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Swim in the Agua Azul waterfalls

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Swimming in the waterfalls at Agua Azul, Mexico, is an awakening experience.

The Agua Azul waterfalls are a watery wonderland where foaming cascades splash into a series of dazzling turquoise pools, enclosed by abundant woodland. It's an idyllic scene which almost begs you to get in and swim.

Translating into English as ‘blue water’, the waterfalls are a majestic display of nature, with their namesake and striking blue hue relating to the ultra-high mineral content of the water. With Agua Azul, Mexico offers a retreat away from the exciting hustle and bustle, as the waterfalls truly immerse travellers into the landscape. Venture to this beauty spot and you’ll understand just how much there is to explore in this exotic country.

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Travellers who descend upon this beauty spot are able to take in the stunning views of the cascading water from both the shore and the pools below.

The falls are usually combined with a visit to Misol Ha, a 30m flume of water tumbling from a sheer cliff face into a sublime amphitheatre of rock.

Begin planning the itinerary of your Mexico holiday and enjoy the getaway of a lifetime with Journey Latin America. Contact us, and our team of travel experts will be happy to help you begin planning your dream escape.

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Chiapas, San Cristobal and Palenque

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Real Latin America Experts

  • Kathryn Rhodes
    Kathryn Rhodes - Travel Expert

    Kathryn backpacked across Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru before joining us. She has a degree in Philosophy and French and is a keen netball player.

  • Hannah Donaldson
    Hannah Donaldson - Travel Expert

    Having spent part of her childhood in Colombia and worked in Brazil and Costa Rica, Hannah's ties to Latin America run deep. Hannah is a much valued Travel Expert in our Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tours sales team.

  • Paul Winrow Giffen
    Paul Winrow-Giffin - Travel Expert

    After graduating in Computer Science, Paul spent seven months travelling from Colombia to Argentina and came home hooked on Latin America.

  • Mary Anne Nelson
    Mary Anne Nelson - Travel Expert

    Born in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, Mary’s insider knowledge and dry sense of humour make her a highly valued member of the Tailor-made Holidays and Group Tour sales team.

  • Sophie Barber
    Sophie Barber - Travel Expert

    Sophie lived in Chile before joining us and has travelled extensively across Latin America, from Mexico to the furthest tip of Patagonia and beyond to Antarctica.

  • Lina Fuller
    Lina Fuller - Travel Expert

    Lina's passion for the continent where she was born really took off when she moved to Córdoba (Argentina) to study, spending the holidays travelling between Argentina and her native Colombia.

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