Lake Bacalar, Bacalar

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Visit Lake Bacalar, a stunning freshwater lake known for its distinct color. Sometimes called "The Lake of Seven Colors," its crystal clear water boasts striking shades of turquoise, azure, and aquamarine blue. Lounge or have a picnic on the sandy shore while taking in the scenic view of the pale blue lake. Swim, kayak, or rent a sailboat, and enjoy exploring the peaceful lake waters. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Lake Bacalar and many more Bacalar attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Bacalar online trip itinerary maker .
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  • We took a long boring ride from Playa del Carmen to Lake Bacalar for an overnight trip. Lake Bacalar is worth the trip!!! Charlie (contact at Hotel Villas Esmeralda) arranged for a pontoon boat to pic...  more »
  • It is true that it has 7 colors, and it is also true that the water is renewed every 15 days, so it is always clear and beautiful. Additionally, the town is picturesque and still isn't too expensive or artificial, like the rest of Quintana Roo. It is worth visiting it.
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  • Simply beautiful! Upon arrival the town of Bacalar not impressed since I think missing a bit of infrastructure and development, however to take the tour boat where you visit several cenotes and the canal of the pirates, wow! The place is magical in nature and local people is truly committed to care for and preserve the lagoon. Recommended 100%!
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  • Doesn't get much more perfect then this place for our family of two boys (1&2). It's affordable, safe and the most beautiful lake in Mexico almost at the border of Belize. An incredible day for those wishing to travel outside the normal places along the yukatan peninsula.
  • Such a beautiful lagoon!! Amazing colors and relaxing atmosphere
  • Such a beautiful hidden gem love the turquoise waters with all without the itchiness of the ocean
  • This place is so beautiful! Definitely a must visit! The people in this town are so friendly too
  • Paradise! 🚣🏊

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18 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM CANADA June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 3 days in Chetumal BY A USER FROM BELIZE April, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: April, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Bacalar BY A USER FROM MEXICO June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 43 days in Yucatan Peninsula BY A USER FROM MEXICO April, teens, kids, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids, outdoors, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 50 days in Mexico BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Bacalar BY A USER FROM MEXICO July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Bacalar BY A USER FROM MEXICO April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 2 days in Bacalar BY A USER FROM MEXICO April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Quintana Roo BY A USER FROM MEXICO May, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Chetumal BY A USER FROM BELIZE June, kids, outdoors, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: June, kids, outdoors, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 30 days in South America, Caribbean, Mexico & Central America BY A USER FROM CANADA June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 20 days in Yucatan Peninsula BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced
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