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Yalahau Lagoon

Holbox Island, Mexico
+52 984 182 7752
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“island tour” (10 reviews)
“fresh water” (7 reviews)
“tiny fish” (3 reviews)
Holbox Island, Mexico
+52 984 182 7752
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank Anthonixos
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here as part of 3-island tour from Holbox. It was really really crowded with tourists (as in, you're bumping into people all the time in the water or on the decks around the water). Granted, the water was nice and cool and refreshing....More

Thank xian l
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice change from the ocean - a beautiful secluded freshwater natural spring lagoon. There's also a high tower where you can see the jungle around.

Thank Claudia M
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

It's not hard don't have to be in great shape great on kayak but it was definitely a wonderful excursion life is beautiful

Thank Leslee E
Reviewed 14 August 2017

If you're a crab lover you will very much enjoy a huge array of tiny to massive crabs on your walk to the lagoon, they live in massive holes in the ground that to the untrained eye look like they should house tarantulas. Toilets were...More

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Hubby and I loved it!!!! Cold fresh water lagoon and wonderful wildlife. The boat ride there was fabulous!!!

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

The lagoon is wonderful and extremely refreshing. Heat in the are is a challenge So a visit to the lagoon is appreciated. There is a small fee to pay once in the lagoon, not included with trip. There aren't clean restrooms and the places needs...More

Thank Vnicoloff
Reviewed 14 July 2017

It could be better. Very busy and a bit unorganized to enjoy. Nice boat trip but negotiating the price can be a headache.

Thank R39Force
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful place! It's a fresh water hole, beatiful and really refreshing. We visited Yalahau lagoon as part of the "Tres Islas" tour. Very recommendable!

Thank Luis A
Reviewed 23 June 2017

I have been to a lot nicer cenotes in Mexico. This one is very small, too many tour boats were all crammed into the dock and it was a real zoo. The cenote itself felt refreshing but there was garbage visible in a few areas...More

Thank Lori G
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1 December 2016|
Response from Egill1621 | Reviewed this property |
The tour is by boat so unless you have a boat I would think tour is the best way to go- only 20-30$ USD per person. Think I paid $800 pesos for the 2 of us. You can sign up for the tour in el centro de holbox - there are... More