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Lago Bacalar (Lake of the Seven Colors)

South of Cancun near Chetumal, Mexico
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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 weeks ago
Grace L
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Heaven on earth!

The most amazing place we have ever swam out of all the countries we have visited! The water is... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2018
Sheldon S
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Gold Coast, Australia
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Large, crystal clear lake fed by underwater cenotes and surrounded by dense tropical rainforest.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“kayaking” (5 reviews)
“mexico” (7 reviews)
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South of Cancun near Chetumal, Mexico
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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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

1  Thank Sheldon S
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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

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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
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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
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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 Marie-Céline P
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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

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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 victor c
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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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Reviewed 18 March 2016

Lago Bacalar is exquisite -- with at least seven colors -- and those colors change throughout the day and with the weather. Warm but refreshing for a fresh water swim, you can - as we did - slather and exfoliate yourself with the lakes "healing"...More

3  Thank Nancy B
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KariAndVien
25 July 2017|
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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.
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Wes B
23 October 2015|
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Response from mali7 |
Is 2:40 hrs you can rent car or go in ado bus
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