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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

José was an amazing guide and Celestún is absolutely stunning! We took the kayak tour through the mangroves (my absolute highlight of the day!) where José shared a lot of valuable information about the local flora and fauna, we went on a boat tour to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank thereBerlin
Reviewed 8 September 2019

I would call this experience a must-do if you have a week in Merida. The boat trip was not only refreshing in the heat, but the birds were extraordinary, and the ride through the mango groves was more like something in Corcovado, Costa Rica, than...More

Date of experience: September 2019
2  Thank savvy_traveller_108
Reviewed 7 August 2019

We have been to several of the beaches in neighboring towns and cities in the Yucatan. We were most impressed with the beaches in Chelem. The are very wide and seem to go on forever. We swam in the extremely clear water with few people...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank 194fernandon
Reviewed 29 July 2019

Beautiful. Great seafood. Very quiet and still authentic. The beach and cenotes are very nice. Isn't expensive to go with private guide. Saw the pink flamingos on this trip. Great to visit before it's all built up like many other waterfront towns in Mexico. Wasn't...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank travelbird99
Reviewed 15 July 2019

loved the trip to see the flamingos and the mangroves. got very lucky to see the flamingos because it is not the season. boat ride was awesome and tour guide was good.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Jorge M
Reviewed 6 June 2019

This is a great place to spend part of a day, and it's an easy drive from Merida. I thought you'd be on a boat with several other visitors, but you actually rent a boat that's exclusive to your party. The tour includes the flamingos,...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank christian03022018
Reviewed 29 May 2019

Very refreshing trip on the estuary. Lots to see with a bonus view of Flamingoes. The guide was very knowledgeable

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 23 May 2019

This was a terrific day trip! We had our own car, so it was very easy and inexpensive to do on our own. The place to pick up a boat to the flamingos is on the main road into town, just over the bridge on...More

Date of experience: April 2019
3  Thank Kabukijuul
Reviewed 13 May 2019

Celestún is about 30 km from Mérida. This is a great ecological park where you can see various types of mangroves, as well as large flocks of flamingos, which can be approached by boat. You may end your trip by visiting the beach and restaurants...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Adiona25
Reviewed 12 May 2019

We found little of interest in it city itself, but there is a beach if you care. I don't. The nearby boat rides are five star attractions.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Juliepcb
9 February 2019|
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Response from ToursMeridaDriver | Reviewed this property |
hello Julie! If you still do not make your visit to Celestún we can provide you with information for a personalized transfer and you can stop at Hunucmá for as long as you require. Regards!
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jomberwood
2 February 2019|
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Response from JoanneandWallace | Reviewed this property |
You are right. The distance is protected for the birds’ safety. Our guide was from Lawson’s.
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849gailb
21 May 2018|
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Response from Pat N | Reviewed this property |
Extract from a BBC site. There is much to see there, not just flamingoes. QOUTE: Spanning two states and 146,000 acres, the Celeston biosphere is home to mangrove forests, crocodiles and more than 300 bird species. Awarded... More
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