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Playa Maruata


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About Playa Maruata

Playa Maruata Sanctuary.  It protects beaches where four species of sea turtles nest; whales, dolphins, more than 150 species of coastal birds, iguanas, crocodiles an...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    Caleta de Campos.

  • Airport

    Manzanillo International Airport - Colima

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    Highway 200 Lázaro Cárdenas, Colola, municipality of Aquila, Michoacán.

  • Transportation facilities

    Access with own vehicle. Bus with departures from Lázaro Cárdenas and Colima.

  • Mobility within the protected area


  • Schedules

    Every day of the year.

  • Entrance fee

    In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Law of Rights for the current fiscal year

  • Average weather in the area

    Warm humid

Playa Maruata in Mexico

Activities and recommendations


  • Hiking
  • Sea turtles nesting
  • Sun and beach tourism


  • All year round is recommended to visit the Protected Area.
  • Light clothing is recommended.


Services within the PA


Lodging near the PA

Rustic cabins

Food service near the PA

Seafood and typical food

Available services in the nearest locality to the PA


Nearest locality to the PA

Caleta de Campos.

Admission fee

Protected Area entrance fee

In accordance with the provisions of the Federal Law of Rights for the current fiscal year

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Interesting facts

The name Maruata means 'where there are beautiful beaches'. Two lagoons formed by the current of the Escobillero and Chipana streams flow ...

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Turtle watching and hatchling release, family recreation and landscaping.

Representative species of PA

Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas), Collared Plover (Charadrius collaris), Crested Caracara (Caracara plancus), White-nosed Coati (Nasua nari...

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You can see more representative species of Playa Maruata on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

Respect turtle nests, females and hatchlings.


  • PA office address

    Without information

  • Phone

    Without information

  • Email

    Without information

PA social networks
Gobierno de México
Medio Ambiente