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Vista Vallarta Golf Club
"You’ll have the option to play a round of golf on one of two distinct 18-hole par-72 courses: the Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course and the Tom Weiskopf Signature Course. The Jack Nicklaus Signature Course offers high elevations and panoramic views of Puerto Vallarta with lush hillsides tropical plants and natural creeks.The Tom Weiskopf Signature Course features a blend of elevations with thick jungles deep-rooted ravines and rapid creeks offering a mix of experiences for golfers. Both courses are perfect for all golfers
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Discover Puerto Escondido: Full-Day Sightseeing Tour
"You will begin your tour through Puerto Escondido at Benito Juarez picturesque public market. There you will learn more about the trade of local products such as aromatic herbs used to cook or like home remedies beside different kind of fishes and seafood caught in the region. Next you will visit El Faro and Zicatela places where you can enjoy spectacular views of Puerto Escondido shore you will have the opportunity to take pictures and walk along the well know Zicatela Beach famous for being the 3rd place in the world with the highest waves a perfect spot for surfing.You will walk through the famous tourist corridor El Adoquin
From $92.00
Puerto Escondido City and Shopping Tour
"You will begin your tour walking through the famous tourist corridor called El Adoquin place where you can find plenty handicraft shops and buy different types of souvenirs like black pottery traditional textiles and alebrijes brightly and colored sculptures of fantastical creatures typical of Oaxacan-Mexican folk art. Then you will continue visiting Buen Mezcal place where you can taste the Mezcal and Mezcal creams (the original Oaxaca version of the well-known Tequila) and an enjoyable regional coffee. Your next stop will be the beautiful Zicatela Beach place where you can enjoy amazing views from Puerto Escondido shore. Take pictures of its amazing views and walk along the well know beach famous for being the 3rd place in the world with the highest waves
From $23.00

More Tourist Traps in Oaxaca de Juárez

Don't put Mole inside your carry on baggage !

Customs in the airport will confiscate your Mole if you put it in your carry on baggage,it does not matter if you take domestic or international flights. It happens to everybody,Mexican or foreigner....
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Jan 26, 2014

Hierve el Agua

the petrified waterfall is much, much larger in photos than in person. Although there are several mineral filled wading poolsfor you to take a dip in at this site, the trip there and back is simply...
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Jan 14, 2008

Monte Alban - Great if you love rocks...

I have been to Monte Alban twice, but I wasn't all that impressed. Unless you specifically have a love of ancient Mexican history, I would say skip it and spend more time in the actual city of Oaxaca,...
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Feb 08, 2005

Mitla Church

The village of Mitla lies about 40 kilometers to the east of Oaxaca City. The Church is one of the fondest archelogic monoment . MITLA stand for the MIXTECAS INFLUENCE in that region . MITLA ( PLACE...
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Apr 19, 2004

The only bad thing I can say...

The only bad thing I can say about Oaxaca is that is has become a little touristy. That is not to say that it distracts from the authenticity of the place, but I prefer to head off into little towns...
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Jun 26, 2003

Oldest Tree Alive

It's one of the world record- tourist trap places but one worth seeing. Tule is a few miles from Oaxaca City with frequent bus services. The tree is supposed to be 2000 to 3000 years old and is just...
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Jan 24, 2003
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Inside the city are museums...

Inside the city are museums worth close attention, some interesting churches, and colorful markets. Outside town, there are the famous ruins of Monte Albán, the ruins at Mitla, and area villages known...
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Oct 04, 2002

Oaxaca. Generally Oaxaca,...

Oaxaca. Generally Oaxaca, capital of the Oax. state, is very expensive. pure tourist trap everywhere. Enjoy the sight but if you're travelling without money avoid staying there. Prices are at least 50...
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Oct 04, 2002

The venders outside the Monte...

The venders outside the Monte Alban museum are selling their trinkets for prices much higher than other places in the city where you could find the same things...just look around at less touristy...
Oct 04, 2002

Organised bus to Monte Alban

Many of the hotels & travel agents will book a trip to Monte Alban for you. Bus will collect you from the hotel and whisk you off for morning or afternoon trip and bring you back. Cost 150 pesos.A...
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Sep 16, 2002

Top Hotels in Oaxaca de Juárez

Calle 5 de Mayo 300, Oaxaca, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 68000, Mexico
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Constitucion # 206, Oax, Oaxaca, Oaxaca, CP. 68000, Mexico
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pino suarez 804 centro, Oaxaca, Oaxaca, 68000, Mexico
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Melchor Ocampo 412, Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Callejon Del Carmen 102, Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Diaz Quintas 115 Col. Centro, Oaxaca, Central Mexico and Gulf Coast, 68000, Mexico
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Santo Domingo Church

Iglesia de Santo Domingo is an impressive Church in Oaxaca worth visiting. It is a Catholic Church of Dominican order. It took 200 years to construct. Restoration began in 1993 and completed in 1999...
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Street Life

Stroll in the streets of Oaxaca and taking photograph of street vendors can be fun because they are so many of them. Make sure ask permission before you take a shot. The vendor would appreciate more...
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Monte Alban

Monte Alban is situated above Oaxaca on a mountain and used to be the center of the Zapotec civilisation that flourished for almost 4000 years, having their peak at around 1500 years ago. The ruins...
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Jardin Etnobotanico

Visits only with guide spanish monday to saturday 10,12,17 hours takes 1 hour 50 pesos free for nationales english tuesday thursday saturday 11 am 100 pesos. when i was taking notes lot of people came...
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The ruins are the main reason people come to the village of San Pablo de Villa de Mitla. If you come on an organized tour , you probably won't have a lot of time to look around more than the section...
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Tree of Tule

El Tule's ancient ahuehuete (water cypress) tree is reputed to have the largest girth of any tree on earth. It may be, it may not - one thing is for sure - it is one big tree: 58 metres around -...
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