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Lago Bacalar (Lake of the Seven Colors)

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Amazing Lake

Wow are you sure this is a lake ? Lol never saw a lake of this kind !! The color of his water is... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Francesca S
via mobile
Seven Colors Lagoon

Omg, getting to jump into the black hole sink hole was so fun for everyone... and the emerald sink... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2018
Grace L
Las Vegas, Nevada
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  • Average3%
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  • Terrible1%
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“mexico”(7 reviews)
Large, crystal clear lake fed by underwater cenotes and surrounded by dense tropical rainforest.
South of Cancun near Chetumal, Mexico
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Yucatan Peninsula
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

We went to Lake Bacalar for two nights - got a house using airbb - Casa Arribe - was a great trip lake is beautiful - there were four of us and we were amazed! Colors are incredible. You need to take a boat trip...More

5  Thank rogerdavie
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 14 September 2015

The lagoon is beautiful , yes .the colors are great, turquoise and blues. nice. Now, if you are going to drive down here to Bacalar you have to do something interesting other than watching the colors from shore and take good pics, otherwise after 20...More

2  Thank lourdes T
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Wow are you sure this is a lake ? Lol never saw a lake of this kind !! The color of his water is amazing gose from light azzur to light blue to falling in a deep blue color. The lake is extending for kilometers...More

1  Thank Francesca S
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Omg, getting to jump into the black hole sink hole was so fun for everyone... and the emerald sink hole was absolutely beautiful. So much fun to get out of the boat and swim in the crystal clear waters (didn’t even have to worry about...More

1  Thank Grace L
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

The most amazing place we have ever swam out of all the countries we have visited! The water is warm and it looks simply incredible! A must see if you visit this part of Mexico! We visited while stopping in at Costa Maya for a...More

2  Thank Sheldon S
Reviewed 23 May 2018

A “hidden gem” in the Yucatan peninsula that very few people from Mexico and foreigners know about. Bacalar is known for its 7 colored water because of the white sandy bottom that gives the effect of having so many shades of turquoise, blue, and dark...More

1  Thank tfoodietraveler
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Most of the people once in Mexico stop in Tulum and they feel amazed by nature...We suggest real travelers to continue 3 more hours (south from Tulum) by bus to find the paradise. Crystal clear fresh water and a small cozy village?! Here we go!...More

Thank aaaroundworld
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Stayed at Ecotoucan outside of bacalar but on the lake a rustic kind of place with great staff who will make you supper and breakfast you can use their kayaks and walk a little road along the beach and explore also very quiet place '

4  Thank 399edson
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Hi! The camp is a little piece of paradise. If you are looking for a luxurious and cosy place to stay it is not the place to be but if you are looking for a gorgeous, peaceful and simple place to stay it is the...More

1  Thank mariec_linep2017
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

One of the most amazing views i have ever seen in my travels till now i drove 475km to arrive there but it was totally worth it

Thank moody2009
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Serenity cristal waters, calm and relaxing For all family , white sand, totally different from others places, nature as part wiht the sun goes down to see with no extra charge

1  Thank victorc5734
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

The entrance around 30th Street is more commercialized, with gift shops and a restaurant. This time admission was only 10 pesos. Previous visits we were charged additional for parking. We ate in the restaurant and did not receive great service. But it was a lovely...More

3  Thank viajePALZ
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25 July 2017|
Response from moody2009 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, as far as I remember the entrance fee to the lake was very cheap it was like 40 pesos, and then you can check inside for the boat tour to see all the lake or there are other different options.
Wes B
23 October 2015|
Response from mali7 |
Is 2:40 hrs you can rent car or go in ado bus