Lago Bacalar (Lake of the Seven Colors), Yucatan Peninsula
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Take a refreshing dip in the pristine waters of Lago Bacalar (Lake of the Seven Colors). The long and narrow lake, which is approximately 42 km (26 mi) long and just under 2 km (1.2 mi) wide, is renowned for its water that changes color throughout the day. It has a white limestone floor and feeds from water that originates from underground rivers and cenotes. Head to the western shore of the lake to find the village of Bacalar, which was a city of the Maya civilization during Pre-Columbian times. Add Lago Bacalar (Lake of the Seven Colors) and other attractions to your Chichen Itza trip itinerary using our Chichen Itza holiday planner.
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  • The clarity and beauty of its waters make this visit amazing, worth carry vest and rent the boat tour, as well as snorkel to see the cenotes that are down. The water is refreshing and is accessible for all ages.
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  • During our trip was Bacalar a convenient stop spot, so thereby a night there. The hotel rented kayaks so we go boating on the Lake. Nice trip to do, big and beautiful more.
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  • The place is charming, beautiful and very quiet. The truth I love this place, it's great. The truth is that this beautiful place fulfilled my expectations, was amazing.
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