Five must-visit beaches on Mexico’s most laid-back coast

Pacific coast, Mexico. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care


Last year, over 25 million Americans flocked south of the border to bask in the country’s sun and sand. And while Mexico’s bustling capital city and beach resort spots like Cancun tend to trap most of the tourists, the southeastern coastal state of Oaxaca is quietly attracting more and more people.

It’s the perfectly preserved colonial architecture, lush green mountain ranges, and — most importantly, at this frigid time of year — its pristine Pacific coastline…

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The Last Of the Shells Dyers, Oaxaca Coast, Mexico; “Fiber Arts of the Oaxacan South Coast” Mexicotraditions; (03-25-2011)
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There’s an islet off the Pacific coast of Mexico with a pristine beach drilled into its central core like the hole of a donut. This hidden Eden continues to baffle geologists with its oculus of volcanic stone…