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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a MUST see. The water is so pretty the waterfalls and the swimming area are gorgeous. they have a few vendors that sell souvenirs and things to eat and drink. Loved this place

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Kyra_casaviveconfe
Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Very nice! Its quite big. Not so touristic as we expected just made comfortable with restaurants and walkways. Swimming is very nice in the cold water. Easy to reach from Palenque with the Collectivo package. The package we chose costed 250 peso which included half...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank jeroen c
Reviewed March 30, 2018 via mobile

The beautiful clear blue water tint ed by calcium carbonate from the hills makes for lovely scenes. The water is beautifully cool on a hot day and if you can find a less crowded spot makes for a lovely swim. Be warned the current is...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank chewat
Reviewed March 19, 2018

Spectacular waterfalls in a beautiful jungle setting. Lots of bird life around to photograph, if you're patient with the camera. If you are travelling by road from Palenque to San Cristobal, this is a worthwhile stop for an hour or so, but be careful to...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank JimnHilary
Reviewed November 21, 2017

I visited the waterfall on a transfer from San Cristobal to Palanque, so the visit felt a bit rushed. The water is pristine. There are multiple levels of waterfall with pools in between. You can walk up next to the waterfalls and it goes uphill...More

Date of experience: January 2017
1  Thank IvyD-L
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

Even having viewed photos of Agua Azul, in person it was even more amazing than I had anticipated. Be prepared to pay a small donation fee to the indigenous community that takes care of the area. It is located in an area that is known...More

Date of experience: May 2017
3  Thank PCady
Reviewed August 16, 2017

Read the warnings from other travelers https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-g664450-d1442969-r260940027-Agua_Azul-Chiapas_Southern_Mexico.html#REVIEWS before risking a trip on HWY 199 in Mexico. I made the mistake of thinking this was a temporary 2015 or 2016 issue that surely had been resolved. But I was wrong! The road is blocked by 2x4s...More

Date of experience: August 2017
6  Thank NorthBeachTowers
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

And walk far up the falls. We did this and found a tranquil lagoon almost to ourselves. Clear Waters, safe and topped off with a decent Empenada con queso, and we had a great start to the day.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank SimonFraser92
Reviewed May 17, 2017

NO WORDS! This is a must visit place! You can arrive by car, you can go with a tour or you can go by public transportation (from Ocosiongo or Palenque, they will let you in the crossroad, from there you should take a taxi (like...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank TitaBoa
Reviewed May 3, 2017 via mobile

Amazing cascade with clear blue water. Ideal spot for photo motive. The road from Palenque is sometimes very bad.

Date of experience: May 2017
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W1lsie
Queenscliff, Australia
Driving Palenque to San Cristobel. (3 Replies)
Hi there, we leave Palenque in 2 days for SAN Cristobel via Agua Azul. Then we head to Villahermosa...Anyone had issues lately?
July 02, 2018|
Response fromSwpadelaide|
Have you tried reading posts on the Chiapas forum as there have been quite a few recent posts. Some posts may have started a while ago but people add to them over time. Filter by showing NEW ones first. There is a long post on Safety and people post there too about any recent road blocks etc. As you'll find out it can be fine one day and not the next
EliA754
Milano
is it safe to drive from tuxtla gutierrez to campeche? (5 Replies)
hi, we are planning in advance our holidays in Mexico scheduled in august 2018. we are planning to take internal flights from mexico city to Oaxaca and from Oaxaca to tuxtla G. from Tuxtla G. we would like to rent a car to drive to Sumidero canyon and St cristobal. from St Cristobal we would like to visit St Juan Chamula and Zinacantan and then move by car to Palenque whilst stopping to visit Agua Azul and Misol-ha. from Palenque we would drive to Yucatan. my concern is if it is...More
September 25, 2017|
Response fromPacificNWFamily|
Hi Elisabetta Few people look at the Mexico country forum. I suggest reposting on the Mexico City forum as that's where you're starting. Let folks know if you're okay with August weather & humidity.
oliviaalicj
Sydney, Australia
2.5 Mexico Itinerary (4 Replies)
Hi, My brother and I (24/26yo) will be travelling with our mum (60yo) for 2.5 weeks. Dec 21-Jan 07. Done some research on what we want to see and just need some help with Itinerary. 21 Dec - arrive in Cancun, late at night 22-24 Dec - Tulum 3 nights (Christmas, nice hotel) 25-28 Dec - Tulum 3 nights (budget airB&B) Visit: Tulum, Cozumel, Bacalar, Chichen Itza, Merida, Izamal, Cenote X'toloc, Yokdzonot Cenote 29-30 Dec - Tulum to Palenque, 2 nights Visit:...More
August 27, 2017|
Response fromPacificNWFamily|
Hi For your specific questions about different destinations, I recommend that you repost on that forum. For example, post on the Mexico City forum for ideas about tourism in Mexico City. This country forum has few readers.