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A cenote is a natural pit, or sinkhole, resulting from the collapse of limestone bedrock that exposes groundwater. The regional term is specifically associated with the Yucatán Peninsula of Mexico, where cenotes were commonly used for water supplies by the ancient Maya, and occasionally for sacrificial offerings. The term derives from a word used by the lowland Yucatec Mayatsʼonot—to refer to any location with accessible groundwater.

Close to the Blue Monkey, there are several non-touristics cenotes, and with the guide of our expert resident Biologist, is a "must have" experience.

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