Come to Zicatela Beach

Zicatela Puerto Escondido in Oaxaca

If you feel like frequenting not so typical places by the sea with surfers riding the waves, leisure areas, but also being at peace with yourself, we bring you a hidden place in the state of Oaxaca. Take advantage of your visit to this territory to visit Hierve el Agua in Oaxaca, you will not regret it.

Zicatela Beach

It is considered an ideal beach for wave lovers, experienced surfers who can’t pass up good weather and adequate swell will be amazed with Zicatela beach.

It currently leads the list of the best beaches in the world to practice this type of sport, so if you had any doubts, you can’t miss the opportunity to visit this beautiful location. To visit other quieter beaches you have Carrizalillo, Bacocho, Marinero, among others.

If you are not yet a big fan of surfing you can hire the services of professional instructors or if you prefer, you have a lot of sports activities to do on this beach, besides sunbathing, tasting delicious and tasty restaurants or shopping in the nearby stores. Delight yourself with the typical meals made with fish and seafood, it will be the best time for you to taste.

On the other hand, it is recommended to sail the bay in sailboats or special boats, a spectacular tour that will surely make you take impressive pictures. You can also practice snorkeling and scuba diving, although we recommend the Cancun area for this entertaining activity; Do you still don’t know the hotels in Cancun of the Oasis Hotel Group?

Punta Zicatela

The Mexpipe Challenge Surf Carnival is held here in February, one of the most important events organized on Zicatela beach, although as you can imagine there are other competitions throughout the year that are just as popular.

As a curiosity we will tell you that the name Zicatela comes from the Nahuatl language and means ”place of big thorns” due to its surfing heritage. It is an area with a hippie, relaxed, bohemian air in which its citizens go at a different pace.

Puerto escondido Zicatela

Sunset at Zicatela

Puerto escondido’s biggest economic drivers are tourists interested in surfing, although they also focus on those looking for the perfect vacation; Zicatela’s second but not as important income is fishing.

Alternate destination: Cancun

If after a season focused on surfing you feel like a change of scenery and relax like never before, Oasis all-inclusive hotels will meet your expectations.

You have different exclusive services for adults only called Sian Ka’an at The Piramid at Grand Oasis hotel where you can relax with your partner without worrying about anything else.

Try new flavors and innovative techniques in the restaurants always at your disposal, such as Careyes, a magnificent combination of gourmet Mexican cuisine with traditional French gastronomy…you won’t forget the intense flavors and perfect unions in every bite.

About the Author
Patu Soto | Me gradué en Periodismo por la Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Durante estos años, he podido desarrollarme como periodista y fotógrafa amateur en el periódico El Ibérico ubicado en Londres. También he colaborado y publicado tanto artículos escritos como reportajes fotográficos en varios medios digitales. Tuve la oportunidad de desempeñar labores de Community Manager en el centro cultural japonés Sakigake en Madrid. Actualmente colaboro como Redactora SEO para Oasis Hoteles & Resorts, con sede en Cancún. En mis ratos libres sigo formándome, aprendiendo y conociendo más acerca del mundo digital en general y de los RRHH en particular. Si quieres conocer mi trabajo un poco más, conecta conmigo en mi Linkedin.

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