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Laguna de Manialtepec

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Address: Puerto Escondido, Mexico
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+52 954 135 8190
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Lagoon a few miles away from Puerto Escondido featuring lush plant life and...

Lagoon a few miles away from Puerto Escondido featuring lush plant life and pristine beaches.

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Manialtepec Lagoon Bioluminescent Evening Boat Tour
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Manialtepec Lagoon and Beach Break Day Trip from Puerto Escondido

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A beautiful attraction worth your time. We had a great guide really taking the time to stop for our pictures and showing us the bird. It is different, relaxing. A tip, go at sun... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 17 February 2016
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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

A beautiful attraction worth your time. We had a great guide really taking the time to stop for our pictures and showing us the bird. It is different, relaxing. A tip, go at sun dawn less hot and really beautiful.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Hidden Voyages eco tours by motor boat or kayak is run by a Canadian, Mike Malone. He has many years as an Eco tour operator with a wealth of knowledge. He supplies everything you need. Mike along with the boat man take you to a variety of spots where you are most likely to see a variety of birds. He... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

To really get that best experience you are recommended to go at night, the darker the better, so it can get scary, but once you are there and swimming with the shiny water under the star covered skies you realise its an incredible experience.

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vancouver bc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

Last week we took the opportunity to enjoy three separate Lalo Tours with Evi. He is a youthful and extremely experienced guide who grew up in the nearby community, He clearly is dedicated to his work, has a passion for the birds and nature of the lagoon. He has managed to fit in studies towards a Masters degree in Ornithology.... More 

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Helsinki
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Very well organised boat trip just for 2 people. Guide offered us sweet bread and coffee for breakfast which was such a nice extra!! Laguna itself is very special ecotype in the world scale. Mix of sea and river waters have created unique atmosphere. End of the trip theres a empty beach with one restaurant. When visible, fluorecencia night trips... More 

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

Hidden Voyages Ecotours took our birding group out to look for birds and wildlife and we were not disappointed. The lagoon covers around 1100 hectares and has three rich aquatic habitats which make for rich biodiversity. We saw boat-billed herons nesting and mating, what a highlight! The mangroves are home and resting places for all the herons, egrets, ibis, and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

If you are in Puerto Escondido you must come to watch this spectacular phenomenon. The bioluminescence is the emission of light by a living organism. When you dive into the water you can see the blue light around you, it's spectacular! A boat with a guide will take you to the right point of the lagoon where you can see... More 

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016

The 30-min plus boat ride to the actual lagoon where the bioluminescent waters are, was quite refreshing and fascinating...large white igrits and schools of silvery jumping fish all along the way.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

We have done this tour twice. We were picked up on time at our accommodation and driven to the Laguna. It was an enjoyable and informative day...especially if you like the native birds.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

We loved this tour during our visit to Puerto Escondido. We were taken in a nice boat (with shade) around the lagoon and saw beautiful wildlife - birds and fish mostly. We were taken to a little inlet where we beached the boat. We walked 100 yards and there was the ocean! We sat down for a beer and the... More 

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