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CENOTE ANGELITA
This dive site is must do for advanced divers who are looking for something a little different. The name means "little angel" in English and there may not be a better way to describe this magical dive site. The setting is perfect as you walk a short distance through the jungle to the rather large hidden away cenote. To describe it simply this cenote does nothing else but go straight down 200 feet. Fresh water with unlimited visibility makes up the first one hundred feet and salt water the other half is separated by a mystical layer of hydrogen sulfate. This layer in the middle appears as a dense cloud from the top and strange colored hue from the bottom. Bring your dive lights, as you will need them if you are going to penetrate through to the bottom. There are not many dives in the world where you can dive in the clouds at 100 feet and see trees, but this is one. The deepest point of this cenote really is at 200 feet so go with the proper gasses in your tanks but more importantly the right guide showing you the best
and safest dive possible.
 
     
 
 
 
  Location: 17 Kilometers South of Tulum  
  Hours of operation: 10-5 / everyday of the week  
  Bathrooms: None- but plenty of private wooded areas  
  Restaurant on site- nothing even close (bring lunch if you are staying)  
  Distance from gear up to water: 5 min walk through the jungle  
  Cavern Dives: This dive is unlike every other cenote in the Riviera Maya. Yes there is a cavern area in the cenote but unlike others with more open water. This is not a typical cavern dive in the Riviera Maya. Guided cavern tour standards.  
  Cave Dives: There are not any cave passages or penetration cave diving possible here. This is a very big cenote that goes straight down with no side passages at all. This is however a great location to train for decompression diving under the guidance of your local instructor.  
  Snorkeling: Easy entries but there is no bottom to look at here. There is some very nice wildlife in this area with a number of turtles and some overhangs to look at but not famous for its snorkeling..

Special Cenote Dive Angelita:

You must be certified as an Advanced Diver and logged at least 20 dives. A unique feature of this dive is that a layer of hydrogen sulfide separates the fresh water from the salt water below. This mystical cloud is found at about 100 feet (30 m) and stretches down to 110 feet (34 m) We will descend to approx. 130 feet (40 m). An indescribable dive. You have to see it for yourself!

Cost for Angelita:

1 tank dive: Angelita           $100
2 tank dive: 1 tank Angelita, 1 tank Gran Cenote (Another exceptional cenote dive)       $150


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