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The Bacalar Lagoon (Laguna de Bacalar) offers a variety of visitor attractions. It is better known as the “Lagoon of Seven Colors" because of the different hues in its waters. In the community of Buena Vista, for example, you can enjoy beautiful landscapes, where the vegetation and varied hues of blue in the lagoon's waters provide a view that is really worth admiring.

There are lagoon activities at the Ecotourism Center and a shallow area where you can safely swim and snorkel. You can also go kayaking and explore the wonders of the lagoon by docking in different areas and visiting uninhabited territories that are perfect for ecotourism activities such as hiking, flora and fauna photography and birdwatching.


The services offered by the ecotourism center include a restaurant-bar with live music and a traditional menu with seafood. There are also toilets, green areas for camping, an area for relaxing on lounge chairs, palapa huts, volley ball courts, a recreational water area with slides, family cabins and kayaks for rent and parking.

How to arrive

It is a well-known place in the town of Buena Vista on the banks of the Bacalar Lagoon (Laguna de Bacalar) in the municipality of Othon P. Blanco, Quintana Roo. From the city of Chetumal, take federal highway 186 to the junction with highway 307 towards the city of Cancun, it takes approximately 45 minutes. From Cancun, take federal highway 307 to km 57 in the direction of Chetumal, it takes approximately 3 ½ hours to get there.

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