Cenotes Casa Tortuga, the paradisiacal destination in Tulum

July 25, 2024
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Cenotes Casa Tortuga, the paradisiacal destination in Tulum

Cenotes Casa Tortuga, the paradisiacal destination in Tulum

Cenotes Casa Tortuga, the paradisiacal destination in Tulum

There are many cenotes around Tulum, that’s a fact – but which one is the best? If it’s your first trip to Tulum, then you will most probably be amazed by these incredible underground caves filled with crystal clear water. How to blame you? A beautiful place where you can chill and take a break from the beach, swim, snorkel and even dive in a magical underwater world – and if this wasn’t enough – even for a few pesos!

Cenotes Casa Tortuga, the paradisiacal destination in Tulum

Talking about pesos, we came across a guy at a party that recommended us to visit Cenotes Casa Tortuga park. He was in Tulum as a nature conservation ranger and of course benefited from advantageous rates to access all of the Natural Park and Cenotes. After a few shots of Mezcal, he was kind enough to give us a friends and family code offering a discount from 35 USD to 28 USD per person; here below, you can still benefit from this discount.

Cenotes Casa Tortuga, the paradisiacal destination in Tulum

This cenote is literally perfect if you’re arranging a short trip to Tulum, Cancun or Riviera Maya, since you will want to see as many things as possible. But – trust us – going from one cenote to another, paying multiple entrance fees and never having a moment of relaxation, can be stressful. With Casa Tortuga we were more than satisfied, we had a great time with our friends and we ended up spending the whole day there after the tour soaking in the clear cenote’s water!

What to expect from the experience at Cenotes Casa Tortuga?

Casa Tortuga has the perfect combo to spend a day of relaxation and pure fun!

Before visiting it, we actually went to different cenotes, honestly not very well maintained. That’s why we were mindblown when we saw the cenotes of Casa Tortuga park: they are like real pool where you can swim safely and explore the insane lakebed – be ready to swim with small cute turtles and fishes!

Cenotes Casa Tortuga, the paradisiacal destination in Tulum

The staff is also very kind and speaks English, so no worries about your español. If you are going there by car as we did, you will find free parking right in front of the access to the park, which is really a plus! Also, don’t worry about being connected – inside Casa Tortuga you will have free wifi to share your adventures with your friends back home! Last but not least, a delicious restaurant is on site to taste Mexico’s typical dishes: we loved the tacos de carnitas made by the ladies in the kitchen.

Cenotes Casa Tortuga, the paradisiacal destination in Tulum

Here below you find the greatest highlights of Casa Tortuga park you can get with the guided tour you can book with the friends and family code. Are you curious yet?

Casa Tortuga 4 Incredible Cenotes

At Casa Tortuga you will find 4 different shaped cenotes: Cenote Wisho, Cenote Campana, Cenote Tres Zapotes and Cenote Jaguar. They have a depth which varies from 1 to 8 meters to encounter every swimming level, so you will not have to worry. Moreover, in the price of the tour ticket you will be equipped with life vests, masks, fins and an expert guide by your side. This can be actually underestimated, but believe us – if you are not so confident swimming it will really help you! Or, even if you are as it was in our case, having all the necessary equipment without having to worry about carrying it, was really great!

Cenotes Casa Tortuga, the paradisiacal destination in Tulum

Cenote Wisho, Cenote Campana and Cenote Jaguar are smaller cenotes from which you can head to caves with fossils, stalagmites and stalactites. But our favorite was definitely the biggest Cenote Tres Zapotes from where you can jump from 3 meters high, swim with turtles and snorkel the whole day!

What are the Casa Tortuga Cenotes like?

The first stop you will make on this tour will be the Campana cenote, which is a semi-open cavern with several stalagmites, stalactites and some millenary rock formations, an extraordinary mixture of darkness and humidity, which generate a wonderful atmosphere. Later we will visit the Wisho cenote, a formation that is also semi-open, but deeper, this place has several fossils and it is important that you respect the space, do not take any stone and do not change any of its places. As part of the tour, you will experience a walk to visit the tree of good and evil, the chichén and the chacán.

Cenotes Casa Tortuga, the paradisiacal destination in Tulum

The journey continues to the Tres Zapotes cenote, a semi-open cenote of 100 meters long, with delicious and crystalline waters that impress anyone, to which you can jump from a height of three meters, a spring of pure water from which you can drink without worrying. At the end of the tour, we will find the Jaguar cenote, another semi-open space, which will challenge the bravest to access it, because you must go through a passage that leads to a dry cavern where you can see the roots of trees and some fossils, a fascinating experience that you must live on this vacation.

Cenotes Casa Tortuga, the paradisiacal destination in Tulum

Cenotes Casa Torutga’s facilities include dressing rooms, restrooms, restaurant, parking, tour guides, photographs and vacation accommodations. You can make your reservations through their phone number: 984 105 8399 or on their official social networks, where you will also find incredible photographs that will make you wish you were already in Tulum, to know the wonderful natural areas that this incredible place has for you, where you will surely spend a spectacular vacation or a wonderful weekend, surrounded by the most incredible elements that nature and the Mexican lands have inherited us.

Cenotes Casa Tortuga, the paradisiacal destination in Tulum

The delicious Mexican restaurant

Guys, if we tell you that the food we ate at Casa Tortuga was among the greatest we had during our trip in Mexico? Those tacos! We can still remember the taste. But you will not only find tacos or street food – if you want to treat yourself, a menu a la carte full of delicious dishes from Mexico’s cuisine is also available. We loved having lunch and sipping a cold cerveza with an incredible view on the cenotes and the nature surrounding!

Our favorites? Make sure to try: tacos de carnitas, the mixed aperitivos and fajitas de pollo – you also have the vegetarian version for this one!

Casa Tortuga’s Villas and Suites

Cenotes Casa Tortuga, the paradisiacal destination in Tulum

If after the whole day swimming in the cenotes you are tired and you want to recharge you, the park has a hotel with villas and suites with very nice reviews and incredible services! We personally didn’t spent the night there, but if you decide to do so to take a break from Tulum chaos, you will be able to have at an incredible price many amenities and a nice service including free wifi, free parking for your car, access to the cenotes, single and double beds to host up to 4 people, and the strong point: a beautiful private pool to relax and sunbathe!

Cenotes Casa Tortuga, the paradisiacal destination in Tulum

We could literally spend hours telling you how great this natural park is, but let’s go on and arrive at the point: here below you will find our experience and the friends and family code you can use to book your guided tour in Casa Tortuga park, Riviera Maya!

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