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Yalahau Lagoon

Holbox Island, Mexico
+52 984 182 7752
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  • Poor2%
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“island tour” (9 reviews)
“fresh water” (9 reviews)
“tiny fish” (3 reviews)
Holbox Island, Mexico
+52 984 182 7752
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you're a crab lover you will very much enjoy a huge array of tiny to massive crabs on your walk to the lagoon, they live in massive holes in the ground that to the untrained eye look like they should house tarantulas. Toilets were...More

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hubby and I loved it!!!! Cold fresh water lagoon and wonderful wildlife. The boat ride there was fabulous!!!

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

The lagoon is wonderful and extremely refreshing. Heat in the are is a challenge So a visit to the lagoon is appreciated. There is a small fee to pay once in the lagoon, not included with trip. There aren't clean restrooms and the places needs...More

Thank Vnicoloff
Reviewed 14 July 2017

It could be better. Very busy and a bit unorganized to enjoy. Nice boat trip but negotiating the price can be a headache.

Thank R39Force
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place! It's a fresh water hole, beatiful and really refreshing. We visited Yalahau lagoon as part of the "Tres Islas" tour. Very recommendable!

Thank Luis A
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I have been to a lot nicer cenotes in Mexico. This one is very small, too many tour boats were all crammed into the dock and it was a real zoo. The cenote itself felt refreshing but there was garbage visible in a few areas...More

Thank Lori G
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

My husband who speaks Spanish fluently and is of Mexican heritage, negotiated a good deal for a 3 hour boat trip where we went to 3 different islands. It was lovely because the day was overcast and the boat held only 8 passengers. We spent...More

Thank John P
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Enough said! If you go early in the morning (before 10am) you will swim alone and then its totally worth it!

Thank Anna S
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This place is far too crowded. They pile people into a not so large cenote. And the entrance area seemed quite dirty. Im not sure if there are any facilities either. Not worth the visit in my opinion. Unless there is a time of day...More

Thank rizan22
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I visited Yalahau Lagoon as part of a larger boat excursion - the 3 Island Tour out of Holbox Island. The lagoon is very pretty and refreshing. It seemed popular with families who were picnicking and enjoying a break from the heat.

Thank DenaGig
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1 December 2016|
Response from Egill1621 | Reviewed this property |
The tour is by boat so unless you have a boat I would think tour is the best way to go- only 20-30$ USD per person. Think I paid $800 pesos for the 2 of us. You can sign up for the tour in el centro de holbox - there are... More