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Address: Catemaco, Mexico

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A Treasure

Unbelievable views. Spectacular mangroves and wild life. The boats are all using electric motors to preserve the natural habitat.

Reviewed 12 April 2016
Woodstock, New York
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Woodstock, New York
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Reviewed 12 April 2016

Unbelievable views. Spectacular mangroves and wild life. The boats are all using electric motors to preserve the natural habitat.

San Francisco
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

I found this beach the best kept secret in this region. Not developed and mostly locals go to hang out. It's beautiful, clean, few restaurants and you can't rent a chair or palapa on the beach. It's perfect if you hate crowds.

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Berwyn, Illinois
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155 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2015

We took a boat across a beautiful lagoon to a beach on the Gulf of Mexico...walked along the beach collecting sand dollars. enjoyed a beer at a beach palapa cafe. Then explored a few jungle rivers on the trip back...Wonderful!!

Thank sswksq
Ridgeway, Canada
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2014

First; the trip from the village of Sontecomapan by small boat is very memorable. Be sure to get some supplys from the small store along the road near the boat launch. Cans of tuna, fruit, water, candy, buns, and anything else that will contribute to your energy level once you get there. The trip across the lagoon is one to... More 

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Eagan, Minnesota
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71 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2012

During our many travels to Catemaco, we can't wait to get back to LaBarra. We have taken a launch from Sonecomapan, but mostly travel via our rental car. I love the drive and we have often seen toucans in the rain forest area. Our favorite restaurant is Estralla's and the owner welcomes us with each return. Our favorite snack is... More 

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