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Things To Do

From zip-lining above the beautiful forests of San Juan Lachao to relaxing in the warm waters of a natural hot spring, Puerto Escondido and its surrounding regions offer endless opportunities for adventure and exploration. Browse some of our favorite tours below to start planning your dream Mexico getaway.

Turtle Release

Weekly, August to October
4:00 pm 4:30 pm
Donations support sea turtle preservation program

Just in front of the hotel, the Palmarito Turtle Conservation Project hosts baby turtle releases up to three times each week. Species include green and black sea turtles, Olive Ridley turtles, and the occasional leatherback turtle.

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Zipline Adventure

Departs 8 :00 am
Returns 5:00 pm
2 hours (55 km) to/from hotel
$ 1350 pesos per person ($80 USD)

Zipline high above the forests of San Juan Lachao. This five-segment tour includes a waterfall, deep river valley, and mountain views. Trip fees include zipline and transportation to and from the hotel.

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Hot Springs and Horseback Riding in Manialtepec

Departs 9:00 am
Returns 3:00 pm
20 minutes (20 km) to/from hotel
$1,300 pesos per person ($77 USD)

Visit San José Manialtepec for horseback riding along the banks of the Manialtepec River to a natural hot springs. Trip fees include transportation to and from the hotel, horseback riding, and hot springs.

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Oaxaca Coast

Departs 8:00 am
Returns 5:00 pm
1 h 30 minutes (75 km) to/from hotel
$ 1,200 pesos per person ($70 USD)

Visit the eco-refuge of Ventanilla Beach to discover forest and marine wildlife, shop cosmetics made from local ingredients, and tour the turtle museum and aquarium. Trip fees include transportation to and from hotel.

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Dolphin and Whale Watching

Departs 7:00 am
Return time varies
25 minutes (20 km) to/from hotel
Cost: $ 950 pesos ($56 USD)

Spend two hours boat exploring the waters off Puerto Angelito beach. You’ll discover stunning coastline while observing dolphins, turtles, and whales. Trip fees include transportation to and from the hotel, boat, and guide.

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Reforma Waterfall

Departs 7:00 am
Returns 4:00 pm
1 h 45 minutes (50 km) to/from hotel
$ 1,000 pesos per person ($60 USD)

Visit the community of La Reforma and hike to a remote waterfall 45 meters high with 3 three large sparkling pools at its feet. Trip fees include transportation to and from the hotel.

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Llano Grande Waterfalls

Departs 8:00 am
Returns 5:00 pm
3h 30 minutes (145 km) to/from hotel
$ 2,000 pesos person ($118 USD)

Hike to and explore a series of crystalline waterfalls and natural pools nestled in the forests at Llano Grande. Trip fees include transportation to and from the hotel.

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Lagoons of Chacahua National Park

Departs 8:00 am
Returns 4:00 pm
2 hours (90 km) to/from hotel
$ 1,500 pesos per person ($90 USD)

Venture through one of Mexico’s most beautiful national parks by boat. You’ll discover countless species of birds, crocodiles, and thriving mangrove labyrinths as you travel from island to island. End the day at Chacahua Bay with a feast of fresh seafood and a swim. Trip fees include transportation to and from the hotel, boat, and guide.

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Sport Fishing

Departs 7:00 am
Returns 1:00 pm
25 minutes (20 km) to/from hotel
$ 5000 pesos per boat ($295 USD)

Navigate the high seas with experienced captains on a private tuna and marlin fishing expedition. Trip fees include transportation to and from the hotel, boat, and guide.

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Evening Bioluminescence Tour

Depart 8:00 pm
Returns 10:00 pm
10 minutes (10 km) to/from hotel
$ 500 pesos per person ($30 USD)

Explore Manialtepec Lagoon’s rich mangrove forest at sunset before making your way to the beaches at Puerto Piso. Here, you’ll swim under starlit skies through warm luminescent waters, lit by thousands of microorganisms that glow in your wake. Trip fees include transportation to and from the hotel, boat, and guide.

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Tour Huatulco Bays

Departs 7:00 am
Returns 5:00 pm
2h 20 minutes (125 km) to/from hotel
$ 1,700 pesos per person ($100 USD)

Explore the winding coastline of Huatulco Bay by catamaran before docking at El Maguey for lunch and mezcal on the beach. You’ll also visit a local textile loom and lighthouse. Trip fees include transportation to and from the hotel, boat, and guide.

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