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Recent Oaxaca reviews

  • Great apartment in non-touristy neighborhood

    "Our two couples shared this delightful apartment for a nine days during Day of the Dead. We stayed in the 2nd floor unit and loved the deck right off the apartment and the two bedrooms on either end of the apartment. The 15 minute walk to the center of town is interesting and a great way to observe Mexico from a local perspective. My purse was stolen at the airport and the owner, Anthony, put a lot of effort into helping me get back my passport. We'd stay here again for sure."
    Guest: Bird-of-Flight Date of Stay: October 2014 Review Submitted: November 11, 2014
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  • Vacation at Casa Kikillia

    "Wow, what a perfect get-away vacation. You're just far enough away from Puerto Escondido to feel like you're in the middle of nowhere, but close enough for all the amenities! We had everything we needed as far as sleeping arrangements. There were three of us. I love the bathrooms which are spacious and open with shelves and hanging space for everything you bring. I also really enjoyed being close enough to the beach to hear the waves all night, but enough yards away to hear the birds in the morning. Loved exploring and seeing all the different plants and animals and walking or having a picnic on the beach. There were some mosquitoes, but only for a short time at dawn and dusk. I had almost no bites...got a lot more when I went home than at Casa Kikillia! Definitely a unique experience with the kitchen/palapa separate from the sleeping structure. I loved hanging out on the cushions under the palapa to read or just feel the breeze on my face while sipping lemonade! The kitchen has everything you could need for cooking from pots and pans, microwave, stove, frig, utensils...you name it. The stress-free place for a little R&R. I'd go back every summer if I could!"
    Guest: Rested & Refreshed Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: September 15, 2014
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  • GREAT PLACE, SAFE AND COMFORTABLE!

    "Stayed for a week in mid March and absolutely loved this home. It is very comfortable, walking distance to all major areas of Oaxaca and the Owner extremely accommodating and helpful. I strongly recommend this place! A must stay and a definite return for us! Thank you!"
    Guest: ALLEN A. Date of Stay: March 2015 Review Submitted: March 23, 2015
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  • Home away from Home

    "My family and I traveled to Huatulco for New Years and this was the perfect condo to spend our holiday. The owner is quick to respond to inquires and very pleasant to correspond with. The condo was well equipped with everything you would need and more. The condo and the common areas of the property were well maintained and very clean. The complex was not very busy, there were a few owners and renters that were very friendly. We all felt very safe walking around Santa Cruz while enjoying the local culture. We also made several day trips (by Taxi) to different beaches in the area, beautiful and worth the drive. I would definitely stay here again!"
    Guest: James Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 10, 2015
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Oaxaca Travel Tips

Staying in Oaxaca Vacation Rentals

Oaxaca is a city and region in southern Mexico. It is a delightfully cultural place to enjoy a vacation. The mountains and valleys in the area are home to a large population of Zapotec and Mixtec Indians and their pretty villages are well known for the beautiful crafts which they produce. The city of Oaxaca is a colonial city of plazas, courtyards and stone-built buildings. The surrounding area is dedicated to growing corn. High in the mountains is the ancient ceremonial center of Monte Alban, similar to the Mayan civilizations found elsewhere in Mexico. The region of Oaxaca also has a beautiful coastline with miles of sandy beaches.

Staying in a Oaxaca vacation rental is a very relaxing and easy way to enjoy a family vacation. A rental home gives more space than a standard hotel room, and a kitchen, cooking facilities and a full-size refrigerator are welcome amenities when catering for a family. Visiting the markets is just one of the local highlights, and it can be a great place to buy fresh fruit and vegetables, fish, tortillas and cheese for a cheap meal. Alternatively, use your rental home as a base and eat out at one of the reasonably priced restaurants nearby.

Condos in Oaxaca can be found within easy walking distance of the superb beaches. Enjoy beautiful views of the coastline or the mountainous backdrop, depending upon where you choose to stay. Vacation rentals can provide a quieter option for those looking for a relaxing vacation away from the bustling beachfront. With a vacation rental, the choice is yours!

Things to do Around Oaxaca

Oaxaca has some fabulous resorts along its coastline offering miles of sandy beaches, swimming and beach watersports including surfing. It is easy to rent a boat and go sea fishing or watch dolphins and turtles in the clear waters. A local traditional massage is a wonderful treatment, or try the temazcal vapor bath.

Most visitors enjoy exploring the area by car or bus. Tours can be booked to the main sightseeing locations. The area is also pleasant for hiking and cycling, particularly as it enjoys low humidity. Visit one of the many archaeological sites in the area or take a trip to the local craft villages. Museums, cinemas, restaurants and nightclubs are all available, although speaking Spanish may be helpful in the more local establishments.

How to get to Oaxaca Vacation Houses

Direct flights to Oaxaca International Airport can be booked from Houston, TX and via Mexico City. The main airlines are Continental, Mexicana and Aeromexico Airlines. The airport is located about 25 minutes south of the city and there is a transportation service available for either public or private transport.

Areas to Visit From Oaxaca Condos

The local fishing port of Puerto Escondido is a popular place to visit. It is famous for its surfing, sunbathing and local restaurants.

Chiapas is the central highland area near Oaxaca. It is renowned for the beautiful handicrafts produced by the Indians here. The center of the region is the colonial style town of San Cristobel de las Casas which has narrow cobbled streets and old adobe walls, giving it a very authentic air. A visit to the San Juan Chamula Church is a great place to experience the religious and social practices of this community.

The ruins of the Mayan city at Palenque is a fascinating place to visit. The burial pyramid of King Pacal was only discovered in the 1950s and revealed much of the Mayan culture and history of Palenque and its kings.

The Weather and Climate in Oaxaca

The climate in Oaxaca varies according to the geographic zone. It can be hot and dry along the Pacific coast but at the high mountain elevations, it is much cooler. The capital city of Oaxaca enjoys subtropical weather with temperate winter temperatures, ranging from 16 to 25 C. The rainfall is mainly between June and October and the area has low humidity.

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