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Celestùn Travel Guide: 29 reviews and 49 photos

All sorts of birds

The primary reason one goes to Celestùn is to see the nature reserve. The nature reserve contains all sorts of water birds, but the star of the show is the flocks of flamingos. It is necessary to hire local motor boats to travel to the flamingo flocks.

Celestùn has a population of 6000, and is a quiet town (other than all the roosters that start crowing at 4am), with a nice beach and some tourist accommodations.

Celestùn birds

Flamingos in the wildlife santuary

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  • In a nutshell:Pink Flamingos are better than a pink handbag (Ask Edwinadolly)
  • Last visit to Celestùn: Mar 2005
  • Intro Updated Apr 1, 2005
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  • smirnofforiginal's Profile Photo
    Jun 27, 2007 at 9:46 AM

    VERY VERY VERY jealous at all those flamingos - I still feel completely hoodwinked!!! Gorgeous picture of the sunset, btw :)

  • Bwana_Brown's Profile Photo
    May 8, 2005 at 4:40 AM

    This looks like quite a nice little spot to chill out in for a couple of days! I always enjoy a good look at birds in the wild and the mangrove tour sounds like fun too!

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Apr 14, 2005 at 7:09 PM

    This was really most interesting to read and to view. You have some wonderful photos to accompany your interesting commentary on Celestun. It seems so serene and romantic.

  • Thestumps's Profile Photo
    Apr 12, 2005 at 9:17 PM

    I didn't make Celestun. Would like to someday, spend more time in the Yucatan, and rent a car. Hit all the sites. Excellent shots.

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