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Angelita cenote diving

Our selection of Tulum's best cenotes

Each cenote in the region has certain characteristics. Some are double cenotes, and others caves in which a wide variety of animals and wildlife live. You may encounter bats, turtles, Mot Mot birds (the famous regional bird with a long, pendulum type tail), animal bones, halocline, mangroves, etc.
 
Most cenotes are easily accessible for all levels. Some require a good master of floating and are more difficult to access.

Diaporama
The Pit
Dos Ojos
Casa cenote
Car Wash
Angelita
A scuba diver in Dos Ojos cenote looking at the camera. He is diving with all his scbua gear on and wearing a mask. He is holding on his left hand a flashlight. On the background there are nice limestone formations, a yellow rope and the surface of the water with sunrays.

Dos Ojos 

                    10 m            45 min           Open Water

Explore Dos Ojos cenote's underwater wonders, where divers encounter stunning limestone formations and navigate through submerged passages, revealing hidden aquatic treasures. Definitely one of Tulum best cenotes !

 

It’s the biggest, most exceptional and original cenote in the area. It is simply beautiful, with easy access. Most divers usually start learning here. “Dos Ojos” means “two eyes” because there are two cenotes. You can dive from one to the other. It’s such a large area that there are two different dives to do.

 

One is the Barbie line 9m, duration: 45 min and the other is the Bat cave 10 m, duration: 40 min. You will see thousands of stalactites and stalagmites, in the middle of the jungle with exotic plants, flowers, trees and animals. A great experience !

Scuba diver swimming in casa cenote and looking at us. She is equiped with complete scuba diving gear and wearing a mask, a hood and a long wetsuit. Around her, there are big rocks and mangrove roots. She is making bubbles that go up to the surface.

Casa cenote

                   8 m            45 min           Open Water

Plunge into the mesmerizing depths of Casa Cenote for an unforgettable diving experience. With its crystal-clear waters and submerged wonders, Casa Cenote invites enthusiasts to explore limestone formations and hidden passages. Reserved for those, beginners or experienced divers, seeking underwater marvels.

Casa Cenote has an easy access for all levels. This cenote is really unique. You dive in an open area (canal) in the mangrove. The cenote is a mix of fresh and sea waters that allows you to observe a vast variety of fish and animals specific to this area. You have access to the entrance of several different caves. 

Immerse yourself in the surreal beauty concealed within Casa Cenote's aquatic realm, unveiling the magic of Mexico's subterranean landscapes.

A scuba diver is swimming in Car Wash cenote floating above an island underwater. The light is bright green and all around it's dark. There are some tree branchs over the island.

Car Wash

                    14 m            40 min           Open Water

The true garden of Eden! Lots of turtles, fish, lotus (depending on the season), crystal clear water and a wonderful cave. A photographer’s dream come true!

Car Wash Cenote in Tulum beckons scuba enthusiasts into a subterranean world of unparalleled beauty. Renowned for its crystal-clear waters, this cenote unveils an enchanting limestone landscape beneath the surface. Scuba diving in Car Wash allows explorers to navigate through underwater passages adorned with mesmerizing stalactites and stalagmites.

 

The cenote's name originates from its past use as a place where locals would wash their cars in the pristine waters. Today, it serves as a gateway to an ethereal realm, offering divers a unique perspective on Tulum's natural wonders and the captivating mysteries concealed within its submerged caverns.

A scuba diver in diving in cenote Angelita using his flashlight above a sulfur cloud underwater and around a floating island made of tree branchs.

Angelita

                   28m            40 min           Advanced 

You have to see it to believe it! One of the top 5 dives in the world…You dive in an open area. At 25 meters under, a dense cloud leaves you later to discover a floating island. Then you dive above the halocline for even more sensations! Difficult to describe if you’re not a poet…

Descend into the surreal depths of Angelita Cenote in Tulum for a scuba diving experience like no other. This cenote, named "Little Angel," unveils a mesmerizing underwater landscape featuring a mystical hydrogen sulfate cloud.

 

As divers descend through clear waters, they encounter fallen trees and branches, creating an eerie submerged forest. The highlight is the ethereal moment when the dive transitions through the cloud, resembling an otherworldly journey.

 

Angelita Cenote captivates adventurers with its unique blend of natural phenomena, offering a one-of-a-kind scuba diving encounter that combines the beauty of Tulum's cenotes with the intrigue of a submerged, dreamlike realm.

A scuba diver is floating in pit cenote. He is holding a flashlight. He is very small inside a very big cave with nice sunbeams. On the surface there is a snorkeler with fins. On the bottom, there are some rocks.

The Pit

                   28m            40 min           Advanced

This is Angelita’s big brother. It resembles a well and seems bottomless! You will discover the halocline at 25 meters under. You’ll see fossils and experience a rush of adrenaline! One of the top five dives in the world. 

Embark on an exhilarating subterranean adventure with scuba diving in Pit Cenote, a natural marvel nestled in Tulum's enchanting landscape. Aptly named for its deep, cylindrical shape, Pit Cenote offers divers a plunge into clear turquoise waters that unveil a mesmerizing underworld.

 

Descending through a halocline—a phenomenon where fresh and saltwater meet—reveals a striking visual distortion, adding an ethereal quality to the experience. As divers explore the depths, intricate limestone formations and the thrill of swimming between light and shadow make Pit Cenote a must-visit destination for those seeking the awe-inspiring beauty and mystery hidden beneath Tulum's surface.

A scuba diver is on the right side, he is diving with a flashlight and all diving gear on. Above and below him, there are some rocks which are the roof and the bottom of Tajma Ha cenote. On the left side, there are some tree branches and nice sun beams

Tajma Ha

                   14m            45 min           Open Water

This captivating cenote offers scuba divers an extraordinary journey through submerged caverns adorned with stunning rock formations. Known for its intricate limestone configurations, Tajma Ha presents an underwater maze where sunlight filters through crevices, casting an ethereal glow on the surroundings.

 

As divers navigate through the crystal-clear waters, they encounter captivating stalactites and stalagmites, creating an immersive experience. Tajma Ha's allure lies in its combination of natural beauty and a sense of exploration, making it a must-visit destination for scuba enthusiasts seeking the enchantment of Tulum's cenotes.

You will experience the connection of two distinct cenotes by beautiful caves. When you come out, the scenery is breathtaking! Magnificent! 

Cenote Nicte Ha with lilis floating on the crystal clear water. In the middle there is a wook deck and on the left side some tropical plants. On the top, it's the jungle with its trees above the cenote rock.

Nicte Ha

                   7 m            45 min           Advanced 

Nicte Ha means in Mayan language “water flower”, perhaps because of its fragil beauty. It’s a diving only accessible to advanced certified divers with a strong experience and a perfect buoyancy control.

It’s a very decorated cavern in which you’ll have to pass through several tight places without neither destroy the stalactites nor remove the sediments.

Chaac Mool cenote

Chaac Mool

                    14 m            40 min           Open Water

Embark on a mesmerizing underwater odyssey in Chaac Mool cenote, a hidden gem near Tulum beckoning avid scuba enthusiasts. With a maximum depth of approximately 14 meters (42 feet), divers can explore the cenote's submerged wonders, from intricate limestone formations to awe-inspiring stalactites and stalagmites.

 

The typical dive duration in Chaac Mool ranges from 40 to 45 minutes, providing ample time to delve into the subterranean beauty of this natural marvel. As sunlight filters through the crystal-clear waters, creating a play of shadows, each moment underwater becomes an immersive experience.

 

Whether you're a seasoned diver or a novice, Chaac Mool cenote promises a captivating journey into the depths, offering a glimpse of Mexico's extraordinary subaquatic landscapes.

Kukulkan cenote

Kukulkan

                    17 m            40 min           Open Water

Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing underwater realm of Kukulkan Cenote near Tulum, where scuba diving reveals a captivating subaquatic wonder. With a maximum depth of 17 meters (55 feet), divers can navigate through stunning limestone formations and explore the cenote's intricate features.

 

The typical dive duration in Kukulkan ranges from 40 to 45 minutes, offering enthusiasts an ample window to witness the beauty concealed beneath the crystal-clear waters. Submerged passages, submerged tree roots, and the allure of Kukulkan create an unforgettable diving experience.

 

Whether you're an experienced diver seeking new depths or a beginner fascinated by underwater exploration, Kukulkan Cenote invites you to discover Mexico's enchanting subterranean landscapes without constraints.

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Dreamgate

                   10m            45 min           Advanced

Another tremendous cenote in which you’ll require two dives to see everything! And you’ll ask for more! One of the only caves in the world that has the most stalactites! Unbelievable! 

Discover the breathtaking allure of Dreamgate cenote, a coveted destination for very experienced divers. With a maximum depth of 10 meters (33 feet), this underwater marvel unveils mesmerizing limestone formations and hidden passages beneath its crystal-clear waters. Reserved for seasoned enthusiasts, the typical dive duration ranges from 45 to 50 minutes, providing an exclusive opportunity to explore the surreal beauty concealed within Dreamgate's depths.

 

This cenote promises an extraordinary journey into the captivating subaquatic landscapes of Mexico, inviting divers to witness the untouched wonders concealed beneath its surface.

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Taak Bi Ha

                   25m            40 min           Advanced+

Delve into the exhilarating underwater world of Taak Bi Ha Cenote near Tulum, a site reserved for the most seasoned divers. With a maximum depth plunging to 25 meters (82 feet), this cenote offers a challenge suited for divers with extensive experience—over 100 logged dives—and exceptional buoyancy control. Taak Bi Ha's submerged labyrinth boasts stunning limestone formations and submerged passages, creating a thrilling dive environment.

 

The typical duration of a dive in this cenote ranges from 40 to 45 minutes, providing a unique opportunity for adept divers to explore the intricate details of this subterranean wonder. For those seeking the pinnacle of underwater adventure, Taak Bi Ha Cenote promises an exclusive and awe-inspiring exploration into the depths of Mexico's hidden aquatic treasures.

Tajma Ha
Nicte Ha
Chaac Mool
Kukulkan
Dreamgate
Taak Bi Ha
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