Yalahau Lagoon, Holbox Island

Swim in a cenote at Yalahau Lagoon, where you can actually observe water coming out of the ground to make the pool. The crystal-clear water only makes it easier to see straight to the bottom, or traverse the wooden walkway that surrounds the lagoon for views and photo opportunities. This site is only reachable by boat; try to visit in the morning when dolphins gather here to eat. For travelers who use our world travel planner, Holbox Island holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Yalahau Lagoon and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Somewhere in the middle of nowhere of a natural beauty and so refreshing. The price is not expensive, but I agree with other comments that should further adapt the workplace, especially for those who do not swim and just want to wait for those who do. My experience was good because if I swim, and the water is transparent and very fresh.
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  • These "Cenote" not worth a visit anyway. You go with great expectations there. Then came you is first shocked there all is how dirty. There is a kind of bar drinks and grilled fish. Unfortunately the whole garbage on the ground, is this everywhere beer mat in the bottom came down. Then you pay even 5 pesos for a toilet, which in my opinion is the worst in all of Mexico. I've never seen something like this... The appetite passes automatically. The Cenote in itself is not recommended. There's certainly more beautiful in this country.
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  • A bit over crowded on the day of our visit but I can see how great it can be if you go there when all tourists are not there all at the same time with 20 buses.  more »

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