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Jun 5, 2017
“Beautiful Lakes”
May 15, 2017
“Chiapasionate”
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Reviewed June 5, 2017

Several colorful lakes with some spectcular flora. There are a variety of things offered at different lakes - paddling, horseback riding, hiking, camping, etc. Ask around for a couple of other lakes that are not on the beaten path.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Dudley D
Reviewed May 15, 2017 via mobile

Some of the clearest water I've ever seen in my life! Truly amazing how many different color blues there is in one single lake. Lagos de montebello border with Guatemala so it is pretty far if you are in San Christobal de las casas. We...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank carinalavin
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Alpine forest, multi lakes, incredible views. The water in each lake is multi colored -blues, greens, gold. Clean and pure. The highlight was paddling a Huck Finn-like log raft to an island filled with orchids. Thought it would be kitschy but found it awesome. Dress...More

Date of experience: January 2017
3  Thank Roy N
Reviewed May 7, 2016

We took a bus from Chiapas to Comitan then a collectivo (local shared van) ourself to Lago de Montebello. It was quite an adventure because it's not indicated where to take this collectivo from Comitan, we asked around and finally found it. We stayed at...More

Date of experience: January 2016
6  Thank petitpuce
Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

We didnt really know what to expect as the informations about the area were scarce. From Komitan, which is by the way a very nice, un-touristic and overlooked city, we took a collectivo which dropped us just at the main road, around 2 kms from...More

Date of experience: January 2016
4  Thank benoithanquet
Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

The Montebello lakes are pretty close to Guatemala so it take a while to get there but it totally worth it, it is a beautyful plase the water in all the lakes is blue also you can taste this traditional dish make of chesse, beans,...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Nadia S
Reviewed June 2, 2015

If you are visiting Chiapas this is well worth a visit. We had our own car so we made our own way. The lakes are not all together so you have to be prepared to walk or drive a little. The views are stunning, displaying...More

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank HintonsOuttaTown
Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

Get bit warmer clothes, but dont get disappointed if the sun disappears for a while, it comes back in regular frequency and does no rain (outside rainy season). So you can swim as well. 5 lakes in price. Rafting or canoeing is nice. English speaking...More

2  Thank Zdenal
Reviewed April 13, 2015

These are amazing and breath taking views of lakes. The variety of water and serenity of these tranquil waters. The colors of the lake change in a peaceful an charasmatic decent. A must to visit all the lakes one by one.

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank Jairo M
Reviewed March 11, 2015

We took a chance to visit Lagos de Montebello on a clear day in San Cristobal de las Casas but cloudy and drizzly at the lagos. Even though we were unable to admire the various hues in the water, for which they are known for,...More

Date of experience: March 2015
1  Thank ESTELA E
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