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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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 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.
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

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

Missing Person: Michael Hauke   Last seen: Friday, February 16, 2017 in Zipolite, Oaxaca.

The Visitors Comments software has been updated and after some initial difficulties seems to be mostly in working order. However, users with hotmail addresses may not participate in the forums.

Wednesday, March 8.   8:00 pm Concert with David Rotundo and also the D.F. Blues Band and special guests at Restaurant Rincon de los Almendros (Rinconada) in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca. Tickets are sold at Gina’s tourist information booth for 200 pesos each, or people can contact Ross at 954 139 7906 to buy a ticket. We’re helping David Rotundo out with this last-minute exclusive concert, (100 tickets only).

Wednesday, March 8. International Womens Day. A Race for women in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca. Come get more information at the tourist booth.

Wednesday, March 8. Meeting with The Mayor of Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca. International community. Casa de la Cultura, Calle Agua Turquesa, 7:00 pm. More information with Gina at the tourist booth.

Monday, March 13. Puerto Escondido Fest 2017 Caravan of presentation of the King of Puerto Fest From 3ra Poniente down to The city hall in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca. 6:00 pm.

Friday, March 17. Puerto Escondido Fest 2017 The Inauguration of The Puerto Fest City hall. Fireworks 6:30 pm Mexican Time (probably later).

Saturday, March 18. Puerto Escondido Fest 2017 Parade. Starts at Airport and ends at the City hall. Bring your Camera. 5:00 pm.

Sunday, March 19. Puerto Escondido Fest 2017 Parade. From UMAR to Rinconada. 6:00 pm Mexican time (Meaning it will likely run later)

Sunday, March 19. Puerto Escondido Fest 2017. Final ceremonies with a great Musical group Name Sonora Dinamita, live music for Dancing. City Hall / Agencia Municipal in Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, 8:30 pm (Mexican Time)

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.

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