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Hierve el Agua

Oaxaca, Mexico
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I will start and say, I get there buy public transport and it not much cheaper than tour 140 pesos. I take a bus from Oaxaca 20 pesos one way to Mitla. I waited there around 20 minutes to have enough people for colectivo it...More

Thank Maxim Z
Reviewed 6 days ago

The best way to get here without a tour (and the cheapest) is to take the bus to Mitla - you'll want to see that pueblo magico any way - and then take a collectivo to Hierve el Agua from there. I don't know when...More

Thank Julia N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After seeing pictures of hierve el agua, I was very excited to visit. However, it was pretty disappointing. The views were beautiful but the pools themselves were nothing special. It is also very touristy. Glad I went but would not be rushing to return.

Thank Lauren M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

its a must but dont bu surprise with those buses all round. !! you can drink coconut water... enjoy!

Thank audreyp255
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely needed to see this place. It is in the midst of great verdant mountains and artisan mezcal ranches ranches. It was incredibly beautiful and refreshing after the long drive there. Im happy we went. My guide said normally there is more water but...More

Thank Ceslie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unique earth spot. More than the view, look at the rocks and the colours they turned into. Great spot for photography but arrive early, because it has become quite touristic and you may not be able to have a shot without people on the background....More

Thank Anahí C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Hierve el Agua as part of a day tour to many sites in the Oaxaca region. The drive up is itself extremely picturesque, and at one point you're above the clouds. I was a little disappointed as there wasn't much water at the...More

Thank SDRJvoy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trip by pick up truck from Mitla is an experience in itself although there are other ways to get there as the huge number of tour buses in the car parks showed. This wasnt a good sign as buses equals tourists, mostly Mexican, and...More

Thank paulpnd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a rental car and did this day trip along with the Tule Tree and Mitla. Of the three this was definitely our favorite by far. We were adventurous and hiked down and around the petrified waterfalls. This is really the only way to...More

Thank Jay R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best feature is the steep hike way below the pools to see the petrified waterfalls up close. I couldn't swim either day--it just wasn't appealing. Too bad the developers didn't finish the cabanas and changing rooms. What's left are trashed areas of no use, and...More

Thank rena21
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25 October 2016|
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Response from _rene_camiba | Reviewed this property |
Regular sneakers. Water proof if possible
7 January 2016|
Response from jesuisveine |
The cheapest would be to take a collectivo (shared taxi) from Oaxaca City to Mitla, then a shared van to Hierve El Agua. Note that the shared vans often go when they’re full, not according to a specific timetable.