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Playa La Mina

by Erin May

Tucked away along the picturesque coastline of Oaxaca, Mexico, Playa La Mina emerges as a hidden jewel near the charming town of Puerto Ángel. This secluded beach, with its pristine sands and tranquil waters, offers a serene escape from the bustling crowds, providing visitors with an unspoiled paradise to explore.

Playa La Mina is a well-kept secret, accessible through a scenic journey that weaves through the lush vegetation of the region. As you approach the shoreline, the rhythmic sound of the Pacific waves signals your arrival at this idyllic beach.  The journey to Playa La Mina is an adventure in itself, as it unveils the untouched beauty of the Oaxacan landscape. Be sure to pack a lunch and refreshments for a day at La Mina as there is no tourist infrastructure.

Upon setting foot on Playa La Mina, you’ll be greeted by a vast expanse of soft, golden sand stretching along the shoreline. The beach is surrounded by lush hills, creating a natural amphitheater that adds to its enchanting allure. Unlike more popular destinations, Playa La Mina offers a sense of seclusion, allowing visitors to bask in the tranquility of their surroundings.

The pristine waters of Playa La Mina are perfect for swimming and snorkeling, revealing a vibrant underwater world teeming with marine life. The clarity of the ocean invites exploration, making it a haven for water enthusiasts seeking a more intimate and personal connection with nature. Snorkelers can discover a kaleidoscope of colorful fish and coral formations, adding an extra layer of wonder to the Playa La Mina experience.

Another great option to visit is to take a boat tour from Playa Panteon where you can arrive to the beach from the water.  For the thrill seekers, there is a great rock formation as you arrive to the beach where you can take a jump into the warm aquamarine waters.

For those seeking relaxation, the beach provides shaded areas beneath swaying palm trees, creating the ideal spot for a leisurely picnic or a quiet escape with a good book. Playa La Mina invites you to unwind and connect with the natural beauty that surrounds you.

Near Puerto Ángel, this beach stands as a testament to the hidden treasures awaiting discovery along Mexico’s coastline. With its pristine shores, lush surroundings, and a sense of tranquility, this secluded paradise beckons travelers to step off the beaten path and immerse themselves in unspoiled beauty. Whether you seek adventure, relaxation, or simply a break from the ordinary, this hidden jewel promises an unforgettable experience in the heart of Oaxaca’s coastal paradise.

Enjoy another beautiful day in paradise – just another great beach along the Oaxaca coast.

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