Cristalino Maya Cenote

Popular amongst locals as well as tourists, the Cristalino Cenote is easily accessible and favorites for swimming and diving.

Cristalino is part ot the Ponderosa Cave system, known for its beautiful mangroves and jungles.

This cave has a cenote in it that is perfect for taking a quick swim, but many cave divers love this spot as well. Features of the cenote include an overhanging ledge that is fun for jumping into the water.


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The cenote is located south of Playa del Carmen just off Highway 307. You'll pass Bacelo Maya and Puerto Aventuras, then follow the signs to the parking lot.

Located in the western outskirts of the vicinity of La Gloria, 1.8 miles west of Puerto Aventuras, Cristalino Maya Cenote happily welcomes customers lodging in this part of the Riviera Maya. Regardless of whether or not you're staying in the vicinity, you are free to drop by to check it out. It's 1.5 miles northeast of Xpu Ha.

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most delightful options while spending some time exploring the area could be having fare at a restaurant within traveling distance of Cristalino Maya Cenote. The most nearby place to eat to Cristalino Maya Cenote is Hunab Ku, a wonderful restaurant to eat at on your way to spending time at Cristalino Maya Cenote. The dining establishment is a small ways away, but far enough that you might want to arrange for using some mode of transportation to get there. Sal Y Fuego Restaurant and Al Cielo are some of the additional dining options close-by. At Al Cielo you and your party should eat some Caribbean cuisine and experience the Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean culture.

Nearby Attractions

Vacationers with an interest in seeing another cave, make the trip to Jardin Del Eden Cenote, found a short distance away to the northeast of this page's attraction. Additional nearby attractions include Kantun Chi Eco Park, which is a short distance away away the vicinity of La Gloria. Furthermore, you can think about heading over to Cedam Museum, which is another attraction close by.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never get bored. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Attractions Near Cristalino Maya Cenote
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Kantun Chi Eco Park -- -- -- The vicinity of La Gloria
Cedam Museum Museum 1.4 mi. (4.6 km) ENE Puerto Aventuras
Dolphin Discovery -- 1.5 mi. (4.7 km) ENE Puerto Aventuras
Tajmahal Cenote -- -- -- 1.2 mi. Northwest of Xpu Ha
Jungle Place -- -- -- 4.4 mi. South West of Akumal
Puetra del Cielo Historic Site 13.3 mi. (3.6 km) NE 2.2 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Xaman-Ha Aviary -- 13.9 mi. (2.5 km) NE 1.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen
Xcaret Maya Ruins Historic Site 14.1 mi. (2.3 km) NE 1.4 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen

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Open from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. daily, you can swim from sun up to sun down here.


Admission into the cave is 30 pesos.


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