THE PACIFIC COAST
OF MEXICO


This website features information on the Pacific Coasts of Oaxaca, Jalisco, and Colima Mexico, including the towns of Huatulco, Puerto Angel, Zipolite, Puerto Escondido, Barra de Navidad, Melaque, and Manzanillo. There is information about hotels, travel, food, surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, fish, turtles, history, native dances, and the Spanish language. There are maps and aerial photos. Travelers and residents share their knowledge and experiences in the Visitors' Comments sections. There you will find advice from many sources on what to enjoy and what to avoid.

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Oaxaca
The Oaxacan Coast is a region of rugged, tropical beauty set against a background of mountainous jungle. For the traveler, it offers a variety of settings from the plush resorts of Huatulco to remote, low-key beachfront hideways. An inland excursion can take you to a coffee plantation or to Oaxaca's capital, a unique cultural center surrounded by craft villages and archaeological sites.
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Jalisco
Jalisco has a lengthy coastline known as Costalegre that stretches from Puerto Vallarta at the northwest end to Barra de Navidad to the southeast. It's many resorts and villages offer a variety of settings for the visitor.
Colima
The tiny state of Colima is where you find the city of Manzanillo, an important seaport and resort area. Manzanillo is known as the Sailfish Capital of the World. Inland cities offer volcano tours and feature botaneros, a type of bar/restaurant offering a stream of appetizers with your drinks.

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Textile work in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca

April 15   International Art Day in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca. Galeria Diana, the first Galleria in Puerto, has been giving classes of painting for more than 25 years. Come to enjoy the family atmosphere at 6:30 pm. Drawing and painting for Kids is at Calle primera Oriente between first 1 Oriente and 2nd Oriente.

April 30 Children day in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca. All day.

For more information on Puerto Escondido events see Gina at the Tourist Booth in front Hotel Rocamar. There are great musicians in town making great entertainment in some restaurants, come to get the best information at the tourist booth.

New information and photos on Restaurante Pascale, a favorite Mexican/French beach restaurant on Playa Principal in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca.

. . . always something new in the Visitors' Comments

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