Laguna de Manialtepec, Puerto Escondido

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Explore Laguna de Manialtepec, a scenic coastal lagoon surrounded by lush mangrove trees. The name of the lagoon means "Lizard Place" in the indigenous Nahuatl language. Rent a sailboat, enjoy the picturesque landscape, or take a swim in the lake's mix of fresh and saltwater. Birders should keep their eyes out for numerous permanent and migratory avian species. If you visit at night, you might see the lagoon's famous phosphorescent lights, set aglow by movement. Add Laguna de Manialtepec to your Puerto Escondido travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Puerto Escondido trip itinerary planner.
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  • There is a phenomenon that exists in few places in the world. the water glows in the dark making the silhouette of the body in the water. What there is to take care of is the season of the year, is not always favourable to the luminescence. This time they put a tent or awning to highlight the 'effect', but having gone in March did not need anything beyond the natural. In this scenario is something that one should not miss out.
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  • Amazing birthday, starting going through the swap and observing a crocodile, then watching how sweet and salty sea collide.. after hiking the mountain to the lighthouse and observe the fantastic view....  more »
  • It is a unique experience, nature is always surprising must live it, the best and as it is hire a tour that costs around $300 pesos per person
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