Santa Maria del Oro

Santa María del Oro took its name from three small mines or royals that were exploited near the population during the XNUMXth century. It is a territory of contrasts ranging from areas of extraordinary natural reserves, to regions of vast mountains and uninhabitable lands. This place has a beautiful lagoon that is recognized worldwide as it is located at the bottom of a volcanic crater in the Sierra Madre Occidental.

Santa María del Oro took its name from three small mines or royals that were exploited near the population during the XNUMXth century. It is a territory of contrasts ranging from areas of extraordinary natural reserves, to regions of vast mountains and uninhabitable lands.

This place has a beautiful lagoon that is recognized worldwide as it is located at the bottom of a volcanic crater in the Sierra Madre Occidental. The color of its water looks green, turquoise blue or gray, depending on the time of day and the season of the year, providing a beautiful landscape.

The lagoon of Santa María del Oro has a wide range of food and drink establishments that offer the exquisite typical food of the municipality such as the famous fish greaves, the ceviche of fish in 'squares' and its rich desserts such as capirotada. In addition to its hotels, bungalows and cabins, where you can enjoy a pleasant stay on the edge of the lagoon.

This lagoon has the international “Blue Flag” award given by the Foundation for Environmental Education to beaches, marinas and lagoons that have achieved excellence in water quality, environmental management and education, as well as safety and services.

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