Cenote Dos Ojos

A country rich with enormous diversity and vibrant culture, Mexico is the best getaway destination for travelers this season. If you are looking for some of the best food in the world, a vivid experience, and friendly locals with happy and cheerful faces, Tulum is the best destination in Mexico. If you think this is all, then you are wrong. For wanderers looking for something more adventurous, Tulum, a jewel of Mexico’s east coast, is the best traveling spot to have the incredible Cenote experience.

Cradled in the Yucatán Peninsula, Tulum is known to have the world’s hugest number of underwater sinkholes or popularly known as Cenotes. Once honored as sacred by age-old Mayans, they now attract tourists and explorers alike from all over the world.

As the name suggests, Cenote Dos Ojos signifies Two Eyes Cenote in Spanish. Contrary to prominent belief, Cenote Dos Ojos is not a single Cenote but a structure made of two different Cenotes. These are connected through a passageway that extends 400 meters long. It is one of the best Cenotes in the region.

The facilities at Cenote Dos Ojos, Tulum

Cenote Dos Ojos, located in Tulum, Mexico, is one of the Cenotes with the best facilities. The water here is transparent, blue, indeed, one of the most crystal clear waters you will find. The temperature of the water is ideal for divers at 24-25 degrees Celsius. Moreover, Cenote Dos Ojos also boasts a remarkable record for the deepest underwater passageway, 118 meters deep, although the Cenote itself is a maximum of 10 meters deep.

  • Availability of bathrooms and changing rooms? Here you can find proper restrooms and changing rooms with safety lockers to keep your stuff securely for rentals.
  • How to reach? Cenote Dos Ojos is located 22 km north of Tulum, which is merely a 20-minute drive.
  • Where to eat? There is no availability of restaurants or eating joints on the site.
  • How much does it cost? The standard entrance fee will cost you up to 200 pesos or about USD 14. In addition to that, You can rent snorkeling equipment and gears for an extra 100  MXN. You can also upgrade your standard ticket to get an experienced snorkeling guide or diving tour. If you do want to rent snorkeling gear, be sure to pay for it in advance at the ticket booth itself, as the Cenote and the ticket booth are quite a distance from each other. Besides, Mask and snorkel will cost you 50 MXN and 70 MXN for fins.
  • Opening hours: Cenote Is open every day from 08:00 am to 5:00 pm. If you want to prevent the crowds, you must visit in the early morning and enjoy the Cenote much for yourself until 09:00 am. 09.30 the groups start to arrive.

Dive into one of the best Cenotes Of Tulum, Mexico 

There are dozens of freshwater Cenotes from Cancun down to Tulum in the Riviera and Merida further west in the Yucatan. But Cenote Dos Ojos rightfully gets excellent reviews and offers something unique for swimmers, divers, and snorkelers. Therefore, when in Tulum, you must plan a day trip here with your friends and family.