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Laguna Ventanilla

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Playa Ventanilla | Avenida principal, Mazunte 70946, Mexico
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 February 2016

Playa La Ventanilla was destroyed in 2015 by a storm which brought twenty foot waves inland. Gone are the nesting turtles, the beach, and some of the buildings, but, the island is surrounded by a lagoon with mangroves full of herons, pelicans and different types...More

3  Thank GoodBadUgly2013
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Reviewed 20 March 2016

Nice scenery, friendly guide. Short tour, didn't see any wild crocodiles, but still a neat little island with some animals. price was cheap - we were happy to pay for the worthy cause of animal preservation.

1  Thank Laura F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fun activity for adults and kids alike. They take you on a boat to check out the crocodiles and many birds protected in this preserve. The guides are very friendly and the entry fee helps with wildlife conservation.

Thank RishiBasak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic trip, saw crocadillos up close, iguanas, lots of different types of birds. It was incredible. The red shirt tour company are eco friendly and re plant the mangrove swamps (the white one do not do that and apparently keep animals in...More

Thank Europeanonmove
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

You must do this trip at least for two reasons. 1. Your contribution is nessesary for the maintainance of the lagune and its habitants. 2. Its a very nice experience for young and old. For me, an amateur photografer with a little progress , it...More

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Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Its a wonderful place could you enjoyed with the family.wild life, like turtles, alligators, berds watching. An more.could you contact with tour gay genaro 9581003973 from huatulco.

Thank Genaro C
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

We had a very interesting and fun tour of the lagoon with the 'Lagarto Real' cooperative for only 80 pesos if you buy from them in the village (you'll see them all over the village and at the event, as well as the other company),...More

2  Thank Bkjess
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Great opportunity to see nature and animals in their native environment. I went on the early morning tour with Sergio, which I highly recommend (an absolute bargain at only $350 MXN). We saw a ton of bird species plus iguanas and multiple crocodiles.

1  Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 19 March 2018

very well-run wildlife sanctuary with knowledgable guides offering sincere care and effort to help preserve the mangroves and its in habitants as well as rescued exotic pets. Superb outing! wear hat & bring bug spray.

Thank firstmatesmee2018
Reviewed 25 February 2018

When going here make sure and do the tours with the red shirted team, they take you out and show you all the animals in the natural habitat, also the red shirts are also the only ones that work on restoring the mangrove and use...More

1  Thank Ian W
Reviewed 24 February 2018

We had hired a cabbie for the morning to get to the Pochulita Market, we had some extra time and he invited us to share this experience with him...this is a sanctuary for rescued from captivity animals whom many are released back to the wild...More

Thank Suzanneghatto
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

There are cool places... this is awesome!!! It is a mangrove swamp where you can find cocodriles, iguanas, rare birds and local wildlife, there are 2 kind of tours, ask for that one where are not under captivity

3  Thank TrailBlazer186817
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