Celestún:, national park shared with the state of Campeche, is located next to a river that runs parallel to the western coast of the Peninsula of Yucatan, along mangroves swamp. It is internationally recognized for being the winter home to thousands of flamingos and many other bird species. Celestún ecosystem is unique because of the combination of fresh water from the estuary Celesún and salt water from the Gulf of Mexico. Celestún’s flamingos are intense pink colour, due to the concentration of carotene in the water; in addition the reserve refuges several species of birds like the White and brown Pelican.
Among other attractions located in the area, there is a place called “Petrified Forest” with several swamps and cenotes where you can swim.