Mazunte Journals

Mellow Mazunte

A November 2004 trip to Mazunte by Mare74

Quote: We love to go new places, but Mazunte is a place I would love to go back to. Small, tropical, and quiet (except for the waves!).

Mellow Mazunte

Overview

Quote:
Walk on the beach, day-trip to Zipolite and Puerto Angel, buy fresh tamales from the children on the beach, and play in the waves.

Quick Tips:

Best Way To Get Around:

Taxis cruise the main road.

Alta Mira

Hotel

Quote:
The thing about the Alta Mira is the location. This is off the scale—a 6 out of 5. I hesitate to rave too much about it because its location on Mazunte Beach in Mexico is still unspoiled and barely discovered. I have never been any place quite like it, and I hope it doesn't change. It's a bit of a challenge to get there, and that has helped it remain as pristine as it is. The hotel itself is perched on a steep hillside, with two-story cabanas that are reached by a stone staircase winding through lush landscaping. There were only a few other people there when we were, but the guest book revealed a varied and world-wide clientele. The non-English-speaking workers there were accommodating, and the restau...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on January 28, 2005

Alta Mira
On the beach
Mazunte, Oaxaca, Mexico

About the Writer

Mare74

Mare74
Durango, Colorado