Holy Week 2023: 5 paradisiacal cenotes to enjoy your days of rest

One of the most awaited vacation periods by many is Easter 2023, one of the first of the year, as some people have the opportunity to enjoy a long period of rest. This time we want to help you prepare your next ESCAPE with family, friends or as a couple, because we are going to reveal 5 ideal cenotes to rest and relax.

Cenotes are deep natural wells of great importance for pre-Hispanic cultures, but over the years they are special tourist spaces to relax and have fun. These spaces are perfect for getting to know the large caverns with water reservoirs that have been formed over the thousands of years, some are covered with lush vegetation, while others are in open spaces with shallow waters. Take note of the best cenotes in Mexico for your next Easter vacation 2023.

Cenote Corazón del Paraíso (Heart of Paradise Cenote)

Get your bags ready to go to the Magic Town of Tulum, where you can admire one of the most popular cenotes in the country, since its natural shape is like a heart. It is called Cenote Corazón del Paraíso and you can enter every day of the week for a cost of 100 pesos for the general public, locals pay 80 pesos and foreigners 150 pesos. Dare to dive in and enjoy its crystalline waters, as well as snorkeling.

Garden of Eden Cenote

Another beautiful formation ideal to enjoy your Easter vacations 2023 is in Playa del Carmen, where you can see one of the most beautiful cenotes in the region.

Called Cenote Jardín del Edén, Cenote Edén or sometimes Cenote Ponderosa, you will be able to see its exuberant vegetation, its turquoise blue tones and the incredible activities you can do such as diving, snorkeling or just swimming. All around you will be able to see birds and animals in their natural habitat.

Cenote Calavera

The beauty of this natural formation has to do with its flora and fauna, but also for being a natural formation where at the bottom you can see what looks like the face of a skull. Here you will enjoy crystal clear waters, jungle and stone walls that you can walk along with the help of guide ropes.

Take into account that this cenote is located only 4 kilometers from the archaeological site of Tulum, so it is ideal for a short trip after going to the ruins and is open Monday to Sunday from 08:00 to 16:00 hours.

X’Batún Cenote

This is an open cenote located in Merida, Yucatan, where you can enjoy cave diving, as well as see the surrounding vegetation, or the local fauna of birds such as the thó, yuya, xtacay and turtledoves among others.

This cenote has a special scenic view due to the tree roots hanging over the cave entrance. Amenities include resting palapas, parking, camping area, campfire area, interpretive trail that surrounds the cenote area and guide services from people from the community.

Chucumaltik Cenote

One of the most relaxing places in Chiapas is the Chucumaltik cenote, where you can spend a few days of rest during the Easter vacations 2023. This cenote is 200 meters in diameter and 70 meters deep, but its crystal clear waters are a delight, as it allows visibility of up to 40 meters. If you visit this place you will be surprised, as it has a perfect temperature for swimming and diving; at the bottom you will see petrified trees, sulfur chimneys, an altar to the Virgen de los Dolores, a quartz deposit and caverns.

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