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Puerto Escondido (Pwehr-to-ehs-cohn–DE–doh) which in english means "Hidden Port" is a port city in the Mexican state of Oaxaca located just over 90 miles from Oaxaca City. The town was Puerto Escondidoestablished in 1928 for the shipment of coffee. Puerto Escondido later became a popular destination after Federal Highway 200 was built along the country's Pacific Ocean coast during the 1960s. Today Puerto Escondido is best known as a resort town known for surfin, especially at the famous surf break Playa Zicatela dubed by surfers as the Mexican Pipeline. This famous wave has attracted surfers and travellers from around the world. Puerto Escondido also has a large community of ex-patriots and backpackers. Although Puerto Escondido Mexico is billed as a beach resort, Puerto Escondido is still a fishing village. In Puerto Escondido Mexico the jade green waters have earned it the nickname of the Emerald Coast. Puerto Escondido is divided into three parts; El Adoquin is where most of the locals live, this is a good area to get a bite to eat. Calle de Morro is where the twenty something crowd hangs. Here you will find surf shacks covering the beaches and the least developed area is Carrizalillo this is where most of the upscale hotels are located...More about Puerto Escondido

Puerto Escondido Nightlife

Puerto Escondido Nightlife

Puerto Escondido is a small fishing village, however there are several bars and nightclubs in town. Compared to anywhere else in Oaxaca if you are looking for a young nightfe than Puerto Escondido offers clubs, discos with drinking and dancing. If you are looking for a relaxing late night cocktail almost all the higher end hotels...More Information about Nightlife in Puerto Escondido

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The primary attractions of Puerto Escondido are the beautiful beaches and championship surfing. Playa Zicatela nicknamed “The Mexican Pipeline” attracts thousands of surfing enthusiasts annually. This area is considered to offer some of the best surfing in the world. Puerto Escondido also has several remarkable natural attractions and extraordinary bays...More Attractions in Puerto Escondido



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Puerto Escondido Restaurants

Puerto Escondido Restaurants

Puerto Escondido specializes in everything seafood, with almost e very restaurant serving fresh fish, as well as several delicious vegetarian plates and dishes. Puerto Escondido also has a strong Italian influence...More information on Restaurants in Puerto Escondido

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Puerto Escondido offers lodging for all budgets, whether you are backpacking and need to camp for the night, or you are looking for an oceanfront hotel wiht pools and spas. There are even several vacation rentals located around Puerto Escondido...More Puerto Escondido Lodgings