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Akumal Cave Fodor's Choice

The name is Mayan for "the cave with cenotes inside," and these amazing underground caverns—estimated to be about 5-million years old—are the area's largest. You walk through the underground passages, past stalactites and stalagmites, until you reach the cenote with its various shades of deep green. There's also an on-site canopy tour and one cenote where you can take a swim. This top family attraction isn't as crowded or touristy as Xplor, Xel-Há, and Xcaret.

Cave Fodor's Choice Family Cruise

Quick Facts

Carretera 307, Km 107
Akumal, Quintana Roo  77750, Mexico


Sight Details:
Rate Includes: Cave tour M$447, cenote tour M$447, canopy tour M$596, Mon.–Sat. 9–5, Closed Sun.

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