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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  • Serenity cristal waters, calm and relaxing For all family , white sand, totally different from others places, nature as part wiht the sun goes down to see with no extra charge  more »
  • The entrance around 30th Street is more commercialized, with gift shops and a restaurant. This time admission was only 10 pesos. Previous visits we were charged additional for parking. We ate in the r...  more »
  • Lago Bacalar is exquisite -- with at least seven colors -- and those colors change throughout the day and with the weather. Warm but refreshing for a fresh water swim, you can - as we did - slather an...  more »