Laguna Manialtepec, Puerto Escondido

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Explore Laguna Manialtepec, a scenic coastal lagoon surrounded by lush mangrove trees. The name of the lagoon means "Lizard Place" in the indigenous Nahuatl language. Rent a sailboat, enjoy the picturesque landscape, or take a swim in the lake's mix of fresh and saltwater. Birders should keep their eyes out for numerous permanent and migratory avian species. If you visit at night, you might see the lagoon's famous phosphorescent lights, set aglow by movement. Add Laguna Manialtepec to your Puerto Escondido travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Puerto Escondido trip itinerary planner.
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  • We had an early morning bird watching tour with Lalo Ecotours. Our guide, Eve, was incredibly knowledgeable about the area, birds, and local ecosystems having been raised on the shores of Laguna... 
    We had an early morning bird watching tour with Lalo Ecotours. Our guide, Eve, was incredibly knowledgeable about the area, birds, and local ecosystems having been raised on the shores of Laguna...  more »
  • What an amazing natural environment for birds. We went on a bird watching trip with Lalo Ecotours and highly recommend them! Eve was an excellent guide, knew a great deal about the environment as he.....  more
    What an amazing natural environment for birds. We went on a bird watching trip with Lalo Ecotours and highly recommend them! Eve was an excellent guide, knew a great deal about the environment as he.....  more »

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