In Chiapas, a region with magnificent natural landscapes, it has been developed along with many of them, tourist centers run by local communities. Las Nubes is one of the most precious places in Chiapas.

In the surprising and little traveled Mexican highway South Border, which runs parallel to Guatemala, there are very beautiful places to visit. This road takes you from Palenque to Comitán, through places as interesting as Nueva Palestina, Lacanjá Chansayab (Lacandon Mayans), Mayan city of Yaxchilán, archaeological zone of Bonampak, Las Nubes, Lagunas de Montebello, Chincultik archaeological zone. 

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Las Nubes waterfalls, Chiapas, Mexico.

Las Nubes, Chiapas

Las Nubes is one of the most spectacular spots in the Montes Azules Biosphere Reserve, which keeps the greatest Mexican diversity in fauna and flora.

Clouds It is at the foot of the Santo Domingo River, in one of its quiet areas where pools of turquoise waters form, ideal for bathing. Staying here and enjoying the place is a great idea for those who like calm and nature places

Las Nubes, Chiapas, Mexico.
Jungle in Las Nubes, Chiapas, Mexico.

 What to do in Las Nubes?

From the visitor center leave signaled tours They will take you through the jungle to viewpoints where you can enjoy the views from different points of the river. The turquoise waters, which in my case I could not appreciate seeing it always chocolate color by the rains, they create a spectacular contrast with the green of the area. The landscapes of Chiapas entangle a lot.

Montes Azules Chiapas Biosphere Reserve, Mexico.
Bridge over the Santo Domingo river. Montes Azules Biosphere Reserve Chiapas, Mexico.
Bridge over the Santo Domingo River
Montes Azules Chiapas Biosphere Reserve, Mexico. Las Nubes waterfalls.

 Where to sleep in Las Nubes?

ECOLODGE THE CLOUDS «GREEN CAUSES»: is  Turistic center run by the local community. 15 comfortable cabins and camping area, with restaurant service. Nothing closer to sleep next to the clouds 🙂 Other activities in Las Nubes: with them you can also practice rappel and zip line in the area.

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JABALÍ CANYON: Another place near the river and local tourist center is the Wild boar. Rustic cabins to explore the area along the river. You will like it if you are from local places of nature. The detour in Jerusalem is the same, as if you were going to Las Nubes.

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Green Causes Clouds
Resort cabins
Las Nubes Restaurant, Chiapas

En Clouds you can enjoy Enjoy the nature of Chiapas, in one of those corners sufficiently retired and well arranged to feel that you slept near the sky.

Welcome to Las Nubes, to sleep near the sky 1

The clouds, Chiapas

LOCATION: Las Nubes it is located at 124 Kilometers of Comitán de Domínguez. Past 60 km Lagunas de Montebello, there is the sign of the Clouds, at the junction of Jerusalem. From here 20 minutes by dirt road. The Causas Verdes Ecotourism Center is signposted.
SERVICES AND PRICE ENTRY: 25 mxn access to the place. Restaurant and accommodation. You can perform other activities in the area.
HOW TO GET IN PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION? From the Central de Abastos de Comitán The combis leave for Tzobol del Campo (departures 7:00 am. 1:00 pm. 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm). From the other direction Palenque, goes to Benemérito de las Américas. From here there are approximately 2 hours until arriving at the Jerusalem cruise. From the cruise there are a few kilometers, you will find the way to Las Nubes, there are collective taxis in these detours.
WHEN TO GO? The dry season in Chiapas is from January to May. This does not guarantee you will see them turquoise, but there are more possibilities.
WHAT TO BRING? Light and light clothing, hat, insect repellent, sunscreen, closed shoes. Some shelter in dry season, which refreshes. And do not forget your swimsuit in case you're lucky.

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Sandra Salvadó Training photographer, traveler by vocation and certified tourism guide by the Government of Mexico. We promote natural wonders and contemporary Mayan culture. Great fan of pre-Hispanic history. Author of the blog and co-founder of The Shortest Path Travel, agency that guides you through alternative paths in Mayan lands. Social and sustainable tourism in the Yucatan Peninsula and Chiapas.
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