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Faro Celerain Ecological Reserve

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Address: Cozumel, Mexico
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Faro Celarain (Punta Sur) is an Ecological Reserve,which encloses a variety...

Faro Celarain (Punta Sur) is an Ecological Reserve,which encloses a variety of natural wonders. It covers an area of one thousand hectares and it is destined for the conservation and preservation of the 5 ecosystems that conform it. Faro Celarain is rich in coastal dunes, mangroves, reefs,lagoons systems, the Island's most beautiful beaches and reefs. Faro Celarain light house is a museum dedicated to the navigation

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A must visit place!

This is a beautiful place to visit and a wonderful experience.We climbed the stairs all the way to the top of the light house. We love the beautiful views from up there and we... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Palmdale, California
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Palmdale, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful place to visit and a wonderful experience.We climbed the stairs all the way to the top of the light house. We love the beautiful views from up there and we think it was a great experience.You are right there at the end of the island where you can see everything around it.The stairs are really narrow... More 

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Alton Bay, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

We arrived here and our driver introduced us to this fellow guide he knew that works at Punta Sur. He asked us if we wanted to go on a tour. Of course we said yes! After making sure we had suitable shoes (no flip-flops), we headed on a journey into the park off the side of the road. We saw... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The visit to this place was amazing. It is a place for nature lovers and calm and collected adults. The climbing of the light house is not for everyone but if they don't want to climb it they can wait in a comfortable hammock. The turtles and lizards and other fauna is worth watching.

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East Tawas, MI
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

The lighthouse is open to all with your park admission. We tip the staff, though, just so they help to keep the merchants away from us in their shacks just across from the lighthouse. It doesn't always work, but they try. The staff works hard to keep this place nice and trash-free. Please take your trash with you! There's enough... More 

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Gulf Breeze, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

this park is very nice and kept clean you will see pink flamingos and crocodiles if you are lucky the price of 14.00 dollars per person includes a boat ride in the mangrove great clean beaches

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Round Rock, TX
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

The views from almost everywhere you go in this park are amazing! All of the staff we encountered were very warm and helpful and they spoke great English. You can spend a whole day here and not get bored. It wasn't crowded at all, and we felt very safe leaving our car parked here. This is a bright spot on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

On previous visits, we saw many salt water crocs, but they are working on the walkways over the lagoons, so the crocs are scarce right now. Otherwise, this is a great place to visit. You can see the lighthouse, drive up to a really nice beach with a bar and food, and see the lagoons.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016

A visit to Cozumel should include a visit to Faro Celerain Ecological Reserve, the largest on the island. Located at Punta Sur, there is a lighthouse, museum, rest area with hammocks, bar, souvenir shops, incredible surf and a lovely coastal breeze. We were in a group tour that did not include a visit to the mangroves, lagoons and reef systems... More 

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Colfax, Washington
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Unless you want to climb up to the top of the lighthouse, it is a waste of money to tour this park. There is a great bar next door that has a great view and ice cold beer. You can enjoy the beach, swim, and take in the same sights there for no admittance fee. You only have to pay... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

We visited here as part of our private jeep tour with a few hours in Cozumel. It was fascinating to hear the history of the Mayan Lighthouse at the site .We stopped off at the navigation museum and took a few photos around the area but due to time constraints we chose not to walk up the modern lighthouse steps... More 

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