CENOTES

Enter the Xibalba

Cenotes come up from the ground amongst the abundant vegetation creating a unique ecosystem; besides being a disctintive characteristics of the natural landscape, cenotes are an integral part of the history and traditions of the Mayan people, wrapped up in myths and legends. They believed that the sinkholes represented a passage to the underworld – or ‘Xibalba’ in Mayan language. The Mayans believed that Xibalba was the place where the spirits of their gods lived and roamed free

Click here to read this article of FORBES about “The dino killing asteroid impact also created stunningly beautiful geological masterpiece”

And here to read an article of UNESCO about “The Ring of Cenotes of Chicxulub Crater on Yucatan”

 

Satisfy your inner explorer discovering the best cenotes among the more than 3,000 that are counted in the Yucatan
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