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Las Coloradas

Rio Lagartos, Mexico
+52 986 105 2787
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A magical place

Stunning place to visit! Worth the drive!! Visit Las Coloradas-- Pink water is real! Yes, this is... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
NaureenChhipa
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New York City, New York
via mobile
A bit bleak

We were a little harassed by lads trying to sell organised walks along the rather bleak looking... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mike L
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Paignton
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“sunny day” (4 reviews)
“salt lake” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Rio Lagartos, Mexico
CONTACT
+52 986 105 2787
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"rented a car"
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"playa del carmen"
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"lakes"
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stunning place to visit! Worth the drive!! Visit Las Coloradas-- Pink water is real! Yes, this is not photoshopped- this water is actually a vivid shade of pink and one of of most stunning sights you'll find in the Yucatan. Las Coloradas is a privatly...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a little harassed by lads trying to sell organised walks along the rather bleak looking causeways of this man made and coloured lake.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this place if you are looking to see something unique and special. It’s a 2-hour bus ride from Valladolid with a transfer at Tizimin. Long travel time, but a more affordable option. Ideally should visit by car as there aren’t anything else to...More

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Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

We headed up to Rio lagartos to eat dinner on the water and were literally chased through town by tour operators on motorbikes banging on the windows of our car. So we decided to head to los coloradas instead. We didn't know about the salt...More

1  Thank theresa407
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

I drove hours in the rain to make this happen and it was completely worth it. You can smell and taste the salt in the air and the experience is surreal. I believe that going during the right season is important if you are picky...More

1  Thank PrettyBrownNomad
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Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

If you really want to see it, then go, but it was a long trip for a bad encounter with rude tour guides want to be, and their little mafia. At a moment felt not safe having 5/6 guys coming to you asking for money...More

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Reviewed February 14, 2018

We stayed in Cancun and rented a car through our entire week trip which I highly recommend, if you don't have any anxiety disorder or get easily stressed out. It is a 3 hour drive from Cancun to Rio Lagartos, much more cultural experience, freedom,...More

7  Thank Shawn Z
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Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

Las Colorades is a must see location! Just to see the colors, and the salt production! The mounds of salt r huge! Then add the flamingos in the colored water!! Amazing!!

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Reviewed February 2, 2018

We stayed at Villa de Pescadores Hotel on the coast, not fancy but clean and adequate. Beautiful views from porch overlooking the estuary and docks. At the hotel we met Francisco a young entrepreneur who was our tour guide. We have a very pleasant tour...More

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Reviewed January 25, 2018

Its like 3.5 hrs drive from Cancun, 7 hrs round trip drive is worth. There is pink lake, orange lake and green lake. There is no GPS address for this spot, We put Las Coloradas on our google maps and follow route. As you reach...More

2  Thank Sam L
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LucaIntini
January 13, 2018|
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Response from Francesco P | Reviewed this property |
Regarding the times of the tours, boats start leaving at around 7 am (depends on your tour organizer) and the latest it's suggested to leave is 15 pm during these months (december-february) because it darkens at around 17... More
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RackMarianna
January 5, 2018|
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Response from Renata Z | Reviewed this property |
hello dear!i went to Las Coloradas last August and it was great.one thing you need to strongly consider is the time you arrive.i arrived early and was super disappointed as i only saw muddy murky waters but i asked a local... More
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Daniel A
November 17, 2017|
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Response from Renata Z | Reviewed this property |
yes!i got a driver from Cancun and he took me to Las Coloradas straight.long drive indeed but it was worth it.the road is paved till you get there and safe don’t worry. do keep in mind that the water turns pink around 12ish... More
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