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Teotitlan del Valle Travel Tips

Teotitlan Del Valle Vacation Rentals: Quiet Mexican Retreat

When planning an Oaxaca, Mexico vacation, consider Teotitlan Del Valle vacation rentals to meet your lodging needs. Spanish colonial architecture dominates private residences where concealed patios allow you to soak up the mountain views and relish in the cool, temperate climate. With sleeping quarters for larger families, Teotitlan Del Valle villas are comfortable, spacious, private and secluded. They are just far enough from the hustle and bustle of Oaxaca, but close enough to be there in the action within minutes.

Teotitlan Del Valle Vacation Rentals: Mexico's Heritage Abounds

Ancient Mayan history waits just outside your Oaxaca Mexico villa. One of the most popular ruin sites, Monte Alban, is a short drive from any Teotitlan Del Valle villa. At nearly a mile high, this leveled mountain summit is home to some of the most well-preserved ruins in Mexico. Monte Alban has subterranean passages, water drainage systems and rooms. There are over 12 buildings, a ball court, several tombs and palace ruins to explore. One of the most unique pieces is the Gallery of the Dancers (Danzantes); its glyphs depict childbirth, captives and naked warriors along with the dancing dead. Another site, Mitla, features ruins of five palaces, geometric mosaics and codex covered walls from as early as 200 A.D.

Teotitlan Del Valle Vacation Rentals: Native Culture at its Best

Visiting local markets exposes tourists to Mexican culture in a unique way. The Benito Juarez Market is home to many stalls selling a vast variety of goods: produce, meat, cheese, jewelry, leather goods, vegetables and fruit. Be prepared to haggle prices for the best deal. Mercado de Abastos, a four-acre market, is the largest outdoor market in Mexico and is home to various stalls, eateries and traditional souvenir merchants. After a busy day of exploring and shopping, return to your Oaxaca Mexico villa for an afternoon siesta.

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