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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Nature
“Amazing view, surfing for beginners and usually the waves are not to bad, so it's easy to play and swim. This beach has an entrance with many many steps, so prepare for a hike up when you go back.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Best for breakfast. Try their "cuernitos de chocolate", croissants filled with chocolate...mmm delicious.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Nice for swimming, small beach with not much tourist affluence. The view from the top is really beautiful. ”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
“More sophisticated, Oaxacan cosine. Great place to try the local flavors prepared by a great chef. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Inside the hotel Villas Carrizalillo. The restaurant has a delicious menu and the most beautiful view, especially at sunset!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“A classic. It's been around for a long time. Great Tacos. Also their mushroom appetizer is delicious.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Release turtles back into nature at this beautiful beach location with Viva Mar, a group of extremely dedicated people protecting local turtle species. ”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“La mejor pizza de la ciudad. El dueño Michelle es uno de los primeros extranjeros (italiano) que asentó su restaurante en Puerto Escondido. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you want to experience oaxacan cuisine this is the place. Always filled with locals. Cheap excellent food”
  • 7 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Taxis are the best option to move around Puerto Escondido, either for short or long distances. They are cheap and safe. Normally they have standard fees for different places and you can take them anywhere in the street. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Es la principal central de ADO en puerto escondido, de ahì puedes moverte a donde quieras, en contra esquina podrás encontrar los autobuses para poderte mover a Zipolite, Mazúnte y Huatulco.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Delicious Lebanese/Middle Eastern Food: Fresh Salads, Hummus, Falafel, Shawarma and freshly baked Flatbread. Yum!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Beach
“Las playas Manzanillo y Puerto Angelito son dos playas juntas separadas solo por un par de rocas en las que hay una pequeña vereda por la que se llega de una playa a otra. Ambas playas son hermosas, el agua muy limpia, buenos restaurantes, muy pocas olas y corriente muy tranquila, perfectas para nadar tranquilamente.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Car Rental
“One of three car rental places in Puerto, this has been in operation longest. Also Mexico Car Rental, which is a well-established national company ”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Mexican Restaurant
“Best for breakfast. Try their "cuernitos de chocolate", croissants filled with chocolate...mmm delicious.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“More sophisticated, Oaxacan cosine. Great place to try the local flavors prepared by a great chef. ”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Inside the hotel Villas Carrizalillo. The restaurant has a delicious menu and the most beautiful view, especially at sunset!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“A classic. It's been around for a long time. Great Tacos. Also their mushroom appetizer is delicious.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“La mejor pizza de la ciudad. El dueño Michelle es uno de los primeros extranjeros (italiano) que asentó su restaurante en Puerto Escondido. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“If you want to experience oaxacan cuisine this is the place. Always filled with locals. Cheap excellent food”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Delicious Lebanese/Middle Eastern Food: Fresh Salads, Hummus, Falafel, Shawarma and freshly baked Flatbread. Yum!”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Very nice beach club, great food, nice service. On the Bacocho beach, with huge pool, great for chilling with a cocktail or with the kids.”
  • 4 locals recommend

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