Discover the amazing effect of bioluminescence in the waters of Manialtepec Lagoon, located a few miles from Puerto Escondido.
You will visit the beautiful Manialtepec Lagoon, an extraordinary ecosystem home of exotic vegetation and wild life, that is located a few miles from Puerto Escondido.There you will board a boat that will take you to live a unique experience discovering the secrets of the lagoon. Hear about the mysterious history of Isla del Gallo, admire the mangrove islands and its abundant wildlife like birds, iguanas and even crocodiles. Walk across the shore and take swim inside the waters to observe one of the most amazing phenomena of nature: Bio-luminescence. There are few places in the world where you can see this natural wonder! Swim in the lagoon while the water start glowing when you make contact with it. This phenomenon is called bio luminescence and the effect is caused by millions of micro-organisms, also known as planktons.