Las Coloradas pink lakes is the place to go while you are on holidays in the Peninsula of Yucatan! Located at approximately 170 miles/3h30 driving from Cancun or Playa del Carmen, Las Coloradas, known as well as “pink lakes” are lagoons close to the ocean with bright pink color.
Las Coloradas are the place of the production of a daily basic condiment, salt. Salt was extremely important in the Mayan culture for the preservation of the food as well as a nutritional need.
The Biosphere Reserve is located in the eastern tip of the Yucatan coastline. It has a high diversity of flora and fauna due to the different ecosystems that are found there, namely low jungle, savannah and mangroves. From the latter, it should be mentioned that Ría Lagartos has one of the most important and extensive mangroves in Yucatan, whose waters are home to a variety of mollusks, crustaceans and fish.
We have all the sanitary measures to protect your health throughout this amazing journey. Explore with us!
A bottle of water during the tour
Boat Ride and visit to the Reserve Rio Lagartos
Dish to Choose
Las Coloradas Admission
What's Not Included
An optional view point $8 usd per person
Drinks at restaurant with extra cost
Rio Lagartos Nature Reserve Tax ($16 USD PER PERSON)
INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
CHILD: Age: 3 - 11
ADULT: Age: 12 - 99
Face masks required for travellers in public areas
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
Suitable for all physical fitness levels
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised
Face masks required for guides in public areas
Gear/equipment sanitised between use
Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
It is important to mention that all our equipment and locations are sanitized constantly everyday. We have all the sanitary measures to offer you a clean and disinfected environment.
Regular temperature checks for staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Temperature checks for travellers upon arrival
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.
For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers
This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
What To Expect
On this day tour you will enjoy nature in our destination Las Coloradas. On the way we'll give you a lunch box. When we reach our first destination, take out your camera and get ready to take many photos in the famous Pink Lagoons, where the pink color of the waters of this place give one of the most magical landscapes that can be seen in the world, perfect for a postcard.
Las Coloradas is the seat of one of the salt flats the most important in the country, you will be able to discover the history, harvests and salt process with a guide native to Las Coloradas.
Admission Ticket Included
Then we will board a boat and take us through the Lagartos River Reserve where you will discover mangroves and different types of birds that inhabit the place, such as the magnificent main flamingos to visit this reserve. Also don't miss the opportunity to take a May bath to exfoliate your skin with natural mud. After covering your skin with mud, you'll take a swim on the beach of Rio Lagartos to remove everything and you'll see the results in a second. Afterwards you can rest a little and enjoy the food in the restaurant Los Negritos where you can choose from the dishes of the main menu.
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