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Breathtaking Cenote, Aktun Chen
Photo By Candice Haugdahl

  • Title: Breathtaking Cenote, Aktun Chen
  • State/Province/Region:
  • Country: Mexico
  • Nearest Area: Mayan Riviera
  • Nearest Town: Akumal
  • Brief Directions: Aktun Chen is located 4 kilometers south of Akumal in the Rainforests of the Mayan Riviera.
  • Description: This breathtaking cenote is located deep within a cave of a natural park named Aktun Chen. It is located south of Akumal in the Mayan Riviera. The cenote has cool, crystal clear water that is 12 meters deep and is surrounded by a staggering number of stalactites and stalagmites. In the Mayan language, Aktun Chen means "cave with an underground river inside", while a cenote is the word used for "underground river". This Cenote is found near the end of a 600 meter trek through the largest of three caves.
  • Gear: Canon 40D
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