Grutas Las Marias, Lanquin

Categories: Caves, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
3.8/5 based on 70+ reviews on the web
Take a guided tour to explore Grutas Las Marias, a network of deep caves featuring unusual rock formations and stalactites. Tours are conducted using the light of homemade candles, which add to the eerie atmosphere and your overall experience. Make sure you wear a swimsuit and rubber shoes, as this cave features several natural pools and a very slippery floor. Not recommended for claustrophobia sufferers. Take a look at our Lanquin holiday planner to schedule your visit to Grutas Las Marias and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We left from Lanquin and got to the park right when it opened, there was one other group that was all ready out there. The pools were wonderful to swim in, great hike and Grutas Las Marias an adventur...  read more »
  • Let it be said, this is not the Lanquin cave, far from it. It's just an underground river where one can swim and walk. A tour just for fun! It gives you at the entrance of the candles to oil or whatever since no wax flowing and they are tough (a little water not the scare not). The problem is that a few dozen people at the same time visit with so many candles who smoke black. So you're in a light fog throughout and especially all the cave became black, soot settling anywhere. A small waterfall in the middle that he shouldn't be afraid to (you can get around it). A scale is here to help you and ropes prevent you from dragging on the top. At the end a small jump, watch where you jump. In conclusion, if you're there and you have a little time to lose, it's one business like any other but is not an obligation. If you want to swim in a cave, cross the border of Belize and go to Actun Tunichil Muknal, it is much more expensive but you will return with other memories!
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  • It is impressive, usually tourists gives preponderance to Semuc Champey, course is very beautiful, but I could also place within the route visiting these caverns, are something you must do, is a unique experience. Don't forget to bring a flashlight, the Guide gives you a candle, but my I turn off many times when he tried to swim and hold on.
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