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Laguna Ventanilla

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Address: Mazunte, Mexico
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Lovely Surprise

I was unsure what to expect from the tour but it was wonderful surprise. The tour was in English, well paced, and informative. It seems to me the cooperative is doing good work... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Beth R
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was unsure what to expect from the tour but it was wonderful surprise. The tour was in English, well paced, and informative. It seems to me the cooperative is doing good work and should be supported by your visit!

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Thank Beth R
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got a taxi from Mazunte to Ventanilla (70mxn). Taxi drivers may convince you to buy your ticket at the first ticket office of the 'white group'. They go to an island and you will see a monkey and crocodiles. BUT...this one little monkey is captured! It's not even originally from here. So if you're a little bit concerned about... More 

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Grimsby
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a group ranging in ages 8-61 and we visited Laguna during our stay in Huatulco. It was worth the trip. We loved the serene boat ride and the opportunity to really take in the still,beautiful setting- you could just hear the ocean beyond. I appreciated how it is truly a nature reserve expressly for the animals and birds... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The red shirts is an amazing ecological community. No motor boats, captive animals and great guides. It is worth a trip early in the morning to view the magnificent birds, alligators and reptiles.

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Thank Teresa G
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

Most visitors here will come as part of a holiday experience, a break from busy stressful lives, as a distraction or escape from the everyday or the urban landscape. Sometimes the worlds we enter can wake us up not just to a deeper curiosity but also to thoughts and sensations of its underbelly- fear, wildness, nature untamed, and the fundamentally... More 

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ventanilla, Socio de la cooperativa Ventanilla at Laguna Ventanilla, responded to this review

Thanks for your opinion and your visit to the Ventanilla More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to Laguna Ventanilla. Our guide was cordial, knowledgeable and sweet. Get there as early as possible for maximum bird activity. We were amazed at the number of birds we saw, the iguanas scrambling over the branches and the crocodile (at a very safe distance) announcing their presence. Don't forget binoculars and a telephoto if you... More 

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ventanilla, Socio de la cooperativa Ventanilla at Laguna Ventanilla, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and your comments More 

toronto
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

We took at 10 - 15 taxi ride from Mazunte to Ventaniilla (100 pesos which is about $7 CAD). Ventanilla is a sleeping little village with a wild beach and a lagoon at the mouth of the Tonemeca River. The taxi took us right to the beach and we signed up for a tour with the "red" group. We didn't... More 

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ventanilla, Socio de la cooperativa Ventanilla at Laguna Ventanilla, responded to this review

Hi, good evening, thank you for your opinion, if I'm from the other cooperative, we also make trips through the lagoon and visit an island to see the deer crocodiles iguanas a crocodile museum time is two hours we speak English and French when you like friend but thanks for Your visit to the Ventanilla More 

Ho Chi Minh City, null, Vietnam
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

An informative walk, impressive post hurricane restoration and the boat. Imagine Disney boat ride but for real. Mangroves, a treasure trove of birds of many colors, including an obliging cormorant diving for fish. We didn't expect crocodiles but saw over a dozen, close up and lying in wait! Then magestic turtles and an animal stand of iguanas, large, small, multicolored.... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

We spent an hour touring the lagoon in mid-December 2016. The 4 of us rented a taxi for the day from Huatulco - spent most of our time in Mazunte and then in Ventanilla. We went with the red shirt tour at the end of the road (beside the beach) - there are two groups (white shirts are first on... More 

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ventanilla, Socio de la cooperativa Ventanilla at Laguna Ventanilla, responded to this review
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Gracias por su visita a la Ventanilla pero usted fue mal informado por personas qué no están capacitados Para informar... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Took a scooter ride from Mazunte to here and loved the Laguna Tour. Unlike anything else you'll see in Mazunte. Birds, iguanas, turtles, oh my! Plus, super cool to support this community that was devastated by a hurricane that now depends on this kind of ecotourism and is actively working to conserve the Laguna. I think there are some guides... More 

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