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Parks & nature in Oaxaca

Hot Spring
“You can get a tour that takes you there, the place is located 1 hour and a half from the City Centre. Bring cash, your bathing suit and proper sneakers or tennis shoes because the place can be slippery. You can walk all the way down the waterfall and get nice pictures. ”
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Plaza
“Hard to pick a category for the Zocalo in Oaxaca! Restaurants, shopping, relaxing, music, dancing, pretty much the place to start any trip to Oaxaca! ”
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Garden
“You can visit Santo Domingo, Museo de las Culturas and this place on the same day. It will save you time. ”
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Park
“El Llano is an iconic park of Oaxaca. you can walk there. seat for a while and talk. This is a park you have to visit in Oaxaca. And you can be there in 10 minutes or less walking from the studios. ”
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Lake
“Swim at night in the Bioluminescent waters, kayak, horse riding and hot springs among many other activities to do in this area.”
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Park
“Huatulco National Park was declared a Protected Natural Area in 1998 and boasts more than twenty-seven thousand acres. It is home to hundreds of species of plants and animals, both on land and in the sea. You can only visit here with a certified guide. Huatulco Salvaje Agency offers 3-hour long walking or bicycle tours from $480 pesos per person. ---------- El Parque Nacional Huatulco fue declarado Area Natural Protegida en 1998 y se extiende por mas de veintisiete mil acres. Es hogar de cientos de especies de plantas y animales tanto terrestres como marinos. Se puede visitar solo en compañía de un Guía Certificado, la Agencia Huatulco Salvaje ofrece tours a partir de $480 pesos p/p.”
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Beach
“Best Beach if you are coming with small children. Really good for snorkeling.”
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Park
“Take a boat ride through mangrove forests to the beautiful and partly isolated beach of Chacahua. With restaurants and bars along the beach it wont be hard to find your own spot to enjoy a great meal and a cold drink. ”
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Park
“The sandwiches at Las Hormigas are lovely and the other restaurants around the area are great too. Enjoy a quiet moment in this lovely little park. ”
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Other Great Outdoors
“La Reserva Ecológica Nanciyaga ofrece un refugio natural para la vida de la selva y para las especies que la habitan. Gracias a los esfuerzos en conjunto con otras organizaciones e instituciones, ha permitido la reintroducción con éxito, de cocodrilos, monos aulladores y guacamayas rojas. ”
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Mountain
“Good coffee and snacks in the middle of the village, as well as internet, handcrafts, local products and information. Vans to Oaxaca City and the coast leave from here.”
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Park
“A ten minute walk from the cottage you'll find the Parque Colosion, a great little park for running, working out. Beautiful views of the San Felipe mountains. Safe, and for children, too. ”
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Nature Preserve
“Area natural protegida para impulsar la educación ambiental y conservar la selva tropical del estado. Durante tu visita a este lugar turístico podrás observar más de 200 especies de aves, 65 de mamíferos, 130 de mariposas y 550 tipos de plantas. Disfruta de las exhibiciones los fines de semana, senderos interpretativos, el vivero, invernadero, jardines botánicos, paseos en kayak, ruta en bicicleta y el museo interactivo.”
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Bay
“Good for swimming, small children and for snorkeling Ideal para nadar, niños pequeños y para practicar snorkeling”
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Surf Spot
“Long, long beach, beautiful landscape and good for surfing. The waves are probably a bit too rough for normal swimming. Cafe with nice prices and a lovely view. ---------- Larguísima playa con bello paisaje para pasear un agradable rato y buena para surfear. Las olas probablemente son bravas para nadar. El café de la derecha (mirando al mar) es nuestro favorito para comer algo o tomar una cerveza mirando al mar.”
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