Puerto Escondido

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  • 1. Playa Carrizalillo

    Carrizalillo | Beach–Sight

    In a region full of beautiful beaches, Playa Carrizalillo can still take your breath away. The high cliffs that surround it ensure that it's...Read More

  • 2. Playa Manzanillo


    Of Puerto Escondido's seven beaches, Playa Manzanillo, which rings Puerto Angelito, is one of the safest for swimming. It's also one of the...Read More

  • 3. La Punta

    Brisas de Zicatela | Beach–Sight

    Rustic beach bungalows, tattooed hipsters, and Aussie surfers toting custom surfboards create a laid-back vibe at La Punta, a hip, golden stretch...Read More

  • 4. Playa Agua Blanca


    Playa Agua Blanca is about 30 minutes east of Puerto Escondido, at Km 172 of the road towards Mazunte. You'll see a sign for Agua Blanca pointing...Read More

  • 5. Playa Bacocho


    High red cliffs serve as the backdrop for this long, secluded beach west of town. The beach is situated at the bottom of a steep hill ringed...Read More

  • 6. Playa Marinero

    El Adoquín | Beach–Sight

    This beach abuts Playa Principal; the only thing separating the two is the sometimes malodorous freshwater Laguna de Agua Dulce created where...Read More

  • 7. Playa Principal

    El Adoquín | Beach–Sight

    Although it's not the cleanest beach in town, Playa Principal is popular with Mexican families, who flock to this strip of medium-coarse beige...Read More

  • 8. Playa Puerto Angelito

    Centro | Beach–Sight

    This lovely cove is home to both the eponymous beach as well as equally lovely Playa Manzanillo. Taxis will drop you off near the white sand...Read More

  • 9. Playa Zicatela

    Playa Zicatela | Beach–Sight

    One of the world's top surfing beaches, Zicatela has cream-colored sands that are battered by the mighty Mexican Pipeline. In November, international...Read More

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