Explore the World's Finest Cenotes
As the global home of cenotes, with over 6,000 registered to date, the state of Yucatan in Mexico boasts a unique natural feature unparalleled anywhere else on earth. These mesmerizing natural sinkholes, where the ceiling of a subterranean cave has crumbled away, reveal hidden aquifers teeming with geological wonders.
Rooted in the Yucatec Maya term “D’zonot” or “Ts’onot,” ‘cenote’ (pronounced “seh-no-tay”) has become a symbol of the Yucatan Peninsula’s rich natural beauty. You’ll find them in various awe-inspiring forms here, ranging from cave cenotes, the youngest of the lot, to semi-open and open cenotes, the seasoned lot of the ecosystem.
Diving into these water-filled caverns is more than just a dip in a pool. With their crystal-clear waters and exotic aquatic life cradled within spectacular geological formations, cenotes offer a diving experience that takes you back in time and plunges you deep into nature’s mysteries. It’s an exhilarating blend of history, adventure, and raw natural splendor that you don’t want to miss.
Join Yucatan Dive Crew as we guide you through the most enigmatic cenotes. Embark on a diving journey unlike any other, right here in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico – the cenote capital of the world.”
Cenote Noh Mozon
Cenote Noh Mozon is one of the Yucatan Peninsula’s most charming cenotes. Its natural pool-like appearance makes it an enchanting spot for diving, observing, and swimming.
Enter the magical world of Cenote Kankirixche, a large underground cavern cenote surrounded by stalactite formations and tree roots reaching into the clear, cool waters.
Cenote Nah-YahCenote Nah-Yah is a semi-open cenote filled with incredibly blue water. The light beam that pierces through the cenote creates a spectacular sight that will leave you awestruck.
Cenote Dzonbacal, a semi-open cenote with crystal clear water, deepens to a rich blue in the deeper parts. It’s an ideal place for swimming, bird watching, and diving, with a large underwater cavern for more experienced divers.
Cenote Sabak Há
Delve into the mesmerizing depths of Cenote Sabak Ha (dark water), considered the deepest cenote in Yucatan with an estimated depth of 150 meters. Nestled in the municipality of Sacalum, it’s located 70 kilometers south of the city of Merida.
Cenote Yaal Utzil
Experience the openness and adventure at Cenote Yaal Utzil, an open cenote with a thrilling free fall. To access the water’s surface, you’ll descend a 12-meter-long staircase.