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Bacalar as local w/ boat ProPhotoshoot

Bacalar, Mexico

Experience hosted by Esteban

4 hours
Includes food, transportation
Up to 4 people
Hosted in English, Spanish

What you'll do

We'll meet at Gran Balam hotel in Bacalar (acc: 178811514) for breakfast to know each other, relax and answer any questions you may have.

My partner, a professional make-up and hair-style artist, will do a light styling for the photoshoot, according to your skin color and clothing.

Then we'll go, walking, explaining the points of interest we pass along our way to the lagoon (we can also go by car if you desire).

We'll start taking the photoshoot on a boat tour to the shallow and crystal clear waters and mangroves of the "Pirate's Channel", then in the Cenote Negro, the shoot will be inside the laggoon, please use only biodegradable products.
Then we'll go to Hotel Laguna, that has the best panoramic view of the lagoon, and finally on the "Saint Phillip's Fort"

On our way back, we'll show you interesting spots, as cenotes inside a cenote (the lagoon is a big cenote!) so you can snorkel them later.

Why is this unique?
We hate crowds. You already can take your own insta-pics on iconic riviera's places, just like everyone else. But we'll take you to the places we go to, "as locals", with and added professional photoshoot!

I'll e-mail your professionally edited photos.
Other things to note
We'll e-mail your pictures a few days after the experience.
Minimum 10 professionally edited photographs in hi-res ready for print and web-sized versions for your social networks.
We'll meet at Gran Balam hotel in Bacalar (acc: 178811514) for breakfast to know each other, relax and answer any questions you may have.

My partner, a professional make-up and hair-style artist, will do a light styling for the photoshoot, according to your skin color and clothing.

Then we'll go, walking, explaining the points of interest we pass along our way to the lagoon (we can also go by car if you desire).

Esteban's commitment to safety

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What's included

  • Food
    "Huevos al gusto", eggs in various Mexican recipes, and fresh seasonal frui...
  • Transportation
    Big enough boat for all of us by the local fishing and tourist transportati...
From $127
/ person
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Meet your host, Esteban

Host on Airbnb since 2016
  • 1 Review
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Hi!
I own an image agency (12 years now!) in central Mexico, I am a professional photographer, I read, cycle, run and kayak as hobbies, and with my partner have decided to combine our expertise in client experiences with AirBnB in the gorgeous Riviera Maya, so more people can enjoy our paradises as locals.

I'm a prehispanic ruins buff, and I can show you the best local spots (the very ones I use to hide from all the boisterous tourism). Your experience will be relaxed and hassle free, just as a vacation from your everyday life should be.
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Where you'll be

Gran Balam hotel is a brand new building, designed by a mexican architect; it's a beautiful and relaxing place.

Fuerte de San Felipe is the local military fortification, a huge and monolithic building of rock atop a green hill that overlooks Bacalar.

Bacalar's lagoon is a huge cenote of crystal clear water that's all the hues of blue, green and turquoise you can imagine. We'll show you the best spots, always trying to stay away from the crowd.
Mai
February 2019
What an amazing experience! Esteban and Liz are amazing people, they showed me around a lot and had a very good eye for good pictures. I can't wait to see the pics! I totally recommend going on this trip with them! It's totally worth it!

Things to know

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Guest requirements

Up to 4 guests ages 12 and up can attend. Parents may also bring children under 2 years of age.

What to bring

Clothing for your photoshoot, obviously it should be lagoon-friendly! Swimsuit, hats, glasses, sundress...

Water bottle.