucatan

In the absence of surface rivers as a contribution of water for human consumption, the development of the great Mayan civilization would have been impossible, at least in the northern part of the Yucatan Peninsula, without which the ancient Mayan people would have lacked water to its most pressing needs including human consumption

The word already Castilianized by the Spaniards in contact with the Maya-Yucatecan people derives from the word ts'onot, name by which the natives called a kind of large and deep wells, since its literal meaning is hole or hole in the ground

Nah-Yah

Cenote Nah Yah

It is a semi-open type cenote, with 9 mts / 30 ft of free fall, the color of the water is blue, and its mirror measures 22 mts / 72 ft long by 24 mts / 78 ft wide and a maximum depth of 42 mts / 137 ft

Noh Mozón

This cenote is open type with 9 mts / 30 ft of free fall, the color of the water is blue, and its mirror measures 30 mts / 100 ft long by 20 mts / 65 ft wide and a maximum depth of 24 mts / 78 ft

Suhem

This cenote is open type with a fall of 6 mts / 19 ft, The color of the water is green crystal clear. It measures 12 mts / 39 ft wide by 15 mts / 49 ft long

Tanimax

This cenote is semi-open type with 9 mts  / 29 ft of free fall, where it descends through a wooden staircase that facilitates access to the cenote that ends in a platform

Sabak Há

This cenote is open type. The color of the water is green the first 15 mts / 49 ft. The mirror is 60 mts / 196 ft long and 30 mts / 98 ft wide the noun deep is 120 mts / 400 ft the maximun deep is unknown

San Marcos

It is a closed type in a cave. The color of the water is green and measures 30 mts / 98 ft long by 30 mts / 98 ft wide and a maximum depth of 20 mts / 65 ft

X'Batún

This cenote is open type. The color of the water is blue and measures 5 mts / 16 ft long by 25 mts / 82 ft wide and a maximum depth of 50 mts / 164 ft. It has a large underwater cavern

Dzonbacal

It is a semi-open type cenote with free fall, where to reach the body of water you descend by a masonry staircase. The water is crystal clear and in the deepest parts it acquires a blue color.

Kampepem

Cenote Kampepem

This cenote has a water mirror that is accessed by going down 12 mts / 39 ft by a vertical staircase. Its depth ranges from 4 meters to 20 meters approximately.

 

Calcuch

It is a semi-open cenote with a drop of 20 mts / 65 ft. The color of the water is jade green which gives it a different appearance compared to the blue color of other cenotes. It has a depth of 24 mts / 78 ft

Kankirixché

It is a semi-open cenote with free fall. The color of the water is blue and measures 25 mts / 82 ft long by 15 mts / 49 ft wide. It has a cave 50 mts / 164 ft deep, with underwater galleries and excelent visibility

Yaal Utsil

This open-type cenote, which has a 12 mts / 39 ft long staircase to access the water mirror. The color of the water is blue and measures 25 mts / 82 ft long by 39 mts / 127 ft wide and a maximum depth of 49 mts / 160 ft

Uitzan

It is semi-open type, with a free fall of 10 mts / 3t ft to the water mirror. The water is clear with a blue hue. It is approximately 25 mts / 82 ft long and 25 mts / 82 ft wide and has a depth of up to 60 mts / 196 ft

Usil

It is a semi-closed type cenote inside the cave. The color of the water is blue and the water mirror measures 20 mts / 65 ft long by 6 mts / 19 ft wide and a maximum depth of 112 mts / 367 ft

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