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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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Well worth the gauntlet of three separate admissions (which was a little intimidating). If you are a foreigner with limited Spanish (and comfort is your zone) you might like to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
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Kelowna, Canada
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Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Well worth the gauntlet of three separate admissions (which was a little intimidating). If you are a foreigner with limited Spanish (and comfort is your zone) you might like to take a tour bus/van; if you are adventurous, go for it! Would highly recommend this attraction - can bring your bathing suit for a dip in the water, lifeguards are... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Agua azul water falls are nice like most of waterfalls i've visited but there are many factors that could make the visit better: 1. In the way to Agua Azul, almost arriving, there are many people asking forcedly for money putting fences in the road, some of them are selling fruits and other stuff and if you don't buy anything... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

total rip off, site has been totally taken over by junk vendors, before getting there you must pay an entry tax to some Zapatista organisation closely liked to some extremist ideology.. we did not appreciate being ransomed and rudely told that the contribution to their cause is not debatable or anything.. they tell you that it is to assist in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The lcolor of the water and the sight is just awesome as lomg as you can ignore the other 1000 people who are there and the 100 of shops who all sell the same.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

These waterfalls were fabulous. So massive and spread out. Great stop and near the main road to San Cristobal.

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White Rock, BC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We visited Agua Azul at the beginning of February. The water was so beautiful and clear with the sun shining off of it. It is such a beautiful spot and a "must see". We had an invigorating swim in the pools. We also enjoyed the little shops and empanadas. We had arranged for private transfer from Palenque to San Cristobal,... More 

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Puerto Morelos, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Most wondrous sights! The powerful sounds and the visuals of the rushing, cascading water were absolutely magical! Great Agua frescas and empanadas were an added bonus :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

There are many beautiful things to see in Chiapas, but one of the most important ones are the waterfalls. And this ones are particularly stunning because it's not the height what amazes you, but the extension of the waterfalls, and of course the turquoise blue color of the water. But it is also true that the natives use that touristic... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

we were there in early june and it had been raining. situated on the way from san christobal de las casas and palenque it is a nice little lunch stop. you can play in the water, shop for little curios (slightly cheaper than the cities) and have a traditional meal. eat fish. its fresh and tasty. because of the rain... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Agua Azul is the source of a dispute between local indigenous Mayans and the Mexican Government. The Mayans have been driven from the area of Agua Azul, imprisoned, disappeared, tortured and murdered. Unless you are prepared to fight in their defense stay away. The Government want to provide a nice "Greeny" eco tourism development that profits wealthy tourism interests. The... More 

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