Bacalar and Lagoon of the 7 Colors Sailing Experience from the Riviera Maya

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Starts in: Riviera Maya | Available: Every Thursday
Guided Tour
Air Conditioned Transport
Entrance Fees Included
12 hour tour
English and Spanish
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$160Per person
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Bacalar and Lagoon of the 7 Colors Sailing Experience from the Riviera Maya Highlights

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Visit the sparkling blue waters of the lagoon of 7 colors by sailboat!

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Marvel at the local wildlife, including plenty of birds that make this lagoon their home

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Do as pirates used to do and sail down a canal used to attack a local Spanish fort

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Visit the idyllic town of Bacalar, right on the lagoon edge

Why we chose this tour

Spend a glorious day on a sailing boat on our Bacalar and Lagoon of the 7 Colors Sailing Experience from the Riviera Maya. This is one of Yucatan's most idyllic spots, an inland lagoon known as the lagoon of 7 colors thanks to the shimmering clear waters. Relax as you sail through the lagoon, including down a canal used by pirates to attack the Spanish fort, the remains of which can still be seen. Listen to your guide as they point out the numerous birds and wildlife that make this lagoon their home. Swim in the clear waters of the lagoon, soaking up the sun and atmosphere. Spend some time in Bacalar, an idyllic town set right on the lagoon edge. Enjoy local gastronomy with a delicious homemade breakfast and a vegetarian lunch. An incredible way to spend a day in full relaxation mode. Our Bacalar and Lagoon of the 7 Colors Sailing Experience from the Riviera Maya leaves every Thursday with guaranteed departures.


For those who love nature, swimming, gastronomy, and making a minimal impact on the world around them, our Bacalar and Lagoon of the 7 Colors Sailing Experience from the Riviera Maya is perfect. The lagoon is a world away from the hustle and bustle of the Riviera Maya. Exchange crowds for peace and quiet whilst learning all about the fascinating history of this idyllic spot.

The experience marries all the best things about this area of the Yucatan, from wildlife (birds, in particular) to crystal clear waters, to sailing, to swimming to gastronomy. You can also be safe in the knowledge that you are directly contributing to eco-sustainable tourism, thanks to the use of a sailboat (rather than motorboat), being part of a small group, and using local restaurants.

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Bacalar and Lagoon of the 7 Colors Sailing Experience from the Riviera Maya Itinerary

7:00-7:30 - Pickup from Riviera Maya
  • You will be picked up from your hotel at the Riviera Maya.
Guided Bacalar Sailing Experience
  • After breakfast at the Carillo Puerto market, you'll board a sailing boat, along with your expert local guide, to navigate your way across the mesmerizing waters of the 'lagoon of 7 colors.'
  • You'll sail along the waterways used by pirates to attack the Spanish fort, still standing on the side of the lagoon.
  • Marvel at the sheer volume of waterbirds that make this lagoon their home.
  • Take the sailboat to quieter spots where you'll have a chance to relax and swim in the gorgeous waters.
  • See the 'stromatolites' - or living fossils - one of the oldest lifeforms on the planet.
  • Spend some free time in Bacalar, an idyllic town set right on the shores of the lagoon.
  • A perfect day out for those who want an eco-friendly experience of one of the Riviera Maya's most idyllic spots.
18:30-19:00 - Drop off at the Riviera Maya
  • You will be dropped off at the same location you were picked up from.
NB - all timings on Bacalar and Lagoon of the 7 Colors Sailing Experience from the Riviera Maya are approximate
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Important Details

Includes
Pick up from Tulum Downtown, Tulum Hotel Zone, Tulum Beach
Fully guided tour
Breakfast, vegetarian lunch, snacks & water
Entrance fees
Excludes
Pick up from hotels outside of Tulum can be arranged for an extra cost - The extra needs to be paid the day of the tour in cash.
Personal travel insurance
Gratuities
What to Bring
Comfortable clothes and shoes, water sandals
Sun protection (bio degradable, but preferably clothes to aid with sun protection) & Insect repellent (eco friendly)
Hat, bathing suit, sunglasses, towel
Camera & binoculars
Cash
Essential Information
Please advise your accommodation name in order to arrange the pickup
Zone 2: Bahia Principe to Puerto Aventuras $10 per person
Zone 3: Puerto Aventuras to Paradisus Playa del Carmen $20 per person
Zone 4: Sandos Caracol Playa del Carmen to Playa Maroma (Iberostar Gran ParaĆ­so) $30 per person
Zone 5: Playa Maroma (Vidanta) to Cancun Airport Area $40 per person
The minimum age required for the tour is 4 years old
The tour is as well available in German, Italian & French on demand. A different language is subject on availability, please contact us directly for more information
The tour is subject to sea and weather conditions.
Please note that there are no ATMs in the area, vendors do not accept card payments either. . It is customary to tip guides and equipment in the field as a thank you for excellent service.
Physical requirement: Low
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