Oaxaca Sights

Advertisement

Guidebooks

Playa Bacocho

Playa Bacocho Review

High red cliffs serve as the backdrop for this beach west of town. It's ringed by upscale housing and hotel developments as well as some inviting bars, discos, and restaurants. Avoid swimming here. Although the waves aren't fierce, the rip currents are strong, especially along the east side of the bay. There aren't any lifeguards. For most visitors, Playa Bacocho is good for playing in the sand, long walks, and sunsets. Two beach clubs have restaurant and bar service, swimming pools, showers, and shade; access is about $5. Security guards on three-wheelers patrol during the day, but it's not recommended to walk on this lonely stretch of sand at night.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca
  • Location: Puerto Escondido

Fodorite Reviews

Be the first to review this property

Advertisement

Travel Deals in Oaxaca

View all travel deals
* Some taxes, fees additional

View more trip reports

  • 5 Weeks in Chocolate Paradise

    Oaxaca is a most interesting city & area.
    I arrived 3 days before my apartment was available due to a change of plans. I had planned on taking the bus down the coast to Puerto Escondido via Acapulco Read more

View more travel discussions

· News & Features

View more blog stories