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Puerto Escondido

The Laguna de Manialtepec is a coastal lagoon about 18 km west of Puerto Escondido in the State of Oaxaca, Mexico. The name comes from Náhuatl “manine” (lizard) and “tepetl” (place), meaning (place of lizards). About four times a year, more or less, the lagoon becomes phosphorescent due to a type a microorganism that lives in the lagoon. The organism’s luminescence is activated by the movement of the water. At night, streaks of light can be seen due to the movement of fish and humans in the water. The Laguna de Manialtepec is a coastal lagoon about 18 km west of Puerto Escondido in the State of Oaxaca, Mexico. The name comes from Náhuatl “manine” (lizard) and “tepetl” (place), meaning (place of lizards). About four times a year, more or less, the lagoon becomes phosphorescent due to a type a microorganism that lives in the lagoon. Meeting/pick-up point: Pick up at the hotel.

Duration: 2 hours.

Start/opening time: At 8 pm.

Languages: Spanish and English.