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Puerto Escondido Information

Puerto Escondido Information    Architectural Digest

Read about local events and activities in and around town. Find info, news and useful resources including surf beach, fishing and nightlife in Puerto Escondido.

Our information page offers details about honeymoons, the weather, Spanish language schools and currency exchange for converting US dollars into Mexican Pesos. Follow links to read news articles and press about our town and area in general, learn about your airlines travel and transportation options and get answers to frequently asked questions regarding foreigners purchasing property in Mexico.

Zicatela Surf Beach

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Puerto Escondido Surf

On the largest beach strand in Puerto Escondido, surf at Playa Zicatela beach which is on the top 10 list of surfing locations in the world and home of the famous 'Mexican Pipeline'. April to October is the best time when you'll find 5 to 15 foot waves that develop a smooth tube for a nice finish.

In the news

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In the News

Our news section has articles related to real estate and expatriates who find Mexico to be an affordable solution for their retirement. Read articles about traveling for vacation and news about surrounding areas in Oaxaca.

Deep Sea Sport Fishing

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Fishing in Puerto Escondido

Sportfishing on the Pacific Coast is usually plentiful with a large variety of excellent fish for both sport fishing and eating. You can catch sailfish, tuna, dorado (Mahi Mahi) and marlin plus swim with turtles and see dolphins and flying fish.

Restaurants, Bars & Nightlife

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Restaurants, Bars & Nightlife

You'll never run out of places to eat, drink and party. Read about a few of our favorite dining establishments, clubs and nightlife. Find details about menus, locations and special attributes of some local bars and restaurants.

Dolphins Info

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Dolphins and Whales

In the fall months, whales begin their migration from Alaska to Mexico. Also see dolphins which are a permanent fixture on our coast and often seen close to shore playing and jumping out of the ocean. See info, videos pictures and facts about these beatufiul creatures in their natural habitat.


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Puerto Escondido Beaches

Also know as the Hidden Harbor, Playa Principal is the main beach that parallels the adoquin pedestrian area. West of the lighthouse cove beaches you find Playa Manzanillo and Carrizalillo for calm swimming and snorkeling. see map »

Travel Info

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Travel & Transportation

The Puerto Escondido airport is easy reach direct from Mexico City on a 50 minute flight. Oaxaca is 35 minute airplane flight direct here or to Huatulco. Click for Puerto Escondido travel info including buses, airlines and taxis.

2003-2018 Yoga Puerto Escondido

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2003-2018 Sheppard teaches private and group classes featuring restorative and energizing vinyasa flow yoga set to music, mixed with deep relaxation and guided meditation. All levels are welcome - from beginners to advanced practitioners.

Current weather

Puerto Escondido Weather

The weather outside home may be frightful but here most days are delightful. Sunny and warm with average temperatures in the mid 80's.
See climate, average rainfall, air and water temperatures.

Beach Weddings

Puerto Escondido Weddings & Honeymoons

Personalized weddings in Puerto Escondido Mexico offering luxury accomodations and catering. Intimate lodgings for your Puerto Escondido honeymoon are available in secluded settings on the beach next to the Pacific Ocean.

Skydive Puerto Escondido

Skydive Puerto Escondido

Skydiving is a thrilling activity at the Playa Zicatela beach during the high season. A group from the US flies here and sets up shop and a skydive landing pad on the beach. Jumping from a plane at 13,000ft beginner jumpers skydive tandem, skydiving and solo jumps for experienced skydiver.

Property purchase FAQs

Property purchase FAQs

It seems many people have misconceptions regarding foreigners buying land and property in Mexico. We're often asked, "Is it safe for a foreigner to purchase land in Mexico?" The answer is Yes. Click to read information about laws and protections for foreigners wishing to purchase properties.

Puerta Escondida Market

Farmers Market & Essentials

Wednesday & Saturday vegetables, fish, meat, poultry, flowers.  map >
Supermarket: Super Che is located next to main intersection Crucero. Household, toiletries, canned goods, wine, spirits, cheese & deli.   see map >

Puerto Escondido Honeymoons

Useful Resources

Learn Spanish at Instituto de Lenguajes - students immerse themselves in Spanish language & Latino culture. Enjoy activities and excursions: surf lessons, board rentals, salsa dance lessons and rock climbing. Find info about getting married, having weddings or honeymoons in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca Mexico.

Porto Puerta Escondida Mexican Peso

Changing Money

Exchange Rate: 1US$ = 14 MXN Pesos
Usually, the best place to exchange money is the Mexico City Airport. Or carry only a small amount with and use an ATM to withdraw what you will need when you get here.






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