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Incredible Underwater Adventure with a Discovery Dive

Scuba diving is one of the most popular holiday activities in tropical beach destinations. But many visitors to Huatulco & Puerto Escondido aren’t aware that you don’t need a PADI card in order to get involved. Even if you’ve never before strapped on a tank to explore the deep blue, a Discovery Dive can give…

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How to Find an Affordable Flight to Puerto Escondido or Huatulco

Traveling off the beaten path is a worthwhile endeavor. Avoiding over-developed “mega resort” towns means fewer crowds, a more authentic experience and lower prices for food, shopping and activities. But finding an affordable flight into Puerto Escondido or Huatulco isn’t always as simple as plugging in the dates and clicking “purchase.” In this guide we’ll…

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101 Reasons to Visit Mexico

1. Sunrise at the Beach Get up early folks, the sunrises here are even better than the sunsets. 2. Eat Authentic Tacos The real deal is nothing like what you order off the 99 cent value menu at Taco Bell. Tacos al pastor hot off the rotisserie at an authentic Mexican taquería is a truly…

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Take to the Skies with Club Vuelo Ventanilla

Open as of September, 2014, Club Vuelo Ventanilla offers visitors to Puerto Escondido the opportunity to see this beautiful part of the world like never before. Equipped with the two seat ultra-light trike he shipped to Mexico all the way from Italia, Captain Roberto Canton literally helps aspiring aviators fly like a bird. Even if…

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Gecko Rock’s Poblano Enchilada Salsa

Made from scratch salsas are the secret to taking your Mexican cooking skills to the next level and beyond. And this poblano enchilada sauce is one of the tastiest we serve at Gecko Rock. While it’s ideal for chicken molotes, this salsa is extremely versatile. It works great for both flavouring meats within your dish…

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The Most Fun You’ll Ever Have with a Pole

Reeling in a big fish is a quintessential Mexico holiday experience. From the rush of the fight to the smell of fresh Spanish Mackerel sizzling on the grill, a day out with Levi and Surf & Fishing Charters is a surefire recipe for an awesome day. Spending a few hours out at sea is one…

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8 Can’t Miss Experiences for your Puerto Escondido Holiday

Part of the beauty of traveling overseas is collecting new and exciting experiences to plug into your memory bank. Here are eight activities you’ll want to get ticked off your Puerto Escondido or Huatulco vacation to-do list: 1. Enjoy a coco frío. Coconuts are super healthy and full of all-natural electrolytes. And nothing screams Tropical…

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Experience the Oaxacan Countryside Like Never Before

More often than not people come to Puerto Escondido to relax at the beach or sip freshly squeezed lime Margaritas poolside. When you’re up for a spot of adventure there’s no better way to get a taste of country life in Oaxaca than taking a guided mountain bike tour through the foothills of the gorgeous…

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Gecko Rock’s Mexico Driving Guide

Renting a car for your Puerto Escondido or Huatulco vacation is a great way to see the best of the Oaxacan Coast while enjoying the freedom of the road. From mountain adventures to discovering seldom visited tropical beaches, having your own set of wheels makes it easier to reach destinations that are off-the-beaten path and…

FMK Mexico Motorcycle Tour

Ducati Adventures on the Oaxacan Coast

Experienced motorcycle enthusiasts won’t want to miss out on the chance to explore paradise on a Ducati or BMW sports bike. It’s easy to participate from Gecko Rock Resort with tours departing from Zicatela Beach in Puerto Escondido. FMK Mexico offers voyages up the coast or into the mountains for day trippers, as well as…