Laguna Kaan Luum

If you are an outdoor enthusiast but want to avoid the more populated tourist locations, then Laguna Kaan Luum in Tulum is perfect for you. The area is not as big as other tourist sites in Tulum but is home to extraordinary natural sceneries.

This stunning tourist attraction is situated southwest of downtown Tulum in Quintana Roo. You can drive up to the area within 15 minutes only and enjoy other wonders such as the Cenote Corazon, Cenote XA’AY Ha, or the Cenote Escondido during the journey.

The water near the area is bound to instill a sense of calmness in you, thanks to it being clear and turquoise green in color. Visitors can also enjoy the piers and the overwater hammocks.

Why Should You Visit Laguna Kaan Luum? 

  • The Great Scenic Beauty 

Laguna Kaan Luum is unlike any other nearby cenote. It resembles a lake, and the water is truly stunning. The edges are of turquoise green color. Meanwhile, the center of the cenote is more profound and is a darker shade of blue.

It is recommended to take safety precautions as the water in the middle is a tad bit too deep.

  • Visitors Can Jump off the Piers 

The Laguna Kaan Luum is surrounded on the sides by two piers perfectly suited for adventure enthusiasts. They can jump off the piers quickly. First, however, it is essential to note that the piers aren’t too deep.

  • Hammocks for Relaxing 

Visitors can go to the overwater hammocks and relax under the sun as they take in the surrounding scenic beauty.

  • Fun Outdoor Activities 

Visitors can participate in a range of outdoor activities, including snorkeling, swimming, etc. It is recommended that visitors bring a bathing suit, towel, and snorkeling gear with them. They can also bring along snacks and drinks if they wish to spend a large amount of the day at the location. There is a stand that sells refreshing coconuts, which is a great thing for visitors.

Travellers’ Tips: What Should You Keep in Mind? 

  • Ways to Get to the Location 

If you are staying in downtown Tulum, it is hardly a 10-minute drive to the tourist location. You will be able to spot a Laguna Kaan Luum sign on the road, which you can follow. In addition, you can easily rent a car or scooter at an affordable price. Also, parking is free.

Colectivo is a public mode of transport that helps visitors get to the area. Visitors can also take a taxi which will cost around 200 pesos.

  • Visiting Costs and Opening Times 

At the entrance, visitors will have to pay 300 pesos for adults and 100 pesos for children. Furthermore, if you wish to get a drone, kayak, or paddleboard, you will be charged 150 pesos extra.

The Laguna is open daily from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

  • Things to Carry 

There are no lockers in the area, which is why you should pack carefully. Visitors should bring along snorkeling gear, bathing suits, snacks, and drinks if they wish to enjoy the whole tourist experience. Also, they are recommended against carrying food or beverages to the pier or the lagoon.