Cenote Xkeken, Valladolid

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#2 of 13 in Parks in Valladolid
Must see · Cave · Nature / Park
When in Valladolid, you can cool off in Cenote Xkeken, a spacious limestone chamber with a natural pool. One of two cenotes in the area, Xkeken is easily accessible and filled with crystal clear, azure water. Drive or cycle from Valladolid to the vast cavern, where you can swim and snorkel in the large sinkhole. The shady cove offers a great getaway from the heat, while interesting stalactites hanging from the ceiling, sprinkled with rays of sunshine, add to the cenote's pleasant aesthetic. Add Cenote Xkeken to your Valladolid travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Valladolid trip planner.
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  • We visited Xkeken and Samula together, like most people do since they are in the same site. They are close to Valladolid and easily accessible but weren’t crowded when we went on a weekday late...  more »
  • We read some evaluations before going, so we knew there would be people on the front gate trying to make you accompany them and then charging you for it. There really are and they dress just like...  more »
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  • This was a nice cenote. It is less crowded than some of the other ones closer to tourist attractions, but it is mostly covered and dark.
  • One of the best places ever, we arrived a little bit late (4 pm), I would like to spend more time there.

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