Celestun Wildlife Refuge, Yucatan Peninsula

#102 of 270 in Parks in Yucatan Peninsula
Observe thousands of lively pink flamingos in their natural habitat at Celestun Wildlife Refuge. Take a peaceful boat ride through bird islands, mangrove tunnels, and lagoons; you can join an organized excursion or ask a local fisher to take you. Covering nearly 600 sq km (232 sq mi), the park is home to 225 species, including pelicans, crocodiles, sea turtles, and iguanas. Take a dip in the freshwater springs. Make sure to bring water and mosquito repellent. See Celestun Wildlife Refuge and all Celestun has to offer by arranging your trip with our Celestun holiday builder app.
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  • Celestun is a small fishing village near the reserve. When on the Yucatan there is a white sand beach, you can share with the locals, have a cold beer. When ready you can take a small boat tour to...  more »
  • Coming to Merida and not going to Celestún shame on you, seeing flamencos at the lake is really outstanding  more »

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