The word X’tacumbilxuna’an means “place of the hidden woman”. It was a sacred place for the Maya and according to local legend, it refers to a young woman named Lol-Be (flower path), daughter of Timót who decides to hide in the caves to separate her from her beloved Dzulin who finally finds her. However, due to a promise made by Lol-be to her mother Lol-Ha (water flower) who finally dies he decides to return to the caves and take the form of a woman with a child in her arms turned to stone that clearly can identifiable by visitors.
These caves have an extension of 200 meters, inside you can find breathtaking formations of stalactites and stalagmites that have formed by the constant flow of water forming about 30 whimsical figures.
Around the caves there is lush vegetation. Its entrance has a height of 15 to 20 meters where it descends a ladder that runs 350 meters lit area. Since the last formation called “The Balcony of the Witch” you can see a large vault with a hole, through which penetrates the light that illuminates the room.