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Cenote Mariposa

Cenote Mariposa: Our most recommended tours and activities

From Cancun or Puerto Morelos: Guided Day Trip to Tulum

1. From Cancun or Puerto Morelos: Guided Day Trip to Tulum

Explore the archaeological ruins of Tulum with an experienced guide, plunge into a refreshing cenote hidden by the jungle canopy, and check out the hip shops and stylish boutiques in Playa del Carmen on this full-day excursion. Be picked up at your hotel and relax on the way to site of Tulum's weather-worn ruins that are perched above the sandy shores of the Caribbean. Let your guide take care of the admission fees and head inside to uncover the secrets of the ancient Maya. Stroll between temples, palaces, and fortresses that have stood for hundreds of years. Slip down to the beach for some leisure time on the sand. Continue on to the Mariposa cenote, where dappled sunlight illuminates a freshwater pool in the middle of the jungle. Take a dip to cool off, enjoy a tasty buffet lunch on site, and then take a ride to wrap up your day among the bustling activity of Playa del Carmen.

Riviera Maya: Coba, and Mariposa Cenote Trip with Lunch

2. Riviera Maya: Coba, and Mariposa Cenote Trip with Lunch

Explore the archaeological ruins of Coba with an experienced guide, plunge into a refreshing cenote hidden by the jungle canopy. Follow your local guide through the culturally significant ruins, and then go to a Cenote for a swim in the aquamarine water. Fuel your journey with a local food on site. Last but not least, jump in for a refreshing swim in the clear waters of Cenote Mariposa, an impressive open cenote set amid the dense jungle. Close out the tour with a relaxing drive through the beautiful countryside on your way back to your accommodation.

From Riviera Maya: Tulum Ruins and Cenote Mariposa Van Trip

3. From Riviera Maya: Tulum Ruins and Cenote Mariposa Van Trip

Set off on an excursion to Tulum, a picturesque, must-see Maya site located next to the turquoise sea. Check out the soaring pyramid, solemn temples, and relaxing beaches before you head over to Cenote Mariposa for a swim in the aquamarine waters. After getting picked up from your hotel, make your way to the Tulum archaeological zone on the picturesque Caribbean coast. Embark on a comprehensive guided walk before enjoying some free time to explore the ancient solar observatory in the Temple of the Frescoes and the seaside Temple of the God of Wind. Snap once-in-a-lifetime photos of the Pyramid El Castillo and pristine white-sand beaches. On your way back to modern civilization, stop at Cenote Mariposa and dive in. The pond's crystal-clear waters are the perfect place for a refreshing dip on a warm day. As you swim, look up to admire the lush jungle canopy and the wildlife that live among the branches.

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What people are saying about Cenote Mariposa

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 26 reviews

The crew were very nice, Pantera, Andres and Alexis very knowledgeable about all the Mayan culture. They all were very polite, humble and fun. I would recommend this trip to everybody. Food was delicious.

It is a unique experience in terms of history and the guides more than excellent took care of us at all times and gave us a history class that is magnificent.

We learned a lot of new things. The tour was very informative and the guide was very personable you couldn't stop listening. Highly recommended!

Nice guides. Everything was organised, clear. Be aware that this tour takes all day and prepare for the heat

Absolutely loved it. Our guide Carlos was amazing and we had the best time. Highly recommend!