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Dive Review of Dive Cenotes Mexico/Air B & B Akumal in
Cozumel and the Mexican Yucatan/Yacutan, Mexico

Dive Cenotes Mexico/Air B & B Akumal : "Diving the cenotes of Yacutan, Mexico", Aug, 2019,

by Andrew Falconer , Bunbury, AU (Top Contributor Top Contributor 45 reports with 22 Helpful votes). Report 11069.

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Comments Diving the Cenotes of the Yacutan Peninsula, Mexico by Andrew Falconer

As part of a wider trip in Mexico, I spent two days diving some of the cenotes of the Yacutan peninsula of Mexico. The Yacutan is a flat raised limestone plateau, mostly covered in jungle, and known among other things for its Mayan ruins, Caribbean coastline, and cenotes. The latter are sink holes in the limestone surface, which often connect to a system of caves and underground rivers. The water in most of the cenotes is fresh, crystal clear and at a constant temperature of 24 degrees centigrade.

Based on reading some positive reviews I chose located in the peublo of Akumal between Playa del Carmen and Tulum on the Caribbean coast. We stayed in an Air B & B in Akumal, and I was picked up by the dive shop owner Susanne at 9 ... Subscribe to get the full story. For Subscribers Only  Active subscribers continue reading here
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Reporter and Travel

Dive Experience 501-1000 dives
Where else diving Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vanuatu, South Africa, Iceland, Scotland, Norway, Cuba, Maldives, Chuuk, Galapagos, Phillipines, Sri Lanka, France, Colombia
Closest Airport Cancun Getting There Fly to Cancun, then bus to Akumal

Dive Conditions

Weather sunny, cloudy, dry Seas no currents
Water Temp 24-24°C / 75-75°F Wetsuit Thickness 3
Water Visibility 50-50 M / 164-164 Ft

Dive Policy

Dive own profile ?
Enforced diving restrictions Special rules for cenotes
Liveaboard? no Nitrox Available? no

What I Saw

Sharks None Mantas None
Dolphins None Whale Sharks None
Turtles None Whales None
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