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Cenote Jardin del Eden

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Address: Km.26 Carretera Cancun Tulum, Mexico
Phone Number:
984 873 0038
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Beautiful, crystal-clear lagoon surrounded by lush rainforest and...

Beautiful, crystal-clear lagoon surrounded by lush rainforest and containing underwater caves: a great destination for snorkelers and scuba divers.

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Cool cenote

My family and I walked here while staying at the Barcelo across the street. The cenote is very cool and there are several places where you can jump from ledges. My son loved it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
New Jersey

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New Jersey
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family and I walked here while staying at the Barcelo across the street. The cenote is very cool and there are several places where you can jump from ledges. My son loved it. This cenote is also very deep and there were a lot of divers in the water when we went. Although there were quite a few people... More 

Thank C_M_DAD
Holland, MI
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67 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We returned to Jardin del Eden after a couple years. It got better! They added a gate, for security reasons, they also added more "palapas" (thatch huts) and the best improvement: Diving plataforms. They have two platforms that people can safely jump from all day even though THE TREE is still there and one can still clib the tree and... More 

Thank rod48533
Ashburn, Virginia
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51 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely large fresh water swimming hole to cool off in and swim/relax in. This spot is great for families to snorkel or scuba dive in. Jump into it and play all while having Doctor Fish nibble away at your dead feet skin. Beautiful clear colored waters.

Thank Lisa C
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have an excellent swim in this cenote. Our kids particularly enjoyed jumping into the water from 5-7 meters. The water is cool and clean, and there are many fish. The cenote is kept tidy and nature around looks great, improving the experience. Highly recommended.

Thank MamaPoes
Canberra, Australia
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place to hang out for the day, wasn't what I expected as I saw many over enhanced photos, a bit overcrowded and not preserved well at all. Go early to avoid loads of tourists. You can catch a collectivo from Yulum or from Playa del Carmen easily and walk down the dirt road to get there. Cost is 100... More 

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263 reviews
78 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We drove In, but could also ride a bus however it is a long walk in. We went here so my son could cliff jump. We all did it and it was fun. You could come for the day and lounge while swimming in this beautiful cenote. The water is crystal clear with fish and mossy rocks. Bring a picnic... More 

Thank MomFromOrondo
East Wenatchee, Washington
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32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This Cenote was just a few hundred feet South of our first Cenote at Cristilano.  The entry gate is several hundred  feet off the highway.   Entry to the Jardin del Eden Cenote is paid at a small booth on the right hand side of the dirt road. After payment, a remote gate is opened.  The entry is $200MXN.  The... More 

Thank Darren W
Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I visited this cenote "El Jardin del Eden" I really thought I was in paradise. Clear waters, peaceful environment. We dove into its water time and time again; my family, my friends and I could not get enough of it. You have check this place out when you visit Playa/Tulum! 'Allimite" coordinated the excursion and transportation for all us,... More 

Thank Tanedsa
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The colors in this cenote really shine mid-morning as the light shines through. Don't be put off by the lack of signage - simply pull up to the gate, pay your entrance fee, proceed to the parking lot, and follow the signs to jump into the water.

Thank Nicole P
Brooklyn, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the place around 15:00 on a weekday. water is pleasant temprature. Bring your owen equipment, they dont have rental.

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