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