Puerto Escondido, Dining On A Oaxacan Pacific Coast Beach
Playa Principal is home to Puerto Escondido's fishing fleet. You can buy fillets from the ladies that clean the fish each day. The boats start coming in about 7:00 AM
The men pull the nets and then the wives and families of the fishermen fillet the fish or send them to the restaurants whole
How to Reach Puerto Escondido
Buses leave Oaxaca's first class ADO terminal (OCC Bus) bound for Huatulco. Pochutla and Puerto Escondido
Buses leave Oaxaca City's second class terminal for Pochutla and Puerto Escondido.
Collectivos (camionetta) in Pochutla make runs to Mazunte, Puerto Angel, and Zipolite beaches.
Local buses run along the coast road and connect all the coastal towns of Huatulco, Pochutla, and Puerto Escondido.
Vans serve for a 6 hour run over the mountains
Air Service reaches Puerto Escondido from Oaxaca City, (OAX) and Mexico City
Puerto Escondido Dining
Puerto Escondido has a fishing fleet that moors in the harbor and brings its fish to the beach-side restaurants starting around 7:00 AM.
Other small groups fish out of the cove Puerto Angelito.
On Playa Principal the fishing families clean the fish and prepare them for the markets and restaurants.
Oaxaca Mexico has several great beaches including Puerto Escondido's famed surfing beach, Zicatela. The November National Championships are held on what is called the Mexican Pipeline. Nightlife and beach dining is offered at Play Principal.
Puerto Escondido is a Relaxed Fishing Community of Beaches, Surfing, dining, and Partying on Oaxaca's Pacific Coast
Could be a simple beer or a sunset dinner, the restaurants don't hurry you
Sunset view from Playa Marinero,
Playa Principal is home to Puerto Escondido's fishing fleet.
Much of the fishing is done with baited hooks set overnight on long lines. The fishermen go out early to pull the lines and they bring the fish to the dock starting around 8:00 am.
Fish continue to come into the beach and dock area until mid afternoon.
The fish go directly to the restaurants after cleaning. Some fish goes to distant markets via trucks.
The treat is to dine at sunset on the beach at the many restaurants serving grilled fish. Red Snapper is served whole or filleted. Grilled Dorado with garlic served with guacamole, salad, rice.$6.00 USD and up
Puerto Escondido, Dining On A Oaxacan Pacific Coast Beach in Mexico will offer fresh seafood, sunsets and nightlife.
Puerto Escondido is a low rise resort on Oaxaca's Pacific coast famed for surfing.
Puerto Escondido Dining On the Pacific Coast Beaches of Oaxaca Mexico will offer fresh seafood, sunsets and nightlife. Puerto Escondido is a low rise beach resort on Oaxaca's Pacific coast famed for surfing.
Puerto Escondido Dining options include La Tortuga Loca restaurant on the beach at Playa Principal. Prices are favorable compared to others and the seafood is good. Filete con ajo, (with garlic) above right, is served with rice, fresh greens and tortillas for 70 pesos
The wives and families of the fishermen fillet the fish or send them to the restaurants whole
By mid day many of the fishermen have pulled their boat up on the beach where they spend the afternoon repairing lines and nets.
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