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Review of Hierve el Agua

Hierve el Agua
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Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

A very beautiful and interesting spot! The surface that you walk on and get to explore is fascinating. The view is amazing. There are pools that you can swim in and cool off after your walk down.

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Reviewed August 26, 2013

First I'd like to clarify that none of the Hierve el agua is man made. Not the pools, not the rock formations and certainly not the temperature controls. What this place is is a fantastic gem of nature. There are a couple of lagoons high up in the mountains and it's incredible to take a dip in them.
It isn't too far from Oaxaca city. One needs to either take something all the way, or something to Mitla and then hop on one of their collectivos to the Hierve el agua. Entry is about 30 pesos and there are good tamales and Micheladas near the formations.
I highly recommend a visit.

1  Thank Mayank M
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Reviewed August 20, 2013

My 11 year-old loved the place. She didn't want to leave. We could have spent the whole day here. The views are breath-taking. Make sure you have comfortable shoes, there is a good hike if you want to go to the farthest petrified waterfall. There are pools where you can swim. We all loved it, our only regret is not staying longer!

Thank Dulce L
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Reviewed August 15, 2013

Hierve el Agua is not close to Oaxaca. We visited as part of a longer, multi-activity day with a private guide. By the time we hiked, swam and looked around the sun was high and some tour busses were arriving. Glad to have been there earlier. Having the guide take us on the hike was helpful. Not sure we would ave known where to go. It was a hot day so a swim in the pools afterwards felt lovely. Beautiful place.

Thank tgnorcal
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Reviewed August 8, 2013

It was the first time to see a waterfall without water. I really liked this place, it was only a little sad that we didn't have much time to take a bath there. You can stay easy for 2 - 3 hours, to take your time. You can see the falls from diffrent views and it's worth to walk around.

Thank Jasmin R
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