Zicatela Beach Hotels, Oaxaca Pacific Coast, Mexico
Zicatela's main street runs beside the beach and offers hotels, restaurants and nightclubs. There is a free WiFi internet Fri Sat "Cach Bar" (10:00 Pm- 4:00 AM)
Zicatela Beach, is a party-ready area at night.
Puerto Escondido is still remote and quiet compared to the Mexican Riviera's Acapulco and Puerto Valarta.
Escondido offers rental equipment, PADI Diving, Ecotours to the lagoons, nightclub happy hours, luxury hotels, and five beaches.
Zicatela is fit for surfing only, but Playa Marinero to the right of Zicatela as you face the ocean has gentle waves and a life guard station.
A short drive or 3/4 mile cab ride takes you north to Puerto Angelito and two beaches in a cove or a little further to another cove, Playa Carrizalillo.
Lodging from $7.50 USD a night up to $150,
Breakfast for $50 peso: ($3.50 USD) Pancakes, fruit, and coffee, Dinner: $5.00 Pesos grilled Dorado, Guacamole, tostadas steamed vegetables.
Zicatela Beach Oaxaca's Pacific Coast Surfing Beach
Zicatela Beach and Oaxaca's Pacific Coast beaches never see crowds except during the November surfing competitions and perhaps again at Christmas/ New Years.
Restaurante El Caficito on Zicatela, great breakfast free WiFi
Zicatela Beach is open to ocean waves and often not suitable for recreational swimming.
Here you can find hotels, cabanas, and posadas for as little as 100 pesos a night $7.50 USD up to $150.00 USD
At Puerto Escondido you can find surfing, kayaking, Eco touring, seafood restaurants, and lively nightlife.
The attraction for most visitors to Zicatela is the surfing.
Lodging along the beach road for $15 -$20 a night USD and up except during holidays. You can book a hotel with pool and restaurant right on the beach road.
There is a Lifeguard station on the beach, but Playa Zicatela is not a swimming beach; it is dangerous for recreational swimmers due to large waves, undertow, and rip currents.
Oaxaca's Zicatela Beach can be reached by air from Oaxaca's airport (OAX) to Puerto Escondido or from Mexico City and then by cab to the beach
From Pochutla. Bus service runs north along the coast.
First Class Bus service leaves the first class terminal in Oaxaca City for Huatulco and then Pochutla and Puerto Escondido (10 hours)
Second Class bus service leaves Oaxaca City's Second Class terminal and goes over the mountains to Puerto Escondido or to Pochutla. (8 hours)
Van service makes a run Oaxaca City to Pochutla. (6 hours) or Escondido
The mountain driving can be tough on those prone to motion sickness, Medication is recommended.
Transportation to Zicatela
Dine on grilled Dorado.
A la plancha con ajo
Zicatela Dorada Resort
Zicatela Beach Hotels in Oaxaca on the Pacific Coast are on the road that front the surfing beach. Just a short walk from the hotel to Zicatela's miles of surfing beach.
Puerto Escondido, South Central Mexico's State of Oaxaca can be reached by bus, air, and road.
Zicatela Beach Hotels in Oaxaca on the Pacific Coast front the surfing beach and offer a quick walk to the surf.
Competition surfing in August and November on the famed Mexican Pipeline means that the hotels could be crouded at times including Easter and Christmas. Otherwise Zicatela offers miles of surfing and plenty of rentals in Puerto Escondido, South Central Mexico's State of Oaxaca.
Zicatela Beach Hotels in Oaxaca on the Pacific Coast line the road along the surfing beach. Zicatela beach is famed as the Mexican Pipeline where a mile hotel options run along the surfing beach in Puerto Escondido, South Central Mexico's State of Oaxaca.
is Oaxaca's famous surfing beach.
Well south of Acapulco in the fishing village of Puerto Escondido,
Zicatela lures international surfers to its high waves. European travelers, and independent travelers come also for the ecotourism and for the other quiet beaches.
Zicatela Surf Hostel
Zicatela Arcoiris Hotel
Zicatela Papaya Surf Hotel
Zicatela Puerta del Hotel
Zicatela Bungalos Hotel
Zicatela Ojas Altas Hotel
Sunset Playa Marinero, Puerto Escondido