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Cenote Yokdzonot

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Address: | Yokdzonot, Piste 97922, Mexico
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+52 999 149 9315
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Great cenote experience without crowds

Located in a small pueblo - 15 km or so from Piste. Quiet and without crowds. No tour buses. Refreshing swim.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Deidre B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Located in a small pueblo - 15 km or so from Piste. Quiet and without crowds. No tour buses. Refreshing swim.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I flew to Chichén Itza with Fly Tours Cancun, and asked them if they could take us to Yodzkonot instead if Ik-Kil. It was a good decision. Ik-Kil is always crowded and Yodzkonot is near the town of Pisté, which is very picturesque and has its own Chac Mool where you can get a picture. The cenote... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had no idea this Cenote existed till our guide at the cuevas de balankanche told us about it when i mentioned i wanted to go to ik kil but that my father didn't want to be around so many people. He said to go past piste and that the next town over you turn left and at the end... More 

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Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cenote Yokdzonot is off the beaten path, about 18 kilometers from Chichen Itza beyond the simple town of Piste. If you get lost ask the locals for directions. If you could choose only one cenote in all of the Yucatan, choose to go to this one. I don't need to add any photos to those already posted by others. I'll... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

I hope this remains as seldom visited and that they never allow large tour groups. Absolutely beautiful, very close to the ruins, very good facilities, and nice staff.

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Bogalusa, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

What a hidden gem!!!! We should have gotten directions before leaving Cancun--- took us several hours to locate this magical place - well worth the trip!! It was so nice for an attraction not to be commercialized. The water was breathtaking and very cold ---refreshing!!! Words really can't describe it!!! After our swim--- we had good cold beer and chicken... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

If you get sick of the crowds at the more popular tourist destinations then stop by this great little place. The place is run by the local community and it has a fabulous restaurant and nice changing facilities and bathrooms. Life jackets are available for everyone and there is a simple little swimming platform at the bottom of some steps... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

Quiet, beautiful setting. This cenote is nice as it's off the beaten track and has significantly fewer people. An option to jump off a high ledge. Life jackets included in price.

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Antigua, Guatemala
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

I've seen four Cenotes and this is the nicest open one I've seen. Coolingl off in this less touristy, all natural and quiet one allows you to feel like the ancient Maya did. Turquoise and black birds sit in the trees as swallows zoomed around and I never wanted to leave. Something every nature lover would adore.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

We had a great day touring Chichen Itza and the Cenote Yokdzonot with Alex Aranda of Destino Merida Tours. Lunch and swimming in this beautiful cenote exceeded all our expectations. This less crowded location was a peaceful way to relax, enjoy a great lunch, and cool off after spending the morning at Chichen Itza. Tucked away off the beaten path... More 

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