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Puerto Escondido Water sports

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From Puerto Escondido: Huatulco 7 Bays Tour

1. From Puerto Escondido: Huatulco 7 Bays Tour

Start the adventure with pickup from the lobby of your hotel in Puerto Escondido. Travel to Huatulco, and as you drive, be amazed by vibrant small towns that line the side of the road on the Oaxacan Coast. Begin your tour of the 7 bays at Santa Cruz Bay, where you will board a boat. Set off to explore all 7 of the bays as you admire the beautiful landscapes, the 'bufadero', and the lighthouse. Pass by Chahue Bay, La Entrega Bay, and Cacaluta Bay which is the filming location for several notable Mexican movies. Fall in love with El Organo Bay, where the natural scenery will leave you speechless. After this, marvel at the virgin sandy beach at the Chachacual National Park. Here, explore the reef with a snorkel or simply relax on the sand. With any luck, you might spot some dolphins, whales, or turtles. Then, return to Maguey Bay, to enjoy unique Oaxacan dishes and seafood at a local restaurant (not included in the price). Return to Santa Cruz where a van will take you to the village of La Crucecita. See the famous main church and visit the viewpoint that is perfect for taking photos. Stop at some local spots where you can taste mezcal, quesillo, chapulines, and mole. Then finally, end your tour by climbing back into the van and returning to Puerto Escondido.

Puerto Escondido: Sunset Horse Riding Tour

2. Puerto Escondido: Sunset Horse Riding Tour

Beginning with a pick up at your hotel and a 25 minute drive to the community of Puerto Suelo. You saddle up on a highly trained horse and start trotting along the local farmland while feasting your eyes on incredible scenery. You will go through a trail of vegetation where you can see the majestic mountains in the backdrop, farm animals greeting you with neighs and moos as you pass them by, and families of birds flying in a choreographed pattern. You will also find cool river crossings where you will hop on a canoe and wait on the other side for the horses to swim across. On the beach you will experience a spectacular sunset!

Puerto Escondido: Kayaking in Puerto Suelo

3. Puerto Escondido: Kayaking in Puerto Suelo

After pickup from your Puerto Escondido accommodation, make your way to the beach to learn the fastest-growing water sport in the world. Drive to the picturesque area of Puerto Suelo, where you are run through a SUP tutorial and receive your life jacket.  Here you will board a small panga boat to reach the Ocean Side with a breathtaking view. From here, board the kayaks to start the adventure throughout the lagoon to observe a variety of endemic and migratory birds. After proceeding through the mangrove tunnels you will head upriver to enjoy the breathtaking views. Continue throughout the river until you reach the sandbar and return back to the kayak dock.

Puerto Escondido: Kayak Adventure On Manialtepec Lagoon

4. Puerto Escondido: Kayak Adventure On Manialtepec Lagoon

Just 20 minutes from Puerto Escondido is the village of "Las Negras" located on the banks of the Manialtepec lagoon, where they will show you on a large map your kayak tour options, according to your skills and physical condition. You will navigate about 6 kilometers by boat to reach the appropriate place to start the tour at the Manialtepec river estuary. Following your instructor and birds watching guide, you will enter in a channel surrounded by a very dense vegetation that will take you to the “Carnero”, a place where migratory birds nest like wood storks, roseate spoonbills, cormorants, white ibises, crested caracaras, frigate birds, earwigs, plovers and a large variety of local herons. You will cross the fresh waters of the Manialtepec river that fill the lagoon with freh water, and enjoy a well-deserved rest. on the virgin beach of "Puerto Suelo". The return is done part wit the kayaks or part in the boat according to your desire. End this ride listening to the noise of the water and the sounds of the birds. If you feel like it, enjoy some very good local dishes.

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