Ponderosa Mexico

Option 1: From Puerto Aventuras

  1. Head three kilometers south from Puerto Aventuras via Highway 307.
  2. Alternatively, journey 13.0 kilometers north from the entrance of Akumal C.D.
  3. Turn west onto the dirt road, which takes you beyond the power lines and over a hill for 1 kilometer.
  4. Register at the gate through local dive and snorkel establishments.
  5. Continue for another kilometer to reach the parking area.

Option 2: Sistema PonDeRosa

If you’re planning to access Sistema PonDeRosa, here’s how to get there:

  1. Utilize the Kantun Chi road entrance, located just 300 meters north of the PonDeRosa road entrance.
  2. Follow this route to reach the property office, where you can pay the dive site fee.
  3. From here, you can enter through various cenotes, including Cenote Kantun Chi, Cenote Zacil, Uchil Ha, and Sask Leem Ha.
  • Region: Quintana Roo
  • Coordinates:
  • Depth: 55 ft
  • Remarks: El Eden
  • Type: Cave, Cavern, OW

Additional Entry Points

For more entry options into Sistema PonDeRosa, consider these entrances:

  • Cenote Azul
  • Cenote Cristalino
  • Cenote Chickin Ha

Easy Access

Once you’ve arrived, accessing the cenotes is a breeze:

  • Wide cement steps and a platform lead from the parking area down to the water.
  • The area features well-maintained footpaths around the cenote and its scenic surroundings.
  • Public restrooms are conveniently available for your comfort.

Whether you choose Option 1 or 2, your journey to explore the captivating cenotes of Puerto Aventuras promises ease and accessibility, allowing you to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of this enchanting destination.

Exploring the Cenote

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The cave is divided into both freshwater and saltwater zones, marked by a halocline starting at 33 feet (10 meters). Witness striking displays of fresh water drainage. Saltwater sections showcase typical erosion features, while areas with fresh water reveal captivating calcium carbonate formations.

Unmissable Dives

Embark on the ultimate underwater adventure with recommended dive routes such as the River Run Circuit, the journey upstream to Cenote Chickin Ha, exploration of the Chapel Room, and an expedition to Cenote Azul.

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