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Holbox Island, Mexico
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Ways to Experience Yalahau Lagoon
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Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

Not the most amazing cenote, but perfect for relaxing and swimming. The water is perfect and the cold water helps recovering from the high temperatures!

Thank Paolo S
Reviewed 29 July 2018

I remembered Yalahau like it was yesterday. Blown away on arrival. Sunk in the cristal clear water, everyone loved it. It is extremely wild, once in the water we were face to face with a small aligator. He swamaway when he saw us but we...More

1  Thank BePassionate
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Nice place to get to know 30minutes away from Holbox pier. It is also part of the "classic" three island tour that everybody offers

1  Thank swin2000
Reviewed 5 June 2018

This is a nice cenote to jump in and cool down. The wáter is clear and very refreshing. It is just a square cenote so its not that interesting in compared to other cenotes but nice for a quick swim.

Thank ExpatMom4
Reviewed 5 June 2018

beautiful clear water pool in the preservation. Only way to get here is by boat with a tour but well worth the time

1  Thank karenvM4999SY
Reviewed 16 May 2018

The 7 different colors of the water makes an amazing experience. Try to rent a sailboat and not a boat to contribute to the environment. The lagoon isn't too big. If people start renting boats the lagoon will start getting dirty of fuel and its...More

Thank benja55mel
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Gorgeous clear cenote with water flowing in from the bottom. Nice lookout tower to get pictures from above. Refreshing!

Thank Amy R
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Very underwhelming cenote, crowded with tourists whose diving and kicking takes the clarity of of the water. Poor maintenance from a small "group" of locals that charge $15 MXN to let you in and don't bother to clean animal feces from the spring deck,maintain proper...More

1  Thank Jose C
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

This is a nice (little) fresh water Cenote. Since it is quiet small you should go on a cloudy day, otherwise it will be really busy. There are also some lovely raccoons.

Thank Valerie J
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Went on a three island tour and this was one of the stops. I’ve been to Mexico before and seen real Cenotes and that’s interesting, this is just a really small fresh water lagoon. Nothing that I’d recommend spending money to see.

2  Thank Bleppo
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1 December 2016|
Response from Egill1621 | Reviewed this property |
The tour is by boat so unless you have a boat I would think tour is the best way to go- only 20-30$ USD per person. Think I paid $800 pesos for the 2 of us. You can sign up for the tour in el centro de holbox - there are... More
27 October 2016|
Response from Bill_NY |
The lagoon is on the mainland, and is one of several stops on the very popular “Three Point Tour” (which also includes Passion Island and Bird Island). Once docked, it is a short, flat walk inland (less than five minutes... More