6 places you must visit in Puerto Escondido.

Located on the Mexican Pacific coast, Puerto Escondido has stood out for the beauty and diversity of its beaches. You can travel with family or friends and you will find activities of all kinds. If you arrive at the Puerto Escondido airport, you can rent a car at Mex Rent a Car and take a tour of the best places in the area. Save time and enjoy the benefits of renting a car with the best rates and service. We have a wide variety of cars and vans perfect for all types of trips. Here we share some unmissable beaches and places that you can visit during your trip and the dishes that you must try if you visit this exiting place.



Located just 6 minutes by car from the Puerto Escondido International Airport, you can move to this beach and start your trip. Carrizalillo is known for being a beach with calm waves, where you can practice activities such as snorkeling, learn to surf or simply enjoy a day at the beach with the calm waters. Definitely a place that will take your breath away with a beautiful panoramic view of Carrizalillo beach, where you will discover the perfect balance between jungle and beach.



One of the best-known places in Puerto Escondido is Zicatela, a perfect beach for surf lovers and recognized as one of the best worldwide to practice this sport. Get ready to witness the most precious and risky wave tubes in the world; the waves can measure up to 6 meters and it is here where national and international surfing competitions are held year after year. You can travel by car as it is only 17 minutes from the airport.


El Adoquin

It is characterized by being one of the most traditional and ancient places in Puerto Escondido, known as the main commercial street of the city. We recommend you to walk through this street full of handicrafts, typical food, friendly cafes and at night you will enjoy a unique atmosphere with presentations by artists and musical groups, which give life to this great place.



You can get to Manialtepec, that is only 16 minutes by car from Puerto Escondido to enjoy a magical mangrove. You can start your tour in the morning by taking a walk in the lagoon where you will appreciate the flora and fauna of the place. In the afternoon you can enjoy a sunny day on the beac where the lagoon ends and joins the sea. Definitely the best attraction of this magical place is the beauty of the waters at night, since when they shake, a bioluminescence effect is produced by the microorganisms that inhabit this place.



Located south of Oaxaca, 55 km by car from Puerto Escondido, it is a place that you should definitely visit. Mazunte is a magical town that is known for its rectification in the preservation and conservation of the sea turtle, which was previously in danger of extinction. You will live a unique experience in conjunction with the Mexican Turtle Center, in addition to enjoying a beautiful beach where you can practice diving or snorkeling. You will enjoy the gastronomic richness of the area such as black mole and stone soup. If you travel at the end of November, you can enjoy the Jazz Festival. Definitely a place of calm and joy that you cannot miss.



Just 15 minutes by car from Mazunte, you can visit another emblematic beach in Oaxaca that is known for being the only official nudist beach in Mexico. If you travel to this place, we recommend that you visit Playa del Amor and enjoy calm waves, transparent waters and do some activities such as snorkeling to be in contact with the marine life of the place. Zipolite is characterized by its tranquility and also by its nightlife that when walking through the main streets you will enjoy a night of live music at the foot of the best places in the area.


Wherever you go in Oaxaca, be sure to try its gastronomy and typical dishes from each area. Some of the typical dishes of these places that we recommend you try are: Seafood soup, snail broth, tlayudas, tichinda tamales, dishes that include ants and grasshoppers, black mole, cecina enchilada, to name a few.

Definitely, Oaxaca is a place that you should know and renting a car in Puerto Escondido will be the best option to do it, so you don't miss out on these Oaxacan jewels and you can visit all these destinations without any setbacks.


Always looking to have presence in the best places for your trip, the best option for car rental in Puerto Escondido is Mex Rent a Car and you can find us at the airport so you can rent a car with the quality and service that distinguishes us.

Remember that Mex Rent a Car has the best inclusive rates in the most important destinations in the country. To book you can quote directly on the page or call +52 (33) 4624 2114, where one of our advisors will help you find the best option for your trip.


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