Tour operators often combine a trip to Playa Mazunte and its sea-turtle center with a visit to Laguna de Ventanilla to see resident and migratory species of birds, as well as crocodiles. The cost of the all-day tour starts at $20 per person. Alternatively, arrange a 1½-hour tour of Laguna de Ventanilla directly from boat owners at the lagoon's entrance about five minutes west of the Centro Mexicano de la Tortuga. Arrive any day between 8 am and 4 pm and you should be
able find someone to take you around.
Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico