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Rio Lagartos Adventures

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Calle 19 134 X 14 | Right on the Water Front, Rio Lagartos 97720, Mexico
+52 1 986 100 8390
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Great guide and host

We recently stayed with some friends at Diego Nunes' casitas in Rio Largartos. His rooms were... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2016
Los Barriles, Mexico
Really nice trip to see flamingoes and other birds

I took this trip with my 11 yo son as we wanted to see the flamingoes. We saw them and many other... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2016
Birkerod, Denmark
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Experience The Natural Beauty of Rio Lagartos Bio-reserve,Yucatan with"Rio Lagartos Adventures". We specialize in Birdwatching,Flyfishing,Flamingo Tours,Crocodile night trips. Located at the Restaurant RIA MAYA , certified nature guides specialize in low impact eco-tourism to provide access to this beautiful wilderness. Our experienced guides are skilled in identifying the wildlife here. Flamingos,crocodiles, All time of birds . English, spanish and Italian speaking guides are available " the best in Nature Tours & eco tourism "
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Calle 19 134 X 14 | Right on the Water Front, Rio Lagartos 97720, Mexico
+52 1 986 100 8390
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Reviewed 26 February 2016

We recently stayed with some friends at Diego Nunes' casitas in Rio Largartos. His rooms were adequate (typical small Mexican hotel), the breakfasts good and served at 6:00 AM which is much earlier than most places of this type. We stayed for 5 nights. His...More

1  Thank 2bajadreamers
Reviewed 16 February 2016

I took this trip with my 11 yo son as we wanted to see the flamingoes. We saw them and many other birds as well as one salt water croc. The tour (sunset) was app 3H which for me was fine. The guide was nice...More

1  Thank Birkbo
Reviewed 10 February 2016

After reading a few comments on Internet we decided to get in touch with the obvious only guide for birdwatching Diego Nuñez. After sending 2 mails without answer and the telefone which did not work, we decided to drive the 100 km needed to reach...More

3  Thank bonza1800
Reviewed 9 February 2016

We arranged with him to go out on 2 successive days for 4 hours of birding. He was very professional, knowledgable about the birds of the area , and know how to find us as much as possible new birds we have not seen before....More

Thank shmuel b
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Went on the four hour birding trip with Francisco. Saw lots of flamingos, herons, egrets, terns, frigates, etc. Arranged the tour ahead of time via email with Diego. The guides really know their birds and how to locate them. We saw at least 30 species--and...More

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1  Thank tulieguy
Reviewed 2 February 2016

We took a tour in the morning as soon as they opened to minimize the heat and have a parking space. The guide was friendly and the covered boat sound. Their restaurant on the second floor served delicious food afterwards. The only downside is the...More

Thank S M
Reviewed 1 February 2016

When setting up the To Do list for our Yucatan trip birding in Rio Lagartos was among the Top 5. And so we contacted Diego Nunez some months before and made a reservation for an 4 hour afternoon birding trip by boat and a land...More

Thank Dirk-und-Sandra
Reviewed 24 January 2016

We did two bird trips with them. The land was really excellent. Diego was a great guide, and we had real nice observations of a lot of birds, also some really tough species. The enxt morning we did a boat tour, this time guided by...More

1  Thank Geographtraveller
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Took the morning 2 hour tour with Felipe... Started off seeing a big group of flamingoes spread across the bay.. Watching them was a once in a lifetime experience. The colors were incredible! But that was just the beginning --- we went into the biosphere...More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 16 January 2016

We booked well in advance - for a sunset boat and morning land tour and paid 50% in advance. Once paid we never heard from Diego again. We wrote 5 times and called numerous times with no response. Our invoice did not have any times...More

3  Thank kindkitchen
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Jessica A
13 June 2017|
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Response from Helen H | Reviewed this property |
Yes Jessica, I'm a lady in my 60's and was there Jan 2017. I took both the water birding tour and the land tour on the wildlife reserve. I stayed two nights at a comfortable room rented by Diego of Rio lagartos tours, the... More
3 April 2017|
Response from msmerz | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We stayed in that area first and drove to Rio Lagartos. The roads were very good - the toll road is best to use. We thought it was an easy drive.