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Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca, Mexico

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Stop by Molinos de Grano Seco in Puerto Escondido to find Silvia grinding away, making authentic Oaxacan adobo, chocolate, and other local finds. You can watch and learn the process, and she'll even let you taste some of it. Bring some home to...
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A new 16-bungalow beach retreat lures travelers to Mexico’s Pacific coast surf town of Puerto Escondido. When the sun goes down, locals and guests hit the underground dance club. From $213. This appeared in the January/February 2014 issue.
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Set up by artist Bosco Sodi and directed by Patricia Martin, this unique art foundation is situated just a short walk down the beach from Hotel Escondido, on the outskirts of Puerto Escondido, Oaxaca. The concrete structure is a sight to see in...
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Juárez, 71980 Puerto Escondido, Oax., Mexico
Head straight to the main market in the upper part of Puerto Escondido for a true local's shopping experience. You'll taste local flavors (fresh fish and shrimp, amazing juices, etc.) at the best prices. Skip the tchotchkes, but stock up on bars...
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Benito Juárez 9, Rinconada, 71980 Puerto Escondido, Oax., Mexico
Local celebrity Gina Machorro will take you on a walking tour through Puerto to learn about the local history, the indigenous Mixteca culture, the black-African roots of Puerto, economic background, fishing, religion, agriculture, culture,...
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Puerto Escondido resident, Ines Ramires, runs a local catering operation where she and her staff spend all day making Tomales Oaxaquenos and Mole. Stop by in the morning to watch and learn the process, and then again after 3pm to taste the real...
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La Langosta serves up tasty local flavors right on the main beach - Playa Principal - popular with Mexican families to picnic on and play soccer. Try sauteed Nopal for an authentic Escondido experience, served with black beans and handmade corn...
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Playa Principal s/n, Av. Alfonso Pérez Gasga 612, Libertad, 71983 Puerto Escondido, Oax., Mexico
Fishermen arrive at dawn here to sell their catch to the local restaurants. Be sure to arrive nice and early to watch the fishing boats come into shore at insanely high speeds! Photo credit: Jay Soysal