Is Puerto Escondido Worth Visiting?

Puerto Escondido, an exquisite hideaway situated on the Pacific coast of Oaxaca in southern Mexico, is renowned for its immense natural beauty, traditional Mexican charm, and remarkable surfing conditions. This idyllic locale offers a flawless blend of vivacious nightlife, tranquil palm-lined beaches, exotic marine life, and adventurous water sports. It's notably known for the legendary Zicatela Beach, a world-famous hotspot for skilled surfers; the enchanting Manialtepec Lagoon, famous for its captivating phosphorescent plankton; and the buzzing Mercado Zicatela, ideal for experiencing local cuisine and culture. The unique juxtaposition of relaxing serenity and enthusiastic fun makes Puerto Escondido truly unforgettable, the perfect Mexican beach town experience.

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I was just in Puerto Escondido in February and I felt very safe there. I found it to be a really nice seaside town with friendly people. It is a big spot on the map for surfers, so there is a bit of a hippie vibe and there are plenty of tourists.

Posted: August 3, 2023
Things to do: 5/5Food: 5/5Budget-friendly: 5/5Safety: 5/5
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