THE PACIFIC COAST
OF MEXICO


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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Oaxaca
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
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.
Colima
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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Casa Linda is a 4-apartment oceanview villa for sale in La Manzanilla, Jalisco. More Real Estate

Tai Condos New, furnished 2-bedroom, 2-bath beachfront condos with pool in Barra de Navidad, Jaliso. For sale or rent.

Missing since March 4, 2016 from Chapala, Jalisco, is 10-year old Yohan Adolfo Ayala Robles.

Notorious Puerto Escondido resident, Dave Crews (aka David May), has once again attracted attention to himself with this disturbing eyewitness account.

May Events in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca:

    Playa Zicatela. The biggest waves are coming we are on hold. The pros will show up.

    Sunday, May 1   Da del Trabajo. Work day Labor day.

    Thursday, May 5   Battle of Puebla. Batalla de Puebla.

    May 5, 6, 7, 8   Surf in Zicatela for kids. 8:00 am. By Coco. check with Gina in the information booth location.

    Tuesday, May 10   Mothers day in Mxico. Many restaurants present a special menu. Some restaurants will have live music romantic and bohemian. The Tourist booth will have the best recommendation for a special day here.

    May 6, 7, 8   Fandango Costeo Folk Dancers. Agencia Municipal (City hall). 6:00 pm Méxican time (could start late).

    More information is available from Gina at the tourist booth at the Adoquín in front of The hotel Rocamar.

. . . always something new in the Visitors' Comments

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