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Address: Reserva Especial de la Biosfera Cascadas Agua Azul, Palenque, Mexico
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Beautiful for sure, but tainted by hoardes of vendors

You already know it's an amazing place. The water is beyond gorgeous and to swim with it rushing past you it truly an experience not to be missed. The downside is the literally... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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Merida, Mexico
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Merida, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

You already know it's an amazing place. The water is beyond gorgeous and to swim with it rushing past you it truly an experience not to be missed. The downside is the literally hundreds of little stalls and people rushing up to you at every turn. Also, on the drive down to the falls, you will likely be stopped by... More 

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Valencia, Venezuela
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I went here in October from San Cristobal. It would have been more fun if I wasn't too cold to get in the water. It was lovely!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

This was fun. We went in a week day, on an excursion combined with Misol Ha (waterfall). I think being a week day meant we had the place nearly to ourselves. It was surprisingly quiet and clean and beautiful. Definitely a recommended half day trip.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We visited the falls on our way from San Cristobal to Palenque, the journey was interrupted by protestors blocking the road so we were pleased to arrive there. A lovely path takes you all around which is very good, the toilets however are the worst we encountered on our whole trip and you had to pay for the privilege!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Over a kilometre of turquiose blue water falling into shallow pools just perfect for swimming, agua azul is a beautiful place to spend a day. Like Guatemala's Semuc Champey on a larger scale, only far less publicised. If you're heading to Palenque you really shouldn't miss it - don't bother with a tour, just hop a collectivo. There are no... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This place will take your breath away, will fulfill your mind, please your eyes and nurture your soul. Certainly is one of the most beautiful places I ever been. My rating is just based in the gift the nature have to us, but there are something that pissed me off: 1.- you need to paid twice to get in, one... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I paid 570 pesos for a trip to Misol Ha, Agua Azul, and a transfer to San Cristobal. That tour was the worst travel experience I ever had. Here is why. First, the driver picked me up 15 minutes ahead of time. Even though I was early and I had time to fill my water bottle (thank god I did... More 

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San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Do not miss these if you are traveling in Chiapas. These beautiful, blue and white water cascades are a must see. Try to visit when there has been no rain fall, because recent rains disturb the natural colors of the cascades

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New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

there are 4 swimming spots be sure to go right up to the top of the cascades first and don't be afraid to try some of the local fair the corn is delicious

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This isn't one of the wonders of the world, but it is beautiful. Also a great way to break up the 5 hour bus ride from San Cristobal to Palenque. It's great to see kids swimming in the water. The hundreds of food and chatchki sellers took something away from it from me, and they were not friendly.

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