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Laguna de Manialtepec

Puerto Escondido, Mexico
+52 954 135 8190
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US$ 67.00*
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Manialtepec Lagoon Bioluminescent Evening Boat Tour
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US$ 59.30*
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Manialtepec Lagoon and Beach Break Day Trip from Puerto Escondido
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US$ 60.39*
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Atotonilco Horse Riding and Hot Springs Tour
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Lagoon a few miles away from Puerto Escondido featuring lush plant life and pristine beaches.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

It appears that the night tour is the big tourist draw, but if you want a wonderful birding experience Lalo and his son are expert guides. We saw over 40 species on a wonderful morning on the lagoon. For lunch we stopped at a lovely...More

Thank copperstategal
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Touch the water to see it light up. It's a peaceful place to swim at night with the stars above and luminescent water.

Thank Jena-Noone
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I can only comment on this natural wonder for its night time wonders. We took an evening boat excursion with Pascon Travel to enjoy this huge body of water at night. The night sky was brilliant ( living in Toronto, I had not really seen...More

Thank Fidel47
Reviewed 20 March 2017

I was lucky enough to visit during a bioluminescent phase when there was no moon—perfect conditions for a glowing night swim. We took a boat out into the depths of the pitch-black lagoon and then jumped overboard into darkness. The bioluminescence was thrilling, but be...More

Thank ReadyForThisJelly
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We went on a lagoon tour with Javier Santos who is very knowledgeable and friendly. We also enjoyed lunch prepared by his parents on the beach at Puerto Suelo. What a nice day!

Thank Jinpher
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Drove up from Puerto to see the lagoon and stopped for a bite at the restaurant. Don't know the name of the dish we had but it was excellent. It was 3 pastry shells fillled with shrimp and cheese with a small bowl of not-to-hot...More

Thank DRKid1
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Brill one/two day trip. fresh fish, crocs, beautiful scenery and getting together with the locals. watch the undertow in the sea and the crabs under rocks in the lagoon. Chill for the day in real beautiful mexico. Dont forget to stop off in the village...More

Thank angiehookhome
Reviewed 19 February 2017

it's a beautiful, peaceful place. You'll find mangrove forests there, plenty of birds and foremost - luminescent, glowing in the dark plankton. The plankton is clearly visible only in good conditions so make sure you ask about it before you book the trip. Try avoiding...More

Thank faluchustaczek
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Unbelievable. Excellent. Knowledgeable tour guide and sharp eyed boat driver make sure you see every creature along the way. If the light is the wrong way the boat is moved. Mr Malone is a long time winter resident and has a keen historical perspective of...More

Thank annikarosenqvist
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I had such a great time at the lagoon--don't miss it to see wild life on the boat trip. Swimming in water that shines like neon when you 'dive in - its just amasing!

Thank Ridzey
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31 January 2017|
Response from VP--Holla | Reviewed this property |
To hire kayaks, no tour operators are needed, just take a collectivo or taxi to Puesta del Sol lodge/restaurant. Go early, it gets very hot in late morning.
tarryn v
9 September 2015|
Response from amydem10 |
We tried to go in December-just last month, but the algae wasn't lighting up yet. This is what we were told so we didn't go.
26 January 2015|
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Response from theboat1968 | Reviewed this property |
What is the question about breakfast ,bus,or hotel,i am in Puerto Escondido now.