Ik Kil Cenote

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Part of the Il Kil Archeological Park which is also home to a popular Maya Ruin, the Il Kil Cenote is open to the public for swimming and is commonly included as a part of area tours.

A stairway leads underground to the swimming platform of Il Kil Cenote, which is located about 85 feet below ground.


Positioned in the southeastern part of Yucatan, Ik Kil Cenote welcomes residents and guests lodging in this part of Mexico Not Caribbean. Regardless of whether or not you're staying nearby, you should feel free to stop by to enjoy a great time. It's 1.8 miles southeast of Chichen Itza.

The Il Kil Cenote is relatively easy to find, set just off he Merida-Valladolid Highway.

Nearby Restaurants

There are many restaurants to select from in the neighborhood around the park. La Casa Del Mayab is a is an easy to come by buffet and offers convenient access to this page's attraction. It's only around three miles from this outdoor park, so stop by and place your order. Also within a short distance, you will encounter eateries like Xunan and Las Mestizas providing you with various food and drink options.

Nearby Attractions

Other kinds of nearby attractions include Chichen Viejo (Old Chichen), which is a mile and a half away Yucatan. You might also want to think about checking out Steam Bath, which is another attraction in the vicinity.

There are options for close-by activities so you won't run out of things to do. The attractions closest to this location are found in the following table.

Attractions Near Ik Kil Cenote
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Chichen Viejo (Old Chichen) Historic Site 1.6 mi. (1.0 km) WNW 0.6 mi. South of Chichen Itza
Steam Bath Historic Site 1.7 mi. (0.3 km) NW Chichen Itza
Akab-Dzib Historic Site 1.7 mi. (0.3 km) NW Chichen Itza
Stacked Stones Historic Site 1.8 mi. (0.3 km) NW Chichen Itza
Nunnery Historic Site 1.8 mi. (0.3 km) NW Chichen Itza
Church (La Iglesia) Historic Site 1.8 mi. (0.4 km) NW Chichen Itza
El Caracol Historic Site 1.8 mi. (0.2 km) NW Chichen Itza
Colonnades Historic Site 1.9 mi. (0.3 km) NW Chichen Itza

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Location: Yucatan, Mexico


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