Playa Mazunte is a quiet beach which has been found by the traveler. Most European backpackers, by staying on the beach can cost between 150 M and $30-the-hammock into a private room with a view. Most primitive accommodations, just a couple of the more luxurious. The beach is lined with restaurants. Most have happy hour-the time in which you get two drinks for the price of one. There’s not much here except relax and soak up the Sun’s rays and hypnotic beach views. The beach is safe enough to swim and not waves not suitable for surfers.
The nightlife is fairly quiet. There are several restaurants that spread through the city and some places in Playa El Rinconcito sometimes has live music. This is the only part of town can be a bit noisy some nights. The main attraction, apart from beautiful beaches, Mexico is a National Centre for turtles and Cosméticos Naturales de Mazunte workshop/store that sells eco-friendly cosmetics.
Get in Playa Mazunte
From Puerto Escondido: bus ride to Pochutla from ADO bus station, but ask the driver to drop you off in San Antonio, in front of the Oxxo. (Store) The trip will last about 1 hour and 30 minutes and the fare is M $35. From San Antonio, take a collective to Mazune for M $10 or taxi to about $30 M. (depending on the skill of haggling).
Playa Mazunte Beach
Mazunte is a small quiet place trying to make a go on eco-tourism after centuries become dependent on illegal trade in turtles and now egg turtle. Although there are some facilities, this is the perfect place to get away from it all and is just a few miles west of Puerto Angel and Zipolite Agustinillo passes. Playa Mazunte is home to an impressive turtle museum-Centro Mexicano de la Tortuga. And at that point, the West Crescent Bay is Punta Cometa, the southernmost point in the State of Oaxaca. Also nearby is Playa Mermejita, one reason Oaxacan two nesting leatherbacks are rare.
Playa Mazunte is a local beach to the West is known as Playa Rinconcito. The nearby Beach Playa Agustinillo calmer and better to swim from Playa Mazunte. The hotel is just 3 minutes away. Centro Mexicano de la Tortuga, childbirth, and research showing many varieties of live turtles and fish, in addition to photographs and other exhibits. Efforts are being made to rebuild the population of local turtles. The Museum has guided tours for a moderate admission fee (approximately $5 per person.) In 2010, the road to the beach from the main street upgrade paved with stone.
Eight km (5 mi) West of Zipolite, Mazunte is an amazing stretch of soft sand that is carved out of a rocky Headland. Although the town’s main drag, Paseo del Mazunte, fresh paved, coastal zone has not lost its roots of Bohemia. You’ll still see plenty of dreadlocks, tattoos, and handwritten signs announcing alternative healing treatment. The path to the beach lined with eclectic restaurants, artisanal bread, and beachfront accommodation.
The higher up you go, the more hilly upscale properties that become. The rough surf here than in Playa San Agustinillo, and interesting bodyboarders. Walk West along the sand until you to Playa El Rinconcita, a Bay that is smaller but more alluring. Further West yet (by taxi or walk 20 minutes burning thighs) in Punta Cometa is a rural Mermejita Playa.