Things To Do

TOURS & ACTIVITIES

FROM THE SIERRA TO THE SEA

It’s not every day you can get away for meaningful connections to the real Mexico—in people, place and culture. From zip-lining, deep-sea fishing, and swimming in waterfall-fed pools to exploring town like a local, our unique tours, adventures, and activities offer infinite possibilities tailored to your tastes. Your only dilemma: where to begin?

TURTLE RELEASE

Just in front of the hotel, The Palmarito Turtle Conservation Project hosts baby turtle releases up to three times each week. Species include green and black sea turtles, Olive Ridley turtles, and the occasional leatherback turtle.

WHALE WATCHING

Puerto Escondido’s coastal waters are a major transit zone for migrating marine life. Visit us in January or February for the best chance of spotting mighty humpbacks, orcas, fins, grey whales, and whale sharks.

WORLD-CLASS FISHING

Board a boat and head out to the deep seas for the ultimate angling test. Yellowfin tuna, marlin, and other big-game prizes await beneath the surface of the Pacific.

GUIDED BOAT TOURS

Laguna Manialtepec

Climb aboard your vessel at Laguna de Manialtepec for an exhilarating guided cruise of the lake. By night, marvel at eerie mangroves and bioluminescent spectacles. 10 minutes (10km) to / from Vivo Resorts

GUIDED BOAT TOURS

Lagoons of Chacahua National Park

Venture through one of Mexico’s most beautiful national parks by boat. You’ll discover countless species of birds, crocodiles, and thriving mangrove labyrinths as you travel from island to island. End the day at Chacahua Bay with a feast of fresh seafood and a swim. 2 hours (90km) to/from hotel.

Tour Huatulco Bays

Explore the winding coastline of Huatulco Bay by catamaran before docking at El Maguey for lunch and mezcal on the beach. You’ll also visit a local textile loom and lighthouse. 2 hours 20 minutes (125 km) to/from Vivo Resorts.

SURF LESSONS

Home to Playa Zicatela’s epic waves (one of the world’s top ten surf spots), along with other beaches with more forgiving breaks, Puerto Escondido amazes whether you’re competing, learning, or watching.

KAYAKING & PADDLEBOARDING

Birds, bioluminescence, and more: Laguna de Manialtepec is Oaxaca in its natural form. Rent a kayak or a paddleboard and tour this extraordinary lagoon.

WHITEWATER RAFTING

From easy family rides to exhilarating class IV rapids, Oaxaca’s rivers are perfect for a thrilling day trip through the pristine landscapes of unspoiled Oaxaca.

 

ECOLOGICAL EXPLORATIONS

Mexico’s known the world over for its vast biodiversity. With its lush greenery and the most flora and fauna species in the country, Oaxaca is the best place to survey it.

MOUNTAIN BIKING TOURS

Cover more ground while you make the most of two wheels. Link up with a mountain biking group, head for the trails, and ride off on an exhilarating adventure.

HORSEBACK RIDING

Explore nature from a heart-pounding perspective as you ride horseback on the beach or off the beaten path. Taking in spectacular views that go on for miles.

ZIPLINING, HIKING & HOT SPRINGS

Outdoor adventurers, rejoice: Fly above, tread through, and soak in the best of Oaxaca’s gorgeous environment. Revel in our wonders from multiple perspectives.

REFORMA WATERFALL

Visit the community of La Reforma and hike to a remote waterfall 45 meters high with 3 three large sparkling pools at its feet. 1 hour 45 minutes (50 km) to/from Vivo Resorts.

COFFEE PLANTATION TOUR

Discover the secrets of Mexico’s organically grown coffee at Finca El Pacífico—a lush land of waterfalls and ravines, and Finca La Gloria—a breathtaking butterfly sanctuary.

LOCAL MARKETS & RESTAURANTS

Sift through fresh produce at the sprawling El Mercado. Peruse shops after dinner on the Adoquín. Or simply take in the lifestyle a lo Oaxaqueño (like a local Oaxacan).

Festivals and Celebrations

DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS

For three days each fall, Mexico's most iconic holiday blends Aztec and Catholic traditions in a uniquely colorful way. Don't forget something for the ofrenda.

LA GUELAGUETZA

Spread across two Mondays in late July, this joyful festival (Zapotec for “offering”) captivates towns across the state of Oaxaca to celebrate the region's strong indigenous traditions with dances, feasts, and gifts.

INDEPENDENCE DAY

Every September 15, a reenactment of El Grito rings in a night of partying with shouts of Viva Mexico! Viva la Independencia! Go out on the town and commemorate our famous day in Oaxacan fashion. 

FIESTAS DE NOVIEMBRE

Hosted right here in Puerto Escondido, this month-long beach party features a dance festival, surfing tournament, motocross races, culinary and cultural shows.

VIRGEN DE LA SOLEDAD

Over the course of three days in December, Oaxacans honor their patron saint with fireworks, cultural programming, and a procession of decorated fishing boats.

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