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Parque Natural Ria Lagartos

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We arranged it the day before from the hotel ( perico marinero) We took the earliest tour we could arrange. At 8 am we left, but they do go out earlier if you request it. There... read more

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Cancun, Mexico
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142 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We arranged it the day before from the hotel ( perico marinero) We took the earliest tour we could arrange. At 8 am we left, but they do go out earlier if you request it. There really is no big difference in the cost of the tour if you arrange it from the hotel or at the kiosk right where... More 

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Mexico City
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556 reviews
348 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to this place to see the flamingos. Unfortunately, there were very few against a visit we did 2 years ago in the same dates to Celestun, where we saw thousands. Rio Lagartos should have more flamingos than Celestun, but it seems it depends in the time of the year. We were told by our guide that the flamingos... More 

Thank kartikmexico
London, United Kingdom
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578 reviews
141 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 619 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Try and make sure you go on the boat trip at a sunny time since the colors of the water and all else! open up, and its worth it (we missed the clouds in the morning). Worth haggling over the price, I think around 500 pesos for two is about right. Also gave 200 pesos tip because it was good... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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23 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It sure is something else. It's man made, but the beauty of it is incredible. There are people that will tell you it's history and facts for a $5 usd tip. It a great place to stop when heading to Chichén. Make sure you leave early and take advantage of your day. The stop takes about 20-30 depending on how... More 

Thank Irais M
Cozumel, Mexico
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we toured the river on a small boat and it was a perfect day!! The river is so calm with tons of wildlife. We just found a guide while coming into town. he actually approached us and gave us a great deal for a 2 1/2 hour trip. we stopped at the pink lakes! and got a mayan mud bath... More 

1 Thank Kailynn C
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Las Coloradas, it's a great place to take the most amaizing photos. You can't swim in this pink "sea". You can drive a couple km and find a great natural non-turistic beach full with Flamingos. No restaurants, no ATM, no bathrooms. Completely natural reserve. There are locals that can give you a tour Near there is a beautiful fisherman little... More 

Thank Karla G
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We took a boat tour (4 hours) and saw so many species. breathtaking! If possible I will most definitely go back and stay for a few days. So much to see! Highly recommend!

Thank Becci2308
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104 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Loved heading out to see the Flamingos. We opted for the Mayan mud bath which left my skin nice and smooth. I was really disappointed in Las Coloradas- it was much more darker than the pink lake I expected. But overall, I enjoyed my boat trip. I would check with several people to see how much it will cost. My... More 

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Orient, New York
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Fun experience. You get to see pink flamingos up close. Bring bathing suit, bottled water, and sun screen.

Thank Edward W
Stockholm, Sweden
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 26 February 2017

What a wonderful morning! The birdlife, crocodile, rancoons and swimming in salt lake. You must do the boat trip in the morning.

1 Thank JennieLobel

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