Full-Day Tour to Las Coloradas Pink Paradise in Yucatan and Rio Lagartos.

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  • Day Trip
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  • 12 hr

Discover the pink of Lake Las Coloradas and the contrast of the Lagartos River with the beautiful flamingos on the day trip from your hotel door. On your visit to the Riviera Maya you can't miss Las Coloradas, an amazing paradise that we must all visit. There is a place in the port of Las Coloradas, Yucatan, which seems the scene of a fantastic dream. This visual spectacle is known as "Pink Lake". In this fishing village, the salt industry is indispensable. It was the salt deposits that accumulated in the lake that stained its waters with a spectacular pink hue. Rio Lagartos is a beautiful fishing port where you can find an atmosphere of peace and tranquility, but it also offers adventure and fun as it safeguards the Biosphere which protects the flora and fauna of the place.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Holbox and Bacalar Tour

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Las Coloradas

On this tour you can enjoy the nature that surrounds us in a day, we will travel to Las Coloradas a small fishing village located in the east of the state of Yucatan. We'll get you to your hotel, we'll all go up to the minivan. It will be a journey of about 3 hours. Because our departure is very early, along the way we will give you a box lunch for you to enjoy. Arriving in the village of Las Coloradas you will be a few steps from the sandy roads facing the most spectacular pink lake of Mexico, result of the extraction of sea salt in the region. Las Coloradas is a simple population that lives mainly from salt extraction and fishing.The first thing to do in Las Coloradas is to walk the sandy paths and admire, while taking photographs, the unique spectacle of pink water in Yucatan.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Rio Lagartos

We will go up once again to transport and head to Rio Lagartos which is located 38 km west of Las Coloradas. When we arrive we will board a boat that will take us through a tour through the mangroves of Río Lagartos and the protected environmental reserve called Ria Lagartos that constitutes a natural area. It will be a two-hour tour, where you will be a spectator of one of the attractions that Río Lagartos has are the flamingos that come to feed and nest the Biosphere, and that offer a beautiful spectacle when they arrive in large flocks painting the sky pink. We will reach a mat that will give us access to see more closely the pink flamingos while feeding, just remember to be very quiet as as any bird gets scared easily. As we approach to admire them you will see some sea cockroaches that are walking around the place, some puffer fish and other species of birds. At the end of the flamingo sighting you can head to the "Maya Bath" where you will enjoy cooling off in a mud of pink or golden waters, this due to its high concentrations of sulfur, minerals, salts and algae that it possesses, those that act as exfoliants to skin, leaving a feeling of softness throughout the body.

Duration: 2 hour

Stop At:

The food you can delight will be held in the restaurant Los Negritos where you can choose one of the dishes from the main menu.

Duration: 1 hour
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