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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Natural Feature
“Beautiful scenery, good for walking during the morning, view the sunset or have a romantic dinner, lots of restaurants and bars to visit during day or night for different budgets. *NOT SUITABLE FOR SWIMMING* *ITS OPEN SEA*”
  • 21 locals recommend
Bar
“The most traditional bar in Puerto. It is a most if you want to enjoy the local night life”
  • 7 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Can get crowded. Breakfast and lunch are best. You can get coffee and pastries as early as 6:30am at their bakery. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Neighbourhood
“Best place to watch professional surfers in the mornings and great restaurants in the street”
  • 17 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great fish plates, cocktails and Tuesday night Sushi - also a short 5 minute walk from home”
  • 12 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“Come here at night to order some drinks and dance. Right on the beach on Zicatela Beach.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Store
“Moringa is at the very end of La Punta by the surfing beach. You can find organic and local produce. I go here a lot. Good wholewheat bread local organic eggs salad, vegetables good pesto and vegan pesto Lots and lots of spices and pulses, quinoa, lentils, basmati rice Peanut/almond butter Tahini Granola Local craft beers (porter and stout from Oaxaca de Noche are very good) and wine from the North of Mexico (look for Proyecto 125). Natural beauty/ care products - active charcoal toothpaste, cream etc Vegan ( and I think non-vegan) muffins and cookies ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“great Italian restaurant located within walking distance of the hotel.good prices good service and friendly staff. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
“This place has it all. Is a library, a restaurant, bar and even a playroom. It has a cool atmosphere either to have a beer or to spend the morning with a coffee and a book”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Sativa is a really good restaurant located in front of the beach. have a lunch or a sunset drink here and listen to some great music.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“A great place to enjoy sunsets with a hipster feel and also a good beach to learn how to surf 🏄‍♂️ ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Beach Bar
“Tomarse una piña colada con los pies en la arena y viendo un atardecer en el pacífico no tiene precio! Buena música y muy buena onda”
  • 3 locals recommend
Cafe
“Great crepes and coffee. Right next to a small but stocked organic food mart.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Caribbean Restaurant
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“Quite simply superb quality, service and prices with an excellent range of dishes”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Everything on the menu is delicious. Especially their egg variations and smoothies are a great snack after surfing or the perfect desayuno (breakfast).”
  • 3 locals recommend
Movie Theatre
“Cine Zicatela offers 3 screens and movies in English and Spanish. Look up "Cine Zicatela" for showings and information. ”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Mexican Restaurant
“Can get crowded. Breakfast and lunch are best. You can get coffee and pastries as early as 6:30am at their bakery. ”
  • 13 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great fish plates, cocktails and Tuesday night Sushi - also a short 5 minute walk from home”
  • 12 locals recommend
Nightclub
“Come here at night to order some drinks and dance. Right on the beach on Zicatela Beach.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“great Italian restaurant located within walking distance of the hotel.good prices good service and friendly staff. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Sativa is a really good restaurant located in front of the beach. have a lunch or a sunset drink here and listen to some great music.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Caribbean Restaurant
“Quite simply superb quality, service and prices with an excellent range of dishes”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Everything on the menu is delicious. Especially their egg variations and smoothies are a great snack after surfing or the perfect desayuno (breakfast).”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This restaurant has the best Oaxacan food, the chef is excelent and it will be a romantic place to see the sunset while there is a dinner or just try a nice Mezcal shot”
  • 2 locals recommend

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