Puerto Escondido is surrounded by a huge variety of incredible places: the Manialtepec Lagoon, the Chacahua Lagoon and Rio Verde are only a small sample of the beauties of the coast of Oaxaca if you’re looking for things to do in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca.
In the southeast side of Puerto Escondido is Zicatela, a beach that vibrates with a cosmopolitan atmosphere that attracts surfers and tourist from all over the world, especially Europe. Many of them come to conquer the famous waves!
Walking throughout Zicatela is an opportunity to enjoy the spectacular demonstrations of the surfers. At night the party begins, especially in the main street with the party starts in the bar and finished in a club until dawn.
But Puerto Escondido has way more than just breathtaking waves and a vibrant nightlife. The area that surrounds the bay has a big amount of natural beauties. Just 20 minutes north Puerto Escondido, the bird watching lovers can rent kayaks or boats to watch the pelicans, falcons and many birds more that live in the forests of the mangrove of the Manialtepec Lagoon. Also, in the surroundings of Zicatela Beach and Puerto Escondido you can find several interesting tourist attractions; for instance, the Manialtepec Lagoons, with their bioluminescence, Mazunte with the Turtle Museum, Chacahua and its horseback rides and thermal waters, and many options more that fit the needs and tastes of all the visitors.