Rio Secreto, Playa del Carmen

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Río Secreto (English translation: Secret River) is a semi-flooded limestone cave system near Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico. There are 38 kilometers of caves in the system, of which approximately 10% are used for ecotourism. Currently, Río Secreto is protected as a nature reserve.

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  • Excellent tour through the cenote as well as history and geology lesson. Excellent service from pick up, to providing gear to go into the cave, to the photographers, guides, and food opportunity at... 
    Excellent tour through the cenote as well as history and geology lesson. Excellent service from pick up, to providing gear to go into the cave, to the photographers, guides, and food opportunity at...  more »
  • Had a magical time with our guide, priscilla, who speaks many languages. This activity is an adventure like no other! Highly recommended 
    Had a magical time with our guide, priscilla, who speaks many languages. This activity is an adventure like no other! Highly recommended  more »
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  • One of the best excursions I have ever done! It was amazing. Daniele was a great guide. We were outfitted with life jackets, wet suits, helmets, and walking sticks. We had a place to store our stuff. It was an easy, short walk to cave entrance. The inside of the cave was so neat and interesting to learn about. I felt like an adventurer not a tourist. We had about 90 minutes inside and our own photographer. Afterwards, we were provided towels and changing time. We viewed our photos were we ate lunch. Would highly recommend.
  • Most amazing experience I've had. My husband is handicap and was not able to tour the underground cave so I went by myself. They made me feel very safe, not once did I feel alone and Danny was my tour guide could not have asked for a better one. He never stopped smiling and genuinely loved his job and knew so much about the cave answered every question and just has a smile from ear to ear always. I literally cried at the point where we were in the cave swimming under the earth in water so clear and pure, Danny had us turn our flashlights off and it was darker than black quieter then silence and I just felt every emotion a woman could. The zen in this place is unreal and words cannot describe how magical the earth can be. The set up leading up to the tour was very organized and very friendly staff, again making my experience the most memorable one yet. Pictures do not do this place justice. I will go for the longer tour next time around. Thank you Danny and the staff if Rio Secreto. I've been in many excursions and this is by far the best one I left a peice of me there in Mexico.

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