Riviera Maya: Rio Lagartos & Las Coloradas Day Trip w/Lunch

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Ride a boat through the canals of Rio Lagartos and take a clay bath with Coloradas sand on this day trip from Riviera Maya. Observe bird species in their natural habitat and enjoy a local lunch.


  • Explore the beautiful canals of Rio Lagartos
  • Relax with a traditional Mayan Bath
  • Wild animal observation
  • Enjoy a local lunch
  • Observe bird species in their native habitat


Visit Rio Lagartos, a small fishing village in a Nature Reserve and one of the natural treasures of the Yucatan Peninsula on a guided day trip. Enjoy a boat tour through its water canals surrounded by mangroves, where you can observe a variety of species of birds such as pink flamingos, herons, eagles, seagulls, pelicans, and cormorants. During the tour, pass under the bridge of Las Coloradas in bike (Depends on avalablity) to get to the salt deposits and see different bodies of water involved in this process, some of which an eye-catching pink. Then, enjoy a Mayan Bath, covering the body in nutrient-rich clay. Next, head to an unspoiled beach to remove the clay in the crystal-clear water. Finally, enjoy a lunch of local fish-and-shellfish-based food.


Bilingual guide Boat ride to Rio Lagartos Visit to Las Coloradas Park Mayan bath Free time at the beach Meal (fish, chicken, and vegetarian options) with 1 bottled drink Coloradas views from the boat 2 bottles of water during transfers

Important Information

  • The Coloradas pink color fades depending on the weather
  • Participants should be able to walk on uneven terrain * We inform you that due to salt extraction works currently underway in the town of Las Coloradas, the usual pink color visibility is limited. Therefore, until further notice, visits to the tourist stop 'Las Coloradas' will not be conducted. Consequently, we will be conducting tours of the lagoons from the estuary via the nautical route on boats to allow for distant enjoyment of their colors.
  • Please consult your physician if you suffer from motion sickness and ask for a preventive pill
  • Activity starting time is different than your pickup time. Please disregard GetYourGuide's notifications and attend to the confirmation email sent by the activity provider Guests must pay a fee of $650 MXN per person for entry, rentals, boat transportation, eco-taxes, protected area tax, waste management taxes, and handling.

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