Stayed here with my husband in October - we had only planned to be here for two nights before moving on to Puerto Escondido but ended up staying for a week and enjoyed a lazy life....yoga in the morning...hanging out on the hammocks, lounging in the sun, reading and eating in the delicious restaurant each night. It was wonderful.
We stayed in one of the cabanas right on the beach, and the sound of the waves crashed down every night lulling us to sleep.
We went on a snorkeling trip which wasn't up to much but we also got chatting with a local fisherman who invited us out on his fishing boat early one morning. This was amazing and we saw the sun rise, dolphins jumping and caught some tuna we cooked up with our new friends following the trip. Truly magical.
The yoga classes were a great way to start the day and something that sold me on this place - I regularly practice yoga but was so happy how this trip really got my husband motivated to start doing yoga too.
There isn't much else in Zipolite, and no ATM machine so come prepared. The ATM in Puerto Angel was always running out of money so if you do need to get some cash you need to visit Pochula, around a 15 min cab ride.
Speaking Spanish is a bonus here, and if you don't speak it then at least to learn a few key phrases, it is always appreciated!
This was beyond doubt one of my favorite vacations, I would love to go back!
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