Puuc Route and Mayan Villages

No. 067 The Four Grottoes

Recommended experience for kids:


Recommended experience for pets:


It is an inclusive experience:


Places close to the experience where you can spend the night:


Days open to the public:

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Schedules in which you can enjoy the experience:

09:00 - 17:00

Contact number to make reservations:

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Important experience activities:

  • Visit the four grottoes of this adventure park.
  • Practice rappel.

Approximate price:

$300 per person MXN

Months in which you can enjoy the experience:

All year long

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The tourist destination named Tekax has more than 200 grottoes that have been discovered by local adventure tourist guides. In these grottoes there is evidence of pre-historic human activity, and rock evolution can be verified along time. Some of these grottoes are visited by tourists nowadays, there are several options for all the family, including activities for the most adventurous young people who want to try the limits of their extreme exploration.

Las Sartenejas Eco Tourist Park is a complex with all services around four grottoes that can be visited, grottoes are named: Murciélagos (bats), Trincheras (trenches), El Platanal (banana plantation), and the internationally famous and known as Ix’mait (which means: bottomless). In these grottoes you can practice rappel descent and climbing of 98.4 ft, inside you will find stalactite and stalagmite formations, water mirrors, passageways, pre-Hispanic evidence, remains of ancient Mayan pots, and fauna from inside these cavities.

One of the attractions of this place is food, with a traditional cook’s seasoning and with hand-made tortillas, you will taste regional dishes like pollo pibil, just to mention an example in the traditional kitchen with palm roof; in the surroundings of the front desk, there are some pathways for hiking and an impressive natural look-out to admire the extent of the Yucatecan jungle.

It includes the use of common facilities like parking lot, restrooms, dressing rooms, hydration, the use of harness, helmets, lamps, gloves, and adventure equipment in general.

Actividades principales

Distance from Mérida to experience:


Duration of experience:

Depends on the service. approximately

Suggested for:

Familias, amigos y parejas

Distance from Mérida to experience No. 067 The Four Grottoes

365 days

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