Kantun Chi Eco Park

An ecopark that delves into the world of the ancient Maya, Kantun Chi allows guests to explore mystical caverns and swim in underground lakes.

These humbling caverns are a stark reminder that the ground is not as solid as we sometimes believe. As you explore this sub-subterranean park you will come across pools that are so clear that you can see the bottom, which are a couple dozen feet deep.

This park has a collection of large water-filled caves that you can snorkel, dive, swim, or kayak in.

Location

Located in , welcomes local residents and visitors lodging in this part of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean. But even if you aren't staying particularly close, you are free to stop by to check out the sights.

Kantun Chi is accessible just 200 meters south of the Barcelo Maya Hotel. Buses from Cancun drive right up to the property, while those driving can take Federal Highway 307 south from Cancun. Parking is available every day beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Located toward the western outskirts of the vicinity of La Gloria, 1.9 miles west of Puerto Aventuras, Kantun Chi Eco Park happily welcomes local residents and tourists lodging in this section of the Riviera Maya. But even if you aren't staying in this location, you are free to drop by to check out the sights. It is 1.5 miles northeast of Xpu Ha.

Nearby Restaurants

Don't worry if your visit to the park leaves you a bit hungry -- you'll find a wide variety of food and beverage places in the vicinity. The most nearby place to eat to Kantun Chi Eco Park is Hunab Ku, an ideal eatery to have a bite to eat at on your way to checking out this park. The restaurant is a small ways away, but out of the way enough that you might want to make arrangements for taking advantage of a type of transportation to get there. Sal Y Fuego Restaurant and Al Cielo offer additional restaurant options within reach. At Al Cielo you and your group should be sure to try a bit of Caribbean dishes and enjoy the culture of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

Nearby Attractions

There are some other places of interest nearby, including Cristalino Maya Cenote, which is a short distance away away the vicinity of La Gloria. Also think about checking out Jardin Del Eden Cenote, which is another attraction in the area.

Parks are one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following table includes other attractions close-by.

Attractions Near Kantun Chi Eco Park
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Cristalino Maya Cenote GeoFeature -- -- The vicinity of La Gloria
Jardin Del Eden Cenote GeoFeature -- -- The vicinity of La Gloria
Cedam Museum Museum 1.5 mi. (4.6 km) ENE Puerto Aventuras
Dolphin Discovery -- 1.6 mi. (4.7 km) ENE Puerto Aventuras
Aktun Chen Cave System GeoFeature 9.6 mi. (9.9 km) W 6.2 mi. Northwest of Akumal
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 -- 14.0 mi. (2.5 km) NE 1.6 mi. South West of Playa del Carmen

More Information

Cost

The cost of admission into the park is $59(USD) for adults and $45(USD) for kids.

Phone

(984) 803-0143

Website

http://www.kantunchi.com

Email

info@kantunchi.com

 

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