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Presa La Boca

A 36 Km. de Monterrey por la Carretera Nacional, Santiago, Mexico
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Large lake contained by a dam and popular among tourists and residents alike for its watersports and fishing.
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good37%
  • Average34%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
17 Sep 2016
“Nice view”
29 Jul 2016
“Food and ok view, not luxurious from 85 side”
A 36 Km. de Monterrey por la Carretera Nacional, Santiago, Mexico
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We went around the whole lake, the view is beautiful. The boats are too big to take couples or small groups.

Thank Arnoldo84
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Food would be the main reason to visit if you enter from the carretera 85 side. You can't get in water and probably don't want to shore is dirty as well. We arrived on a Friday around 6. Plenty of parking and was not busy...More

Thank MissZeni
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Don't expect fancy cocktails in Presa La Boca? Instead you will find people outside their cars drinking a beer, enjoying the lake view, kids running around or riding a horse. You can rent a boat or catamaran and have a party there!

2  Thank CMoDel
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

I visited this small beach resort only 2 miles from the colonial town of Santiago, Nuevo León. It was a very family place with boat tours, horseback riding on the beach and plenty of seafood restaurants with views of nearby mountains.

Thank larrycollins3
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Don't go on Sunday, it is very crowded. On the day I went to the beach (Saturday), it was not crowded. There were horse and pony rides, and boat rides to be had, along with a variety of vendors and performers to either fend off...More

Thank TexanTravelerJ
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Here you be able to find nice places ("playas") arround the lake where you can do picnics and also some water leisure activities. We went to mountain side of the lake to avoid overcrowded and dirty places as some reviews state.

Thank Carlos B
Reviewed 1 August 2014 via mobile

I had a sauteed shrimps in this spicy red sauce and fillets. The portion size was for about 2 people. It came with a small salad and fries. The appetizers was tortilla chips with 3 different salsas. One of the salsa had crab meat. Again...More

Thank Daniela L
Reviewed 15 May 2014

This place gets really crowded during the weekend, here you will observe the low, lower and lowest Mexican classes drinking outside their cars with doors open and music very loud and if you look at them you know trouble is on your way. Police not...More

4  Thank bryanmantezoni
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