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Cenotes near Puerto Morelos

A cenote (SEE NO TAY) is a natural pit or sinkhole that results from the collapse of limestone bedrock that exposes groundwater underneath.

Here is the Wikipedia entry for cenotes.

The BBC produced a 5 part documentary series about the Mayan civilization and cenotes. Take a look at it here.

There are many cenotes throughout the Yucatan peninsula. The cenotes closest to Puerto Morelos are on the Ruta de Los Cenotes.

For a fun day, pack up a picnic and head out to one of the cenotes near Puerto Morelos!

Ruta de Los Cenotes

The Ruta de Los Cenotes (Cenote Route) is a road found just south of Puerto Morelos that leads to another small town, Leona Vicario. Look for the arches above the road to the west of highway 307. There are several cenotes along here, also known as sinkholes. These cenotes are a natural marvel feeding from underground streams and rivers that are all under the Yucatan peninsula. 

 

Ruta de Los Cenotes Map

 

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Cenote Las Mojarras

Location: Ruta de Los Cenotes 12.2 Km from highway 307 

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Cenote Siete Bocas

Location: Ruta de Los Cenotes 15 Km from Highway 307

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Cenote Boca del Puma (mouth of the puma)

Location: Ruta de Los Cenotes 16 Km from Highway 307

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Cenote Verde Lucero (bright green star)

Location: Ruta de Los Cenotes 18 Km from Highway 307

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Selvatica

Selvatica is an extreme adventure park that includes ATV's, Zip lines and Cenotes. Consistently rated as one of the top attractions on the Riviera Maya, it's just 22 km (14 miles) from Puerto Morelos on the Ruta de Los Cenotes.

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Cenote Chilam Bilam

Just off the road, then ATV ride to Cenote. Look for the signs on the Ruta de Los Cenotes past Selvatica.

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Cenote La Noria

Location: Ruta de Los Cenotes 20 Km from Highway 307, then off-road.

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Cenote Kin Ha

Location: Ruta de Los Cenotes 20 Km from Highway 307, then off-road.

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Cenote Zapote

Location: Ruta de Los Cenotes 20 Km from highway 307, then off-road. 

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