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Puerto Escondido: Bioluminescence Night Spectacle

1. Puerto Escondido: Bioluminescence Night Spectacle

Enjoy a pickup after sunset from your hotel lobby in Puerto Escondido. Head towards the Manialtepec lagoon in the darkness of night.  Marvel at a spectacular natural show while crossing the lagoon in a boat with the help of a local instructor. Experience the delightful reaction of how millions of microorganisms begin to illuminate the water as you swim or while you touch the water through the boat. Witness this rare event as there are only 2 lagoons in Mexico that have this spectacular and beautiful phenomenon.  Passing midnight and after enjoying this remarkable experience, you will be taken back to your hotel in Puerto Escondido.

From Puerto Escondido: Bioluminescent Lagoon Boat Tour

2. From Puerto Escondido: Bioluminescent Lagoon Boat Tour

You are picked up at your place of stay, within Puerto Escondido. Drive north for about 1 hour and 15 minutes to the Zapotalito Lagoon. After arriving to the lagoon you will board a boat, which will take you on a boat ride in search of the bioluminescence phenomenon. Once we have found it, you will be able to swim in it with the help of a life vest. You will be amazed at how the lights turn on in the water with every move you make, and how they get stuck on your clothes or hands for a while! Also, you can really appreciate the incredible sky, constellations and stars from this secluded place! After this, we return to the dock and head back to Puerto Escondido. Dropping you off at your place of stay.

Puerto Escondido: Turtle Release and Bioluminescent Plankton

3. Puerto Escondido: Turtle Release and Bioluminescent Plankton

Begin your tour with pickup from your hotel lobby, then head to a preserved beach to join a local nature conservation group. Help newborn turtles reach the ocean that will be their home, and take amazing pictures with a picturesque sunset in the background. After sunset, set out on the Manialtepec lagoon under the darkness of night and marvel at a spectacular natural show. Experience the delightful reaction of millions of microorganisms beginning to illuminate as you swim. The tour concludes with drop-off back at your hotel.

From La Crucecita: Turtle Release & Bioluminescent Plankton

4. From La Crucecita: Turtle Release & Bioluminescent Plankton

Play your part in Mexico's turtle conservation efforts on this tour from La Crucecita. After getting picked up from your hotel, join a local nature conservation group at a preserved beach. Here, help newborn turtles reach their ocean home and take amazing pictures with a picturesque sunset in the background. After sunset, set out on the Manialtepec lagoon under the darkness of night and marvel at the spectacular natural show that is the bioluminescent plankton. Experience the delightful reaction of millions of microorganisms beginning to illuminate as you swim. At the end of your tour, get dropped off back at your hotel.

Huatulco: Day of the Dead Experience and Tour

5. Huatulco: Day of the Dead Experience and Tour

Your Day of the Dead experience begins with pickup from your hotel and heads out into the lively streets of Huatuclo on one of the most important nights of the year in the Mexican community. With a local guide, learn about and experience first-hand the colorful celebrations that surround the Day of the Dead. A day of reflection and spiritual guidance, the Day of the Dead is a time for families to come together and remember their lost loved ones. Families celebrate the life and times of those they have lost, and put out food, drinks, flowers, incense, gifts, sugar skulls, and more as a way to connect and remember. On the tour, visit the Santa María Huatulco community to learn about and appreciate this important ceremony. In the company of the locals, experience the Day of the Dead and feel immersed in this truly unique and authentic atmosphere. Listen to locals share their stories and thoughts, pay your respects to your own loved ones, and taste typical Day of the Dead cuisine including sugar skulls, candied pumpkin, and mezcal.

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