Oaxaca is one of the destinations with more wealth and beauty of all Mexico. Oaxaca’s main tourist sites such as the archaeological sites of Monte Alban and Mitla or its wonderful petrified waterfalls of Hierve el Agua make Oaxaca a majestic place that you will never want to leave.

And Oaxaca is the perfect destination to lose and marvel at its magical places, as well as its unique gastronomy, on the coasts of Oaxaca that are from Huatulco, through Puerto Angel, Zipolite, Puerto Escondido and, of course, Mazunte, you’ll find more beautiful turquoise beaches and golden sand that combine perfectly with its lagoons; a true tropical paradise.

Mazunte, a turtle sanctuary

Among the beauties that await you on the beaches of Oaxaca, stands out Mazunte, a crystalline emerald beach with a red sky that changes to orange while the sun hides on the horizon; a show that dazzles anyone. In this beautiful beach, the days pass slowly, so if your desire is to relax, you should undoubtedly throw yourself on the beach to listen to the gentle sea breeze and then see an incredible sunset from Punta Cometa… that will be your best d-tox.

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But Mazunte is not only for relaxing, there are endless activities you can do, here we give you a list:

  • Witness the release of turtles in Escobilla beach.
  • Take a tour of the Turtle Museum and learn about this fascinating species.
  • Practice water activities such as surfing or snorkeling to admire marine biodiversity.
  • Marvel at the mangroves at the La Ventanilla ecotourism center.
  • Listen to jazz music and a bit of rock at the International Jazz Festival.

Another attraction in Oaxaca that will make you fall in love with is the Chacahua lagoons, a protected natural site of 14,000 hectares that has two beaches and five freshwater and saltwater lagoons. Chacahua offers various activities for its visitors, such as fishing, practicing water activities, admiring the beautiful landscapes and nature reserves, taking a boat trip around the lagoon, visiting the turtles, crocodiles and iguanas that live in the place and, having a delightful meal with its exquisite options will be the cherry on top.

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Visiting the beaches of Oaxaca is a perfect option to spend the holidays with your family, friends or with your partner. Its beaches are perfect for rest and take a break from the city environment, but they are also ideal for ecotourism or adventure activities.

With these recommendations, we ‘re sure you already know what to do in Oaxaca in a weekend or on your vacations.

And if you still do not know where to stay, Hotel ZOA is the perfect choice to make your stay unforgettable. A perfect fusion between exclusivity and nature.

You dare? A paradise awaits you.

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