Puerto Escondido

Adventure and Fun

This picturesque corner of the Mexican Pacific is known as the “Emerald coast” because of the colors of its crystalline waters, in a beauty contrast to its beaches of fine and white sand. On the main beach, it is possible to practice the recreational fishing, and catch species such as sailfish, goldfish, marlin and roosterfish; from there, walking along the footpath, you can reach the beach “Puerto Angelito”

Those who like diving can know and explore the beautiful underwater landscapes, constituted mainly by marine flora and fauna of rocky and sandy bottom. The Carrizalillo and Manzanillo beaches are ideal for free diving. For its part, the Zicatela beach, with waves that, sometimes reach almost 20ft of height, is ideal for surfing.

Each year, in the months of August and November, an international surfing tournament on this beach is held, considered, because of its characteristics, as the third best in the world for this discipline.

In Puerto Escondido you can taste a rich variety of seafood and regional food. It is obligated the visit to the tourist walk, where various purchases can be made; in November, the Coastal Dance Festival is presented, which exposes dances and traditions of the coast. On the beach are offered boats for rent to realize two different types of routes: one sea-in, and another in the bays; also provides services for recreational fishing.