What to see in Puerto Escondido, what to do in the seaside town of the state of Oaxaca in Mexico, famous for the homonymous film set on the spot.
Puerto Escondido is a seaside resort overlooking the Pacific Ocean along the coast of the state of Oaxaca in Mexico.
The fame of the town is linked to the film of the same name by Gabriele Salvatores, based on the novel by Pino Cacucci and set in Puerto Escondido.
The coast is very indented, characterized by the presence of small coves and bays, as well as by the long Zicatela beach, known worldwide for the surf championships that take place annually.
Other famous beaches are the playa de Bacocho, very pleasant to attend, the playa Principal, located in the heart of the city, ideal for families with children and for those who love to enjoy boat trips to fish, swim in the open sea or visit interesting places.
What to do
The heart of tourist life and a surfer's paradise is Playa Zicatela, where the best hotels are located and on the extraordinary ocean waves you can admire the daring evolutions of the surfers who confront each other during international competitions.
In Puerto Escondito many compatriots live there who have taken seriously the story told by the film by Gabriele Salvatores, whose protagonist fled the city and went to live in Mexico.