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Ek Balaam, Valladolid, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect ending for a perfect day. Claudia from Valletours took us there. You have to pay for everthing, but it is OK. The water was fresh and the place is well kept, on a natural low-key way. Which is common for most cenotes. Recommended.

Thank Nicki10
Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I absolutely loved our trip to Ek Balam and the cenote. It is so worthwhile and was not overly crowded like other temples and cenotes. At first I was worried that we needed to take a tour and hire a guide--no need...More

Thank nyc_camera11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ek Balam is amazing! We were going to Chichenitza but the local said EkBalam is better bc you can climb all over the ruins whereas no stone could be touched at Chichenitza. I was a bit worried that the view may not be impressive but...More

1  Thank Yin W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s definitely worth it to bring a bathing suit and jump in after sweating on the Mayan ruin. The cenote is huge with rope swings and a dive platform.

Thank Mario R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my family loved this excursion! Our tour guide Eli from Altournative, was amazing and very friendly. The cenote was beautiful as it had repelling, zip lining, ring floaties and a platform to jump off of. After the tasty Mayan styled buffet, we went...More

Thank Alexis E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visit Ek Balem, then take a dip in the cenote. So quiet and so refreshing!!! The bicycle taxi was terrific and the staff friendly and helpful.

Thank kimsa1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must see. It doesn't get all the attention and funding that the other sites get so I would say its somewhat off the beaten path. That being said, this is one of the few sites that you can still climb.

1  Thank Jimmy_and_Rossy
Reviewed 26 June 2018

This is a beautiful cenote with cool clean water perfect for taking a dip in after exploring the Ek Balam site. You can pay someone to bike you out the site, and although it was not expensive, we opted to walk and take in more...More

1  Thank Katrina E
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We visited the ruins while it was poring rain. This place feels very magical. It's much less visited than some of the other ruins and you are able to freely explore every site. The parking was easy and felt safe, the entrance was a small...More

Thank Merritt K
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Old Mayan restored buildings are totally beautiful, a must see if you are there. Cenote is one of the most beautiful around, but also offer zip line, rappel, showers, lifevest & more. Strongly suggest to bring mosquito repellent, towels (if you are planning to go...More

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24 April 2018|
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Response from Tabula-Rasa143 | Reviewed this property |
We went a few days ago and we paid $150 MXN for a rickshaw ride that included the entrance fee. The ticket booth also offered $120 MXN for individual bike rentals that included the entrance fee to the cenote.
Erika G
2 March 2018|
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Response from amaree13 | Reviewed this property |
Hey, it wasn‘t on 12th February.
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21 July 2017|
Response from chitamexico | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can not. I do not live there. I am not even in Mexico. I am studying abroad at UTSA.
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