Tajmahal Cenote

The Tajmahal Cenote is a popular spot in the Mexican Caribbean for those who thrill in cavern and cave diving.

Tajmahal is noted for the beams of light that enter through the ceiling and shine into the water during the sunny summer months. Mysterious stalactites and stalagmites fill the caverns, and fossils are hidden throughout.

A tour of the underwater cavern takes divers to a wide room where you come up for air to see a bat-filled cave. Further on, you'll enter the Sugar Bowl, a smaller cenote where the lighting is fantastic on sunny days.


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The entrance to Tajmahal is 26 kilometers south of Playa del Carmen, on the west side of Highway 307.

Located in the Riviera Maya, Tajmahal Cenote always welcomes local customers and vacationers who are lodging in this part of Quintana Roo. However, even if you aren't staying very close, you should consider stopping by to enjoy a great time. It's 1.2 miles northwest of Xpu Ha.

Nearby Restaurants

If the time you spend exploring the park leaves your stomach growling, there's no need to fret -- you will find a broad selection of restaurants near this attraction. Cafe Del Mar is a wonderful location to enjoy a meal at before spending time at this park, and with its close proximity, is especially valuable to guests at this attraction. Also nearby, you will encounter eateries like Sal Y Fuego Restaurant and Al Cielo where you and your companions will want to try a bite of Caribbean fare and enjoy the Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean scene.

Nearby Attractions

Active travelers that are a fan of parks, and are interested in visiting others, should check out Kantun Chi Eco Park and Xunaan Ha Cenote; the first of which is a short distance away to the east of Tajmahal Cenote. Other local attractions include Cristalino Maya Cenote, which is a short distance away away the vicinity of La Gloria. You might also think about making the trip to Jardin Del Eden Cenote, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

A selection of nearby activities will ensure that you never run low on things to do. The following table contains a list of nearby attractions.

Attractions Near Tajmahal Cenote
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 3.0 mi. (4.6 km) ENE Puerto Aventuras
Dolphin Discovery -- 3.1 mi. (4.7 km) ENE Puerto Aventuras
Aktun Chen Cave System GeoFeature 8.1 mi. (9.9 km) W 6.2 mi. Northwest of Akumal
Jungle Place -- -- -- 4.4 mi. South West of Akumal
X'Cacel Turtle Conservation Area -- 11.4 mi. (7.6 km) SSW 4.7 mi. South-Southwest of Akumal
Xel Ha Ruins Historic Site 13.0 mi. (10.2 km) SSW 6.4 mi. South-Southwest of Akumal

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Diving the Tajmahal Cenote costs 50 pesos, but you can snorkel the spot for just 30 pesos.


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