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Cuyutlán has tourist services since the end of the 19th century, making it one of the oldest spas in the state and the region. Currently there is an extensive area of ​​restaurants, craft shops and general services that give the best welcome to national and foreign tourists.
In Cuyutlán the Tortugario ecological reserve and the Palo Verde estuary are famous, where you can take boat tours as well as the salt museum, a building built as a community museum in 1996 on the premises of an old winery.

The Concierge Plaza San Rafael hotel is a 5-minute drive from the Estero Palo Verde ecological reserve and the Cuyutlán tortoise

Cuyutlán tortoise

This center is ideal to appreciate and value the mangroves with their rich flora and fauna of the town. The place offers you different activities related to environmental education and you will be able to observe turtles, crocodiles or iguanas as part of your learning. There are also boat rides through the mangroves, or you can visit the Estero Palo Verde by the Muelle de la Esperanza.

Attention to the public
Hours
from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Closed on Wednesdays, except holidays.
Costs
To enter the Center are $ 40.00 adult and $ 30.00 children (3 to 10 years). For the ride in the lagoon are: $ 50.00 adult and $ 30.00 child (3 to 10 years)

Estero Palo Verde

The Estero Palo Verde belongs to the fourth glass of the Cuyutlán Lagoon, the largest in the State of Colima. The estuary, like other parts of the Cuyutlán Lagoon, is inhabited by mangrove communities, which host a great diversity of species, from microorganisms to mammals and hundreds of birds. Mangroves are ecosystems of enormous ecological importance in the marine and coastal zone. However, they are also very fragile ecosystems. Despite its ecological, economic, and social importance, the extent of mangroves globally has declined markedly in recent decades, largely due to deforestation. The visitor has the opportunity to discover the wonder of the estuary through the Muelle de la Esperanza, which is located in the Ecological Center of Cuyutlán "El Tortugario". Further, For those who want to get to know this wonderful ecosystem in depth, there is the project "Ecological Walk in the Palo Verde Estuary", whose purpose is to spread, through ecotourism, the way to protect and conserve this exceptional and diverse ecosystem, in addition to scenic use of contemplation by the visitor. Birds are one of the most attractive resources for visitors with a spirit of environmental conservation. Of the 440 resident and migratory species reported for the state of Colima, 130 (29.54%) are present in the Estero Palo-Verde and of these 12 species are in the categories of danger of extinction, special and rare protection. whose purpose is to spread, through ecotourism, the way to protect and conserve this so exceptional and diverse ecosystem, in addition to the scenic use of contemplation by the visitor. Birds are one of the most attractive resources for visitors with a spirit of environmental conservation. Of the 440 resident and migratory species reported for the state of Colima, 130 (29.54%) are present in the Estero Palo-Verde and of these 12 species are in the categories of danger of extinction, special and rare protection. whose purpose is to spread, through ecotourism, the way to protect and conserve this so exceptional and diverse ecosystem, in addition to the scenic use of contemplation by the visitor. Birds are one of the most attractive resources for visitors with a spirit of environmental conservation. Of the 440 resident and migratory species reported for the state of Colima, 130 (29.54%) are present in the Estero Palo-Verde and of these 12 species are in the categories of danger of extinction, special and rare protection.

Community museum of salt

The diversity of attractions in the area caters to the different tourist demand, in addition to having beautiful beaches and hotels and restaurants very close to the sea, approximately 200 meters in the town of Cuyutlán it is possible to find the Salt Museum, construction of unique style in the country alluding to salt production, one of the main local economic activities. In 1996, this unique community museum was created, highlighting the process of obtaining this resource. Models and representative objects that are used in the production of the mentioned mineral are exhibited in this cultural center.

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