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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Casa Linda is a 4-apartment oceanview villa for sale in La Manzanilla, Jalisco. More Real Estate

December Events in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca

2 December   Calenda Istmeña (start at the Mercado Lic Benito Jurez) 5:00p.m will be finish at the city hall.

3 December   Vela Istmea Fiesta from the Zapotec community 10:00p.m Live Music City hall (Agencia Municipal) $$

3 December   Jazz night Beach Club Pez Gallo Villa sol live music 8:00p.m Donation. Tickets at Hotel Villa Sol $200 pesos

8 December   The celebration of the Virgen Juquila Multiple events and processions Catholic church.

12 December   The celebration of Virgen of Guadalupe Procession at the church of Arroyo seco. 4:30p.m

15 December   Sky Divers arrive to Puerto This is your year to Jump. Reservations with Gina

18 December   The celebration and mass Bahia Principal. a trip by boat FREE come with Flowers to participate 3:30p.m

24 December   Christmas in Puerto Escondido and in Mxico. Some restaurants make our special dinner. Lobster or Turkey Reservation with Gina at the tourist Booth

31 December   Last SUN SET 2016 at Zicatela in front Hotel Santa F 5:15p.m

31 December   Special dinner and Live Music All over town. Beach parties. Fire works at 12:00p.m

For more information on Puerto Escondido events see Gina at the Tourist Booth in front Hotel Rocamar.

Article by Alvin Starkman Whiskey in Oaxaca.

The Crazy Cactus in Barra de Navidad, Jalisco, has car rentals, real estate, storage units, and residential and commercial design and construction.

Fiestas de Noviembre are underway in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca. See schedule of events.

. . . always something new in the Visitors' Comments

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