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Cascadas de Agua Azul

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Address: Reserva Especial de la Biosfera Cascadas Agua Azul, Palenque, Mexico
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Beautiful scenery, too bad for the commerce!

Agua Azul is definitely worth the trip. The waterfalls are amazing to visit. The color of the water is a very special light blue, when it's not raining. You can swim in lot's... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Agua Azul is definitely worth the trip. The waterfalls are amazing to visit. The color of the water is a very special light blue, when it's not raining. You can swim in lot's of the natural pools. The only reason why I don't rank it a 5 is because of the commerce that has sprung up along the river bank.

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

We came here in a tour, with the time we had available our priority was to walk up river and see what the area had to offer. This was a good idea as the nicer swimming spots are a 15 minute walk, we liked the third one (they are named and numbered). The area is pretty and definitely nice for... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Agua Azul is sooo beautiful and it's great that you can walk alongside the falls on the path all the way up to the top. There area few swimming holes, but we didn't swim...but instead sat down and chilled out to the sound of the falls :)

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Westerville, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Beautiful falls in a jungle setting. I was told Arnold Schwarzeneger filmed scenes from Predator here.

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Barcelona, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

in August it was more Agua Brown than Agua blue....still nice waterfalls in cascade and terrasses. It took me 1h30 from the ruins of Palenque to get there with a collectivo bus (change in Palenque and at croosroad to Agua azul crosssing). Very hot weather and fun to watch people swimming in the authorized areas. Great fruit stalls along the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

This is one of the few natural sites that has taken my breath away. It is amazing. The water is clean and warm, people are friendly. A must see for everyone

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

This places is gorgeous!!! We went during rain season, which means the waterfalls werent blue, instead they were a bit brown. Even so, it was gorgeous to look at and admire! you can visit after you see palenque and misol-ha if you are driving back to san cristobal. I dont recommend driving at night, it can be dangerous.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Visited these waterfalls and as the name suggest they were nowhere near blue. You can have a look from my photos that I posted. The water just looks grey. I actually still up to this point do not know why they call them the Agua Azul. Will definitely not be wasting my time coming back here. It's just a sham

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Just a few kilometres from the road. Lots of Mexican tourists. Small eating and snacking facilities. Time for a refreshing swim in front of the waterfall. Crowded but nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

It's a good place to be relaxed and see other the nature. For fun, take care, the water is cold and it can be less attractive the days of the affluence of tourists is too high.

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