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Best things to do in Lake Bacalar

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Museum
“history is amazing you wouldent belive the reality of how beautiful places where concord and battle to sustain”
20local recommendations
Seafood Restaurant
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“Great food, cool, hip, great views of the lake. DO NOT MISS this gem in Bacalar! ”
21local recommendations
Bar
“a bar and culture center - Galeon has great music on weekends and really interesting workshops during the week! ”
9local recommendations
Café
“Wonderful art gallery, gardens, crafts of local artisans and clothing, natural soaps and products, good coffee, wonderful food made with love. A young couple grew this place from a tiny ice cream shop over the last few years into a wonderful thriving hub of aware and artistic living. A must see.”
12local recommendations
Restaurant
“Es un lugar increíble para las fotos, hay una parte alta del lugar donde se pueden tomar fotos del paisaje que ofrece el Cenote.”
8local recommendations
Restaurant
“Great vegan burgers, fries, shakes, lattes and more - next door to the fort in Bacalar. Excellenté!”
10local recommendations
Natural Feature
“It is about 3 hours drive from Playa but it is totally worth it. Maybe worth spending the night there, but if you leave around 7 am, getting there at 10 is just fine. There are some good local restaurants too.”
13local recommendations
Restaurant
“Comida autentica de una familia Italiana. El restaurante tiene un ambiente agradable y relajado. ENG// Great authentic restaurant from an italian family. The restaurant has a relaxing vibe. ”
8local recommendations
Restaurant
“Galleta vegetariana (35 pesos). Choco coco. Roll de canela. Pan feo (8 pesos). Agua de maracuya !! :-)”
8local recommendations
River
“The town of Bacalar was raided throughout the 17th century, as pirates would enter the lagoon via a canal that is now known as Pirates Canal. Diego de Los Reyes, a famous pirate who was a native of the coastal state of Campeche, devastated the town in 1642. ”
5local recommendations
Restaurant
“Buena propuesta de menú a la leña, cortes a la parrilla y Vegetales. Saben lo que hacen ”
4local recommendations
Lake
“The pictures talk by themselves, there are plenty of tours to take you for a day a cost around 100 dlls per person”
48local recommendations
Seafood Restaurant
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“Excelente para una tarde amena, comida decente, y buen servicio. ENG// Great for a good evening with some drinks and good food and service. ”
6local recommendations
Museum
“Mágico y bello lugar, fácil y accesible, el precio es super económico y los domingo gratis, tiene servicio de estacionamiento y baños gratuitos.”
3local recommendations
Restaurant
“Not totally vegetarian, as there are also meat dishes, yet caters to veggies. Family run, awesome handmade food. Chilaquiles, eggs, pizza, fresh juice drinks, sandwiches and more... ”
3local recommendations
Restaurant
“Mariscos? Nuestro #1 de Maricos en Bacalar. Es un restaurante modesto con clientela local. Nuestros favoritos? El arroz a la marinera, pescado frito, cocktail de camarón. ENG// Our #1 for Seafood in Bacalar. A modest and local restaurant with a variety of dishes. Our favorites? "Arroz a la marinera" "Fried fish" and Shrimp cocktail. ”
5local recommendations