Relax in the Lagunas de Chacahua National Park

Costa Oaxaqueña , Oaxaca

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MEET THE LAGUNAS DE CHACAHUA NATIONAL PARK
It is said that after former president Lázaro Cárdenas del Río visited Chacahua, it was declared to be a Protected Natural Area by presidential decree. Since its foundation in 1937, it has been part of a conservation center and nature reserve that is home to the site's flora and fauna. 


VISIT THE EL CERRO HERMOSO AND CHACAHUA BEACHES
Begin your journey on the Chacahua and Cerro Hermoso beaches, walk to the seashore and notice how the sea interconnects with the lagoon. allowing their waters to mingle. This effect is known as la bocana-the entrance-. 


TOUR THE MANGROVES BY BOAT
Take a boat ride to explore the mangroves surrounded by wildlife and water birds, like herons, ducks, storks, and roseate spoonbills. Notice how they stand out from the green trees, and lose yourself in the channels of red and white mangroves. Admire their exceptional vertical branching.


VISIT THE CROCODILE AQUARIUM 
When you are there, the Crocodile Aquarium is a must-see. Stop in and admire the crocodiles' scaly skin and the reptiles' expressions as they submerge themselves in the green waters.

 

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