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Lagunas de Chacahua


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About Lagunas de Chacahua

Lagunas de Chacahua National Park.  Located in the State of Oaxaca, this National Park protects a rich system of lagoons and coastal wetlands that provide habitat for numerous ...

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How to get there?

  • Most important locality

    Puerto Escondido at 100 Km.

  • Airport

    Puerto Escondido International Airport - Oaxaca.
    Bahías de Huatulco International Airport - Oaxaca

References and Transportation
  • Ways to get there

    From Puerto Escondido 100 km and approximately two hours; on the coastal highway No. 200 to Jamiltepec and from Jamiltepec to the port in 48...

  • Transportation facilities

    On the highway you can travel in any type of transportation. From El Crucero to La Grúa Chacahua, it is private passenger transportation, ca...

  • Mobility within the protected area

    By tourist service providers' boats, private cars, or walking

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  • Schedules

    Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • Entrance fee

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

  • Average weather in the area

    Typical of the humid tropics

Lagunas de Chacahua in Mexico

Activities and recommendations



  • All year round is recommended to visit the Protected Area.
  • We recommend clothing for tropical climate, light and also waterproof.


Services within the PA

Information modules
Visitor center or equivalent

Lodging near the PA

Camping areas

Food service near the PA

Street food

Available services in the nearest locality to the PA

Bank ATMs
Market / Super Market
Transportation services

Nearest locality to the PA

Puerto Escondido at 100 Km.

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 Lagunas de Chacahua Protected Area protects nesting sites for two species of sea turtles: olive ridley and leatherback; there is a croco...

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Bioluminescence, turtles, crocodiles and mangroves.

Representative species of PA

Kinkajou (Potos flavus), Jaguarundi (Puma yagouaroundi), Green Sea Turtle (Chelonia mydas), Leatherback Sea Turtle (Dermochelys coriacea), O...

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You can see more representative species of Lagunas de Chacahua on the web site

Go to the Naturalista web site

Visitor regulations

Follow these indications to conserve the Protected Area

1. Contributes to conservation
2. Take care of your natural and cultural heritage
3. Manage your waste responsibly
4. Be carefu...

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  • PA office address

    Estación de Campo, Domicilio conocido. La Grúa Chacahua. CP. 71814.

  • Phone

    +52 (961) 177 7576

  • Email

    Without information

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