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Bacalar: Sunrise Stand Up Paddle Tour

1. Bacalar: Sunrise Stand Up Paddle Tour

Live this one-of-a-kind experience through the lagoon of the seven colors and see the majestic views of it's nature and uniqueness. The lagoon has calm waters and it makes it easier to paddle while enjoying the adventure. Paddle through the lagoon and chill in the Black Cenote for a while, also known as The Witch's Cenote. You can swim, snorkel or just listen to the birds sing, but the most gorgeous thing you'll see is the beautiful sunrise; enjoy how the sun comes up to start a new day.

Bacalar: Private Lagoon Sailing Trip with Homemade Guacamole

2. Bacalar: Private Lagoon Sailing Trip with Homemade Guacamole

Discover the Bacalar Lagoon aboard a private and exclusive sailing tour. Visit locations such as the Black Cenote, Bird Island, and Pirate Channel. Meet your captain at the and enjoy on-site facilities including private parking, bathrooms, and showers. Once it's time to hit the water, hop on board the sailboat and set sail after a quick safety briefing. During your tour, stop along the way for a dip in the crystal-clear waters of the southern part of the lagoon. Enjoy homemade guacamole and chips and fresh fruit throughout the day washed down with a cold beer or water.

Bacalar: 1 Hour Wakeboard in a Jet Ski

3. Bacalar: 1 Hour Wakeboard in a Jet Ski

Take your wakeboarding to the next level and on a one-hour wave-runner experience. This is world-class fun you won’t experience anywhere else. This is the perfect option for beginners or anyone looking for fun out on the water. Bilingual staff will help you on every step of the way to ensure you receive the service you deserve. This adventure takes place on the pristine waters of Bacalar lagoon to provide maximum comfort and views.

Bacalar: Sunrise Paddleboard Tour with Floating Picnic

4. Bacalar: Sunrise Paddleboard Tour with Floating Picnic

Embark on a guided paddleboarding tour of Bacalar Lagoon. Watch the sun rise over a freshwater lake with 7 different shades of blue. Paddle from Cenote Esmeralda to Cenote Cocalitos, and swim around Bird Island. Savor a floating picnic with a symphony of birds in the background. Start with some quick stretching and a warm-up session. Get familiar with your paddleboard equipment and get a safety briefing. Begin the tour at Cenote Esmeralda, a piece of paradise in the Mexican Caribbean. Feel like you're rowing on clouds, thanks to the mirror effect of the clear water. Next, paddle to Cenote Cocalitos, a sanctuary of stromatolites and corals. Learn what makes them so special and how to preserve them. Then, see the sunrise while rowing towards Bird Island. Cool off while soaking up the first rays of the sun in the warm, shallow waters. On the island, watch endemic and migratory bird species such as roseate spoonbills, cormorants, and snail kites. Finally, unwind with a floating breakfast that includes a delicious selection of seasonal fruits, snacks, and refreshing juices.

Bacalar: Full-Day Paddleboard Rental

5. Bacalar: Full-Day Paddleboard Rental

Explore Bacalar Lagoon by yourself on your own paddleboard with a group of friends and family. This option is especially perfect if you are staying on the lagoon coast, there’s nothing like paddling right from your backyard. If you're interested in a multiple-day rental, you’ll be covered: complete the rental and get out on the water to where you want, when you want. All of the equipment is stable, user-friendly, and great for novice and experienced paddlers alike.

Bacalar: Private SUP Tour

6. Bacalar: Private SUP Tour

Get ready for a journey through turquoise waters on your very own stand-up paddleboard. Experience a private SUP (Stand-Up Paddleboard) tour where you can enjoy complete tranquility. This exclusive tour is the perfect getaway for friends and family to bond and create lasting memories. Whether you’re a SUP beginner or pro, this tour offers basic instructions and provides the opportunity to explore all the ecological beauties of Bacalar Lagoon. While paddling out, you will be accompanied by experienced bilingual instructors, snacks, and a guide taking photos throughout the trip so you don’t have to worry about getting your own camera wet.

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What people are saying about Bacalar

An unforgettable sea trip We spent 4 hours with my companion, wonderful, exotic and out of time The crew was charming, attentive and very good sailors! The fruit platter was excellent and refreshing, having the right to fresh fruit while sailing on the lagoon is still a real paradise! The guacamole accompanied by its tortillas at the end of the day crowned this dream day! Very nice memories

Very nice sailing excursion, highly recommended! The majestic crew, a very good way to get to know Bacalar.

A very nice excursion, a top guide and the best guacamole we ate during our stay in Mexico!

It was a great experience that everyone has to live. An unreal experience.

It was just a fantastic afternoon. Everything as described. 5 Stars