Pristine Beaches. Surfer's Hotspot. Amazing Cuisine.
Get ready to feel the sun on your skin and let loose to beach waves at one of our most charming destinations. Coastal lagoons, exotic fish, and several species of turtles make Puerto Escondido the ideal place for surfing, snorkeling and diving. There's no doubt why Puerto Escondido is a sought-after destination by locals and expats alike!
Get your surfboard ready to hit the waves at Playa Zicatela. With waves as high as 6 meters, the swell in Playa Zicatela is among the best in the world. It’s not a mystery why Zincatela is frequently hosting state, national and international surfing competitions.
Playa Marinero is another world class surf spot commonly frequented by surfing and bodysurf enthusiasts – and its smaller waves are ideal for beginners. The picture-perfect turquoise waters at Marinero make it a popular destination for sunset horseback riding as well.
Puerto Escondido is surrounded by transparent warm waters with a variety of beaches that cater to every taste. Playa Principal - the closest one to town- boasts fine textured sands and the chill swell makes it a perfect spot for swimming. Not only that, but this beach is also where most fishermen arrive with the catch of the day.
If isolated beaches are your jam, Carrizalillo is a better option. Flanked by rocky structures this beach is perfect for those who enjoy diving or snorkeling. The descent through the steep staircase is well worth it!
Just a 15 minute drive from Puerto Escondido, you'll find one of the most magical places in the world. Laguna Manialtepec is a rarity, bringing together salty water from the ocean, sweet water from the river and thermal springs from deep underground. But that’s not where it ends – the surface of the lagoon is surrounded by mangroves and covered by bio-luminescent plankton, which makes it a very attractive night show.
This is the name given to Puerto Escondido’s old town, due to the type of rock that covers the ground. This area gathers a large number of visitors every day for its traditional picturesque look, not to mention the endless row of shops for souvenir enthusiasts! When sun sets, this area truly comes ot life. Vehicle access is not allowed past 6 pm, leaving plenty of room for street artists and musicians to take over the road. Visitors are free to wander the sights, enjoying the restaurants, bars and shops open till the late hours of the night.
No trip to Mexico is complete without taking a moment to sample tacos directly from the source. But beyond just mind-blowing tacos – in Puerto Escondido you can eat freshly caught seafood while sipping margaritas right on the beach!!
After many years of exploitation, Mazunte has turn into a place with a strong ecological vocation. The Tortoise Center works hand-in-hand with the community in an effort to recover the population of this gentle species. By visiting Mazunte, you can not only learn about these beautiful creatures but also support the efforts of conservation - all while enjoying the stunning views from Mazunte's white sand beach.
The State of Oaxaca is the jewel of the Mexican southwest! It has impressed travelers from all over the world for years not only for its magical landscapes, but also for the unique traditions and architectural beauty of this region. Oaxaca is a melting pot of cultures which translates into a feast of colors and artistic expression.
Visit the capital of the region, Oaxaca City, and marvel at the architectonic treasures built from green volcanic rock, dine at award-winning restaurants, drink the true Mexican mezcal, and enjoy the popular art. Any time spent in Oaxaca is true feast for all your senses!
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If you’d like to find out more about what it’s like to live in Puerto Escondido as a ‘digital nomad’, including internet speeds, cost of living, and coworking spaces, have a look at Nomad List’s guide. Internet speeds and stability is generally very good for the region. But we always have MiFi devices with mobile data as backups in all homes to make sure that we can keep working productively if there are any stability issues.
January 10 - February 7, 2020
Puerto Escondido is a Tier 1 chapter. Monthly prices start from:
Private Room: $1400
Shared Room: $900
Note: the rooms are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. All shared rooms are between 2-3 people.
Beach / Surfing / Culture / Relaxed / Nature / Water Sports / Food
WiFi Tribe has an annual membership model: Successful applicants choose how often they want to travel with the tribe within a 12-month period and decide what membership they would like. You can find out more about membership prices here.