Cenote Cristalino, Playa del Carmen

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#56 of 294 in Outdoors in Playa del Carmen
Swim in Cenote Cristalino, an open-air cenote with clear blue water. Bring snorkeling gear to view interesting rock formations and the tiny minnows swimming around, or to explore the small half-cave underwater. Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the spot (rarely crowded, except on Sundays), have a picnic, or try diving from the 4 m (12 ft) cliff into the deep water. Work out when and for how long to visit Cenote Cristalino and other Playa del Carmen attractions using our handy Playa del Carmen travel route planner.
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  • The place is beautiful, but to make, especially if you're going to do snorkeling, get there early. Even in low season lota and agitation in the water decreases transparency.
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  • This super good you can launch from a natural platform the beautiful water and there are fish that give you a foot massage
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  • Beautiful cenote, is the first in my life and I was amazed, the water is completely clear, the cost is 150 pesos per person, children under 3 years do not pay, the place is very cute, em the place there are many fish approaching while seated to eat r dead cells from your feet, would no doubt
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  • This is a lovely open air Cenote, easily accessible from Playa del Carmen. Admission is the same price as other cenotes in this area, and in general, is higher than some more interesting cenotes inland. This is a great spot to go for a swim when it's too windy on the ocean. Bring a snorkeling mask.
  • Great spot fot swimming and snorkeling. Go early. 15 min walk from Barcelo Maya. Go!
  • Very clean nice public Cenote. Very affordable for a wonderful experience. This was really fun local stop. A much more reasonable than the private and the experience was so much fun... Iguanas, cliff jumping, deep clear waters, snorkle and goggles available. 150 pesos ($8 us) per adult for a much more authentic Mexican experience!
  • One of the smaller cenotes in the area. Has it all...some fish, 3 separate cenotes, a cave, cliff to jump off. Very nice, our favourite.
  • For sure not the most spectaculare cenote, but the place is great for a swim. Also convenient with kids.
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