Kaan luum lagoon

You may not have heard much about Kaan Luum Lagoon; To tell the truth, it is a place as touristy as the Riviera Maya is, spending the day in a quiet place and without much crowding of people can be a somewhat complicated task to complete.

The Kaan Luum Lagoon is located quite close to Tulum and it is a spectacular place full of natural beauty, which will not only captivate you by the different shades of its waters; but because it has an incredible peculiarity: inside there is a cenote.

Kaan lum lagoon in tulum

Kaan Luum Lagoon

Just when you thought that the impressive Riviera Maya has shown you everything you could want and that you have nothing left to discover, this lagoon appears to show you that you are completely wrong. That is why we want to tell you a little about this impressive lagoon so that you do not stop visiting it and be fascinated with it. Let’s start!

Where the Kaan Luum Lagoon is located

As expected, to know it we must arrive; and for this, we must know where it is. This lagoon is located outside the town of Tulum, 12 kilometers towards Felipe Carrillo Puerto and right in the middle of the jungle.

 

How to get to the Kaan Luum Lagoon

How to get to the Kaan Luum Lagoon is not complicated at all, because the road is quite easy to travel.

If you travel by private car from Tulum it will take you 20 minutes and you must take Highway 307 towards Felipe Carrillo Puerto; After 12 kilometers you will find a wooden sign that will tell you to leave the main route. Once you take that access, in a few minutes you will run into the lagoon.
If you travel from Cancun by private car, it will take you just over 2 hours to travel to Highway 307.
If you go from Playa del Carmen, the route will not take you more than 1 hour, and as in the previous cases, you must travel through Highway 307.

kaan luum lagoon path

If you travel by taxi, the cost can be around 250 MXN for a 4-person car from Tulum.
Another quite viable option is to travel by public transport, which you must take on Avenida Tulum. The buses are identified with a sign that says “Carrillo Puerto”, the cost of the ticket is 50 MXN; once they leave you at the stop, you will have to walk about 500 meters until you reach the lagoon.

swings at the kaan luum lagoon
To get there by public transport from Playa del Carmen you must take the bus from Calle 2 Norte with Avenida 20, a few meters from Fifth Avenue. The bus is identified with a sign that says “Carrillo Puente” the cost of the ticket is 100 MXN. To return, just go back to the road and wait for a bus to pass in the direction of the city.

Access to the Kaan Luum Lagoon

The cost of access to the Kaan Luum Lagoon for adults and children is 100 MXN, this is a base price for the whole week. If you want to enter with a drone to record an aerial shot, the cost could be about 300 MXN.

Pets are prohibited from entering the lagoon, you cannot enter with alcoholic beverages, and smoking is strictly prohibited in all areas.

kaan luum lagoon tulum

Kaan Luum Lagoon

In the Riviera Maya, there is a great variety of lagoons, but without a doubt, none is like the Kaan Luum Lagoon. What makes it special, and for which it is characterized from the rest, is because it houses a large cenote 82 meters deep inside; in addition to the beautiful blue and green tones that are generated by the sun’s rays.

swings in tulum lagoon

Although the cenote is partially fenced to avoid accidents or swimming towards it. If you still wonder why to visit the Kaan Luum Lagoon it is because we have not yet told you about the activities you can do; You can swim the length and breadth of the lagoon without inconvenience, as it is quite calm and safe; even for those who can’t swim.

You can go to the lagoon just to practise diving in the cenote. Thanks to its great depth, this cenote is ideal for those who like adventure; However, to do so you must have the approval and supervision of the manager, and of course, pay a little extra money.

Other things to do in the Kaan Luum lagoon are photographing the abundant birds that inhabit the lagoon, exfoliate with the sand, or practice kayaking or paddleboarding.

paddleboarding kaan luum lagoon

Recommendations for your trip

Some recommendations that can be useful during your stay in the Kaan Luum lagoon are:

Bring all the food and drinks (non-alcoholic) that you are going to use since there is no place to buy inside the place.
Bathrooms are not dressing rooms, so make yourself as comfortable as possible.
The palapas of the place are free to use.
Use only biodegradable sunscreen so you don’t pollute the water.
Enjoy the day!

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