This website features information on the Pacific Coasts of Oaxaca, Jalisco, and Colima Mexico, including the towns of Huatulco, Puerto Angel, Zipolite, Puerto Escondido, Barra de Navidad, Melaque, and Manzanillo. There is information about hotels, travel, food, surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, fish, turtles, history, native dances, and the Spanish language. There are maps and aerial photos. Travelers and residents share their knowledge and experiences in the Visitors' Comments sections. There you will find advice from many sources on what to enjoy and what to avoid.

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The Oaxacan Coast is a region of rugged, tropical beauty set against a background of mountainous jungle. For the traveler, it offers a variety of settings from the plush resorts of Huatulco to remote, low-key beachfront hideways. An inland excursion can take you to a coffee plantation or to Oaxaca's capital, a unique cultural center surrounded by craft villages and archaeological sites.
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Jalisco has a lengthy coastline known as Costalegre that stretches from Puerto Vallarta at the northwest end to Barra de Navidad to the southeast. It's many resorts and villages offer a variety of settings for the visitor.
The tiny state of Colima is where you find the city of Manzanillo, an important seaport and resort area. Manzanillo is known as the Sailfish Capital of the World. Inland cities offer volcano tours and feature botaneros, a type of bar/restaurant offering a stream of appetizers with your drinks.

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Wednesday, November 2 is the Day of the Dead Ceremony 5:00 pm in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca. People need to come make reservations at the tourist booth in front of Hotel Rocamar on the adoquín. Gina includes Tamales, Chocolate, and bread. There is a small fee.

Fiestas de Noviembre are coming up in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca. See schedule of events.

Missing Person: David De La Torre   DAVID HAS BEEN FOUND   Missing since April 24, 2016. Date of Birth: August 20, 1990. Last Known Location: Hotel in San Juan De Dios. David De La Torre went missing on his way from Guadalajara, Jalisco, to Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco.

Added a new article by Alvin Starkman, Methanol and Mezcal.

Updated the Driving in Mexico page.

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