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Swim in the Agua Azul waterfalls
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.
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