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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A gravesite decorated for the Day Of the Dead in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca

March 2024 Events in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca

8 March   Woman Day in Mexico and Puerto Escondido. 9 a.m. Some activities will happen please check w Gina at the tourist booth. Event at the city hall.

9 March   Art Exhibition in Caja de La Luz. 7 p.m. Zicatela near Rubi store.

16 and 17 March   Fishing Tournament. Marlin. Bahia Principal. 7a.m. till 3p.m.

18 March   Anniversary, Day of Oil Expropriation in Mexico. Gasoline in Mexico is more expensive than in Canada and United States *Today*. Long weekend holiday.

21 March   Benito Juarez. Birth in Guelatao Oaxaca. 7a.m. Ceremony at The statue in Carretera Costera and Av Perez Gasga. *Official*.

23 March   Water Festival * Festival de Agua. Parque Idilio. 9 a.m. to 9p.m.
Work shop, little mercadito, food and information about Puerto Escondido water. And suggestions for our government. sustainable projects.
Live Music hass been great in Puerto from Monday to Monday.

If you need more information please stop at the Tourist booth in Adoquín in front Hotel Rocamar in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, with Gina.

. . . always something new in the Visitors' Comments

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