Travel·Posted on Dec 12, 2019This Pink Lake In Mexico Is So Beautiful It Looks Completely Out Of This World*heart eyes emoji*by Bibiñe BarudStaff Writer, MexicoFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink The state of Yucatán, Mexico, has an incredible amount of natural wonders. gustavomoguel / Via instagram.com, cuatrovientosmagazine / Via instagram.com From spectacular cenotes to dreamy ecological reserves. But there's a very special place that looks like it's taken straight out of a fairytale. marisahampe / Via instagram.com It's called Las Coloradas — aka the pink lake — located on the northern coast of Mexico in Ría Lagarto National Park. Javarman3 / Getty Images The sanctuary was declared a protection zone for sea turtles over 25 years ago. buenosdiasmerida / Via instagram.com And it's a little oasis full of color. Dc_colombia / Getty Images Free of massive hotels and shopping malls. brilsainz / Via instagram.com The lake's bright pink color comes from the high concentration of salt and microorganisms in the water. instagram.com / Via instagram.com Fun fact: These same microorganisms are eaten by flamingos, giving the birds their vibrant hue. maria_febrer / Via instagram.com The shore is lined with mountains of salt and crystals that make it look even more magical. YulSuarez / Via instagram.com There's no way to resist its peace and tranquility. karmap84 / Via instagram.com I mean, just look at that cotton candy pink water. fercabrera27 / Via instagram.com *Books flights to Mexico* lg_plascencia / Via instagram.com This post was translated from Spanish.