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Experience Puerto Escondido

Puerto Escondido Overview
Fast facts
  • World-class surfing destination with a laid-back Bohemian vibe
  • Get close to pelicans and spoonbills in Manialtepec Lagoon
  • Set in a stunning bay encircled by majestic rock formations
  • Explore stunning Pacific beaches and serene lagoons

With a variety of atmospheres across different regions of the city, Puerto Escondido is a Mexican destination that satisfies a range of personalities, whether you seek luxurious accommodations, a cosmopolitan vibe or a laid-back surfer scene. At Zicatela, you'll find thrilling waves that make this site one of the best surf spots in the world. But if you've got little ones in tow, head to Playa Principal for a family-friendly beach. Or try the calmer, novice waves of La Punta if you're a beginner surfer. Heading in land, Puerto Escondido continues to impress with the mangrove forests of the Manialtepec Lagoon, where you can spot a range of tropical birds from pelicans to spoonbills during a peaceful kayak ride. In between, charming villages like Mazunte offer visitors a peek into the local way of life, observing its customs and culture.

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Travel tips

National language: Spanish

Currency: MXN (Mexican Peso). We recommend travellers bring USD (United States Dollar) for their vacation to exchange to pesos at their resort.

Language notes: Hola! While the local language is Spanish, English is widely spoken in resorts and tourist areas.

Voltage: 110V

Travel tips: Canadian devices use 120 V and will work with 110 V. Many resorts have 120 V plugs. For older devices, items using motors or heating (heated beauty tools, electric toothbrushes) and three-prong plugs we recommend bringing an adaptor with voltage conversion.

What to pack: Don’t know what to bring? Don’t worry. Click Here for a full checklist to print and refer to when packing for your all-inclusive vacation in Puerto Escondido.

What to buy: At the edge of towering rock formations in Puerto Escondido, you may have the chance to witness baby turtles hatch and venture to the sea. A souvenir depicting this iconic marine creature is definitely a fitting way to remember your vacation in Puerto Escondido.

Getting around: Your local Sunwing Experiences representative will handle your airport transfers, providing you with round-trip transportation from the airport to your resort and back. To discover all the incredible things to do and see, Sunwing Experiences will take you on a range of exciting tours and excursions.

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