Discovering the Mystic Cenotes of Tulum

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Without a doubt, you'll read and hear the word "cenote" for days once you start planning your trip to Tulum. The word cenote (say-no-tay) comes from the Mayan word, dzonot meaning 'sacred well.' These magical water holes and caves distinct to the Yucatan Peninsula once were centers for rituals and ceremonies, and today serve as points of interest and entertainment for scuba divers and tourists alike.