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Playa Estacahuite

by Erin May

Playa Estacahuite (ay-stah-kah-WEE-tay) is a perfect place to spend the day snorkeling.

Playa Estacahuite emerges as a coastal haven that  blends tranquility with opportunities for adventure. This hidden gem, situated near the town of Puerto Ángel, offers a unique escape for those seeking a perfect balance between relaxation and exploration.

Playa Estacahuite’s calm and gentle waves make it an ideal spot for swimming, snorkeling, and kayaking. 

Snorkelers will be enchanted by the underwater world that comes to life beneath the surface of Playa Estacahuite. A diverse array of marine life, vibrant coral formations, and clear visibility make it a haven for both novice and experienced snorkelers alike. Kayakers can explore the coastline, navigating the pristine waters and discovering hidden coves along the way.

If you’re seeking a more laid-back experience, Playa Estacahuite provides shaded areas beneath palm trees, perfect for a leisurely picnic or a quiet afternoon with a book. The beach exudes a sense of peace and tranquility, making it an ideal spot for relaxation and reflection.

Playa Estacahuite stands as a testament to the unique beauty awaiting discovery along Oaxaca’s coastline. Whether you crave adventure, seek relaxation, or simply wish to immerse yourself in the natural wonders of the Pacific, this coastal haven promises an unforgettable experience. Playa Estacahuite invites you to embrace the harmony of sun, sea, and sand in a secluded paradise that captures the essence of Oaxaca’s coastal charm.

A short way out of town from Puerto Angel, you’ll find the turn off to Estacahuite.  The 300 foot beach has basic amenities in the form of a pair of palapa restaurants perched picturesquely above the beaches that provide food and drinks.

You can get there by taxi or on foot via the dirt road that forks right off the highway.


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