Puerto Escondido Surf Travel

This picturesque corner of the Mexican Pacific is known as the “Emerald coast” because of the colors of its crystalline waters, in a beauty contrast to its beaches of fine and white sand. On the main beach, it is possible to practice the recreational fishing, and catch species such as sailfish, goldfish, marlin and roosterfish; from there, walking along the footpath, you can reach the beach “Puerto Angelito”

Those who like diving can know and explore the beautiful underwater landscapes, constituted mainly by marine flora and fauna of rocky and sandy bottom. The Carrizalillo and Manzanillo beaches are ideal for free diving. For its part, the Zicatela beach, with waves that, sometimes reach almost 20ft of height, is ideal for surfing.

Each year, in the months of August and November, an international surfing tournament on this beach is held, considered, because of its characteristics, as the third best in the world for this discipline.

Puerto Escondido Surf Travel

This venue is very popular with Canadians and Europeans. Many of the American expatriates who have discovered this “hidden port” have chosen to move here because of its authentic style and atmosphere and because everything is affordable.

In Puerto Escondido you can taste a rich variety of seafood and regional food. It is obligated the visit to the tourist walk, where various purchases can be made; in November, the Coastal Dance Festival is presented, which exposes dances and traditions of the coast. On the beach are offered boats for rent to realize two different types of routes: one sea-in, and another in the bays; also provides services for recreational fishing.

Puerto Escondido is not a manufactured resort; it’s a real Mexican coastal town with an old-world feel and as such it offers great value and a great opportunity to experience a wide variety of activities and pastimes.

Puerto Escondido Surf Travel

Puerto Escondido becomes particularly busy with surfers around the end and beginning of the dry season (March-April / October-November), when major surfing tournaments take place here. Summers are hot, humid and sultry and the beaches, although dramatic and beautiful are not ideal for swimmers, so choose a hotel-resort with a pool if you visit here in the hot summer months.

Puerto Escondido es también una gran base desde la que explorar el área local. Además de las grandes playas y actividades acuáticas, la zona ofrece la oportunidad de experimentar impresionantes atracciones ecológicas, ya que esta es también una de las principales regiones ecológicas de México. Many people who visit here fall in love with the place and keep coming back, year after year.