Unleash Your Adventurous Spirit: Explore Puerto Escondido's Hidden Gems

If you love to explore, the options are endless; from dolphin and whale-watching and seeing baby turtles hatch on the beach, to fishing, sky-diving and surfing in one of the world’s best known surf spots.

The ideal base for exploration and adventure

Magnificent landscapes
and cultural wonders 

At Casa Inspiración we feel fortunate to be in one of the few places in the world where in one single day you can witness so many stunning landscapes: the mountains of La Sierra, indigenous forests and animals, incredible rivers and lagoons along the coast, magnificent beaches, picturesque towns and a majestic ocean.

A few kilometers south, hidden between the mountains and the bays, are the beaches of Ventanilla and Zipolite, the magical town of Mazunte, Punta Cometa and the incredible bays of Huatulco. To the north, in addition to Puerto Escondido and its famous Zicatela beach, are the lagoons of Maniantepec and Chagacua, and the singular art residence from Bosco Sodi, Casa Wabi design by renowend architech Tadao Ando and Hotel Escondido. A whole world to explore for those with a passion for nature, sports and local culture.

World-class Surfing Spots

The area is famous for its surf breaks. The most well-known ones are Zicatela, renowned for its powerful waves, and La Punta, perfect for longboarding and beginners. Surfing lessons and board rentals are widely available for those who want to ride the waves.

Bioluminescent Lagoons

Visit the Manialtepec Lagoon to witness the magic of bioluminescence, a natural phenomenon where the water glows at night due to the microscopic organisms living within. It's a truly mesmerizing experience.


Apart from Zicatela and La Punta, other beautiful beaches like Carrizalillo, Bacocho, and Principal are worth exploring. Each beach offers a unique charm and a relaxed ambiance.

Local Markets

Casa Wabi

Explore the renowned Casa Wabi, a unique art foundation designed by the famous architect Tadao Ando. Commissioned by artist Bosco Sodi, it's a must-visit for art enthusiasts and architecture lovers.

Delve into the local culture by visiting the bustling Benito Juarez Market. You'll find fresh produce, traditional Oaxacan crafts, and regional foods.

Wildlife Watching

Turtle Release

Join in the unforgettable experience of releasing baby turtles back into the sea. Local organizations offer turtle release programs, allowing visitors to partake in conservation efforts during the turtle nesting season.

Go on a boat tour to spot dolphins and whales (in season). Bird watchers can also visit Laguna de Chacahua, a bird sanctuary that hosts hundreds of bird species.




natural elements

Savor local Oaxacan cuisine, which is known for its diverse and rich flavors.
From street food stalls to picturesque restaurants, Puerto Escondido
offers a culinary journey that should not be missed.

Culinary Experiences

If you have time, consider visiting San Jose del Pacifico, a picturesque mountain village in Oaxaca. It is renowned for its stunning natural beauty, indigenous culture, and mystical experiences. Visitors flock to San Jose del Pacifico for the famous mushroom ceremonies, where they can partake in traditional indigenous rituals. The village offers breathtaking views, hiking trails, panoramic viewpoints, and a serene atmosphere; San Jose del Pacifico is an ideal destination for spiritual seekers and nature lovers alike.

San Jose del Pacifico

Southward Exploration

Laguna de Chacahua

This tranquil paradise is known for
its clear waterways, beautiful mangroves, and abundant wildlife. Take a boat tour to explore its beauty and enjoy the serene and untouched natural scenery. It's also a great place for birdwatching, canoeing, and enjoying stunning sunsets.

Embark on a journey south to discover the picturesque towns of Mazunte, Zipolite, and San Agustinillo, known for their relaxed ambiance, beautiful beaches, and vibrant local culture.

Water Adventures

Huatulco Bays

Experience a thrilling boat ride during the day to explore the stunning Huatulco Bays. Known for their crystal-clear waters and diverse marine life, these bays are a haven for snorkeling and swimming.

Enjoy activities like stand-up paddleboarding, kayaking, and snorkeling. For the more adventurous, scuba diving offers an opportunity to explore the rich marine life.

Un lugar inigualable. Viajamos un grupo de amigas y fue la mejor elección para nuestro reencuentro. Casa I. es un paraíso donde sus instalaciones, decoración, mar, piscina y su personal, cariñosos, atentos y profesionales, nos brindaron los mejores días de paz, alegrías y deliciosas comidas. Nos llevamos en nuestro corazón un pedacito de este paraíso.

- Luz G

Our new home has brought us so much joy and comfort. We couldn't have done it without Lita Grey's expertise. 

- Vita Emerald

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