In this section, you will find information about the IshKekén and Samulá cenotes, virtual tours,  and services available at the center, location, hours, visitor services and assistance, social media, location applications such as Waze and Maps, and other culture-related websites
This service center is no longer managed by Cultur.
Xkeken cerdo
X'kekén tourist center is located in the community of Dzitnup, in the municipality of Valladolid, 172 kilometers from Mérida.
In this park you will find two of the most beautiful underground cenotes in Yucatan, with crystalline turquoise blue water, X'kekén and Samulá. They are a reference point of the underground beauty of the región, in the east part of the state, which in the past functioned more as a place of refuge.
X'kekén, one of the most famous cenotes in Yucatan, accessed by a stone stairway, is 10 meters Deep. Here you will find fish including catfish and colored guppies.
Samulá agua en el cerro blanco
Samulá, one of the most beautiful cenotes, is a cavern which can be admired from above. It extends 22 meters and has a small island inhabited by beautiful swallows.
There are hammocks for resting and stones filled with wáter, which attract various bird species who percho n them while they take a drink.
The site also has X'kuus restaurant, where you can enjoy Yucatecan food.


Locality of Dzitnup, Municipality of Valladolid Yucatan. 172 km from Merida.

Service hours 

Monday to Sunday 08:00 to 16:00 hours.

Service Hostel

Monday to Sunday 08:00  to 17:00 hours

and attention
to visitors

Parking lot
Ticket Office
Access to Cenotes X'kekén and Samula
Life vest
Sale of typical handicrafts and clothing