Manialtepec & Chacahua Lagoons National Park
In addition to being a haven for relaxing on the beach, Puerto Escondido is a thriving eco center for nature enthusiasts. Located near Posada Real Puerto Escondido hotel are two famous eco attractions, Manialtepec lagoon and Chacahua Lagoons National Park. Each is a well-known bird refuge as well as a sanctuary for other wildlife and exotic plants. Guided tours to the Manialtepec and Chacahua lagoons offer fascinating insight into the wildly natural side of Puerto Escondido, Mexico.
Visit Manialtepec Lagoon and Chacahua Lagoons National Park.
Explore the wilds of Manialtepec Lagoon and Chacahua Lagoons National Park when you vacation in Puerto Escondido. Posada Real Puerto Escondido hotel offers vacation packages that include tours of each eco-park, including spectacular nighttime tours. The tours arranged through Posada Real Puerto Escondido include hotel pick-up and drop-off, lunch and beverages, and boat transportation through the lagoons. Make reservations for your tour upon arrival at the hotel.
Located minutes from Posada Real Puerto Escondido, Manialtepec Lagoon is surrounded by mangrove swamp vegetation, its tropical climate lending itself to a diverse ecosystem.
Dozens of migratory bird species such as herons and ducks make Manialtepec lagoon their home at various times of the year. Visitors can also catch a glimpse of native iguanas. Manialtepec lagoon is roughly 3 miles long. Kayak rentals are available at
Chacahua Lagoons National Park.
Chacahua Lagoons National Park, spanning 8,150 acres, is a fascinating eco-park of fresh and saltwater lagoons, beaches, dense vegetation, mangrove canals, scenic view points and a natural habitat for hundreds of animal species. Chacahua Lagoons National Park offers a variety of attractions and exciting things to do. Crocodile viewing, bird watching, snorkeling, fast boat rides through mangrove canals and relaxing on the beach are just a but few of the activities to choose from. Chacahua Lagoons National Park is located about an hour from Puerto Escondido.