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Laguna de Tres Palos

Carretera Aeropuerto | Entrada por restaurante Los Pavorreales, Acapulco 39879, Mexico
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Ranked #13 of 43 attractions in Acapulco
Type: Bodies of Water
Description: Located east of the city, this fresh-water lagoon is great for viewing wildlife and engaging in water sports.
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Port Hope, Ontario, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

We had an hour boat ride around the lagoon. It is a wonderful scenic place, with many birds to see Part of the tour was lunch in a nice restaurant, a swim in the pool and time to relax on the beach.

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chicago
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

Great chance to enjoy nature. Birds, flowers gorgeous scenery and a relaxing boat tour. Our guide Baldo Gomez took us there and then ate the fresh fish caught and cooked on site. Three cheers for Baldo. We email him to pick us up at the airport and enjoy his van and knowledge when we are ready to move from the... More

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Hamden, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

This is a huge lagoon. We were told it is 4 times the size of Acapulco Bay. It is a bird sanctuary and one of the most peaceful places on earth.

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

The entire lagoon Tres Palos has no beaches. Too shallow to swim, muddy. But, constructing a beach would be possible, with dredging and pouring a few truckloads of sand and rocks. Tom Simunovic, Niagara Falls

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Dallas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

When you want to get away from the huslte and bustle of the city come to this spot. Your worries drift away as you take a boat ride through the laguna. All is peacefull as you travel along calm waters where you can see locals fishing and wildlife in their habitat. You feel like you are in the Amazon while... More

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Minnesota
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45 reviews 45 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2012

Thanks to our friend and driver, Max Salinas, we made our way to laguna de Tres Palos for a trip on the lagoon. It was one of the most relaxing days ever, and the beauty of this place, the opportunities for photography, and the delightful meal after was well worth it. Rest. Los Bou Bous prepared a wonderful meal and... More

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Columbia, Maryland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

And bargaining for your fish! The local fisherman will sell you his catch for an amazing deal (in Pesos of course). If you have access to a kitchen & prefer to cook it yourself - do it! Fresh caught fish, take it to the nearby restaurant for a few pesos & they'll clean it & ice it for you to... More

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Redmond, Washington
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2012

Baldo does it again!!! on our last day in Acapulco, Baldo suggested that we go to the lagoon and have lunch at this fantastic place called los Bou Bous. This restaurant they take your order, you select a fresh swimming fish, and they cook it for you two different ways (chili and garlic). While they are cooking your food, you... More

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Minnesota
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012

My wife and I spent several hours on a pontoon boat with local guide maneuvering around this unique lagoon outside of Acapulco. We saw numerous flamingos, flocks of pelicans, some beautiful huge storks, hundreds of herons and egrets, eagles, hawks, kingfishers, and many more varieties of birds. We then had lunch at the pontoon guide's family restaurant on the shoreline.... More

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Floral Park, New York
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279 helpful votes 279 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2008

My experience was February 17th 2008 & we made prior arrangements with Sabastian Hernandez a professional guide to show us the sites for the day. The Lagoon tour was 10.00 USD per person & lasted about 90 minutes. The wildlife was extremely abundant with many different species of birds & a very ample supply of fish. Our Guide was very... More

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