Likes & Dislikes

Opinions

Puerto Escondido - Playa Carrizalillo - Krista photo

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Practicals

Transport

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Puerto Escondido - public bus - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - taxi - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - Zicatela - beach road - Krista photo March 2021

Puerto Escondido - rental squad - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - tuktuk-like public transport vehicle - Krista photo

Accomodation

If you are over 35, may better choose accommodation close to Playa  Carrizalillo or Playa Zicatella.

Puerto Escondido - Zicatela - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - Hotel Paraiso Escondido - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - Zicatela - bungalows - Krista photo

Food

Reccomendations:

Dulce Tierre is one of the best cafes in town. 

Puerto Escondido - Dulce Tierra - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - Rinconada neighborhood - Avenida Benito Juarez - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - Zipolite - BBQ chicken and potato - Krista photo

Shopping

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Puerto Escondido - souvenir jars - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - Zipolite - shops - Krista photo

Fun

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Puerto Escondido - Zicatela - dancing for fun - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - Playa Principal - fun - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - Mazunte - entertainer - Krista photo

Public safety

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Puerto Escondido - Playa Zicatela - in memory of surfers who died in the sea - Krista photo

Others

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Puerto Escondido - Mazunte - laundry - Chelita and her 12 grandchildren - Krista photo

Background

Destination in brief

Puerto Escondido means ,, Hidden port" in English.

Population (in 2021): 36,300

Geography

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Puerto Escondido - Playa Principal - rocks&waves - Krista photo

History

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Puerto Escondido - Zicatela - Hotel Santa Fe - first beach hotel, built in 1982 by an American - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - Mazunte - T-shirt - illegal immigration - Krista photo

Nowadays

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Puerto Escondido - Rinconada neighborhood - relaxed life - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - Mazunte - main street - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - Zicatela - Time is a cruel thief to rob us of our former selves - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - Zipolite - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - Playa Principal at sunset - Krista

People

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Puerto Escondido - mother with her daughter -Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - Zipolite - domestic tourists - Krista photo

Attractions

Playa Principal

Puerto Escondido - Playa Principal next to Playa Zicatela - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - Playa Principal - fishing boats - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - Playa Principal seen from the viewpoint of Playa Zicatela - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - Playa Principal at sunset - Krista photo

Playa Carrizalillo

Puerto Escondido - Playa Carrizalillo - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - Playa Carrizalillo - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - Playa Carrizalillo - Krista photo

Rinconada  neighborhood

Puerto Escondido - Rinconada neighborhood - street art - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - Rinconada neighborhood - Avenida Benito Juarez - Krista photo

Zicatela

Puerto Escondido - Zicatela - lush vegetation - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - Zicatela - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - Zicatela - Avenida del Morro (beach road) - Krista photo

Playa Zicatela

Puerto Escondido - Playa Zicatela - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - Playa Zicatela - sculpture called “La Ola” (The Wave) rising up from the rocks at the end (or the beginning?) of Playa Zicatela - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - almost empty Playa Zicatela - Krista photo (March 2021)

Puerto Escondido - Playa Zicatela - high waves - Krista photo

Playa Manzanillo

Puerto Escondido - Playa Manzanillo - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - the bay of Playa Manzanillo - Krista photo

Playa Angelito

Puerto Escondido - overcrowded Playa Angelito on a late Friday - locals only - Krista photo

Mazunte

Puerto Escondido - Mazunte - milieu - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - Mazunte - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - beach of Mazunte with waves - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - Mazunte - empty beach in March 2021 (COVID) - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - beach of Mazunte - few people - Krista photo March 2021

San Augustinillo

Puerto Escondido - San Augustinillo - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - The beach of San Augustinillo - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - the beach of San Augustinillo - Krista photo

Zipolite

Puerto Escondido - the beach of Zipolite - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - the beach of Zipolite - empty chairs during COVID-time (March 2021) - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - Zipolite - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - (partly nudist) beach of Zipolite - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - beach of Zipolite - Krista photo

Puerto Escondido - beach of Zipolite - Krista photo

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